SS Jazz Velens #52
Age: 28 | Bats: S | Throws: R | Morale: Good    
11/25/2026
SS JAZZ VELENS #52 - AGE: 28 - BATS: S - THROWS: R - MORALE: GOOD
G AB H 2B 3B HR RBI BB K AVG OBP SLG SB WAR
68 263 56 10 1 8 29 24 56 .213 .283 .350 16 0.8
BATTING RATINGS (OSA)
Overall Pot. Overall Vs Left Vs Right Pot.  
Contact 11 11 10 11
Gap 12 13 12 12
Power 12 12 11 12
Eye 12 12 11 12
Avoid K's 11 11 11 11
FIELDING RATINGS
Catcher Infield Outfield
Range: - 15 2
Errors: - 17 15
Arm: 1 17 14
Turn DP: - 17 -
Ability: 1 - -
POSITION RATINGS
Pitcher: - Shortstop: 15
Catcher: - Left Field: -
1st Base: - Center Field: -
2nd Base: - Right Field: -
3rd Base: -
       
RUN/BUNT
Running Speed: 17
Stealing Ability: 20
Baserunning Inst.: 20
Sacrifice Bunt: 5
Bunt for Hit: 1
   
GAME LOG, LAST 10 GAMES
Date Vs. Result AB R H BI HR BB K SB
06/24/2026 TEX Loss, 0-10 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
06/23/2026 TEX Win, 7-6 4 1 2 1 0 1 0 0
06/22/2026 TEX Loss, 1-2 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
06/21/2026 HOU Loss, 4-5 4 1 2 0 0 1 0 0
06/20/2026 HOU Loss, 4-7 3 1 2 1 1 1 0 1
06/19/2026 HOU Loss, 2-4 4 1 1 1 1 0 2 0
06/14/2026 @ OAK Win, 12-5 5 2 3 4 1 1 1 1
06/13/2026 @ OAK Loss, 1-3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
06/12/2026 @ OAK Loss, 3-5 4 1 1 2 1 0 2 0
06/11/2026 @ OAK Win, 12-4 5 1 1 5 1 0 0 0
PERSONALITY
Comes from a bloodline of ballplayers, but he'll need to carve out his own future.
Low: Loyalty, Greed
Birthday:07/18/1998
Born in:Plano, TX
Nationality:American
Height:6' 0"
Weight:200 lbs
Local Popularity:Well Known
National Pop.:Well Known
STATUS
Contract:Major League Contract
Salary:$8,043,750
Signed Through:2026 Season
Major Service:5 Years, 151 Days
Service This Yr:187 Days
40-Man Service:6 Years, 78 Days
Pro Service:9 Years
Arbitration Eligibility:Eligible, but possibly free agent after season!
Option Years:2 option years left
Contract Extension: -
Drafted:2017, 8th Pick in Round 3
THESHOW 2026 BATTING STATS
Batting G AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB K AVG OBP SLG OPS WOBA ISO wRC+
Overall 68 263 56 10 1 8 29 25 24 56 .213 .283 .350 .633 .270 .137 71
Batting GS PA HP IW CI GDP SH SF TB EBH SB CS SB% RC RC/27 WAR  
Overall 67 292 2 2 0 4 2 1 92 19 16 1 94.1 28.5 3.58 .8  
Batting   AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB K SF SH HP AVG OBP SLG OPS
Versus Left   82 14 6 0 1 4 8 8 13 0 0 0 .171 .244 .280 .525
Versus Right   181 42 4 1 7 25 17 16 43 1 2 2 .232 .300 .381 .681
Batting   AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB K SF SH HP AVG OBP SLG OPS
April   98 22 4 0 3 9 10 6 17 1 2 0 .224 .267 .357 .624
May   93 13 2 0 0 4 5 12 23 0 0 1 .140 .245 .161 .407
June   72 21 4 1 5 16 10 6 16 0 0 1 .292 .354 .583 .938
Spring Training   62 13 3 0 1 8 3 4 17 1 0 3 .210 .286 .306 .592
Last Year   599 155 21 8 16 50 84 52 145 4 1 3 .259 .319 .401 .720
2 Years Ago   553 128 20 3 8 54 58 57 115 2 1 5 .231 .308 .322 .630
Career   2826 697 116 28 73 283 360 267 620 16 8 20 .247 .314 .385 .699
Home   142 31 9 1 4 11 14 11 26 0 0 2 .218 .284 .380 .664
Road   121 25 1 0 4 18 11 13 30 1 2 0 .207 .281 .314 .596
Grass   252 53 10 1 8 29 23 22 53 1 2 2 .210 .278 .353 .631
Turf   11 3 0 0 0 0 2 2 3 0 0 0 .273 .385 .273 .657
Day   112 26 2 1 4 13 10 12 18 1 2 2 .232 .315 .375 .690
Night   151 30 8 0 4 16 15 12 38 0 0 0 .199 .258 .331 .589
As Starter   262 56 10 1 8 29 25 24 55 1 2 2 .214 .284 .351 .635
As Reliever / Substitution   1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Close/Late   67 16 3 0 3 14 8 8 13 0 1 0 .239 .320 .418 .738
Inning 1-3   92 20 5 1 1 4 4 8 19 0 1 2 .217 .294 .326 .620
Inning 4-6   84 16 2 0 3 8 11 5 21 1 0 0 .190 .233 .321 .555
Inning 7-9   77 17 3 0 4 17 8 9 14 0 1 0 .221 .302 .416 .718
Extra Innings   10 3 0 0 0 0 2 2 2 0 0 0 .300 .417 .300 .717
0 Outs   97 20 3 0 4 11 11 9 24 0 1 1 .206 .280 .361 .641
1 Outs   74 19 4 0 2 13 8 7 17 1 1 1 .257 .325 .392 .717
2 Outs   92 17 3 1 2 5 6 8 15 0 0 0 .185 .250 .304 .554
Scoring Position   58 15 3 0 3 22 6 7 14 1 0 1 .259 .343 .466 .809
Bases Empty   164 33 6 1 3 3 16 13 35 0 0 1 .201 .264 .305 .569
Runner on 1st   41 8 1 0 2 4 3 4 7 0 2 0 .195 .267 .366 .633
Runner on 2nd   20 7 2 0 0 4 1 2 5 0 0 0 .350 .409 .450 .859
Runner on 3rd   7 1 0 0 1 3 1 1 2 0 0 0 .143 .250 .571 .821
Runner on 1st & 2nd   11 3 1 0 0 3 1 2 0 0 0 1 .273 .429 .364 .792
Runner on 1st & 3rd   7 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 3 1 0 0 .000 .111 .000 .111
Runner on 2nd & 3rd   3 1 0 0 1 3 2 1 1 0 0 0 .333 .500 1.333 1.833
Bases Loaded   10 3 0 0 1 8 1 0 3 0 0 0 .300 .300 .600 .900
Two Strikes   125 19 5 1 1 6 8 7 56 0 0 0 .152 .197 .232 .429
First Pitch   31 5 0 0 1 3 2 0 0 0 0 1 .161 .188 .258 .446
Count 0-1   24 8 2 0 2 6 3 0 0 0 0 0 .333 .333 .667 1.000
Count 0-2   18 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 8 0 0 0 .056 .056 .111 .167
Count 1-0   25 8 0 0 2 6 2 0 0 0 0 0 .320 .320 .560 .880
Count 1-1   30 6 2 0 0 1 3 0 0 1 2 1 .200 .219 .267 .485
Count 1-2   46 6 1 0 1 5 2 0 22 0 0 0 .130 .130 .217 .348
Count 2-0   6 4 1 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 .667 .667 .833 1.500
Count 2-1   12 5 0 0 2 5 2 0 0 0 0 0 .417 .417 .917 1.333
Count 2-2   34 6 1 0 0 0 2 0 16 0 0 0 .176 .176 .206 .382
Count 3-0   0 0 0 0 0 0 1 4 0 0 0 0 .000 1.000 .000 1.000
Count 3-1   10 1 0 0 0 0 2 13 0 0 0 0 .100 .609 .100 .709
Full Count   27 6 2 1 0 1 3 7 10 0 0 0 .222 .382 .370 .753
Behind in Count   88 15 4 0 3 11 6 0 30 0 0 0 .170 .170 .318 .489
Ahead in Count   53 18 1 0 4 13 9 17 0 0 0 0 .340 .500 .585 1.085
Batting Leadoff   107 24 5 0 2 5 11 10 22 0 1 1 .224 .297 .327 .624
Batting 2nd   46 9 1 0 2 7 5 2 13 0 1 0 .196 .229 .348 .577
Batting 6th   7 3 1 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 .429 .500 .571 1.071
Batting 7th   56 12 1 1 4 13 4 3 10 1 0 0 .214 .250 .482 .732
Batting 8th   46 8 2 0 0 2 5 8 10 0 0 1 .174 .309 .217 .526
Batting 9th   1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Low Leverage   89 21 3 1 3 9 8 6 14 0 0 0 .236 .284 .393 .677
Medium Leverage   115 25 6 0 4 9 13 13 27 1 1 1 .217 .300 .374 .674
High Leverage   59 10 1 0 1 11 4 5 15 0 1 1 .169 .246 .237 .483
CAREER BATTING STATS
Year/Team/League Age G AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB HP SF K SB CS AVG OBP SLG OPS OPS+ wRC+ WAR
2020 Kansas City - MLB 21 68 223 53 6 1 5 23 22 17 1 0 58 15 5 .238 .295 .341 .635 76 79 0.7
2021 Kansas City - MLB 22 16 53 17 4 2 3 5 11 3 0 1 12 3 2 .321 .351 .642 .992 168 169 0.8
2022 Kansas City - MLB 23 142 571 136 25 8 17 58 68 55 6 1 129 40 11 .238 .311 .399 .711 96 97 3.5
2023 Kansas City - MLB 24 148 564 152 30 5 16 64 92 59 3 7 105 46 20 .270 .338 .426 .764 111 114 4.4
2024 Kansas City - MLB 25 154 553 128 20 3 8 54 58 57 5 2 115 45 10 .231 .308 .322 .630 75 74 2.6
2025 Kansas City - MLB 26 156 599 155 21 8 16 50 84 52 3 4 145 54 2 .259 .319 .401 .720 100 101 5.2
2026 Kansas City - MLB 27 68 263 56 10 1 8 29 25 24 2 1 56 16 1 .213 .283 .350 .633 71 71 0.8
Total MLB 752 2826 697 116 28 73 283 360 267 20 16 620 219 51 .247 .314 .385 .699 93 94 17.9
CAREER MINOR LEAGUE BATTING STATS
Year/Team/League Age G AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB HP SF K SB CS AVG OBP SLG OPS OPS+ wRC+ WAR
2017 Total - 18 41 179 59 10 4 9 38 56 24 2 1 28 32 5 .330 .413 .581 .994 100 100 0.0
2017 Idaho Falls - R 18 72 277 69 22 5 5 37 30 27 10 2 87 17 1 .249 .335 .419 .754 85 85 0.0
2018 Burlington - R 19 64 254 69 20 6 4 49 48 36 1 3 80 15 0 .272 .361 .445 .805 112 106 0.0
2019 Lexington - A 20 57 207 67 19 2 5 41 36 38 5 2 40 15 1 .324 .437 .507 .944 164 172 0.0
2019 Wilmington - A 20 78 287 73 26 1 4 29 44 39 3 1 67 23 2 .254 .348 .394 .742 108 101 0.0
2019 Total - A 20 135 494 140 45 3 9 70 80 77 8 3 107 38 3 .283 .387 .441 .828 0 0 0.0
2020 Wilmington - A 21 4 15 5 2 1 0 4 3 1 1 0 0 3 0 .333 .412 .600 1.012 185 187 0.0
2020 Northwest Arkansas - AA 21 68 285 72 12 6 4 27 57 41 2 1 65 21 10 .253 .350 .379 .728 94 99 0.0
2020 Omaha - AAA 21 9 10 2 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 4 1 1 .200 .200 .400 .600 51 37 0.0
2021 Omaha - AAA 22 97 390 104 23 6 13 59 70 43 8 5 89 39 6 .267 .348 .456 .804 104 101 0.0
Total PCL 106 400 106 23 7 13 59 72 43 8 5 93 40 7 .265 .344 .455 .799 103 100
Total TEX 68 285 72 12 6 4 27 57 41 2 1 65 21 10 .253 .350 .379 .728 94 99
Total CAR 82 302 78 28 2 4 33 47 40 4 1 67 26 2 .258 .352 .404 .756 112 105
Total SAL 57 207 67 19 2 5 41 36 38 5 2 40 15 1 .324 .437 .507 .944 164 172
Total APP 64 254 69 20 6 4 49 48 36 1 3 80 15 0 .272 .361 .445 .805 112 106
Total PIO 72 277 69 22 5 5 37 30 27 10 2 87 17 1 .249 .335 .419 .754 85 85
CAREER POSTSEASON BATTING STATS
Year/Team/League Age G AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB HP SF K SB CS AVG OBP SLG OPS OPS+ wRC+ WAR
2020 Kansas City - MLB 21 2 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0.0
2021 Kansas City - MLB 22 3 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0.0
2023 Kansas City - MLB 24 6 22 6 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 7 3 1 .273 .333 .273 .606 0 0 0.0
2024 Kansas City - MLB 25 4 11 2 1 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 4 1 0 .182 .308 .273 .580 0 0 0.0
Total MLB 15 46 8 1 0 0 0 4 4 0 0 17 4 1 .174 .240 .196 .436 24 54
CAREER FIELDING STATS
Year/Team/League POS G GS PO A DP TC E PCT INN RNG ZR EFF PB RSTA RTO RTO%
2020 Kansas City - MLB 3B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0.0 0.00 0.0 .000
2020 Kansas City - MLB SS 67 65 112 168 57 284 4 .986 584.1 4.31 +0.0 1.001
2021 Kansas City - MLB 3B 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 2.0 0.00 0.0 .000
2021 Kansas City - MLB SS 13 13 14 32 6 46 0 1.000 115.0 3.60 +0.5 1.030
2022 Kansas City - MLB SS 141 140 217 370 116 594 7 .988 1271.1 4.16 +2.1 1.012
2023 Kansas City - MLB SS 148 147 213 389 103 612 10 .984 1288.1 4.21 +3.0 1.016
2024 Kansas City - MLB SS 152 149 247 377 98 631 7 .989 1342.1 4.18 +9.5 1.055
2025 Kansas City - MLB SS 156 155 215 468 117 694 11 .984 1370.0 4.49 +5.3 1.028
2026 Kansas City - MLB SS 68 67 93 196 57 296 7 .976 608.2 4.27 +0.2 1.007
TOTAL 3B 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 2.0 0.00 0.0 .000
TOTAL SS 745 736 1111 2000 554 3157 46 .985 6580.0 4.26 +20.5 1.024
PLAYER HISTORY
11/27/2020 Received a 1-year contract worth a total of $750,000 through automatic renewal.
01/01/2021 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 10 (11); Power: 10 (11); Eye: 10 (12).
05/10/2021 Wins the PCL AC Player of the Week Award.
07/11/2021 Was selected to the 2021 Pacific Coast League All-Star Game.
07/19/2021 Wins the PCL AC Player of the Week Award.
07/25/2021 Injured (plantar fascitis), out for 5-6 weeks.
08/25/2021 Suffered setback in recovery from injury, will miss another 1-2 weeks.
11/27/2021 Received a 1-year contract worth a total of $750,000 through automatic renewal.
01/01/2022 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 10 (11); Power: 11 (11); Eye: 12 (12).
04/14/2022 Injured (strained hamstring), out for 2 weeks.
11/24/2022 Received a 1-year contract worth a total of $750,000 through automatic renewal.
01/01/2023 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 11 (11); Power: 11 (11); Eye: 12 (12).
06/07/2023 Injured (knee soreness), out for 4 days.
06/24/2023 Injured (mild oblique strain), day-to-day for one week.
10/15/2023 Signed a 1-year contract extension worth a total of $4,020,000 with the Kansas City Royals organization.
01/01/2024 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 11 (11); Power: 11 (11); Eye: 12 (12).
08/16/2024 Goes 5-5 against the Texas Rangers, with 4 RBI and 0 R.
10/02/2024 Injured (bruised ankle), day-to-day for 4 days.
11/19/2024 Wins the 2024 MLB AL Gold Glove Award at SS.
12/02/2024 Received a 1-year contract worth a total of $4,600,000 through arbitration.
01/01/2025 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 11 (11); Power: 11 (11); Eye: 12 (12).
06/10/2025 Injured (Intercostal strain), out for 3 days.
08/24/2025 Injured (Bruised wrist), day-to-day for 5 days.
10/21/2025 Injured (Nausea), day-to-day for 4 days.
11/27/2025 Received a 1-year contract worth a total of $8,043,750 through arbitration.
01/01/2026 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 11 (11); Power: 11 (11); Eye: 12 (12).
03/08/2026 Injured (Oblique strain), out for 5 days.
05/24/2026 Injured (Strained back), day-to-day for 4 days.
06/24/2026 Injured (Strained abdominal muscle), out for 6-7 weeks.
LEADERBOARD APPEARANCES
Year 3B Rank
2022 8 5
2025 8 5
Year SB Rank
2022 40 7
2023 46 6
2024 45 7
2025 54 7
Year SF Rank
2023 7 8
Wednesday, May 22nd, 2019 - OOTP Baseball 19.14 Build 136