|April 20, 2017||Dunedin Blue Jays placed SS Lourdes Gurriel on the 7-day disabled list.|
|April 19, 2017||Dunedin Blue Jays activated SS Lourdes Gurriel from the 7-day disabled list.|
|April 6, 2017||Dunedin Blue Jays placed SS Lourdes Gurriel on the 7-day disabled list.|
|March 17, 2017||Toronto Blue Jays optioned OF Lourdes Gurriel to Dunedin Blue Jays.|
|November 12, 2016||Toronto Blue Jays signed free agent OF Lourdes Gurriel.|
Lourdes Yunielki Gurriel Castillo Jr...Played for Sancti Spíritus and the Industriales of the Cuban National Series before defecting...Ranked as one of the top international prospects available following his defection...In February 2016, Gurriel and his brother Yulieski defected after competing in the Caribbean Series in the Dominican Republic... His eldest brother Yunieski played almost two decades in Cuba's Serie Nacional and also starred for Quebec in the Canadian-American Association...Their father, Lourdes Gurriel Sr., played for the national team for 15 years and won a gold medal, two batting titles and a Most Valuable Player Award in Cuba...He was also a national team manager...The brothers also had an uncle, great uncle and cousin who shined on the diamond in Cuba.2016
In August declared a free agent by Major League Baseball...Ranked as the sixth best international prospect available at that point...In September, he held a showcase of his skills at Rod Carew Stadium that was attended by 60 MLB scouts.... On November 12, signed a seven-year, Major League contract with the Toronto Blue Jays.