Giovanny Urshela Salcedo, simply known in baseball as Gio Urshela is a Colombian professional baseball third baseman for the New York Yankees of Major League Baseball(MLB). He previously played for the Toronto Blue Jays and Cleveland Indians.
He made his professional debut in 2009, playing for the Dominican Summer League Indians and the Arizona League Indians. Gio later made his Major League Baseball(MLB) debut with Cleveland in 2015.
Gio was born on October 11, 1991, in Cartagena, Colombia. His height is 1.83m. His Jersey number is 29, the third baseman.
Gio signed with the Cleveland Indians as an international free agent in July 2008He played sparely for Cleveland in 2015 and 2017, he then played briefly for Toronto in 2018, before being traded to the Yankees for money considerations. Gio emerged as a hitter for the Yankees during the 2019 season baseball season.
Before the 2013 baseball season, he played for the Colombian national baseball team in the qualifiers for the World Baseball Classic, but the team lost to Panama and failed to qualify for the tournament. He played for the Colombian national baseball team again after they qualified for the 2017 World Baseball Classic.
Gio signed a 1-year contract with the New York Yankees, including $6,550,000 guaranteed and a yearly average salary of $6,550,000. In 2022, Urshela is going to earn a base salary of $6,550,000, while carrying a total salary of $6,550,000.
Gio Urshela Parents
Gio Urshela’s parents are Alvaro Urshela and Uldy Urshela
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Alvaro Urshela and Uldy Urshela are the birth parents of baseball star, Gio Urshela. Not much information is known about them.