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Biography Data
Positions: P-703
Proper Name: Michael Vela Gonzalez
Born: May 23, 1978 (38.340)
Place Corpus Christi, Texas
Height/Weight: 6-2 / 213 Bats/Throws: Right-Left
High School: Harvest Christian Academy (Pasadena,TX)
College: San Jacinto College
Drafted: 1997 -- 30th round (902nd overall) by Pittsburgh Pirates (June-Reg)
MLB Debut:August 11,2003 (25.080)
Service Time:9.137 (2013)
TBC Player ID:5475
Career Activity
Recent Tranx: 2014-07-05 - Released by Nationals More
Prospect Ranks:[2003]PIT #9
Recent Contract:Signed to Minor League Contract by Washington Nationals (2014-03-27)
Organizations:PIT, BOS, ATL, BAL, TEX, WAS, MIL
Signed by:Steve Riha
Pitch Repertoire Fastball (52.18%) -- Slider (38.07%) -- 2-Seam Fastball (4.99%) -- Changeup (4.72%) -- Sinker (0.03%)
Fastball Velocity: [2013] - 91.38 - [2012] - 91.49 - [2011] - 92.4 - [2010] - 92.54

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  • Salary Information
    Player Movement (May 2012-)
    2014MLB TeamPosStatusActual TeamLevelTransaction Notes40Man
    2014-07-05-RPFA-MLBReleased by Nationals---
    2014-06-11Washington NationalsRPZSyracuseAAAPlaced on temporarily inactive list---
    2014-04-25Washington NationalsRPMinorsSyracuseAAAAssigned to Syracuse (AAA)---
    2014-03-27Washington NationalsRPMinorsWashington NationalsMLBSigned to Minor League Contract---
    2014-03-25RPFAMLBReleased by Nationals---
    2014-03-06Washington NationalsRPMinorsWashington NationalsMLBSigned to Minor League Contract---
    2013-10-31RPFAMLBDeclared free agency---
    2012-12-29Milwaukee BrewersRPActive-MLBMilwaukee BrewersMLBSigned to 1-year contract for 2013 ($2.25m)40man
    2012-10-29-PFA-MLBDeclared free agency---
    2012-06-03Washington NationalsRPActive-MLBWashington NationalsMLBContract purchased from Syracuse (AAA)40man
    2012-05-08Washington NationalsPMinorsWashington NationalsMLBSigned as Free Agent---
    2009-12-18Baltimore OriolesBaltimore OriolesMLB---
    2009-01-19Atlanta BravesAtlanta BravesMLB---
    2008-01-17Atlanta BravesAtlanta BravesMLB---
    2007-01-16Pittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh PiratesMLB---
    2006-01-01Pittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh PiratesMLB---
    2005-01-01Pittsburgh PiratesPittsburgh PiratesMLB---
    Pre-2012 Transactions
    Tranx DateDescription
    Granted free agency
    Traded by Orioles to Rangers
    Signed by Orioles
    Signed by Braves (1-year)
    Traded by Pirates with Brent Lillibridge to Braves for Jamie Romak and Adam Laroche
    Signed by Pirates to avoid arbitration
    Traded by Red Sox with Freddy Sanchez and Cash to Pirates for Anastacio Martinez, Jeff Suppan and Brandon Lyon.
    Traded by Pirates with Scott Sauerbeck to Red Sox for Anastacio Martinez and Brandon Lyon.
    Draft Instances
    Drafted: Selected by Pittsburgh Pirates in 30th round (902nd overall) of 1997 Amateur Draft (June-Reg Phase)
    *Did not sign* ... Selected by Pittsburgh Pirates in 17th round (486th overall) of 1996 Amateur Draft (June-Reg Phase)
    Salary Metrics 1985-
    YearTeamSalaryLg RankTeam RankCentileLg MinimumLg AverageContracts
    2013Milwaukee Brewers$ 2,250,000337963$ 490,000$ 3,021,531
    2012Washington Nationals$ 480,000760330$ 480,000$ 2,954,8872012-12-29 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2013 ($2.25m)
    2011Baltimore Orioles$ 6,000,000144684$ 414,000$ 2,722,607
    2011Texas Rangers$ 6,000,000144684$ 414,000$ 2,722,607
    2010Baltimore Orioles$ 6,000,000144684$ 400,000$ 2,812,412
    2009Atlanta Braves$ 3,450,000235971$ 400,000$ 2,746,7922009-12-18 - Signed to 2-year contract for 2010-2011 ($12m)
    2009-01-19 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2009-2009 ($3.45m) Avoided arbitration
    2008Atlanta Braves$ 2,362,5002981068$ 390,000$ 2,696,2522008-01-17 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2008-2008 ($2.3625m)
    2007Atlanta Braves$ 2,350,000308962$ 380,000$ 2,459,7372007-01-16 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2007-2007 ($2.35m) Avoided arbitration
    2006Pittsburgh Pirates$ 347,0006101824$ 327,000$ 2,365,0722006-01-01 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2006-2006 ($0.347m)
    2005Pittsburgh Pirates$ 330,0006412229$ 300,000$ 2,189,0552005-01-01 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2005-2005 ($0.33m)
    2004Pittsburgh Pirates$ 300,000755380$ 300,000$ 2,070,100
    2003Pittsburgh Pirates$ 300,000703400$ 300,000$ 2,163,527

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