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Vincent Velasquez

23-Year-Old Pitcher – Houston Astros

2015 Stats

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0-0

ERA

4.21

WHIP

1.32

K

26

SV

0

2015 Preseason Projections

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2015 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

Velasquez has a long history of injuries that includes Tommy John surgery in 2010, so it was no big surprise when a groin injury cost him two months last season. When healthy, however, the 22-year-old...

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: B   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 3"   WT: 205   DOB: 6/7/1992   BORN: Montclair, CA   COLLEGE: None   DRAFTED: 2nd Rd   

July 1, 2015  –  Vincent Velasquez News

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Velasquez yielded five hits, one walk, and four runs with seven strikeouts in 6.1 innings but did not factor into the decision Wednesday against the Royals.

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Vincent Velasquez Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G GS SH IP H ER HR K BB W L SV BS HLD ERA WHIP
2010 18 R GRE 8 6 0 29.1 24 10 4 25 5 2 2 0 0 0 3.07 1.00
2012 20 A TRI 9 9 0 45.2 37 17 2 51 17 4 1 0 0 0 3.35 1.19
2013 21 A+ LAN 3 3 0 14.2 14 10 2 19 8 0 2 0 0 0 6.14 1.55
2013 21 A QUA 3 16 0 110.0 90 39 7 123 33 9 4 3 0 0 3.19 1.12
2014 22 A+ LAN 15 10 0 55.1 45 23 6 72 23 7 4 0 0 0 3.74 1.23
2014 22 R GUL 3 3 0 8.2 5 2 0 19 2 0 1 0 0 0 2.08 0.85
2015 23 AA COR 5 5 0 26.1 15 4 1 37 9 3 0 0 0 0 1.37 0.92
2015 23 MAJ HOU 5 5 0 25.7 22 12 2 26 12 0 0 0 0 0 4.21 1.32
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Vincent Velasquez Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
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DATE OPP IP H R ER HR BB K HBP WP CG W-L SV BS HLD ERA WHIP
Jul. 1 KC 6.3 5 4 4 1 1 7 0 1 0 - 0 0 0 4.21 1.32
Jun. 26 NYY 6.3 5 2 2 0 1 2 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 3.72 1.45
Jun. 21 @Sea 3.3 2 1 1 0 4 5 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 4.15 1.69
Jun. 16 Col 4.7 7 5 5 1 2 7 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 4.66 1.66
Jun. 10 @CWS 5.0 3 0 0 0 4 5 0 1 0 - 0 0 0 0.00 1.40
Last 14 Days
3 Games:  Avg. 5.3 IP/G
16.0 12 7 7 1 6 14 0 1 0 0-0 0 0 0 3.94 1.13
Last 30 Days
5 Games:  Avg. 5.1 IP/G
25.7 22 12 12 2 12 26 0 2 0 0-0 0 0 0 4.21 1.32
Last 60 Days
5 Games:  Avg. 5.1 IP/G
25.7 22 12 12 2 12 26 0 2 0 0-0 0 0 0 4.21 1.32

Vincent Velasquez Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
20156714912402.207

Vs. Right

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
20153912310120.278

Home

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201517.300016425.711.21

Away

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
20158.300010801.081.56
Vincent Velasquez Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G GS IP K/9 BB/9 K/BB HR/9 GB/FB Ratio Strand % Fastball ERA FIP BABIP
2010 18 R GRE 8 6 29.1 7.73 1.55 5.00 1.24 76% 3.07 3.99 .260
2012 20 A TRI 9 9 45.2 10.15 3.38 3.00 0.40 71.2% 3.35 2.85 .314
2013 21 A+ LAN 3 3 14.2 12.04 5.07 2.38 1.27 60% 6.14 4.47 .363
2013 21 A QUA 3 16 110.0 10.06 2.70 3.73 0.57 72.4% 3.19 2.85 .307
2014 22 A+ LAN 15 10 55.1 11.76 3.76 3.13 0.98 72.6% 3.74 3.42 .319
2014 22 R GUL 3 3 8.2 20.85 2.20 9.50 0.00 71.4% 2.08 0.40 .548
2015 23 AA COR 5 5 26.1 12.76 3.10 4.11 0.34 87% 1.37 2.01 .277
2015 23 MAJ HOU 5 5 25.7 9.12 4.21 2.17 0.70 0.41 68.8% 94.6 MPH 4.21 3.59 .301
Today's Projections     0 0 .0 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0% 0.00 0.00 .000
Next 7 Days     0 1 5.8 8.60 3.23 2.66 1.23 81.6% 3.31 4.14 .325
Rest Of Season     0 16 86.4 8.60 3.10 2.77 0.98 79.6% 3.31 3.74 .331
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2015 Stat Review for Vincent Velasquez    As compared to the top 100 starting pitchers in 2014 (min 145 in)

K/BB/HR Stats

A collection of stats that measure different skills.

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2.17 K/BB
POOR
9.12 K/9
GREAT
4.21 BB/9
TERRIBLE
94.6 MPH Fastball
ELITE
0.7 HR/9
GOOD
0.41 GB/FB Ratio
EXTREME FLYBALLER
ERA/WHIP/FIP

A few general measures of a pitcher's effectiveness.

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4.21 ERA
POOR
1.32 WHIP
POOR
3.59 FIP
GOOD
BABIP/Strand

Balls in play avg. and % of runners left stranded.

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.301 BABIP
ABOVE AVERAGE
68.8% Strand Rate
LOW

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Vincent Velasquez: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Velasquez went 6.1 innings in a no-decision against the Yankees on Friday, allowing two runs on five hits and a walk while striking out two.

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Velasquez labored through 3.1 innings Sunday against Seattle, allowing one run on two hits and four walks while striking out five.

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Velasquez struck out seven and walked two while giving up five runs on seven hits over 4.2 innings against the Rockies in his second big league start Tuesday.

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Velasquez made his major league debut Wednesday, pitching three-hit ball over five scoreless innings against the White Sox. He struck out five, walked four and received no decision.

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Velasquez was officially recalled from Double-A Corpus Christi on Wednesday.

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Manager A.J. Hinch confirmed Velasquez will come up from Double-A Corpus Christi to start Wednesday's game against the White Sox.

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Velasquez will be called up Monday and is expected to start Wednesday's game against the White Sox, MLB.com's Brian McTaggart reports.

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Velasquez might be the next Astros pitching prospect to be called up from the minor leagues, the Houston Chronicle's Jose de Jesus Ortiz reports.

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Velasquez struck out 10 batters over five innings Friday in his 2015 debut for Double-A Corpus Christi.

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Velasquez (back) is nearing an assignment to a minor league affiliate, the Houston Chronicle's Evan Drellich reports.

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2014

Three years removed from Tommy John surgery, Velasquez turned in a fine season pitching between Low-A Quad Cities (25 games, 16 starts) and High-A Lancaster (three starts). The 21-year-old right-hander posted excellent ratios (10.3 K/9, 0.6 HR/9) to go along with a 9-6 record, 3.54 ERA and 1.16 WHIP over 124.2 innings. Velasquez appears likely to progress to Double-A, where he will look to improve his command (3.0 BB/9) and the quality of his offerings -- a low-90s fastball, curve and changeup.