Giovanny Urshela

Giovanny Urshela #39

  • 3B
  • B/T: R/R
  • 6' 0"/215
  • Age: 25

Giovanny Urshela MLB Career Stats

AB AVG HR RBI SB OPS
267 .225 6 21 0 .608

Giovanny Urshela Bio

  • Full Name: Giovanny Urshela
  • Pronunciation: urr-shel-lah
  • Born: 10/11/1991 in Cartagena, Colombia
  • Debut: 6/9/2015
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Year AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP OPS
MLB Career Stats 267 25 60 6 21 0 .225 .279 .608
  • Status: Reassigned to Minors

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Giovanny Urshela 2017 Projections

Duration G AB R H TB 2B 3B HR RBI BB IBB SO SB CS AVG OBP SLG OPS
Rest of Season
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6 21 2 5 8 1 0 0 2 1 0 4 0 0 .238 .273 .286 .558
Cumulative
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6 21 2 5 8 1 0 0 2 1 0 4 0 0 .238 .273 .286 .558
Duration G AB R H TB 2B 3B HR RBI BB IBB SO SB CS AVG OBP SLG OPS
Rest of Season
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6 21 2 5 8 1 0 0 2 1 0 4 0 0 .238 .273 .286 .558
Cumulative
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6 21 2 5 8 1 0 0 2 1 0 4 0 0 .238 .273 .286 .558

Giovanny Urshela News

Giovanny Urshela Fantasy News

March 31, 2017 at 6:01 AM ET

Diaz to open season as starting third baseman

Third baseman Yandy Diaz admitted that he was extremely nervous when he was called into Indians manager Terry Francona's office on Thursday afternoon. When the rookie emerged, he was soon greeted with celebratory hugs inside Cleveland's clubhouse.

March 24, 2017 at 2:49 PM ET

Diaz logging extra hours in pursuit of 3B role

Yandy Diaz has spent a lot of time on the backfields at the Indians' complex over the past couple of weeks.

Awards

Giovanny Urshela Awards

MiLB.com Organization All-Star

Year Team League
2014 Cleveland AL

INT Player of the Week

Week Team League
05/01/2016 Columbus INT
08/07/2016 Columbus INT

CAR Player of the Week

Week Team League
08/13/2012 Carolina CAR

NYP Player of the Week

Week Team League
08/09/2010 Mahoning Valley NYP

Giovanny Urshela Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
March 30, 2017 Cleveland Indians optioned 3B Giovanny Urshela to Columbus Clippers.
November 3, 2016 Cleveland Indians activated 3B Giovanny Urshela.
October 6, 2016 Cleveland Indians reassigned 3B Giovanny Urshela to the minor leagues.
October 3, 2016 Cleveland Indians recalled 3B Giovanny Urshela from Columbus Clippers.
May 25, 2016 Columbus Clippers activated 3B Giovanny Urshela from the 7-day disabled list.
May 12, 2016 Columbus Clippers placed 3B Giovanny Urshela on the 7-day disabled list.
March 26, 2016 Cleveland Indians optioned 3B Giovanny Urshela to Columbus Clippers.
June 9, 2015 Cleveland Indians recalled Giovanny Urshela from Columbus Clippers.
May 21, 2015 Columbus Clippers activated 3B Giovanny Urshela from the 7-day disabled list.
May 11, 2015 Columbus Clippers placed 3B Giovanny Urshela on the 7-day disabled list retroactive to May 8, 2015. Lower back strain
April 23, 2015 Columbus Clippers activated 3B Giovanny Urshela from the 7-day disabled list.
April 9, 2015 Columbus Clippers placed 3B Giovanny Urshela on the 7-day disabled list. Back injury
March 17, 2015 Cleveland Indians optioned 3B Giovanny Urshela to Columbus Clippers.
November 20, 2014 Cleveland Indians selected the contract of Giovanny Urshela from Columbus Clippers.
May 3, 2014 3B Giovanny Urshela assigned to Columbus Clippers from Akron RubberDucks.
March 11, 2014 3B Giovanny Urshela assigned to Cleveland Indians.
March 31, 2013 3B Giovanny Urshela assigned to Akron Aeros from Carolina Mudcats.
February 24, 2013 3B Giovanny Urshela assigned to Cleveland Indians.
May 21, 2012 Giovanny Urshela roster status changed by Carolina Mudcats.
May 4, 2012 Carolina Mudcats placed 3B Giovanny Urshela on the 7-day disabled list.
April 2, 2012 3B Giovanny Urshela assigned to Carolina Mudcats from Lake County Captains.
April 4, 2011 Giovanny Urshela assigned to Lake County Captains from Mahoning Valley Scrappers.
June 17, 2010 Giovanny Urshela assigned to Mahoning Valley Scrappers from AZL Indians.
July 11, 2009 Giovanny Urshela assigned to AZL Indians from DSL Indians.
July 3, 2009 Giovanny Urshela roster status changed by AZL Indians.
May 29, 2009 DSL Indians signed Giovanny Urshela.

Giovanny Urshela Bio Info

Full name GIOVANNY URSHELA (urr-SHEL-lah)...Single...Son, Thiago...Is on twitter @Urshela10... Enjoys spending time with family and traveling in the off-season... Studied at Comfenalco … Also plays soccer and basketball … Enjoys playing video games, going to the mall and going to the movies … Favorite team as a child was the Boston Red Sox … Favorite player was Alex Rodriguez.

2016

Spent the entire season with the Triple-A Columbus Clippers...Hit .274 on the year, but with only 15 walks posted a season on-base pct. of .294...Did not walk over 56 straight games from June 12-August 14...Hit in 21-straight games from July 7-August 8 and was named International League Player of the Week, August 1-7 (14-for-28, 2 HR, 12 RBI)... Also IL named IL Player of the Week from April 25-May 1...Hit .327 (32-98) in August with 7 2B, 2 HR & 20 RBI in 26 games...Was on the Minor League DL from May 12-24 with a strained right hamstring...Was tied for 10th in the Int'l League with 128 hits...Batted .313 (5-16) with 2 2B and 2 RBI in the International League playoffs (4 games)...Hit a pair of solo homers on July 20 vs. Louisville...Batted .282 (29-103) off left-handed pitching, but did not homer off a lefty all season...Hit .271 (99-365) off RHP with 20 2B, 8 HR & 46 RBI...Hit .323 (60-186) with 13 2B, 1 3B, 4 HR & 30 RBI in 46 games in the second half to conclude the season...Hit .309 (64-207) with runners on base for the year and .307 (42-137) with RISP...Made only 9 errors in 104 games at third base for a season fielding pct. of .970 (300TC)...Also appeared in 5 games at shortstop... After the season batted .337 (57-169) with 16 2B, 3 HR & 33 RBI (23 runs) in a strong winter ball performance for Aguilas del Zulia in the Venezuelan Winter League (.352/.485/.837)...Was T-1st in the league in doubles and 6th in average.

2015

Spent the last four months of the season at the Major League level, his first taste of big league action after June 9th recall from AAA Columbus...Started the season on the Triple-A disabled list with lower back inflammation after not appearing in an exhibition game all spring with back issues...Season began on April 23, batting .272 (22-81) with 5 doubles, 1 triple, 3 home runs and 9 RBI in 22 games (.298/.469/.767)...Was on the Columbus DL with lower back inflammation from May 6-20...Made his Major League debut on June 9 vs. Seattle and collected his first hit (Tom Wilhelmsen) and first home run (Vidal Nuno) on June 11 vs. Seattle (2-4, 2R, HR, 2RBI)...Collected a career-high 3 hits on August 4 at LA Angels and connected for a game-winning home run in the 12th inning of that 2-0 win...Hit in a season/career-high 13 straight games, June 20-July 4, and reached base safely via hit or walk in 21 straight games from June 11-July 4...The 13-game hitting streak was the second-longest by an Indians batter in 2015 (also hit in 9 straight games, July 21-30)...Batted .253 (25-99) with 10 runs, 2 doubles, 2 home runs and 7 RBI in 31 first half games before hitting .208 (35-for-168) in the 2nd half with 6 2B, one 3B, 4 HR and 14 RBI in 50 games...Was bothered by right shoulder soreness over much of the second half and did not play from Sept. 18-30...From July 31 thru the end of the season he batted .186 (24-for-129) in 38 games...Was very good defensively at third base, making 76 starts (80 games) at the hot corner while recording a fielding pct. of .969 (192 TC, 6 E)...Finished with a UZR of 4.1, 5th-highest among A.L. third basemen (min. 600 innings)...Batted .223 (25-for-112) with runners on base and .185 (12-for-65) with RISP.

2014

Sp ent most of the season at AAA Columbus after starting the year at AA Akron, hitting a combined .280 (136-485) with 36 doubles, 6 triples, 18 home runs, 84 RBI and 78 runs scored between the two affiliates on his way to winning the club Minor League player of the year award ... Promoted to Columbus on May 2...On the season, Urshela ranked 2nd in the Indians organization in RBI (84), 1st in runs (78), 3rd in hits (136) and 4th in home runs (18) ... Compiled a .977 fielding pct. at Columbus (5E, 220TC, 17DP)...Over his last 79 games with Columbus he batted .293 (88-300) with 52 runs, 22 2B, 5 3B, 10 HR and 51 RBI...Combined on the year he hit .315 (46-146) with runners in scoring position ... Added to the 40-man roster on November 20...Named an organizational all-star by MILB.com. Spent most of the season at AAA Columbus after starting the year at AA Akron, hitting a combined .280 (136-485) with 36 doubles, 6 triples, 18 home runs, 84 RBI and 78 runs scored between the two affiliates on his way to winning the club Minor League player of the year award...P romoted to Columbus on May 2...On the season, Urshela ranked 2nd in the Indians organization in RBI (84), 1st in runs (78), 3rd in hits (136) and 4th in home runs (18)...Compiled a .977 fielding pct. at Columbus (5E, 220TC, 17DP)...Over his last 79 games with Columbus he batted .293 (88-300) with 52 runs, 22 2B, 5 3B, 10 HR and 51 RBI...Combined on the year he hit .315 (46-146) with runners in scoring position ... Added to the 40-man roster on November 20...Named an organizational all-star by MILB.com.

2013

Spent entire season at AA Akron where he was tabbed Indians Minor League Player of the Week two weeks into the year, hitting .333 (10-30) with 4 doubles, a home run and 7 RBI throughout the week of 4/15-22.

2012

Named Indians Minor League Player of the Week and Carolina League Batter of the Week for 8/ 6-13...Following the season, was rated as having the Best Infield Arm in the organization in Baseball America's Best Tools Survey.

2011

Ranked 4th in the Midwest League in at-bats (505).