Randy Lee Velarde
Positions: Second Baseman, Third Baseman and Shortstop
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 0", Weight: 185 lb.
Born: November 24, 1962 in Midland, TX
School: Lubbock Christian University (Lubbock, TX) by the Drafted Chicago White Sox in the 19th round of the 1985 amateur draft. Signed June 14, 1985.
( All Transactions) Debut: August 20, 1987 (Age 24)
vs. SEA 5 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB Teams (by GP): Yankees/Angels/Athletics/Rangers 1987-2002 Agents: Tom Reich [*] Final Game: September 29, 2002 (Age 39)
vs. TEX 1 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
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News -- November 2013
11/3 MLBTradeRumors: Free Agent Profile: Jason Vargas: Looking for more stability in their rotation last offseason, the Angels dealt from their surplus of corner bats and sent Kendrys ... News -- September 2013
9/12 Billy-Ball.com: The 100 Homer Club: As the Hapless Astros finished off their three game sweep of the Miserable Mariners, 6-1, Kendrys Morales hit his 100th career ...
9/4 BronxPinstripes.com: On This Day in History | 1993: 20 years ago today, Jim Abbott took to the mound at Yankee Stadium in front of 27,125 fans on an overcast, somewhat damp day. ... News -- July 2013
7/31 T Van Poppel RC Ret Plan: A’s Acquire Callaspo from the Angels: On Twitter earlier, I had commented that if I were Billy Beane I wouldn’t be afraid of trading with the Angels and that ...
7/24 Billy-Ball.com: Pedey on his way to being a Red Sox lifer: ESPNBoston.com’s Gordon Edes reports that the Boston Red Sox and All-Star second baseman Dustin Pedroia have agreed to a ...
7/22 Mets360.com: Who cares if Mike Piazza (or anyone else) used steroids?: It’s been a busy few weeks in Mike Piazza land. First, he played in the Taco Bell All Star Legends and Celebrities Softball ... News -- May 2013
5/28 halosdaily.com: Halo History: His Feet Were Fast as Lightning: Before the start of the 1999 season, Angels fans had reason to be optimistic. The team’s roster was filled with many bright, ... News -- February 2013
2/7 Call to the Pen: Say It Ain’t So: Sluggers Named in PED Probe: Say it ain’t so, two of baseball’s best sluggers have been named in the PED probe centered in Miami. Ryan Braun and ... News -- January 2013
1/24 WasWatching: Worst Offensive Line-Up In Yankees History: It has to be the 1990 team, right? Rk Pos Age G PA R HR RBI SB BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS OPS+ 1 C Bob Geren 28 110 303 21 8 31 0 13 ...
1/11 The Sports Provocateur: The Hall of Fame and Steroids: Why It Matters : Why play the game? Is it simply to entertain, to hit the ball as far as possible, to throw the ball as fast as one can? ... News -- December 2012
12/14 T Van Poppel RC Ret Plan: Free Agent Target: Aaron Harang: Yesterday, I began the Free Agent Target series with non-free-agent pitcher Chris Capuano. Today we continue that series with ... News -- November 2012
11/15 Halo Hangout: Why Breaking Up With Torii Hunter Will Be Okay: It was a good relationship. Sure, it wasn’t the cleanest split and we might have left some of our CD’s at his place ... News -- September 2012
9/26 High Heat Stats: Tuesday game notes (not-dead-yet edition): Indians 4, @White Sox 3 / @Tigers 2, Royals 0: All you zombies, show your faces! The race that will not die staggers hungrily ... News -- August 2012
8/3 Bronx Baseball Daily: Velarde: Nix has been invaluable to the Yankees:
When the Yankees signed Jayson Nix it seemed like a move destined to provide them with little more than minor league depth. ... News -- June 2012
6/26 Swingin' A's: My Appreciation for Mark Ellis: Each year, the Oakland Athletics parti**** in the ever po**** “Turn Back the Clock Day”. Fans come out ... News -- April 2012
4/18 WasWatching: Best Big Leaguers Born In November 1962: Rk 5 Yrs Birthdate Birthplace 1 Chuck Finley 17 Nov 26 Monroe, LA, USA 2 Bo Jackson 8 Nov 30 Bessemer, AL, USA 3 Dion James ... News -- December 2011
12/26 High Heat Stats: Single-season WAR leaders for players appearing for 2 teams: Keith HernandezIcon SMIIn 2011, Hunter Pence put up a memorable third of a season with the Phillies after coming over in a trade. ... News -- August 2011
8/18 B-R Blog: Exactly 100 Career HR: How many players have exactly 100 career major league homeruns? Not many: Rk HR From To Age G PA AB R H 2B 3B RBI BB IBB ...
8/7 B-R Blog: Teammates with simultaneous 20-game hitting streaks: Dan Uggla and Freddie Freeman both extended their hitting streaks Saturday, to 27 games and 20 games, respectively. It's the first ... News -- July 2011
7/12 B-R Blog: 9+ TB In 9-Inning Game Age 37+ Since 1919: How many players, since 1919, had a game, where the contest was 9 innings or less, where they were at least 37-years old and had ... News -- February 2011
2/7 T Van Poppel RC Ret Plan: Do You Make a Deal With the Devil?: Well not quite the devil, but your in-division rivals? MLBTradeRumors.com highlights an Olney tweet that says the Rangers still ... News -- December 2010
12/1 YankeeAnalysts.com: A graphical look at Yankee shortstop wOBAs since 1990: Though we've made no secret of our preferred position of the Yankees and Brian Cashman holding firm at their three-year, $45 million ... News -- August 2010
8/5 MLBTradeRumors: Remembering The 1999 Trade Deadline: With Y2K and the imminent demise of the world just months away, it was incumbent upon teams to add just the right player for the ...