Yulieski could miss rest of the season in Japan

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Warning in Japan and Cuba! Yulieski Gourriel, who is having an impressive debut in the major leagues from Japan, could miss the rest of the season due to injury.

Warning in Japan and Cuba! Yulieski Gourriel, who is having an impressive debut in the major leagues from Japan, could miss the rest of the season due to injury.

In a recent update, the web site Yakyubaka gives an account of the mishap of the player from Sancti Spíritus which plays in the national series with industrial, Havana, and in Japan with the Yokohama DeNayStara Bs.

Gourriel was playing with his team to the Hiroshima at the Mazda Stadium, when in his third time at bat, and after a violent swing, felt a strong pain in almost the entire left of their anatomy and was withdrawn from the challenge by the technical direction of the team.

Waiting for an examination at a medical institution in Tokyo, not yet a definitive opinion of the injury, but the preliminary criterion is that it can be complicated and it could disable him for the rest of the season.

The injury appears when Yulieski is in his best moment at the highest professional level of baseball in Japan, where many specialists have begun to include him in the list of players with option to win the rookie of the year award, a prize impossible for any foreign baseball player there.

Distinctions such as MVP, Gold Glove or the Sawamura award to the best pitcher, just to mention the most desired, appear in the record book of several non-Japanese baseball players, but none managed to turn into the best rookie player in the competition.

In the first 24 games, the considered by many the best current player in the national Series, accumulating 32 hits (counted six home runs), 25 runs scored, batted 16, OBP of.398 and.625 slugging percentage.

So it is another choice but to wait if Yulieski is not lost the rest of the competition or, if returning, he can finally make history and become the first foreign player to win the rookie of the year award.

Warning in Japan and Cuba! Yulieski Gourriel, who is having an impressive debut in the major leagues from Japan, could miss the rest of the season due to injury.

In a recent update, the web site Yakyubaka gives an account of the mishap of the player from Sancti Spíritus which plays in the national series with industrial, Havana, and in Japan with the Yokohama DeNayStara Bs.

Gourriel was playing with his team to the Hiroshima at the Mazda Stadium, when in his third time at bat, and after a violent swing, felt a strong pain in almost the entire left of their anatomy and was withdrawn from the challenge by the technical direction of the team.

Waiting for an examination at a medical institution in Tokyo, not yet a definitive opinion of the injury, but the preliminary criterion is that it can be complicated and it could disable him for the rest of the season.

The injury appears when Yulieski is in his best moment at the highest professional level of baseball in Japan, where many specialists have begun to include him in the list of players with option to win the rookie of the year award, a prize impossible for any foreign baseball player there.

Distinctions such as MVP, Gold Glove or the Sawamura award to the best pitcher, just to mention the most desired, appear in the record book of several non-Japanese baseball players, but none managed to turn into the best rookie player in the competition.

In the first 24 games, the considered by many the best current player in the national Series, accumulating 32 hits (counted six home runs), 25 runs scored, batted 16, OBP of.398 and.625 slugging percentage.

So it is another choice but to wait if Yulieski is not lost the rest of the competition or, if returning, he can finally make history and become the first foreign player to win the rookie of the year award.

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