According to Universo Beisbol, Yulieski, seen above, has signed a contract with the Yokohama Baystars of the Nippon Professional Baseball League. That site reports that the amount he has signed for is 100 million Japanese Yen and the contract duration is one year. His shirt will show #10. He is the second Cuban to sign a professional contract with a Japanese baseball team. Frederich Cepeda will play for the Yomiuri Giants.
Several covers of Japanese newspapers also briefed on the news of the hiring
of Yulieski Gourriel.