Thursday, August 3, 2017

Yulieski Gurriel July 2017 AL Rookie of the Month

Yulieski Gurriel of the Houston Astros was selected the American League Rookie of the Month for July 2017. During the month he hit 28 for 92, .304/.333/.565 with 9 2B, 5 HR, 20 RBI, 15 R, 2 SB and 4 BB. This season the first baseman is hitting 103 for 363,  .284/.310/.468 with 13 HR, 53 RBI, 47 R, 3 SB in 93 games. Over two MLB seasons with the Astros he has hit .278/.305/.446 with 16 HR, 68 RBI, 60 R, 4 SB in 129 games. He originally signed with the Astros in 2016 as a free agent out of Cuba. Gurriel turned 33 on June 9th.

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