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Jorge Velandia # - IF

  • Age: 39
  • DOB: 1975/01/12
  • POB: Caracas, Venezuela
  • Height: 5-9 Weight: 190lbs
  • Bats/Throws: R/R
  • MLB Seasons: 8
  • Signed by Detroit in 1992.

Scouting Report

Assets
Flaws
Career potential

Honours and Awards

2006International League (AAA) - All-Star Team

Transactions / Injuries / Suspensions

2009/03/16Assigned by the Philadelphia Phillies to their minor league camp.
2009/01/15Signed by the Philadelphia Phillies to a minor league contract.
2008/08/31Acquired from the Cleveland Indians.
2008/07/17Outrighted to Buffalo (AAA).
2008/06/12Contract purchased from Buffalo (AAA).
2008/05/26Signed by the Cleveland Indians to a minor league contract.
2008/05/19Refused minor league assignment from the Toronto Blue Jays and opted for free agency.
2008/05/16Optioned to Syracuse (AAA).
2008/05/07Contract purchased from Syracuse (AAA).
2008/03/26Assigned by the Pittsburgh Pirates to their minor league camp.
2007/12/13Signed by the Pittsburgh Pirates to a minor league contract.
2007/11/02Refused minor league assignment from the Tampa Bay Rays and opted for free agency.
2007/09/09Contract purchased from Durham (AAA).
2006/12/01Signed by the Tampa Bay Rays to a minor league contract.
2006/11/01Opted for minor league free agency.
2006/03/07Assigned by the Chicago White Sox to their minor league camp.
2006/01/19Signed by the Chicago White Sox to a minor league contract.
2005/10/28Opted for minor league free agency.
2005/03/21Assigned by the Pittsburgh Pirates to their minor league camp.
2004/12/01Signed by the Pittsburgh Pirates to a minor league contract and invited to spring training.
2004/10/27Opted for minor league free agency.
2004/04/04Assigned by the Atlanta Braves to their minor league camp.
2004/04/03Assigned to Richmond (AAA).
2004/01/12Invited to spring training by the Atlanta Braves.
2003/10/14Outrighted to Norfolk (AAA).
2003/09/02Contract purchased from Norfolk (AAA).
2003/07/20Optioned to Norfolk (AAA).
2003/07/17Contract purchased from Norfolk (AAA).
2003/03/25Assigned by the New York Mets to their minor league camp.
2002/03/26Assigned by the New York Mets to their minor league camp.
2001/10/10Outrighted to Norfolk (AAA).
2001/09/08Missed 62 games (strained left oblique muscle).
2001/07/03Strained left oblique muscle, 15-day DL (retroactive to June 29th, 2001).
2001/06/15Contract purchased from Norfolk (AAA).
2001/03/29Assigned by the New York Mets to their minor league camp.

Trades

2009/01/15Signed by the Philadelphia Phillies to a minor league contract.
2008/08/31Cleveland Indians traded Jorge Velandia to the Tampa Bay Rays for cash considerations.
2008/05/26Signed by the Cleveland Indians to a minor league contract.
2008/04/02Signed by the Toronto Blue Jays to a minor league contract.
2007/12/13Signed by the Pittsburgh Pirates to a minor league contract.
2006/12/01Signed by the Tampa Bay Devil Rays to a minor league contract.
2006/01/19Signed by the Chicago White Sox to a minor league contract.
2004/12/01Signed by the Pittsburgh Pirates to a minor league contract and invited to spring training.
2004/04/04Signed by the Atlanta Braves to a minor league contract.
2000/09/30Oakland Athletics traded Jorge Velandia to the New York Mets for Nelson Cruz.
1997/12/15Oakland Athletics traded David Newham and Don Wengert to the San Diego Padres for Doug Bochtler and Jorge Velandia.
1994/05/11Detroit Tigers traded Jorge Velandia and Scott Livingstone to the San Diego Padres for Gene Harris.
1992/01/15Signed as a non-drafted free agent by the Detroit Tigers in 1992.

Career Stats

YearTeamLeagueGPABRH2B3BHRRBIBBSOSBCSEAVGOBPSLGOPS
2009Lehigh ValleyAAA102224001327002.182.280.318.598
2008ClevelandAL781310001200-.375.444.500.944
2008TorontoAL370000000200-.000.000.000.000
2008Total Tor/CleAL10151310001400-.200.250.267.517
2008BuffaloAAA52206184330082049209.209.291.223.514
2008SyracuseAAA28941627213121418003.287.385.426.811
2007Tampa BayAL145071640211817000.320.424.520.944
2007DurhamAAA1204334410824453228956610.249.296.358.654
2006CharlotteAAA1224756913825110562885152-.291.331.411.742
2005IndianapolisAAA10532847912223393348238.277.345.384.729
2004RichmondAAA129391398321162541671121.212.295.317.612
2003NY MetsNL235861131081015003.190.304.276.580
2003NorfolkAAA1113744588222114837902518.235.306.393.699
2002NorfolkAAA115407438220163730795210.201.257.300.557
2001NY MetsNL9910000021000.000.182.000.182
2001NorfolkAAA6726025652105371647947.250.303.388.691
2000NY MetsNL15710000022001.000.222.000.222
2000OaklandAL182413100206000.125.160.167.327
2000Total Oak/NYNNL333123100228001.097.176.129.305
2000SacramentoAAA83302568420195734524311.278.359.440.799
2000NorfolkAAA41001000011100.100.182.100.282
1999OaklandAL6348491002213203.188.235.208.443
1998OaklandAL8401000001001.250.250.250.500
1998EdmontonAAA1284886414035165737528617.287.341.400.741
1997San DiegoNL142903200017003.103.133.172.305
1997Las VegasAAA11440546110152335296213321.272.326.341.667
1996MemphisAA122392429419094831653733.240.295.357.652
1995Las VegasAAA66206255412302513370031.262.309.350.659
1995MemphisAA63186233810241714370212.204.262.344.606
1994LakelandA22608144003614004.233.299.300.599
1994SpringfieldA98290427114043621465626.245.302.334.636
1993FayettevilleA371061517400111321509.160.266.198.464
1993Niagara FallsA722123041110122194822424.193.258.259.517
1992BristolR451192024610915163212.202.291.269.560
TotalMLB174244214612122326662011.189.271.270.541
TotalAL1131411332702151141204.227.292.319.611
TotalNL6110381451081525007.136.244.204.448
TotalAAA12544401539111824219684713637896835168.254.315.364.679
TotalAA185578651322921365451023945.228.284.353.637
TotalA2296689514333057259129321063.214.282.286.568
TotalR451192024610915163212.202.291.269.560

Legend:

GP - games played
AB - at bats
R - runs
H - hits
TB - total bases
2B - doubles
3B - triples
HR - home runs
RBI - runs batted in
BB - walks or base on balls
SO - strikeouts
SB - stolen bases
CS - caught stealing
E - errors
AVG - average
OBP - on-base percentage
SLG - slugging perentage


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