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Sport Astros' Yuli Gurriel completes league-mandated sensitivity training

23:06  13 january  2018
23:06  13 january  2018 Source:   chron.com

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Astros first baseman Yuli Gurriel said he completed his Major League Baseball- mandated sensitivity training this past week in his offseason hometown of Miami. It lasted seven to eight hours, he said. Gurriel , 33, is suspended for the first five games of the 2018 regular season for his racially

Astros first baseman Yuli Gurriel has completed his MLB- mandated sensitivity training after he made a racist gesture in reference to Yu Darvish during the World Series. “It went really well,” Gurriel told reporters this weekend through an interpreter. “I learned a lot.

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HOUSTON -- Astros first baseman Yuli Gurriel said Saturday he completed the sensitivity training that was required by Major League Baseball after making an offensive gesture directed toward Dodgers pitcher Yu Darvish in the World Series. Gurriel , who will be suspended for the first five games of the

Gurriel, 33, is suspended for the first five games of the 2018 regular season for his racially insensitive gesture toward then-Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Yu Darvish during the World Series. As part of the suspension, which was announced during the World Series, MLB ordered Gurriel, a Cuban defector, to undergo the sensitivity training during the offseason.

"I learned a lot," Gurriel said through an interpreter on Saturday while attending the Astros' annual FanFest at Minute Maid Park. "There were a lot of things I didn't know when I came to this country (in 2016), and I think the sensitivity training was really beneficial in a lot of different areas in helping me acclimate to life in the U.S."

Gurriel was also asked how he felt about the possibility of the Astros signing Darvish, arguably the best free-agent starter available. The team met with Darvish last month in the Dallas area and is reportedly among five or six of his finalists.

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Astros ' Yuli Gurriel completes league - mandated sensitivity training . Chron.com - 13 Jan 2018 Astros first baseman Yuli Gurriel said he completed his Major League Baseball- mandated sensitivity training this past week in his offseason hometown of Miami.

Astros first baseman Yuli Gurriel has completed his MLB- mandated sensitivity training after he made a racist gesture in reference to Yu Darvish during the World Series. “It went really well,” Gurriel told reporters this weekend through an interpreter. “I learned a lot.

"Everyone knows what a great pitcher Yu Darvish is," Gurriel said. "I would be happy to have him here. He would make us stronger."

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