SS Jazz Velens #52
Age: 26 | Bats: S | Throws: R | Morale: Normal    
01/28/2025
SS JAZZ VELENS #52 - AGE: 26 - BATS: S - THROWS: R - MORALE: NORMAL
G AB H 2B 3B HR RBI BB K AVG OBP SLG SB WAR
154 553 128 20 3 8 54 57 115 .231 .308 .322 45 2.7
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: - 17 3
Errors: - 16 16
Arm: 1 18 15
Turn DP: - 16 -
Ability: 1 - -
POSITION RATINGS
Pitcher: - Shortstop: 16
Catcher: - Left Field: -
1st Base: - Center Field: -
2nd Base: - Right Field: -
3rd Base: -
       
RUN/BUNT
Running Speed: 19
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
10/23/2024 @ BOS Loss, 5-6 3 1 1 0 0 1 2 0
10/22/2024 @ BOS Loss, 1-3 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
10/20/2024 BOS Win, 3-2 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
10/19/2024 BOS Loss, 3-7 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 1
10/12/2024 CHA Win, 4-3 4 1 1 0 0 1 1 1
10/07/2024 @ MIN Loss, 0-9 4 0 0 0 0 0 3 0
10/06/2024 @ MIN Win, 4-2 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 0
10/05/2024 @ MIN Win, 5-0 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
10/04/2024 @ CLE Win, 5-0 4 1 2 0 0 0 1 2
10/02/2024 @ CLE Loss, 3-6 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
PERSONALITY
Velens never shows any lack of effort.
High: Work Ethic
Low: Loyalty, Greed
Birthday:07/18/1998
Born in:Plano, TX
Nationality:American
Height:6' 0"
Weight:190 lbs
Local Popularity:Fair
National Pop.:Fair
STATUS
Contract:Major League Contract
Salary:$4,600,000
Signed Through:2025 Season
Major Service:3 Years, 151 Days
Service This Yr:189 Days
40-Man Service:4 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 2024 BATTING STATS
Batting G AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB K AVG OBP SLG OPS WOBA ISO wRC+
Overall 154 553 128 20 3 8 54 58 57 115 .231 .308 .322 .630 .277 .090 75
Batting GS PA HP IW CI GDP SH SF TB EBH SB CS SB% RC RC/27 WAR  
Overall 149 619 5 5 1 12 1 2 178 31 45 10 81.8 59.2 3.55 2.7  
Batting   AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB K SF SH HP AVG OBP SLG OPS
Versus Left   135 41 4 2 2 17 17 16 26 1 1 1 .304 .379 .407 .786
Versus Right   418 87 16 1 6 37 41 41 89 1 0 4 .208 .284 .294 .579
Batting   AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB K SF SH HP AVG OBP SLG OPS
April   72 16 1 1 1 7 7 3 15 0 0 0 .222 .253 .306 .559
May   98 21 3 0 1 2 10 14 18 0 0 1 .214 .319 .276 .594
June   99 29 6 0 4 18 12 7 20 2 0 0 .293 .333 .475 .808
July   86 17 5 0 1 10 7 6 17 0 0 0 .198 .250 .291 .541
August   91 28 3 1 0 10 9 12 22 0 0 0 .308 .388 .363 .751
September   83 14 2 1 1 7 11 12 14 0 1 3 .169 .296 .253 .549
October   24 3 0 0 0 0 2 3 9 0 0 1 .125 .250 .125 .375
Spring Training   41 8 2 0 3 6 7 5 8 0 0 0 .195 .283 .463 .746
Postseason   11 2 1 0 0 0 2 2 4 0 0 0 .182 .308 .273 .580
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   1964 486 85 19 49 204 251 191 419 11 5 15 .247 .317 .385 .702
Home   262 66 6 3 5 37 31 30 50 1 1 4 .252 .337 .355 .692
Road   291 62 14 0 3 17 27 27 65 1 0 1 .213 .281 .292 .573
Grass   535 127 20 3 8 54 56 55 112 2 1 5 .237 .313 .331 .644
Turf   18 1 0 0 0 0 2 2 3 0 0 0 .056 .150 .056 .206
Day   187 49 12 0 2 13 19 16 37 0 1 0 .262 .320 .358 .678
Night   366 79 8 3 6 41 39 41 78 2 0 5 .216 .302 .303 .605
As Starter   550 127 20 3 8 54 57 57 114 2 1 5 .231 .308 .322 .630
As Reliever / Substitution   3 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 .333 .333 .333 .667
Pinch Hitting   3 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 .333 .333 .333 .667
Close/Late   126 26 4 2 2 10 9 18 31 0 0 2 .206 .315 .317 .633
Inning 1-3   181 41 6 1 1 13 20 21 30 0 1 2 .227 .314 .287 .601
Inning 4-6   190 49 10 0 4 26 23 16 36 2 0 1 .258 .316 .374 .689
Inning 7-9   166 35 3 2 3 14 13 18 48 0 0 2 .211 .296 .307 .603
Extra Innings   16 3 1 0 0 1 2 2 1 0 0 0 .188 .278 .250 .528
0 Outs   185 31 6 1 2 13 25 21 45 2 1 2 .168 .257 .243 .500
1 Outs   182 48 9 1 3 15 24 15 36 0 0 0 .264 .320 .374 .693
2 Outs   186 49 5 1 3 26 9 21 34 0 0 3 .263 .348 .349 .697
Scoring Position   127 33 6 1 3 46 16 21 33 2 0 3 .260 .373 .394 .766
Bases Empty   307 70 12 2 3 3 30 26 62 0 0 1 .228 .290 .309 .600
Runner on 1st   119 25 2 0 2 5 12 10 20 0 1 1 .210 .277 .277 .554
Runner on 2nd   46 14 2 0 1 11 7 5 10 0 0 2 .304 .396 .413 .809
Runner on 3rd   16 5 2 0 0 5 0 5 3 0 0 0 .313 .476 .438 .914
Runner on 1st & 2nd   38 5 0 1 0 5 1 3 10 0 0 0 .132 .195 .184 .379
Runner on 1st & 3rd   9 4 1 0 2 9 4 3 3 0 0 1 .444 .615 1.222 1.838
Runner on 2nd & 3rd   6 2 0 0 0 7 3 4 1 2 0 0 .333 .500 .333 .833
Bases Loaded   12 3 1 0 0 9 1 1 6 0 0 0 .250 .308 .333 .641
Two Strikes   236 43 7 0 4 20 16 22 115 0 0 3 .182 .261 .263 .523
First Pitch   83 23 3 1 1 8 11 0 0 0 0 0 .277 .277 .373 .651
Count 0-1   45 11 1 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 .244 .277 .267 .543
Count 0-2   45 6 1 0 1 2 1 0 24 0 0 2 .133 .170 .222 .392
Count 1-0   54 17 2 0 1 5 7 0 0 0 0 0 .315 .315 .407 .722
Count 1-1   60 13 3 1 1 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 .217 .217 .350 .567
Count 1-2   88 17 2 0 1 7 5 0 41 0 0 0 .193 .193 .250 .443
Count 2-0   30 9 3 0 1 5 4 0 0 0 0 0 .300 .300 .500 .800
Count 2-1   33 9 0 1 0 6 1 0 0 2 1 0 .273 .257 .333 .590
Count 2-2   63 10 3 0 1 5 4 0 35 0 0 0 .159 .159 .254 .413
Count 3-0   1 0 0 0 0 0 7 21 0 0 0 0 .000 .955 .000 .955
Count 3-1   11 3 1 0 0 1 7 14 0 0 0 0 .273 .680 .364 1.044
Full Count   40 10 1 0 1 6 6 22 15 0 0 1 .250 .524 .350 .874
Behind in Count   178 34 4 0 2 13 6 0 65 0 0 4 .191 .209 .247 .456
Ahead in Count   129 38 6 1 2 17 26 35 0 2 1 0 .295 .440 .403 .843
Batting Leadoff   33 3 1 0 0 0 2 6 7 0 0 0 .091 .231 .121 .352
Batting 2nd   208 52 8 1 4 19 28 15 51 1 1 2 .250 .305 .356 .661
Batting 6th   6 2 0 0 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 .333 .500 .333 .833
Batting 7th   21 5 1 0 0 0 1 3 6 0 0 0 .238 .333 .286 .619
Batting 8th   161 35 6 2 2 22 14 21 28 1 0 3 .217 .317 .317 .634
Batting 9th   124 31 4 0 2 12 12 10 23 0 0 0 .250 .306 .331 .637
Low Leverage   248 73 9 2 1 16 24 20 52 0 0 2 .294 .352 .359 .711
Medium Leverage   210 38 6 1 3 18 21 24 38 1 1 2 .181 .270 .262 .532
High Leverage   89 16 5 0 4 20 13 13 24 1 0 1 .180 .288 .371 .659
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 72 75 2.7
Total MLB 528 1964 486 85 19 49 204 251 191 15 11 419 149 48 .247 .317 .385 .702 93 96 12.1
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 55
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 - ML 3B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0.0 0.00 0.0 .000
2020 Kansas City - ML SS 67 65 112 168 57 284 4 .986 584.1 4.31 +0.0 1.001
2021 Kansas City - ML 3B 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 2.0 0.00 0.0 .000
2021 Kansas City - ML SS 13 13 14 32 6 46 0 1.000 115.0 3.60 +0.5 1.030
2022 Kansas City - ML SS 141 140 217 370 116 594 7 .988 1271.1 4.16 +2.1 1.012
2023 Kansas City - ML SS 148 147 213 389 103 612 10 .984 1288.1 4.21 +3.0 1.016
2024 Kansas City - ML SS 152 149 247 377 98 631 7 .989 1342.1 4.18 +9.5 1.055
TOTAL 3B 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 2.0 0.00 0.0 .000
TOTAL SS 521 514 803 1336 380 2167 28 .987 4601.1 4.18 +15.1 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).
LEADERBOARD APPEARANCES
Year 3B Rank
2022 8 5
Year SB Rank
2022 40 7
2023 46 6
2024 45 7
Year SF Rank
2023 7 8
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