Giovanny Urshela
Giovanny Urshela

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Name: Giovanny Urshela
Occupation: Baseball Player
Current Team: New York Yankees
Gender: Male
Birth Day: October 11, 1991
Age: 31
Birth Place: Cartagena, Colombia
Zodiac Sign: Libra

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Giovanny Urshela

Giovanny Urshela was born on October 11, 1991 in Cartagena, Colombia (31 years old). Giovanny Urshela is a Baseball Player, zodiac sign: Libra. Giovanny Urshela plays for the team New York Yankees. Find out Giovanny Urshelanet worth 2020, salary 2020 detail bellow.


He is also known for having played for the Colombian national baseball team in the 2017 World Baseball Classic. 

Net Worth

Net Worth 2020


Salary 2020

Not known

Before Fame

With a passion for the sport at a young age, he signed with the Cleveland Indians as an international free agent in July of 2008. He made his professional debut in 2009 playing for the Dominican Summer League Indians. 

Biography Timeline


Urshela signed with the Cleveland Indians as an international free agent in July 2008. He made his professional debut in 2009, playing for the Dominican Summer League Indians and the Arizona League Indians.


Before the 2013 season he played for the Colombian national baseball team in the qualifiers for the World Baseball Classic, but the team lost to Panama and failed to qualify for the tournament. He played for the Colombian national baseball team again after they qualified for the 2017 World Baseball Classic.


Urshela started the 2014 season with Akron and was promoted to the Columbus Clippers of the Class AAA International League during the season. After the 2014 season, the Indians added Urshela to their 40-man roster. He was named the Indians' fourth best prospect by in 2015.

Urshela began the 2015 season with Columbus. He was called up to the major leagues on June 8, 2015. He got his first major league hit, a single, and first major league home run in the same game against the Seattle Mariners on June 11, 2015. He spent the entie 2016 season playing with Columbus and in the offseason he played winter baseball in the Venezuelan Professional Baseball League for Águilas del Zulia alongside future Yankees teammate Mike Tauchman.


He batted .224 in 67 major league games for Cleveland in 2017.


On May 9, 2018, Cleveland traded Urshela to the Toronto Blue Jays for cash considerations or a player to be named later. Urshela batted .233 with one home run and three RBIs in 19 games for Toronto, before he was designated for assignment by the Blue Jays on June 26. He cleared waivers and was assigned outright to the Triple-A Buffalo Bisons on July 3. He batted .244 in 91 plate appearances for the Bisons.

On August 4, 2018, the Blue Jays traded Urshela to the New York Yankees in exchange for cash considerations. The Yankees assigned him to the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders. He worked with Phil Plantier, the RailRiders' hitting coach, to make changes to his batting stance. Urshela batted .307 in 107 plate appearances for Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.


The Yankees selected Urshela's contract on April 6, 2019, after Miguel Andújar, the Yankees' starting third baseman tore his right shoulder labrum. Urshela began the season hitting 25-for-71 (.352), and continued to play for the Yankees when Andújar returned briefly in May, though Andújar soon opted to have season-ending surgery.


Urshela opened the 2020 season as the Yankees starting 3rd baseman, he played in 43 of the teams 60 games missing time with a groin injury in late August. On September 30, 2020 Urshela became the first Yankees third baseman to hit a post-season grand slam doing so against his former team, the Cleveland Indians. This also helped the Yankees sweep the Indians in the Wild Card Series, winning 2 games out of a best-of-3.

Family Life

Giovanny was born and raised in Bocagrande, Cartagena, Colombia. 

Net Worth Comparison

Team New York Yankees Net Worth / Salary
# Name Age Net Worth Salary Nationality
#1 Giovanny Urshela 31 N/A N/A Colombia
#2 Gary Sanchez 30 N/A N/A Dominican Republic
#3 DJ LeMahieu 34 N/A 12 million USD (2019) United States
#4 CC Sabathia 42 $80 Million $25 Million United States
#5 Brett Gardner 39 $25 Million N/A United States
#6 Alfredo Aceves 40 N/A N/A Mexico
#7 Luis Severino 28 N/A 4 million USD (2019) Dominican Republic
#8 Masahiro Tanaka 34 $60 Million $22 Million Japan
#9 Miguel Andujar 27 N/A N/A Dominican Republic
#10 Aroldis Chapman 34 $40 Million $16 Million Cuba
#11 Gerrit Cole 32 $50 Million $36 Million United States
#12 Zach Britton 35 N/A N/A United States
#13 JA Happ 40 N/A N/A United States
#14 Aaron Hicks 33 N/A N/A United States
#15 Gleyber Torres N/A $3 Million N/A Not Known

🎂 Upcoming Birthday

Currently, Giovanny Urshela is 31 years, 7 months and 23 days old. Giovanny Urshela will celebrate 32nd birthday on a Wednesday 11th of October 2023. Below we countdown to Giovanny Urshela upcoming birthday.


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