Osmani Urrutia

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Osmani Urrutia
Medal record
Men's Baseball
Representing  Cuba
Olympic Games
Gold medal – first place 2004 Athens Team
Baseball World Cup
Gold medal – first place 2001 Taipei Team
Gold medal – first place 2003 Havana Team
Gold medal – first place 2005 Rotterdam Team
Silver medal – second place 2007 Taipei Team
Intercontinental Cup
Gold medal – first place 2006 Taichung Team
Pan American Games
Gold medal – first place 2003 Santo Domingo Team
Gold medal – first place 2007 Rio de Janeiro Team
Central American and Caribbean Games
Gold medal – first place 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