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Portrait of Hector Velazquez

Hector Velazquez PRed Sox

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Career Summary
Years IP W L SV SO ERA
0 0.00
Birth Date11-26-1988
Height6' 0"
Weight180 lbs
Age30 years, 1 months, 27 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
2014
2015
2016
0.12017
-0.52018
WARP Summary

MLB Statistics

Historical (past-seasons) WARP is now based on DRA..
cFIP and DRA are not available on a by-team basis and display as zeroes(0). See TOT line for season totals of these stats.
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YEAR Team Lg G GS IP W L SV H BB SO HR oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA cFIP DRA DRA- WARP
2017 BOS MLB 8 3 24.7 3 1 0 21 7 19 4 .255 104 7.7 2.6 1.5 6.9 44% .258 .230 1.14 4.55 2.92 104 4.88 103.9 0.1
2018 BOS MLB 47 8 85.0 7 2 0 97 26 53 7 .261 106 10.3 2.8 0.7 5.6 50% .325 .265 1.45 4.18 3.18 108 5.61 125.2 -0.5
CareerMLB5511109.71030118337211.2601069.72.70.95.949%.312.2581.384.263.121085.44120.4-0.4

Statistics for All Levels

'opp' stats - Quality of opponents faced - have been moved and are available only as OPP_QUAL in the Statistics reports now.
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YEAR Team Lg G GS IP W L SV H BB SO HR oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA cFIP DRA DRA-
2011 OBR Wnt 10 4 20.7 0 2 0 20 10 9 1 .000 8.7 4.4 0.4 3.9 0% .279 .000 1.45 4.13 5.23 0 0.00 0.0
2012 NAV Wnt 14 14 69.7 2 6 0 78 40 52 8 .000 10.1 5.2 1.0 6.7 0% .323 .000 1.69 4.93 5.94 0 0.00 0.0
2015 CAM AAA 18 17 95.3 6 4 0 98 35 70 10 .000 9.3 3.3 0.9 6.6 0% .308 .000 1.40 4.80 4.44 0 0.00 0.0
2016 MVA AAA 22 22 131.3 5 1 0 115 16 120 8 .000 7.9 1.1 0.5 8.2 0% .292 .000 1.00 2.80 2.47 0 0.00 0.0
2016 MEX Wnt 2 2 11.0 1 0 0 9 3 11 0 .000 7.4 2.5 0.0 9.0 0% .290 .000 1.09 1.49 0.82 0 0.00 0.0
2017 BOS MLB 8 3 24.7 3 1 0 21 7 19 4 .255 104 7.7 2.6 1.5 6.9 44% .258 .230 1.14 4.55 2.92 104 4.88 103.9
2017 PAW AAA 19 19 102.0 8 4 0 78 24 79 7 .256 93 6.9 2.1 0.6 7.0 45% .251 .200 1.00 3.43 2.21 98 3.70 78.6
2018 BOS MLB 47 8 85.0 7 2 0 97 26 53 7 .261 106 10.3 2.8 0.7 5.6 50% .325 .265 1.45 4.18 3.18 108 5.61 125.2
2018 PAW AAA 1 0 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .260 0.0 0.0 0.0 9.0 50% .000 -.015 0.00 1.33 0.00 44 1.75 37.4

Plate Discipline

YEAR Pits Zone% Swing% Contact% Z-Swing% O-Swing% Z-Contact% O-Contact% SwStr%
2017 382 0.5157 0.5026 0.8281 0.6802 0.3135 0.8731 0.7241 0.1719
2018 1388 0.4791 0.4892 0.8159 0.6797 0.3140 0.8894 0.6696 0.1841
Career17700.48700.49210.81850.67980.31390.88590.68140.1815

Injury History  —  No longer being updated

Last Update: 12/31/2014 23:59 ET

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2018 BOS $547,000
2017 BOS $
YearsDescriptionSalary
1 yrPrevious$547,000
1 yrTotal$547,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
0 y 48 d1 year/$0.547M (2018)

Details
  • 1 year/$0.547M (2018). Re-signed by Boston 3/18.
  • 1 year (2017). Signed by Boston as a free agent 2/18/17 (minor-league contract). Contract selected by Boston 5/18/17.
  • 2010-16: Mexican League.

2018 Preseason Forecast

Last Update: 1/27/2017 12:35 ET

PCT W L SV G GS IP H BB SO HR BABIP WHIP ERA DRA VORP WARP
90o 2.3 1.6 0 6 6 51.1 42 14 41 6 .251 1.09 3.32 3.91 5.6 0.6
80o 2.2 1.7 0 6 6 44.2 39 13 35 6 .267 1.19 3.72 4.36 4.2 0.5
70o 2.1 1.8 0 6 6 39.4 37 12 31 5 .279 1.26 4.01 4.7 3.1 0.3
60o 2.1 1.9 0 6 6 35.4 35 12 28 5 .290 1.33 4.26 4.99 2.1 0.2
50o 2 2 0 6 6 31.8 33 11 25 5 .299 1.39 4.51 5.27 1.2 0.1
40o 2 2.1 0 6 6 28.3 31 10 22 5 .309 1.46 4.75 5.55 0.3 0.0
30o 1.9 2.2 0 6 6 24.6 28 9 19 4 .319 1.53 5.02 5.86 -0.7 -0.1
20o 1.8 2.3 0 6 6 20.4 25 8 16 4 .331 1.62 5.34 6.22 -1.9 -0.2
10o 1.7 2.5 0 6 6 14.9 20 6 12 3 .348 1.74 5.80 6.75 -3.6 -0.4
Weighted Mean2206630.93210245.2961.374.475.221.40.2

Preseason Long-Term Forecast (Beyond the 2018 Projections)

Playing time estimates are based on performance, not Depth Charts.
Year Age W L SV G GS IP H BB SO HR GB% BABIP WHIP ERA DRA H/9 BB/9 K/9 HR/9 WARP
2019307606513134134461131944.2961.354.414.839.03.17.61.30.9
2020316505912122122411011844.2931.344.424.849.03.07.51.30.8
202132540501010310334861544.2951.334.384.799.03.07.51.30.8
202233440449909131751344.2961.354.444.869.13.17.51.30.6
2023345404710969732791444.2961.354.444.869.13.07.41.30.6
202435540459929330761344.2961.344.414.829.12.97.41.30.7
202536430388777826631144.2961.354.454.879.13.07.41.30.5
202637330327676822551044.2981.354.444.869.23.07.41.40.4
20273832029659602048944.2971.364.444.869.23.17.41.40.4

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Rank Score Name Year Run Average Trend
1 89 Tim Adleman 2017 5.81
2 88 Josh Smith 2017 5.14
3 87 Rick VandenHurk 2014 0.00 DNP
4 86 Sam LeCure 2013 2.66
5 86 Chris Heston 2017 18.00
6 86 Brad Mills 2014 9.58
7 86 Miguel Gonzalez 2013 4.20
8 86 Andrew Albers 2015 3.38
9 85 Jeremy Guthrie 2008 3.87
10 85 Colby Lewis 2009 0.00 DNP
11 84 Brian Stokes 2009 4.22
12 84 Carlos Torres 2012 5.26
13 84 David Pauley 2012 7.02
14 84 Christian Bergman 2017 5.17
15 84 Dustin Nippert 2010 4.45
16 84 Chris Seddon 2013 0.00 DNP
17 83 Mike Fiers 2014 2.39
18 83 Hiram Burgos 2017 0.00 DNP
19 83 Everett Teaford 2013 0.00
20 83 Sean O'Sullivan 2017 0.00 DNP
21 83 Justin Marks 2017 6.75
22 83 Bryan Bullington 2010 6.12
23 83 Jorge Campillo 2008 4.20
24 83 Rob Scahill 2016 3.63
25 83 Phil Irwin 2016 0.00 DNP
26 83 Pat Misch 2011 10.29
27 83 Marco Estrada 2013 3.94
28 82 Nick Additon 2017 0.00 DNP
29 82 Kyle Drabek 2017 0.00 DNP
30 82 Luis Perez 2014 0.00 DNP
31 82 Philip Humber 2012 6.53
32 82 Tanner Roark 2016 3.09
33 82 Guillermo Moscoso 2013 5.10
34 82 Billy Traber 2009 14.73
35 81 Ryan Tepera 2017 4.06
36 81 Andrew Carraway 2016 0.00 DNP
37 81 Eddie Bonine 2010 4.90
38 81 Brian Burres 2010 5.45
39 81 Tim Stauffer 2011 3.93
40 80 Darrell Rasner 2010 0.00 DNP
41 80 Cha Seung Baek 2009 0.00 DNP
42 80 Frank Herrmann 2013 0.00 DNP
43 80 Jeff Fulchino 2009 3.62
44 80 Josh Hancock 2007 4.26
45 80 J.D. Martin 2012 0.00 DNP
46 80 Mike Bolsinger 2017 6.97
47 80 David Purcey 2011 5.61
48 80 Jake Brigham 2017 0.00 DNP
49 80 Brad Ziegler 2009 3.44
50 80 Edwar Cabrera 2017 0.00 DNP
51 80 Eric Surkamp 2017 0.00 DNP
52 80 Tim Dillard 2013 0.00 DNP
53 80 Jason Hirsh 2011 0.00 DNP
54 80 Chris Narveson 2011 4.56
55 79 Frankie De La Cruz 2013 0.00 DNP
56 79 Carlos Fisher 2012 0.00 DNP
57 79 Dave Borkowski 2006 4.82
58 79 Austin Adams 2016 10.80
59 79 Samuel Deduno 2013 4.00
60 79 Omar Beltre 2011 0.00 DNP
61 79 Robert Ray 2013 0.00 DNP
62 79 Dan Meyer 2011 0.00 DNP
63 79 Steve Johnson 2017 0.00 DNP
64 79 Pedro Villarreal 2017 0.00 DNP
65 79 Graham Godfrey 2014 0.00 DNP
66 79 Austin Bibens-Dirkx 2014 0.00 DNP
67 79 Dylan Axelrod 2015 9.49
68 79 Collin McHugh 2016 4.48
69 79 Justin Hampson 2009 0.00 DNP
70 79 Chris Oxspring 2006 0.00 DNP
71 79 Brian Duensing 2012 5.86
72 79 Chad Jenkins 2017 0.00 DNP
73 79 Bronson Arroyo 2006 3.66
74 78 Clay Hensley 2009 0.00 DNP
75 78 Justin Germano 2012 6.72
76 78 Doug Mathis 2012 0.00 DNP
77 78 Zach Kroenke 2013 0.00 DNP
78 78 Phil Coke 2012 4.67
79 78 Yohan Flande 2015 4.74
80 78 Garrett Mock 2012 0.00 DNP
81 78 Chris Rusin 2016 3.84
82 78 Craig Stammen 2013 3.31
83 78 Darin Downs 2014 5.71
84 78 Matt Belisle 2009 5.81
85 78 Anthony Lerew 2012 0.00 DNP
86 78 Eric Hull 2009 0.00 DNP
87 78 Joe Saunders 2010 5.31
88 78 Christian Friedrich 2017 0.00 DNP
89 78 David Martinez 2017 0.00 DNP
90 77 Billy Buckner 2013 4.67
91 77 Ryan Verdugo 2016 0.00 DNP
92 77 Matt Guerrier 2008 5.42
93 77 Garrett Olson 2013 0.00 DNP
94 77 Kelvin Marte 2017 0.00 DNP
95 77 Dusty Hughes 2011 9.95
96 77 J.J. Putz 2006 2.30
97 77 Nate Karns 2017 4.17
98 77 Luis Mendoza 2013 5.74
99 77 Brian Slocum 2010 0.00 DNP
100 77 Michael Bowden 2016 0.00 DNP

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YearComment
2018 After spending seven seasons pitching in the Mexican League, right-hander Hector Velazquez signed with the Red Sox for $30,000 and ended up making three major-league starts. They were unremarkable, but for an anonymous 28-year-old swingman that’s sort of a compliment, no?

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