Eugenio Velez

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  • B/T: S/R
  • 6' 1"/170
  • Age: 34

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Eugenio Velez MLB Career Stats

AVG HR RBI SB OPS
.241 8 72 31 .654

Eugenio Velez Bio

  • Full Name: Eugenio Velez
  • Born: 5/16/1982 in San Pedro de Macoris, Dominican Republic
  • Debut: September 5, 2007
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Year AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP OPS
MLB Career Stats 663 89 160 8 72 31 .241 .287 .654

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Awards

Eugenio Velez Awards

AFL All-Prospect Team

Year Team League
2007 Scottsdale AFL

AFL Rising Stars

Year Team League
2007 Scottsdale AFL

MiLB.com Class A Offensive Player of the Year

Year Team League
2006 Augusta SAL

Baseball America Low Class A All-Star

Year Team League
2006 Augusta SAL

EAS Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2007 Connecticut EAS

SAL Most Valuable Player

Year Team League
2006 Augusta SAL

SAL Post-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2006 Augusta SAL

Eugenio Velez Leaderboards

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Season 3B Rank
2008 7 6th in NL

Caught Stealing

Season CS Rank
2008 6 17th in NL

Eugenio Velez Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
June 17, 2016 Tigres de Quintana Roo traded Eugenio Velez to Acereros del Norte.
May 1, 2016 Tigres de Quintana Roo placed OF Eugenio Velez on the reserve list.
July 10, 2015 Tigres de Quintana Roo signed free agent OF Eugenio Velez.
June 26, 2015 Durham Bulls released OF Eugenio Velez.
April 6, 2015 OF Eugenio Velez assigned to Durham Bulls.
December 12, 2014 Tampa Bay Rays signed free agent 2B Eugenio Velez to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.
October 1, 2013 Milwaukee Brewers invited non-roster 2B Eugenio Velez to spring training.
July 26, 2013 Eugenio Velez assigned to Nashville Sounds.
July 25, 2013 Milwaukee Brewers signed free agent LF Eugenio Velez to a minor league contract.
July 22, 2013 Buffalo Bisons released LF Eugenio Velez.
June 20, 2013 Buffalo Bisons activated LF Eugenio Velez from the temporarily inactive list.
June 16, 2013 Buffalo Bisons placed LF Eugenio Velez on the temporarily inactive list.
December 11, 2012 Toronto Blue Jays signed free agent 2B Eugenio Velez to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.
November 2, 2012 2B Eugenio Velez elected free agency.
April 2, 2012 2B Eugenio Velez assigned to Memphis Redbirds.
December 20, 2011 St. Louis Cardinals signed free agent 2B Eugenio Velez to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.
December 2, 2011 2B Eugenio Velez roster status changed by Albuquerque Isotopes.
October 4, 2011 Los Angeles Dodgers sent 2B Eugenio Velez outright to Albuquerque Isotopes.
July 4, 2011 Los Angeles Dodgers selected the contract of Eugenio Velez from Albuquerque Isotopes.
May 5, 2011 Eugenio Velez assigned to Albuquerque Isotopes from Dodgers Extended Spring Training.
April 4, 2011 Eugenio Velez assigned to Dodgers Extended Spring Training from Albuquerque Isotopes.
December 14, 2010 Los Angeles Dodgers signed free agent LF Eugenio Velez to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.
December 14, 2010 Eugenio Velez assigned to Albuquerque Isotopes.
December 2, 2010 LF Eugenio Velez elected free agency.
November 6, 2010 San Francisco Giants activated LF Eugenio Velez.
October 7, 2010 San Francisco Giants reassigned LF Eugenio Velez to the minor leagues.
September 7, 2010 San Francisco Giants recalled Eugenio Velez from Fresno Grizzlies.
August 11, 2010 San Francisco Giants optioned Eugenio Velez to Fresno Grizzlies.
August 11, 2010 San Francisco Giants reassigned LF Eugenio Velez to the minor leagues.
July 25, 2010 San Francisco Giants placed LF Eugenio Velez on the 15-day disabled list. Head contusion and concussion.
July 19, 2010 San Francisco Giants recalled Eugenio Velez from Fresno Grizzlies.
May 19, 2010 San Francisco Giants optioned Eugenio Velez to Fresno Grizzlies.
May 17, 2010 San Francisco Giants recalled Eugenio Velez from Fresno Grizzlies.
May 17, 2010 LF Eugenio Velez roster status changed by Fresno Grizzlies.
May 17, 2010 Eugenio Velez roster status changed by San Francisco Giants.
May 7, 2010 San Francisco Giants optioned LF Eugenio Velez to Fresno Grizzlies.
July 27, 2009 San Francisco Giants recalled Eugenio Velez from Fresno Grizzlies.
June 19, 2009 Fresno Grizzlies placed CF Eugenio Velez on the reserve list.
June 11, 2009 Fresno Grizzlies placed CF Eugenio Velez on the 7-day disabled list retroactive to June 6, 2009. Strained hamstring.
May 22, 2009 San Francisco Giants optioned CF Eugenio Velez to Fresno Grizzlies.
April 28, 2009 San Francisco Giants recalled Eugenio Velez from Fresno Grizzlies.
April 27, 2009 San Francisco Giants optioned 2B Eugenio Velez to Fresno Grizzlies.

Eugenio Velez Bio Info

Eugenio (Vancomper) Velez... Has one child...Was named after his mother, Pura Eugenia Vancamper... Resides in San Pedro de Macoris, Dominican Republic.

2013

Released by Toronto on 7/22.....signed with Milwaukee on 7/26.

2012 Spent the season at Memphis of the Pacific Coast League (AAA) in the St, Louis Cardinals organization...Posted an .807 OPS in 136 games with Memphis...Recorded 50 extra base hits including a career high 34 doubles. 2011 Played in 34 games for the Dodgers making 11 starts at second base and four starts in the outfield...Committed one error in 28 chances, coming while playing LF. Was flawless in 23 chances at second base...Began the season on the disabled list after suffering an ankle injury at the end of the Cactus League season...Dating back to 2010, is hitless in his last 46 at-bats, which broke the previous record of 0-for-45, set in 1909 by Bill Bergen (Brooklyn). His last hit was 5/18/10 at San Diego while playing for the Giants...Set a Major League record for a non-pitcher by going 0-for-37 on the season...the previous record was 0-for-35 in 1937, by Hal Finney of the Pittsburgh Pirates...Scored five runs during Major League season, three times coming as a pinch-runner, once 9/9 at SF as the game-winner...Batted .339 with 2 HR and 31 RBI during 55 games at Albuquerque (AAA), playing 2B, 3B, LF & RF...Recorded four hits twice in Triple-A, rapping out four hits at Tucson (5/15) and again vs. Nashville (6/12)...Had 21 multi-hit games out of 55 including11 three-hit games and two four-hit games (at Tucson, 5/15 & vs. Nashville, 6/12)...Batted a team-leading .371 (33-89) in May with 1 HR and 15 RBI...Was clutch at Albuquerque, batting .367 (22-60) with runners in scoring position. 2010 Started nine games with Giants, making four starts in center field, four in left field and one at second base...went 9-for-55 (.164) with two doubles, two homers and eight RBI in 29 games for San Francisco...Went 7-for-43 (.163) with two homers as a left-handed batter and 2-for-12 (.167) as a right-hander...hit .286 (8-for-28) with runners on base Began year on Opening Day roster, however was optioned to Triple-A Fresno on three different occasions: May 7th (called back to the big leagues on May 17), May 19 (recalled to Majors on July 9) and fnally Aug. 11 (recalled Sept. 7) Landed on the 15-day disabled list on July 24 after suffering head contusion and concussion when he was struck on side of head by line drive off the bat of Pat Burrell while sitting in dugout at Chase Field...was taken to St. Joe's Medical Hospital in Phoenix where CT scan came back negative and showed no skull fractures...remained hospitalized overnight, but was released the next day...was activated from DL and optioned to Triple-A on Aug. 11 Batted .302 (97-for-321) with 50 runs, 13 doubles, five triples, seven home runs, 35 RBI and 31 stolen bases in 82 games for Grizzlies...ranked fifth in the Pacifc Coast League in steals With Fresno, hit .360 (36-for-100) with two home runs as a right-handed hitter and batted .276 (61-for-221) as a left-hander...In one of the most dramatic victories for Grizzlies, Velez belted a full count, two-out, grand slam in the bottom of the 12th inning to give...Fresno a 10-7 win over Tacoma on Sept. 3 2009 Made Opening Day roster for his 2nd-consecutive season and batted .267 (76-for-285) with 40 runs, 13 2Bs, 5 3Bs, 5 HRs and 31 RBI in just 84 games...also went 11-for-16 in stolen base attempts...bounced back and forth from big league club to triple-A Fresno, making 3 separate stints with Giants during season...was versatile for SF filling in at all 3 outfield positions, (32 starts in LF, 6 starts in CF and 2 starts in RF) as well as making 22 starts at 2nd base...recorded 3 errors in 70 total chances in OF and 6 errors in 129 total chances while playing 2nd...took hold of starting left field position after his 3rd recall (July 27) and started 58 of SF's final 64 games (32 starts in LF)...as starter hit .281 (74-for-263)...hit career-high 5 HRs, all of which came against right-handers and 4 of which were solo shots...collected 4 career-high 3-hit games (July 30 vs. Philadelphia, Aug. 4 at Houston, Aug. 24 at Colorado and Sept. 18 at Los Angeles-NL)...hit NL Central opponents well throughout season, batting .295 (26-for-88) with 4 2B's, 2 3B's, 3 HRs, and 7 RBI...went 2-for-13 (.154) in his 1st 9 games on club before being optioned to triple-A Fresno April 27...was recalled from triple-A April 29...although he was optioned to Fresno April 27, was allowed to be recalled before normal 10-day waiting period because player he was replacing (Andres Torres) was placed on 15-day DL...recorded his 1st multi-hit game and 1st stolen base of season May 19 at San Diego...was optioned again to Fresno May 22, but recalled final time July 27 and earned everyday job in left field...had career-best 16-game hitting streak from May 19-Aug. 10, during which he batted .420 (29-for-69) with 14 runs, 4 2Bs, 3 HRs and 11 RBI with 11 multi-hit contests...was 2nd-longest streak on Giants behind Aaron Rowand's 17-game streak...Velez's streak spanned 84 days and that was rare feat according to streak expert Trent McCotter...there have been 6 single-season hit streaks of 20 or more games in bigs that have lasted more than 62 days...Ed Delahanty had longest such streak with 22-game that spanned 113 days from May 11-Aug. 31, 1889...hit .277 (69-for-249) with 12 2Bs, 5 3Bs, 5 HR's and 31 RBI in his final 61 games following recall...hit 1st homer of season July 28 off Pittsburgh's Charlie Morton...homered in back-to-back contests for 1st time in his career Aug. 8-9...hit his 1st career leadoff clout Sept. 3 at Philadelphia on 1st pitch of game by Pedro Martinez...HR ended up being SF's lone run in their 2-1 loss...had bases-clearing 3B in 8th inning Sept. 14 vs. Colorado...also had sac fly in 2nd inning to tie his career-high with 4 RBI...had 3-for-5 showing at plate Sept. 18 at Los Angeles-NL with his 2nd leadoff HR off Vicente Padilla, as well as 2-out RBI 2B...went 3-for-5 with 2B Sept. 22 vs. Arizona while recording 1st multi-hit contest of season (2 hits) off left-hander pitcher (Doug Davis)...had 1-for-18 (.056) streak in 4 games Sept. 23-26, dropping season avg. from .274 to .264...went 3-for-5 with 2 runs scored in final game of season Oct. 4 at San Diego...while in Fresno hit .297 (54-for-182) with 13 2B's, 3 3Bs, 3 HRs and 26 RBI, while going 16-for-25 (64.0%) on basepaths...played 28 games in center field, 8 at 2nd base, 6 in left field, 2 as designated hitter and 1 at shortstop... 2008 Young speedster made 1st Opening Day roster after impressive spring...was with San Francisco for 2 separate stints and overall batted .262 (72-for-275) with 16 2Bs, 7 3Bs, HR, 30 RBI and 15 stolen bases in 98 games for Giants...ranked among NL rookies in avg. (7th), 2Bs (7th), hits (10th), 3Bs (1st), stolen bases (1st), slugging pct. (9th - .382) and extra base hits (T8th - 24)... his 7 3Bs were most by SF rookie in single season since Gary Maddox also had 7 3-baggers in 1972...performed well off bench, going 8-for-26 (.308) as pinch-hitter...his 8 pinch-hits were 2ndmost on club behind John Bowker (9)...started 58 games (50 at 2B, 4 in LF and 4 in RF)...batted .257 (59-for-230) in his starts with 15 2Bs, 7 3Bs, HR and 25 RBI...appeared in 41 of Giants' 1st 46 games, making 25 starts before being optioned to triple-A Fresno May 21 after hitting just .205 with club...was recalled from triple-A July 8 and posted great numbers following All-Star Break registering .310 avg. with 1 HR and 21 RBI...drove in game-winning run Aug. 1 at San Diego, driving pinch RBI-2B with 2-outs in top of 10th inning (off Trevor Hoffman) to score Emmanuel Burris and give SF 3-2 lead...delivered "walk-off" victory Aug. 10 vs. Los Angeles-NL with infield single (off Hong-Chih Kuo) to plate Aaron Rowand with 5-4 triumph...had 3 of Giants' 10 "walk-off" hits on year...also posted "walk-off" hits in back-to-back games Sept. 9 and 10 (vs. Arizona), becoming 1st Giant to achieve feat in consecutive games since Daryl Spencer Aug. 23-24, 1958...included was 2-run 3B with 2 outs in 9th inning Sept. 10 as SF erased 3-2 deficit, and 1-out RBI-1B Sept. 9, which broke 4-4 tie in 9th...hit 1st career HR Aug. 30 at Cincinnati, 2-run shot in 2nd inning off RHP Ramon Ramirez...batted .346 (9-for-26) with 8 RBI in 6 games against Reds...became one of Giants' best hitters down stretch, batting .340 (33-for-97) with 7 2Bs, 3 3Bs, HR and 17 RBI over his final 28 contests, raising season avg. 43 points from .219 to season-ending mark of .262...batted .310 (53-for-171) with 25 runs, 11 2Bs, 4 3Bs, 5 HRs, 15 RBI, while going 13-for-22 in stolen base attempts in 42 games for triple-A Fresno. 2007 Double-A All-Star played for SF's top 2 minor league outposts, before being recalled by Giants Sept. 4...showed flashes of potential during 14-game ML stay, going 3-for-11 with 5 runs scored, 2 3Bs and 4 steals (in 4 attempts)...made ML debut Sept. 5 in Colorado, grounding out as pinch-hitter...collected 1st big league hit Sept. 14 at San Diego, pinch-3B off Padres' Chris Young...went 1-for-3 with run and stolen base during 1st ML start (Sept. 20 vs. Reds, at 2B)...collected 1st 2 big league RBI with pinch-3B Sept. 30 at LA...put together Eastern League All-Star campaign with Connecticut despite missing 1st 2 months with injured wrist, batting .298 with 17 2Bs, 9 3Bs, 1 HR, 25 RBI and 49 steals in 96 games...made triple-A debut over last 4 days of Fresno's season, going 5-for-18 (.278) with 5 runs and 5 thefts...played 66 minor league games in outfield, while logging 31 contests at 2B...was named to Arizona Fall League's Top Prospects Team after solid 17-game stint with Scottsdale Scorpions...ranked 3rd in league with 14 stolen bases (in 15 attempts), while batting .303 (23-for-76) with 5 2Bs, 2 3Bs, 1 HR and 9 RBI. 2006 Parlayed combination of power and speed into monster, MVP season for single- A Augusta in South Atlantic League...led all Giants farmhands with 90 runs and 91 RBI, while ranking 2nd in system with both .315 avg. and 64 stolen bases...established SAL single-season record with 20 3Bs, while also hammering 29 2Bs and 14 HRs...had 145 hits in 126 games, while leading league in 3Bs, total bases (256) and extra-base hits (63)...finished 2nd in loop for batting avg., slugging pct. (.557) and RBI...stolen base total ranked 4th...hit at .343 clip (81-for-236) over season's final 3 months. 2005 Played in 67 games for single-A Lansing in Toronto organization, batting .285 with 11 2Bs, 4 HRs and 34 RBI. 2004 Ranked 4th in rookie-level Appalachian League with 4 3Bs, while batting .292 in 44 games with Pulaski...logged 10-game stint with single-A Auburn in New York-Penn League. 2003 Spent majority of 1st season on United States soil with Pulaski, batting .258 in 50 games...had 7-game cameo with Auburn. 2002 Opened professional career as 20-year-old with Blue Jays' affiliate in Dominican Summer League...was .301 hitter with 13 2Bs, 7 3Bs and 56 RBI in 69 games...compiled 28 stolen bases. 2001

Signed with Toronto as a non-drafted free agent on 8/27.....signed by Hilario Soriano.