How old is Lourdes Gurriel Jr.?
Lourdes Gurriel Jr. is a Cuban baseball player who was born on October 10, 1993, in Sancti Spiritus, Cuba. Lourdes Gurriel Jr. is 28 years old and stands 6 feet 2 inches tall (190.0 cm).
Lourdes Yunielki Gourriel Castillo Jr., a Cuban professional baseball left fielder, second baseman, and shortstop for the Toronto Blue Jays of Major League Baseball was born on October 10, 1993. (MLB).
Before defecting from Cuba, he played for Sancti Spritus and the Industriales in the Cuban National Series. Following his defection, Gurriel was regarded as one of the best international possibilities available.
As a 16-year-old, Gurriel made his debut in the Cuban National Series with Sancti Spritus in 2010. Gurriel batted.200 in 15 at-bats over 16 games as a pinch hitter. Gurriel batted.227 in 55 games the next season, with three home runs and 16 runs batted in (RBI).
Gurriel hit.253 with four home runs and 32 RBI in 67 games for Sancti Spritus in his final season. Gurriel played 45 games for the Industriales in 2013, hitting.218 with one home run and 17 RBI.
Prior to the start of the 2014 season, Gurriel won a gold medal for Cuba at the 2014 Central American and Caribbean Games.
The Blue Jays optioned Gurriel to the Buffalo Bisons of the Class AAA International League after he batted.175 in 13 games and struggled with throws from second base. Gurriel began his career as an outfielder in Buffalo.
With nine assists as a left fielder for Toronto in 2019, he topped all big league left fielders. On offence, he finished with a batting average of. In 84 games, he hit 277 batters with 20 home homers.