Nelson Velázquez
RF | B/T: R/R | 6' 0" 190LBS | Age: 23

Draft: 2017 | Rd: 5, #165, Chicago Cubs | P.J. Education (PR) HS
Poor Avg Great

Stats

PA AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2022 97 88 14 19 5 16 2 .216 .289 .443 .732
1 Season 97 88 14 19 5 16 2 .216 .289 .443 .732
AVG HR RBI SB OPS
2022 .216 5 16 2 .732
1 Season .216 5 16 2 .732

Statcast Batting Statistics

Season Age Pitches Batted Balls Barrels Barrel % Barrel/PA Exit Velocity Max EV Launch Angle Sweet Spot % XBA XSLG WOBA XWOBA XWOBACON HardHit% K% BB%
2022 23 389 59 9 15.3 9.3 90.2 111.2 14.6 35.6 .230 .477 .317 .338 .450 44.1 29.9 9.3
Player 389 59 9 15.3 9.3 90.2 111.2 14.6 35.6 .230 .477 .317 .338 .450 44.1 29.9 9.3
MLB 6.7 4.6 88.4 122.2 12.1 33.0 .245 .406 .316 .315 .368 35.7 22.0 8.4
! Note: All figures in this table cover the period 2015-present.




Fastball: 4 Seam, 2 Seam, Cutter, Sinker. Offspeed: Split, Change, Fork, Screw. Breaking: Slider, Curve, Knuckle, Other
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Batted Ball Profile

Season GB % FB % LD % PU % Pull % Straight % Oppo % Weak % Topped % Under % Flare/Burner % Solid % Barrel % Barrel/PA
2022 40.7 33.9 15.3 10.2 32.2 45.8 22.0 5.1 28.8 23.7 15.3 11.9 15.3 9.3
Player 40.7 33.9 15.3 10.2 32.2 45.8 22.0 5.1 28.8 23.7 15.3 11.9 15.3 9.3
MLB 44.9 23.0 25.0 7.1 36.7 37.7 25.4 3.8 33.1 24.5 24.4 5.7 6.7 4.6
! Note: All figures in this table cover the period 2015-present.

Run Values by Pitch Type

Year Pitch Type Team RV/100 Run Value Pitches % PA BA SLG wOBA Whiff% K% PutAway % xBA xSLG xwOBA Hard Hit %
2022 4-Seamer -1.0 -1 106 27.2 21 .158 .368 .307 40.4 23.8 16.7 .268 .670 .425 71.4
2022 Slider -1.9 -2 98 25.2 32 .226 .355 .264 45.5 43.8 37.8 .172 .297 .218 17.6
2022 Sinker -0.1 0 65 16.7 18 .250 .438 .339 28.9 22.2 36.4 .305 .522 .396 41.7
2022 Curveball -0.2 0 55 14.1 11 .111 .444 .309 26.3 18.2 10.0 .234 .559 .402 57.1
2022 Changeup -0.4 0 32 8.2 5 .250 .250 .320 50.0 40.0 15.4 .138 .149 .241 50.0
2022 Cutter 8.6 2 19 4.9 5 .200 .600 .500 30.0 20.0 16.7 .263 .725 .417 25.0
2022 Splitter -7.3 0 6 1.5 2 .000 .000 .000 50.0 50.0 20.0 .035 .042 .031 0.0
2022 N/A 101.9 4 4 1.0 2 1.000 3.000 1.625 25.0 0.0 -- .427 1.189 .675 100.0
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2022 97 389 0 -2 3 1 2
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Plate Discipline

Season Pitches Zone % Zone Swing % Zone Contact % Chase % Chase Contact % Edge % 1st Pitch Swing % Swing % Whiff % Meatball % Meatball Swing %
2022 389 49.4 75.0 66.7 21.8 41.9 42.7 42.3 48.1 38.0 6.9 85.2
Player 389 49.4 75.0 66.7 21.8 41.9 42.7 42.3 48.1 38.0 6.9 85.2
MLB 48.5 66.9 82.0 28.4 58.4 42.6 29.4 47.0 24.6 7.3 76.0
! Note: All figures in this table cover the period 2015-present.

Percentile Rankings

Year xwOBA xBA xSLG xISO xOBP Brl Brl% EV Max EV Hard
Hit%
K% BB% Whiff% Chase
Rate
Speed OAA
2022 76 68
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Expected Home Runs

Year Team Avg HR Trot Actual HR xHR HR-xHR Doubters Mostly Gone No Doubters No Doubter %
2022 25.1 5 5.7 -1 1 3 3 60.0

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2022 5 7 5 5 6 7 5 5 6 5 5 6 5 4 5 6 5 7 6 6 6 6 6 5 6 6 7 6 5 6 7
! Note: This tells how many of this player's home runs would have been out of other stadiums. This accounts for different wall heights, distances and environmental effects. For these purposes, the 2020 Blue Jays home field was still Rogers Centre, not Sahlen Field.
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Statcast Shift Statistics

SeasonBat SidePAShifts%wOBA - No ShiftwOBA - Shift
2022 R 97 29 29.9 .289 .383

Pitch Tempo

Bases EmptyRunners On Base
SeasonTeamPitchesTempoFast %Slow %PitchesTempoFast %Slow %
2022 103 19.7 21.4% 5.8% 66 25.7 0.0% 28.8%
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