Yulieski Gourriel Castillo was born on June 9, 1984, in Santa Clara, Cuba. He is popularly known as Yuli Gurriel and nicknamed “La Piña”. He is a professional baseball first baseman for the Major League Baseball’s (MLB) Houston Astros.
Yuli Gurriel was a former player of Sancti Spiritus in the Cuban League and the Yokohama DeNA BayStars of Nippon Professional Baseball (NPB). He also used to play for Cuba’s national team. In 2004, he won a gold medal in the Olympic Games.
Yuli Gurriel is married to Lianet Barrera. The couple has two children. Lianet, just like Yuli is from Cuba. She is reportedly from the same town as Yuli.
Why do they call Yuli Gurriel La Pina?
Does Yuli Gurriel have a wife?
Yes. Some call her his girlfriend as there is not much certainty that they have tied the knot.
How many hits does Yuli Gurriel have?
In his six years of professional baseball, Yuli has 734 hits.
What is Yuli Gurriel’s nickname?
Yuli Gurriel’s nickname is La Pina.
What nationality is Yuli Gurriel?
Yuli Gurriel is Cuban.
Who does Yuli Gurriel play for?
Yuli currently plays for the Houston Astros in the Major League Baseball (MLB).
What position did Yuli Gurriel play in Cuba?
Yuli Gurriel was a former member of the Cuban national team.