Gil Velazquez 3B MIA 5 Months
Marlins sent SS Gil Velazquez outright to Triple-A New Orleans.
The 33-year-old infielder received just one at-bat for the Marlins in 2013. More known for his glove than for his bat, Velazquez slashed .254/.350/.278 with no homers, 26 RBI and three stolen bases in 101 games at Triple-A.
Gil Velazquez 3B MIA 10 Months
Marlins signed INF Gil Velazquez to a minor league contract; assigned him to Triple-A New Orleans.
Velazquez opened the 2013 season with the Yankees' Triple-A affiliate but batted just .173 with a .426 OPS in 27 games there. The 33-year-old infielder is a .236/.253/.250 career hitter in the major leagues.
Gil Velazquez 3B MIA Dec 13 '12
Yankees signed INF Gil Velazquez to a minor league contract.
The deal includes a spring training invite. Velazquez appeared in 19 games with the Marlins this season, batting .232 (13-for-56) with a double, two RBI and a .496 OPS. The 32-year-old will function as organizational depth with New York.
Gil Velazquez 3B MIA Sep 27 '12
Gil Velazquez had his best game as a Marlin in Thursday's loss to the Braves, going 2-for-4 with a double and an RBI.
This is the first time that the 32-year-old journeyman infielder has received more than eight at-bats in a major league season. He's held his own to this point, hitting .270 (10-for-37) with one RBI. His RBI double off Tommy Hanson in the fourth inning was the first extra-base hit of his MLB career.
Gil Velazquez 3B MIA Aug 22 '12
Marlins sent INF Gil Velazquez outright to Triple-A New Orleans.
Velazquez cleared waivers after being designated for assignment over the weekend. The 33-year-old went 1-for-8 with a strikeout in two games with the Fish. He returns to a 314/.392/.383 batting line at the Triple-A level this year.