Lourdes Gurriel Jr is a Cuban professional baseball left fielder for the Toronto Blue Jays of Major League Baseball (MLB). He played for Sancti Spíritus and the Industriales of the Cuban National Series before defecting from Cuba.
A strained left hamstring forced Gurriel’s season-ending retirement on September 25. The Blue Jays designated Gurriel for assignment to the Class AAA Buffalo Bisons of the International League after he hit just.175 in his first 13 games of the 2019 season and had trouble making accurate throws from second base.
When it came to playing defense in 2019, he had the most assists of any major-league left fielder, with 9 at the plate, he slugged.
In 84 games, he slugged 277 with 20 home runs. Gurriel had a batting average of .241 with the 2020 Blue Jays. He batted a respectable 308 with 11 home runs and 33 RBIs over the course of 57 games, and he was also selected as one of the Gold Glove Finalists.
In 141 games with the Toronto Blue Jays in 2021, Gurriel hit.276 with 21 home runs and 84 RBIs, all career highs. He also set a club record for the grandest slams in a season, including a game-tying smash against the Oakland Athletics on September 5.
A 12-assist lead-in left field and a Gold Glove finalist nomination for the second year running were both notable accomplishments for him this season.
Lourdes Gurriel Jr. Age: How Old Is Lourdes Gurriel Jr.?
Toronto Blue Jays left fielder Gurriel Jr Lourdes Gurriel Jr is 28 years old. He was born on October 10, 1993, in Sancti Spíritus, Cuba.