Yurisbel Gracial
Gracial with the Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks
Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks – No. 27
Third baseman
Born: (1985-10-14) October 14, 1985 (age 33)
Guantánamo, Cuba
Bats: Right Throws: Right

Yurisbel Gracial Garcia (born October 14, 1985) is a Cuban professional baseball third baseman for the Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks of Nippon Professional Baseball (NPB).


Gracial served in the Cuban military before playing for Matanzas in the Cuban National Series.[1] In 2016, Gracial played for the Québec Capitales of the Canadian American Association of Professional Baseball.[2] He signed back with the club in 2017, and was released prior to the 2018 season. He played for the Cuban national baseball team in the 2017 World Baseball Classic.[3] In 2018, Gracial signed with the Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks of Nippon Professional Baseball's Pacific League.[4] He re-signed with the Hawks for the 2019 season.[5]


  1. ^ por Jorge Ebro jebro@elnuevoherald.com. "Cubano Yurisbel Gracial: de las fuerzas armadas a la pelota profesional". El Nuevo Herald. Retrieved May 29, 2018.
  2. ^ Le trio cubain des Capitales enfin dévoilé | Carl Tardif | Capitales
  3. ^ "Puerto Rico wins clash with Dominicans at World Baseball Classic". Usatoday.com. March 15, 2017. Retrieved May 29, 2018.
  4. ^ "Halcones de Softbank pagarán 511 mil dólares por un año a Yurisbel Gracial" (in Spanish). Martinoticias.com. Retrieved May 29, 2018.
  5. ^ "Yurisbel Gracial y Ariel Martínez regresan a la liga profesional japonesa tras renovar contratos" (in Spanish). cubadebate.cu. January 18, 2019. Retrieved January 18, 2019.

External links

  • Career statistics and player information from ESPN, or The Baseball Cube, or Baseball-Reference (Minors)