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
2015 Contract Status: Free Agent (details) [*]
Service Time (01/2015): 9.137, Free Agent: 2015 [*], Agents: Scott Boras [*]
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