Gio Urshela Jersey Number:
Gio Urshela wears the number 29 Jersey
Giovanny Urshela Salcedo, a third baseman with the New York Yankees of the Major League Baseball, was born on October 11, 1991. (MLB). Prior to this, he was a member of the Cleveland Indians and the Toronto Blue Jays.
With Cleveland in 2015, Urshela made his Major League Baseball debut. For cash considerations, he was transferred to the Yankees after playing infrequently for Cleveland in 2015 and 2017.
During the 2019 season, Urshela made a name for himself as a Yankees’ hitter.
During the World Baseball Classic qualifications prior to the 2013 season, he played for the Colombian national baseball team, but his team lost to Panama and therefore did not qualify for the event.
After Colombia qualified for the 2017 World Baseball Classic, he rejoined the national baseball team.
Where is Gio Urshela Now?
Gio Urshela is with the New York Yankees. He has been with the Yankees since 2019.
The Toronto Blue Jays traded Urshela to the New York Yankees on August 4th, 2018, for cash considerations, according to multiple sources.
He was sent to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders by the New York Yankees. The RailRiders hitting coach Phil Plantier helped him adjust his batting posture. During the course of the season, Urshela hit.307 in 107 at-bats with Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.
On April 6, 2019, the Yankees acquired Urshela’s contract after starting the third baseman Miguel Andujar tore his right shoulder labrum. Despite Andujar’s brief comeback in May, Urshela continued to play for the Yankees despite his decision to forego season-ending surgery.