Osmani Urrutia

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This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Urrutia and the second or maternal family name is Ramírez.
Osmani Urrutia
Medal record
Men's Baseball
Competitor for  Cuba
Olympic Games
Gold 2004 Athens Team
Baseball World Cup
Gold 2001 Taipei Team
Gold 2003 Havana Team
Gold 2005 Rotterdam Team
Silver 2007 Taipei Team
Intercontinental Cup
Gold 2006 Taichung Team
Pan American Games
Gold 2003 Santo Domingo Team
Gold 2007 Rio de Janeiro Team
Central American and Caribbean Games
Gold 2006 Cartagena Team

Osmani Urrutia Ramírez (also spelled Osmany) (born June 29, 1976 in Jobabo, Las Tunas Province, Cuba) is a Cuban baseball player. He plays right field for the Las Tunas Magos of the Cuban National Series and for the Cuban national baseball team.

Career in Cuba[edit]

Playing for Las Tunas, Urrutia hit over .400 in the Cuban National Series for three straight years, beginning in 2000 (.431 in 2000-2001, .408 in 2001-2002 and .421 in 2002-2003).

International experience[edit]

Urrutia, who is 1.78m (5'10") and 104 kg (229 pounds), has competed in many international tournaments for Cuba, including:

During the 2005 World Cup of Baseball, Urrutia hit for a .387 average with five runs batted in (RBI) and 12 hits in 31 at-bats. During the 2006 World Baseball Classic, Urrutia batted .387 with one home run and seven RBIs in eight games, leading team Cuba to the championship game, where they lost 10-6 to Japan.


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Preceded by
Javier Méndez
Cuban National Series MVP
Succeeded by
Yulieski Gourriel