Eugenio Velez 2B MIL 5 Months
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 MIL 10 Months
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 MIL Jul 26 '13
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 MIL Jul 22 '13
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 MIL Dec 11 '12
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 MIL Nov 06 '12
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 MIL Dec 21 '11
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 MIL Oct 04 '11
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.
Eugenio Velez 2B MIL Jul 04 '11
Dodgers purchased the contract of INF-OF Eugenio Velez from Triple-A Albuquerque.
He'll take the place of Dee Gordon on the active roster. Velez, 29, was batting .339/.371/.463 with two homers, 31 RBI and an .834 OPS over 235 plate appearances at the Triple-A level. His speed makes him worth watching inÿdeeper NL-only leagues, though it's unlikely he'll get enough playing time to be fantasy relevant.