Michael Vela Gonzalez
Bats: Right, Throws: Left
Height: 6' 2", Weight: 200 lb.
Born: May 23, 1978 in Corpus Christi, TX
High Schools: Faith Christian Academy HS (Pasadena , TX), Harvest Christian Academy (Pasadena , TX)
Schools: San Jacinto College (Pasadena , TX), San Jacinto College, North Campus (Houston , TX)
Drafted by the Pittsburgh Pirates in the 30th round of the 1997 amateur draft.
Signed June 24, 1997. (All Transactions)
Debut: August 11, 2003 (Age 25.080, 15,946th in MLB history) vs. STL 0.1 IP, 0 H, 0 SO, 1 BB, 0 ER
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 2004 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Pirates/Braves/Orioles/Brewers/Nationals/... 2003-2013
2016 Contract Status: not updated (details) [*]Agents: Scott Boras [*]
About biographical information