Gil Velazquez Shortstop

     
 

Born: October 17, 1979
Los Angeles, CA
Height: 6-3
Weight: 190
Bats: Right
Throws: Right
Drafted: 14th round, 1998 by NYM
How Acquired: Minor league free agent (Dec. 2007)
High School: Paramount (CA)

Photo © Kelly O'Connor

Signed with the LA Angels (Jan. 2011)

Scouting Report
: Versatile fielder can play all infield and all outfield positions.  Below-average bat, on-base ability, and power. Average speed.  Velazquez is a strong defensive shortstop with solid all-around tools. 

 

 
   
    Career Stats                                          
  year team lg level org age g ab r h 2b 3b hr rbi tb bb so sb cs avg obp slg ops
  1998 Kingsport App Rk Nym 18 12 29 2 3 1 0 0 4 4 2 7 2 0 0.103 0.156 0.138 0.294
  1998 GCL Mets GCL Rk Nym 18 33 111 7 18 3 0 0 7 21 8 10 2 1 0.162 0.230 0.189 0.419
  1999 Kingsport App Rk Nym 19 62 225 24 59 8 0 1 19 70 19 43 4 1 0.262 0.323 0.311 0.634
  1999 Columbia SAL A Nym 19 21 75 9 17 4 1 0 6 23 3 14 0 1 0.227 0.256 0.307 0.563
  2000 St. Lucie FSL A Nym 20 125 440 37 101 16 1 1 43 122 25 69 3 9 0.230 0.283 0.277 0.560
  2001 Binghamton East AA Nym 21 106 358 33 74 11 2 3 19 98 26 84 1 1 0.207 0.266 0.274 0.540
  2002 St. Lucie FSL A Nym 22 33 118 13 25 6 0 0 16 31 6 30 2 0 0.212 0.250 0.263 0.513
  2002 Binghamton East AA Nym 22 27 72 6 14 2 0 0 5 16 7 15 0 3 0.194 0.275 0.222 0.497
  2002 Norfolk IL AAA Nym 22 12 33 2 7 1 0 0 1 8 4 9 0 0 0.212 0.297 0.242 0.539
  2003 St. Lucie FSL A Nym 23 19 57 6 12 3 0 1 6 18 6 5 0 0 0.211 0.286 0.316 0.602
  2003 Binghamton East AA Nym 23 59 141 17 32 6 0 3 19 47 15 30 1 3 0.227 0.299 0.333 0.632
  2003 Norfolk IL AAA Nym 23 5 16 0 4 0 0 0 2 4 0 5 0 1 0.250 0.250 0.250 0.500
  2004 Binghamton East AA Nym 24 105 359 42 86 16 3 5 37 123 32 94 4 3 0.240 0.304 0.343 0.647
  2004 Norfolk IL AAA Nym 24 17 33 4 3 1 0 0 0 4 5 12 1 0 0.091 0.211 0.121 0.332
  2005 New Britain East AA Min 25 81 286 36 66 13 0 1 28 82 22 52 3 3 0.231 0.297 0.287 0.584
  2005 Rochester IL AAA Min 25 17 34 3 9 1 1 0 3 12 0 8 0 0 0.265 0.265 0.353 0.618
  2006 New Britain East AA Min 26 6 16 1 6 2 0 0 3 8 3 2 0 0 0.375 0.474 0.500 0.974
  2006 Rochester IL AAA Min 26 56 164 26 41 4 1 1 17 50 11 33 2 2 0.250 0.302 0.305 0.607
  2007 New Britain East AA Min 27 17 45 6 12 2 3 1 13 23 10 13 1 0 0.267 0.379 0.511 0.890
  2007 Rochester IL AAA Min 27 69 183 26 44 9 1 1 16 58 13 35 3 0 0.240 0.299 0.317 0.616
2008 Pawtucket IL AAA Bos 28 101 350 54 91 17 4 10 46 146 22 73 3 3 0.260 0.310 0.417 0.727
2008 Boston AL MLB Bos 28 3 8 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0.125 0.125 0.125 0.250
2009 Pawtucket IL AAA Bos 29 93 290 26 56 13 0 3 18 78 19 49 3 1 0.193 0.240 0.269 0.509
2009 Boston AL MLB Bos 29 6 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.333 0.000 0.333
2010 Pawtucket IL AAA Bos 30 72 241 24 60 15 2 1 18 82 17 54 4 1 0.249 0.304 0.340 0.644
  2011 Salt Lake City PCL AAA LAA 31 123 427 78 140 25 5 8 58 199 49 60 17 6 0.328 0.399 0.466 0.865
  2011 Los Angeles AL MLB LAA 31 4 6 0 3 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 0 0 0.500 0.429 0.500 0.929
2012 New Orleans PCL AAA Mia 32 110 398 52 124 15 1 4 42 153 49 50 6 8 0.312 0.391 0.384 0.775
  2012 Miami NL MLB Mia 32 19 56 2 13 1 0 0 2 14 1 11 0 0 0.232 0.246 0.250 0.496
  2013 Scranton/WB IL AAA NYY 33 27 75 4 13 0 0 0 2 13 8 11 0 1 0.173 0.253 0.173 0.426
  2013 New Orleans PCL AAA Mia 33 74 256 30 71 8 0 0 24 79 43 53 3 5 0.277 0.376 0.309 0.685
  2013 Miami NL MLB Mia 33 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
   
  Additional Player Info  
  Pronunciation: vuh-LASS-kez
First Pro Contract:
June 23, 1998 by Bob Minor (NYM)
Signing Bonus: N/A
MiLB Debut: June 1998 (Kingsport) 
Added to 40-man: -
MLB Debut:
September 25, 2008
     
  Awards
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SoxProspects.com Awards
SoxProspects.com Player of the Week (August 25-31, 2008)

 


 
   

 
 

   
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