SS Jazz Velens #52
Age: 27 | Bats: S | Throws: R | Morale: Normal    
12/26/2025
SS JAZZ VELENS #52 - AGE: 27 - BATS: S - THROWS: R - MORALE: NORMAL
G AB H 2B 3B HR RBI BB K AVG OBP SLG SB WAR
156 599 155 21 8 16 50 52 145 .259 .319 .401 54 5.2
BATTING RATINGS (OSA)
Overall Pot. Overall Vs Left Vs Right Pot.  
Contact 11 12 11 11
Gap 13 14 13 13
Power 11 12 11 11
Eye 12 13 12 12
Avoid K's 11 11 11 11
FIELDING RATINGS
Catcher Infield Outfield
Range: - 16 2
Errors: - 17 15
Arm: 1 18 15
Turn DP: - 16 -
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
10/05/2025 ARI Loss, 0-1 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
10/04/2025 ARI Loss, 1-2 3 0 2 1 0 1 0 0
10/03/2025 ARI Loss, 5-8 5 1 2 0 0 0 0 1
10/02/2025 DET Loss, 1-5 3 0 1 0 0 1 1 1
10/01/2025 DET Loss, 6-7 4 1 2 0 0 0 1 0
09/30/2025 DET Win, 7-2 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 1
09/28/2025 @ CHA Win, 7-1 5 2 4 2 1 0 0 1
09/27/2025 @ CHA Win, 4-1 4 0 1 0 0 1 1 0
09/26/2025 @ CHA Win, 8-5 4 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
09/25/2025 @ TOR Win, 4-3 5 0 1 0 0 0 2 0
PERSONALITY
Velens brings his lunchbox to work everyday.
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:4 Years, 151 Days
Service This Yr:184 Days
40-Man Service:5 Years, 78 Days
Pro Service:8 Years
Arbitration Eligibility:Arbitration eligible in offseason
Option Years:2 option years left
Contract Extension: -
Drafted:2017, 8th Pick in Round 3
THESHOW 2025 BATTING STATS
Batting G AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB K AVG OBP SLG OPS WOBA ISO wRC+
Overall 156 599 155 21 8 16 50 84 52 145 .259 .319 .401 .720 .308 .142 101
Batting GS PA HP IW CI GDP SH SF TB EBH SB CS SB% RC RC/27 WAR  
Overall 155 659 3 1 0 14 1 4 240 45 54 2 96.4 83.8 4.87 5.2  
Batting   AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB K SF SH HP AVG OBP SLG OPS
Versus Left   147 32 3 3 1 6 12 20 41 0 0 0 .218 .311 .299 .611
Versus Right   452 123 18 5 15 44 72 32 104 4 1 3 .272 .322 .434 .755
Batting   AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB K SF SH HP AVG OBP SLG OPS
April   80 16 5 0 1 5 13 6 21 1 0 0 .200 .253 .300 .553
May   110 34 1 3 5 14 20 3 25 0 0 1 .309 .333 .509 .842
June   89 22 2 0 4 11 11 14 22 1 0 0 .247 .346 .404 .751
July   98 25 2 1 3 8 12 4 29 0 0 1 .255 .291 .388 .679
August   105 23 6 1 0 6 14 12 23 1 1 1 .219 .303 .295 .598
September   99 28 4 3 3 5 12 10 23 1 0 0 .283 .345 .475 .820
October   18 7 1 0 0 1 2 3 2 0 0 0 .389 .476 .444 .921
Spring Training   56 14 3 0 1 3 5 10 10 0 0 0 .250 .364 .357 .721
Last Year   553 128 20 3 8 54 58 57 115 2 1 5 .231 .308 .322 .630
2 Years Ago   564 152 30 5 16 64 92 59 105 7 1 3 .270 .338 .426 .764
Career   2563 641 106 27 65 254 335 243 564 15 6 18 .250 .318 .389 .706
Home   299 76 15 4 4 21 38 23 62 1 1 0 .254 .307 .371 .678
Road   300 79 6 4 12 29 46 29 83 3 0 3 .263 .331 .430 .761
Grass   575 147 21 8 14 46 81 50 136 3 1 3 .256 .317 .393 .710
Turf   24 8 0 0 2 4 3 2 9 1 0 0 .333 .370 .583 .954
Day   49 12 0 1 1 4 5 4 14 0 1 0 .245 .302 .347 .649
Night   550 143 21 7 15 46 79 48 131 4 0 3 .260 .321 .405 .726
As Starter   599 155 21 8 16 50 84 52 145 4 1 3 .259 .319 .401 .720
As Reliever / Substitution   0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Close/Late   136 35 4 2 4 14 16 14 35 2 0 0 .257 .322 .404 .727
Inning 1-3   237 61 10 3 6 20 35 19 56 1 1 3 .257 .319 .401 .720
Inning 4-6   180 49 7 3 4 12 26 13 40 1 0 0 .272 .320 .411 .731
Inning 7-9   170 43 4 2 5 16 22 20 44 1 0 0 .253 .330 .388 .718
Extra Innings   12 2 0 0 1 2 1 0 5 1 0 0 .167 .154 .417 .571
0 Outs   231 71 7 5 7 19 48 22 63 1 1 2 .307 .371 .472 .843
1 Outs   204 46 10 3 4 14 21 14 48 3 0 0 .225 .271 .363 .634
2 Outs   164 38 4 0 5 17 15 16 34 0 0 1 .232 .304 .348 .651
Scoring Position   115 33 3 0 3 33 11 7 25 4 1 0 .287 .317 .391 .709
Bases Empty   378 97 13 7 12 12 57 38 94 0 0 3 .257 .329 .423 .753
Runner on 1st   106 25 5 1 1 5 16 7 26 0 0 0 .236 .283 .330 .613
Runner on 2nd   43 14 3 0 2 12 5 2 6 0 0 0 .326 .356 .535 .890
Runner on 3rd   23 6 0 0 0 8 4 1 6 2 0 0 .261 .269 .261 .530
Runner on 1st & 2nd   32 12 0 0 1 6 1 3 6 0 1 0 .375 .429 .469 .897
Runner on 1st & 3rd   4 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 3 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Runner on 2nd & 3rd   6 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 3 0 0 0 .167 .167 .167 .333
Bases Loaded   7 0 0 0 0 3 1 1 1 0 0 0 .000 .125 .000 .125
Two Strikes   287 39 8 1 5 19 27 22 145 2 0 2 .136 .201 .223 .424
First Pitch   89 34 5 2 3 5 10 0 0 0 0 0 .382 .382 .584 .966
Count 0-1   43 15 2 2 1 3 9 0 0 0 0 0 .349 .349 .558 .907
Count 0-2   44 3 0 0 1 3 2 0 27 0 0 0 .068 .068 .136 .205
Count 1-0   60 20 1 1 2 6 8 0 0 0 1 0 .333 .333 .483 .817
Count 1-1   55 16 2 1 3 8 8 0 0 2 0 1 .291 .293 .527 .820
Count 1-2   111 13 3 0 2 8 6 0 57 0 0 0 .117 .117 .198 .315
Count 2-0   16 7 1 0 0 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 .438 .438 .500 .938
Count 2-1   26 10 0 0 1 2 7 0 0 0 0 0 .385 .385 .500 .885
Count 2-2   75 15 1 1 1 3 7 0 31 0 0 2 .200 .221 .280 .501
Count 3-0   1 0 0 0 0 0 0 16 0 0 0 0 .000 .941 .000 .941
Count 3-1   22 14 2 1 1 6 12 14 0 0 0 0 .636 .778 .955 1.732
Full Count   57 8 4 0 1 5 12 22 30 2 0 0 .140 .370 .263 .634
Behind in Count   198 31 5 2 4 14 17 0 84 0 0 0 .157 .157 .263 .419
Ahead in Count   125 51 4 2 4 15 30 30 0 0 1 0 .408 .523 .568 1.091
Batting Leadoff   179 51 3 2 7 14 27 23 43 2 0 2 .285 .369 .441 .810
Batting 2nd   253 60 8 3 5 21 34 15 63 1 0 0 .237 .279 .352 .631
Batting 3rd   4 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .000 .200 .000 .200
Batting 4th   3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 .000 .250 .000 .250
Batting 5th   13 6 0 0 1 3 2 0 4 0 0 0 .462 .462 .692 1.154
Batting 6th   95 25 6 1 3 11 15 7 24 1 1 1 .263 .317 .442 .759
Batting 7th   52 13 4 2 0 0 6 5 10 0 0 0 .250 .316 .404 .720
Low Leverage   257 56 9 3 8 12 31 25 64 0 0 1 .218 .290 .370 .659
Medium Leverage   246 69 8 4 5 20 43 18 59 1 0 2 .280 .333 .407 .740
High Leverage   96 30 4 1 3 18 10 9 22 3 1 0 .313 .361 .469 .830
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 95 101 5.2
Total MLB 684 2563 641 106 27 65 254 335 243 18 15 564 203 50 .250 .318 .389 .706 94 97 17.1
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
TOTAL 3B 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 2.0 0.00 0.0 .000
TOTAL SS 677 669 1018 1804 497 2861 39 .986 5971.1 4.25 +20.4 1.025
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.
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
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