Eugenio Velez 2B TB 5 months ago

Velez was reassigned to minor league camp Thursday, Bill Chastain of MLB.com reports.

Velez provides some versatility both at the dish (switch-hitter) and in the field, but he's nothing more than an organizational depth option at this point in his career. While Velez went 5-for-15 with one strikeout with the big club this spring, he's hit just .241/.287/.367 in parts of five seasons at the major league level, the last of which was in 2011.

Eugenio Velez 2B TB 9 months ago

Velez signed a minor-league contract containing a spring training invite with the Rays, Marc Topkin if the Tampa Bay Times reports.

This is a depth move for the Rays, with Velez offering no fantasy value.

Eugenio Velez 2B TB 1 year ago

Brewers reassigned UTIL Eugenio Velez, OF Kevin Mattison, C Matt Pagnozzi and RHP Dustin Molleken to minor league camp.

The 31-year-old Velez had a chance to make the team as a utility player with a strong showing in Arizona, but hit a paltry .056 (1-for-18) in his limited chances. He'll provide depth at Triple-A.

Eugenio Velez 2B TB 2 years ago

Brewers re-signed UTIL Eugenio Velez to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training.

Velez, 31, is a .241/.287/.367 career hitter in 718 major league plate appearances. He seems doubtful to crack the Brewers' Opening Day roster in 2014.

Eugenio Velez 2B TB 2 years ago

Brewers signed INF/OF Eugenio Velez to a minor league contract; assigned him to Triple-A Nashville.

Velez was released by the Blue Jays over the weekend after .270/.372/.437 with seven home runs and 21 stolen bases in 69 games in Triple-A. He'll serve as organizational depth for Milwaukee.

Eugenio Velez 2B TB 2 years ago

Blue Jays released INF/OF Eugenio Velez.

Velez was batting .270/.372/.437 with seven home runs and 21 stolen bases in 69 games this season for Triple-A Buffalo. He'll have little trouble finding a new team.

Eugenio Velez 2B TB 3 years ago

Blue Jays signed INF/OF Eugenio Velez to a minor league contract.

The deal includes an invitation to major league spring training. Velez, 30, batted .280/.358/.449 with 11 home runs, 58 RBI and 37 stolen bases with the Cardinals' Triple-A affiliate this past season. He'll need to have a big spring to win a spot on the Opening Day roster.

Eugenio Velez 2B TB 3 years ago

Eugenio Velez elected free agency.

Velez did not appear in a game at the major league level in 2012, but posted a solid .280/.358/.449 line with 11 homers, 58 RBI and 37 steals at Triple-A Memphis. The switch-hitting utility man could generate some interest on the free agent market.

Eugenio Velez 2B TB 4 years ago

Cardinals signed INF-OF Eugenio Velez to a minor league contract.

Velez, 29, went 0-for-37 with the Dodgers this past season and batted .339/.371/.463 with two homers, 31 RBIs and 33 runs in 55 games with Triple-A Albuquerque. The switch-hitting utility man offers some organizational depth.

Eugenio Velez 2B TB 4 years ago

Dodgers sent INF-OF Eugenio Velez outright to Triple-A Albuquerque.

Velez managed no hits in 40 plate appearances with the Dodgers this season. He's never had much big league success and will likely open the 2012 season in Triple-A.