Astros sign Yuli Gurriel to a one-year deal

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Bob Nightengale of USA Today reports that the Astros have signed Yuli Gurriel to a one-year, $8.3 million deal.

Gurriel was eligible for arbitration on an opt-in basis if this deal had not been reached. He is able to declare free agency at the end of the 2020 season pursuant to the five-year deal he originally signed with Houston after defecting from the Cuban national team in 2016.

Gurriel, 35, hit .298/.343/.541 with 31 home runs and 104 RBI in 2019.