Lourdes Gurriel Jr. Contract, Salary and Net Worth

Lourdes Yunielki Gurriel Castillo Jr. is known for playing in the MLB for the Toronto Blue Jays.

The left fielder is of Cuban descent and before defecting from Cuba, he played for Sancti Spritus and the Industriales in the Cuban National Series.

Gurriel made his debut in the Cuban National Series with Sancti Spritus as a 16-year-old in 2010. Gurriel batted .200 in 15 at bats over 16 games as a pinch hitter.

Lourdes Gurriel Jr
Lourdes Gurriel Jr

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 joined the Industriales in 2013, appearing in 45 games and hitting .218 with one home run and 17 RBI.

Gurriel won the gold medal for Cuba at the 2014 Central American and Caribbean Games prior to the start of the 2014 season.

In 2014, he appeared in 63 games and outperformed his 2013 season, batting .308 with eight home runs and 42 RBI.

Gurriel hit .344 with the Industriales in 2015, with 10 home runs and 53 RBI. Gurriel signed a contract with the Yokohama DeNA BayStars of Nippon Professional Baseball (NPB) after the Cuban League season, but did not play for the team and was placed on the restricted list.

Gurriel and his brother Yulieski fled in February 2016 after competing in the Caribbean Series in the Dominican Republic.

Lourdes Gurriel Jr. Contract

Including a $3 million signing bonus and a $22 million guarantee, Lourdes Gurriel Jr. signed a 7-year, $22 million contract with the Toronto Blue Jays.

Lourdes Gurriel Jr. Salary

Lourdes Gurriel Jr. earns a yearly salary of $3,142,857. Gurriel Jr. will receive a basic salary of $4,500,000 in 2022.

Lourdes Gurriel Jr.Net Worth

Lourdes Gurriel Jr. has a net worth estimation of $5 million to $10 million