Andrew Velazquez
Andrew Velazquez
25-Year-Old Second Baseman2B
Cleveland Indians
2019 Fantasy Outlook
There was no outlook written for Andrew Velazquez in 2019. Check out the latest news below for more on his current fantasy value.
$Signed a one-year contract with the Indians in December of 2019.
Agrees to one-year deal
2BCleveland Indians
December 2, 2019
Velazquez signed a one-year contract with the Indians on Monday, Paul Hoynes of The Cleveland Plain Dealer reports.
ANALYSIS
Velazquez saw limited chances during the 2019 season, going 2-for-23 with two doubles and a stolen base in 15 games. He figures to slot into a utility role with Cleveland in 2020.
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Batting Order Slot Breakdown
vs Right-Handed Pitchers
vs RHP
#1
#2
#3
#4
#5
#6
#7
#8
#9
2
vs Left-Handed Pitchers
vs LHP
#1
#2
#3
#4
#5
#6
#7
#8
#9
1
2
Left/Right Batting Splits
Since 2017
 
 
+80%
OPS vs LHP
2019
 
 
+185%
OPS vs LHP
2018
 
 
+37%
OPS vs LHP
2017
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OPS PA R HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG
Since 2017vs Left .673 11 3 0 0 1 .200 .273 .400
Since 2017vs Right .374 25 3 0 0 1 .130 .200 .174
2019vs Left .536 8 2 0 0 1 .143 .250 .286
2019vs Right .188 16 1 0 0 0 .063 .063 .125
2018vs Left 1.000 3 1 0 0 0 .333 .333 .667
2018vs Right .730 9 2 0 0 1 .286 .444 .286
2017vs Left 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2017vs Right 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
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Home/Away Batting Splits
Since 2017
 
 
+13%
OPS at Home
2019
 
 
+502%
OPS on Road
2018
 
 
-100%
OPS at Home
2017
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OPS PA R HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG
Since 2017Home .483 22 5 0 0 2 .158 .273 .211
Since 2017Away .429 14 1 0 0 0 .143 .143 .286
2019Home .083 12 2 0 0 1 .000 .083 .000
2019Away .500 12 1 0 0 0 .167 .167 .333
2018Home 1.000 10 3 0 0 1 .375 .500 .500
2018Away .000 2 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
2017Home 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2017Away 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
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Stat Review
How does Andrew Velazquez compare to other hitters?
This section compares his stats with all batting seasons from the previous three seasons (minimum 400 plate appearances)*. The bar represents the player's percentile rank. For example, if the bar is halfway across, then the player falls into the 50th percentile for that stat and it would be considered average.

* Exit Velocity and Barrels/PA % are benchmarked against 2019 data (min 400 PA) and Hard Hit Rate is benchmarked against last season's data (min 400 PA). See here for more exit velocity/barrels stats plus an explanation of current limitations with that data set.
  • BB/K
    Walk to strikeout ratio
  • BB Rate
    The percentage of plate appearances resulting in a walk.
  • K Rate
    The percentage of plate appearances resulting in a strikeout.
  • BABIP
    Batting average on balls in play. Measures how many of a batter’s balls in play go for hits.
  • ISO
    Isolated Power. Slugging percentage minus batting average. A computation used to measure a batter's raw power.
  • AVG
    Batting average. Hits divided by at bats.
  • OBP
    On Base Percentage. A measure of how often a batters reaches base. Roughly equal to number of times on base divided by plate appearances.
  • SLG
    Slugging Percentage. A measure of the batting productivity of a hitter. It is calculated as total bases divided by at bats.
  • OPS
    On base plus slugging. THe sum of a batter's on-base percentage and slugging percentage.
  • wOBA
    Weighted on-base average. Measures a player's overall offensive contributions per plate appearance. wOBA combines all the different aspects of hitting into one metric, weighting each of them in proportion to their actual run value.
  • Exit Velocity
    The speed of the baseball as it comes off the bat, immediately after a batter makes contact.
  • Hard Hit Rate
    A measure of contact quality from Sports Info Solutions. This stat explains what percentage of batted balls were hit hard vs. medium or soft.
  • Barrels/PA
    The percentage of plate appearances where a batter had a batted ball classified as a Barrel. A Barrel is a batted ball with similar exit velocity and launch angle to past ones that led to a minimum .500 batting average and 1.500 slugging percentage.
BB/K
0.08
 
BB Rate
4.2%
 
K Rate
54.2%
 
BABIP
.200
 
ISO
.087
 
AVG
.087
 
OBP
.125
 
SLG
.174
 
OPS
.299
 
wOBA
.135
 
Exit Velocity
92.1 mph
 
Hard Hit Rate
50.0%
 
Barrels/PA
0.0%
 
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Promoted to majors
2BCleveland Indians
September 17, 2019
Velazquez was recalled from Triple-A Columbus on Tuesday, Mandy Bell of MLB.com reports.
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Back from IL
2BCleveland Indians
August 31, 2019
Velazquez (hamstring) was activated from the minor-league injured list Saturday.
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Out again with hamstring injury
2BCleveland Indians
Hamstring
August 17, 2019
Velazquez was placed on the 7-day injured list at Triple-A Columbus with a hamstring injury.
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Returns from injured list
2BCleveland Indians
August 2, 2019
Velazquez (thumb/hamstring) was activated off the 7-day injured list by Triple-A Columbus on Friday.
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Running hot in AZL
2BCleveland Indians
Thumb
July 25, 2019
Velazquez (thumb/hamstring) has gone 7-for-14 with a home run and four doubles in five rehab games in the Arizona League.
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