Nelson Velazquez Photo
Added to Chicago's 40-man roster, Nov. 19, 2021... Named the 2021 Arizona Fall League MVP with the Mesa Solar Sox, helping the club to the AFL title... Named to the 2021 AFL Fall Stars Game... Owns a .259 career average (298-for-1,152) with 64 doubles, 10 triples, 45 home runs and 169 RBI in 316 minor league contests... Ranked as the organization's 10th-best prospect by Baseball America entering 2018... Three times has been named Cubs Minor League Player of the Month by the organization: August 2017, August 2018 and August 2021... Selected by Chicago in the fifth round of the 2017 Draft out of PJ Education School in Puerto Rico.
In 2021, led Cubs minor leaguers with 73 RBI, 45 extra-base hits and 191 total bases while his 20 home runs and 104 hits ranked second... Batted .290 (36-for-124) with 10 doubles, one triple, eight home runs and 27 RBI in 34 games for Double-A Tennessee following his promotion from High-A South Bend, Aug. 4... Between the two clubs, batted .270 (104-for-385) with 23 doubles, two triples, 20 home runs and 73 RBI in 103 games... Named the Arizona Fall League MVP after leading the league with nine home runs, 40 hits, a .712 slugging mark, a 1.191 OPS, 16 extra-base hits and 74 total bases in 26 games for the Mesa Solar Sox... Was the Cubs' first AFL MVP since Kris Bryant in 2013.



Loading the player...

Latest Nelson Velazquez News

Nelson Velazquez FAQ

What position does Nelson Velazquez play for the Chicago Cubs? Nelson Velazquez is a Right Field for the Chicago Cubs
When did Nelson Velazquez join the Chicago Cubs? 2019
What years did Nelson Velazquez play for the Chicago Cubs? 2019,2020,2021
What is Nelson Velazquez's number at Cubs? 4
Did Nelson Velazquez play for the Chicago Cubs? Yes
What is Nelson Velazquez's hometown? Carolina, Puerto Rico
What city is Nelson Velazquez from? Carolina
Where is Nelson Velazquez from? Nelson Velazquez is from Carolina, Puerto Rico
How tall is Nelson Velazquez? Nelson Velazquez currently stands at 6-0
How much does Nelson Velazquez weigh? Nelson Velazquez currently weighs in at 190 pounds
What state is Nelson Velazquez from? Puerto Rico