Yulieski Gurriel agrees to 5/$47M deal with the Astros

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  1. rocketpower2

    rocketpower2 Member

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    WOAH.

    <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Source: INF Yulieski Gurriel agrees to 5-year, $47.5 million deal with <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/Astros?src=hash">#Astros</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/Cuba?src=hash">#Cuba</a> More on <a href="https://t.co/mkcBseoZWQ">https://t.co/mkcBseoZWQ</a> <a href="https://t.co/6uj12AgGGL">pic.twitter.com/6uj12AgGGL</a></p>&mdash; Jesse Sanchez (@JesseSanchezMLB) <a href="https://twitter.com/JesseSanchezMLB/status/754044638437093381">July 15, 2016</a></blockquote>
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  2. eric.81

    eric.81 Contributing Member

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    WOW!! Seriously!?!?
     
  3. eric.81

    eric.81 Contributing Member

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    Sorry if this double posts, but 5 years? Isn't this cat 32?
     
  4. cwebbster

    cwebbster Contributing Member

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    Holy ****! Really?
     
  5. conquistador#11

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    we got that latin flava' papi.

    jorge
    marwin
    Jose
    Carlitos
    Carlos
    Luis
    yulieski

    that's seven in your lineup.
     
  6. Bear_Bryant

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    Awesome news!
     
  7. rocketpower2

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    This is massive guys.

    1. Gives us major deadline flexibility
    2. Gives us insurance in LF.
     
  8. conquistador#11

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    I was so excited I didn't notice the 5 year part.
     
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    Confirmed by @AdamRubinESPN
     
  11. Air Langhi

    Air Langhi Contributing Member

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    Can't get one of the young cubans like Aledmys Díaz? I don't think he even cost that much.
     
  12. roxallways

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    Interesting.
     
  13. Nick

    Nick Contributing Member

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    Next best thing to getting a Delgado... wonder how this effects the urgency with Bregman now.
     
  14. awc713

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    YES YES YES YES YES YES YES!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
     
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  15. jakedasnake

    jakedasnake Member

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    Isn't he a 3rd baseman?
     
  16. the shark

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    Hopefully the contract is front loaded with the majority of it in the first three yrs.
     
  17. awc713

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    9.4MM a year. who cares if 5 years. that's chump change in the scheme of things.
     
  18. The Beard

    The Beard Contributing Member

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    He will be at least a few weeks away

    Have to think one if them is being thought of as LF

    Man our lineup could be tremendous
     
  19. Remix

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    Written by Ken Rosenthal http://www.foxsports.com/mlb/story/...miller-yuliesky-gurriel-danny-valencia-061416

    Where is he going to get playing time if he joins this season? Valbuena has the 2nd highest OPS on the team, pencil in Correa and Altuve at SS and 2nd, and then there's the imminent call up of Bregman
     
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    This is a huge splash.
     
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