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Vince Velasquez

25-Year-Old Pitcher – Philadelphia Phillies

2017 Stats

W-L

2-5

ERA

5.58

WHIP

1.46

K

53

SV

0

2017 Preseason Projections

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2017 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

Velasquez won a rotation spot with a strong spring training and made a major impression in his second regular season start, striking out 16 in a complete game win over the Padres. In early June he wen...

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2017 ADP:  182.71

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STATUS:  10-Day DL     INJURY TYPE:  Elbow     EST. RETURN:  7/14/2017
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   

June 16, 2017  –  Vince Velasquez News

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Velasquez (elbow) is expected to throw a bullpen session Thursday, Ryan Lawrence of PhillyVoice.com reports.

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Vince 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 9 5 0 33.0 20 7 2 45 13 4 0 0 0 0 1.91 1.00
2015 23 MAJ HOU 19 7 0 55.7 50 27 5 58 21 1 1 0 0 0 4.37 1.28
2016 24 AA REA 1 1 0 5.0 2 1 1 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 1.80 0.60
2016 24 MAJ PHI 24 24 1 131.0 129 60 21 152 45 8 6 0 0 0 4.12 1.33
2017 25 MAJ PHI 10 10 0 50.0 52 31 11 53 21 2 5 0 0 0 5.58 1.46
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3-Year Averages     21 15 0 93.3 89 43 13 105 33 4 3 0 0 0 4.15 1.31
Career  (View All)     53 41 1 236.7 231 118 37 263 87 11 12 0 4.49 1.34

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Vince Velasquez Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
# of Team Games To Display:    Show 14Show 14    Show 30Show 30    Show 60Show 60
DATE OPP IP H R ER HR BB K HBP WP CG W-L SV BS HLD ERA WHIP
May. 30 @Mia 1.3 2 2 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 L 0 0 0 5.58 1.46
May. 25 Col 5.0 8 1 1 1 1 7 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 5.55 1.46
May. 20 @Pit 5.3 7 5 5 1 2 6 0 0 0 L 0 0 0 5.98 1.42
May. 14 @Was 5.0 5 3 2 0 3 5 0 2 0 - 0 0 0 5.63 1.38
May. 6 Was 7.0 7 6 6 2 0 8 0 0 0 L 0 0 0 5.94 1.35
May. 1 @ChC 5.0 2 1 1 1 3 4 1 0 0 W 0 0 0 5.47 1.44
Apr. 26 Mia 6.3 6 3 3 1 2 3 0 0 0 W 0 0 0 6.33 1.55
Apr. 19 @NYM 6.0 5 3 3 1 3 2 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 7.20 1.67
Last 14 Games (Team)
0 Games Pitched:  Avg. 0.0 IP/G
0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00
Last 30 Games (Team)
2 Games Pitched:  Avg. 3.2 IP/G
6.3 10 3 2 2 1 8 0 0 0 0-1 0 0 0 2.84 1.74
Last 60 Games (Team)
8 Games Pitched:  Avg. 5.1 IP/G
41.0 42 24 22 8 14 36 1 2 0 2-3 0 0 0 4.83 1.37

Vince Velasquez Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
2017102241224714.273
20162797526667111.270
2015125281324603.214

Vs. Right

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
201711829928307.264
201627277196316010.255
201510630826732.271

Home

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201727.3130351076.261.50
201665.74308521112.881.04
201533.710035835.081.22

Away

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201722.7120181144.761.41
201665.34306724105.371.62
201522.0010231323.271.36
Vince 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 9 5 33.0 12.27 3.55 3.46 0.55 83.9% 1.91 2.53 .272
2015 23 MAJ HOU 19 7 55.7 9.38 3.40 2.76 0.81 0.72 66.7% 94.6 MPH 4.37 3.52 .313
2016 24 AA REA 1 1 5.0 5.40 1.80 3.00 1.80 100% 1.80 5.20 .083
2016 24 MAJ PHI 24 24 131.0 10.44 3.09 3.38 1.44 0.99 74.5% 93.7 MPH 4.12 4.02 .332
2017 25 MAJ PHI 10 10 50.0 9.54 3.78 2.52 1.98 1.39 67.7% 94.1 MPH 5.58 5.32 .318
Today's Projections     0 0 .0 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0% 0.00 0.00 .000
Next 7 Days     0 0 .0 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0% 0.00 0.00 .000
Rest Of Season     0 14 82.4 7.69 3.63 2.12 1.78 70.8% 4.70 5.27 .265
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3-Year Averages     21 15 93.3 10.13 3.18 3.18 1.25 72.5% 4.15 3.82 .325
Career     53 41 236.7 10.00 3.31 3.02 1.41 71.2% 4.49 4.15 .324

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Vince Velasquez Defensive Stats

Year Pos Inn PMFinal (?) EXP Tot (?) PM (?) AirPM (?) EPM (?) InnHome (?) PMH (?) InnLHP (?) PMLHP (?) LEFT (?) MID (?) RGHT (?)
2015 P 55.7 1 2 1 0 34 1 0 0
2016 P 131 -2 13 -2 0 66 0 0 0
2017 P 50 1 2 1 0 27 1 0 0
Year Pos SHAL (?) MED (?) DEEP (?) CERS (?) SBRS (?) PSBRS (?) BRS (?) GDPRS (?) OFARS (?) GFPDMERS (?) PMRS (?) SZRS (?) TRS (?)
2015 P 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
2016 P 1 0 0 0 -2 0 -1
2017 P 1 0 0 0 1 0 2

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2017 Stat Review for Vince Velasquez    As compared to the top 100 starting pitchers in 2016 (min 130 in)

K/BB/HR Stats

A collection of stats that measure different skills.

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2.52 K/BB
WEAK
9.54 K/9
GREAT
3.78 BB/9
POOR
94.1 MPH Fastball
GREAT
2.0 HR/9
TERRIBLE
1.39 GB/FB Ratio
MODERATE GROUNDBALLER
ERA/WHIP/FIP

A few general measures of a pitcher's effectiveness.

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5.58 ERA
TERRIBLE
1.46 WHIP
POOR
5.32 FIP
TERRIBLE
BABIP/Strand

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

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.318 BABIP
HIGH
67.7% Strand Rate
LOW

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

Velasquez's (elbow) MRI revealed a minor flexor strain, Ryan Lawrence of The Philly Voice reports. General manager Matt Klentak said that the result was "as good of news as [the Phillies] could have hoped for."

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Velasquez (elbow) will have an MRI exam Thursday to determine how long he will be sidelined, Matt Breen of The Philadelphia Inquirer reports.

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Velasquez (elbow) was placed on the 10-day DL on Wednesday.

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Velasquez (elbow) said after Tuesday's game that his flexor strain is mild and he is not worried, although he will require a DL stint, Jim Salisbury of CSN Philadelphia reports.

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Velasquez left his start Tuesday with a right elbow flexor strain.

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Velasquez left Tuesday's start against the Marlins in the second inning with an apparent injury, Clark Spencer of the Miami Herald reports.

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Velasquez allowed a single run on eight hits and a walk while striking out seven batters during Thursday's extra-innings win over Colorado. He didn't factor into the decision.

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GM Matt Klentak said the Phillies intend to continue to try to develop Velasquez as a starter, Jim Salisbury of CSN Philadelphia reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2017

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2016

Velasquez logged just 77 innings between the minors and Arizona Fall League in 2014 so he was limited to a swingman role in 2015 (27 appearances, 12 starts). A lat injury from that Fall League appearance pushed his season debut to early May and so he only logged 88 innings, meaning we still might not see a full starter's workload from the 24-year-old. However, a popular adage from the great Ron Shandler rings true with Velasquez: "Draft skills, not roles". Velasquez has the kind of talent that can make teams forget whatever "plan" they had and just use the best guy available once ready. Walks are the key issue, but his 62 percent first-pitch strike rate was actually a tick above average and will help him chisel into that 3.4 BB/9 if it holds. He's not a finished product, but two swing-and-miss pitches and a developing changeup that was given 60-grade upside when he was coming up make him very appealing. Further, he has a chance to earn a spot in the Phillies' rotation to start the year after coming over in the Ken Giles trade.

2015

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 right-hander is a standout pitcher in the Astros' system. He's moved along slowly thus far (in large part due to the injuries), but his first taste of Double-A appears likely this season after a strong 2014 pitching with the Gulf Coast League Astros and High-A Lancaster. Between the two affiliates, Velasquez went 7-5 with a 3.52 ERA and a remarkable 12.8 K/9 in 64 innings. With a low-90's fastball, plus changeup and improving curveball, he has mid-rotation potential in the big leagues if he can string together a few seasons of full health in the upper levels of the minors. His recent addition to the Astros' 40-man roster indicates he may be closer to the majors than we think.

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.