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KC Nelson Velazquez
Kansas City Royals
OF: 34   DH: 17  
2024 Projected Value: $10
Based on 10-team AL-only league

Player Stats      Daily Log
2024 proj 404 87 65 22 70 39 135 6 0.215 24.8
2023 162 37 35 17 34 14 51 0 0.228 17.2
2022 185 38 20 6 26 19 65 5 0.205 6.4

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12/19/23 Nelson Velazquez, 2024 Fantasy Sleeper. There's going to be guys who are sleepers for friends and family leagues and there will be sleepers for deep leagues, and there might be sleepers for both. Imagine Nelson Velazquez won't fall into the Both category. He feels to me like a guy who will get a lot of helium in those "We're Smart" leagues. They're not actually "Smart" leagues, but if you play in a deep league, you think you're smart. I've said many times that I think shallow leagues are just as hard. Or just a shard if glass is reading. In shallow leagues, it's a nonstop debate if a guy is producing enough, even if they're supposed to be great down the road. In "smart" leagues, you usually can't do anything after your draft that makes much of a difference. That doesn't make things smarter. With that said, I think Nelson Velazquez will be appreciated readily in "smart" leagues but shouldn't only be in "smart" leagues. This guy is a dumb league guy too! Wait until you hear what he did last year (at the age of 24!), you're gonna blow your freakin' lid, smarties and dummies alike! In Triple-A and the majors combined, he hit 33 homers, stole seven bags and, holy schnike balls, I see why those smarties are in on this guy. Let's see if we can convince the dummies! So, what can we expect from Nelson Velazquez for 2024 fantasy baseball and what makes him a sleeper?
9/30/23 Nelson Velazquez Preview, Player Props: Royals vs. Yankees. The Kansas City Royals and Nelson Velazquez (.513 slugging percentage over his past 10 games, including four homers), battle starting pitcher Clarke Schmidt and the New York Yankees at Kauffman Stadium, Saturday at 7:10 PM ET. In his most recent game he had a one-hit performance (1-for-5) against the Yankees. Sportsbook Promo Codes Sportsbook Promo Code Offer BetMGM GNPLAY1 First Bet Offer: Up to $1500 Back in Bonus Bets Caesars Click Here New Users: Bet $50 Get $250 DraftKings Click Here Bet $5 Get $200 In bonus bets instantly! FanDuel Click Here Bet $5 Get $200 in Bonus Bets Nelson Velazquez Game Info & Props vs. the Yankees Game Day: Saturday, September 30, 2023 Game Time: 7:10 PM ET Stadium:
9/24/23 Scorching Royals complete 3-game sweep of Astros. Nelson Velazquez produced his second career multi-homer game and the Kansas City Royals capped a stunning three-game road series sweep of the reeling Houston Astros with a 6-5 victory on Sunday. The Royals (54-102) notched their sixth consecutive win and 10th in 11 games, with five of those victories coming against the stumbling Astros (85-71), who have dropped nine of 12 games since taking a 21/2-game lead in the American League West with a win over the San Diego Padres on Sept. 10. Houston lost 17 of its last 23 home games and finished the season 39-42 at Minute Maid Park.
9/15/23 Royals ride three homers to victory over Astros. Nelson Velazquez, Bobby Witt Jr. and Michael Massey homered to help the Kansas City Royals earn a 4-2 win against the visiting Houston Astros in the opener of a three-game series on Friday night. Witt, Massey and MJ Melendez had two hits each for the Royals (47-101), who have won three in a row. Kansas City starter Zack Greinke pitched two scoreless innings before departing.
9/08/23 Royals vs. Blue Jays Probable Starting Pitching. The Kansas City Royals (44-97) will look to Nelson Velazquez, currently on a three-game homer streak, versus the Toronto Blue Jays (77-63) at 7:07 PM ET on Friday, at Rogers Centre. The probable starters are Yusei Kikuchi (9-5) for the Blue Jays and Collin Snider for the Royals. Bet Now: Get the latest odds for this matchup and pitcher props on BetMGM. New depositors can use bonus code "GNPLAY" for special offers! Royals vs. Blue Jays Pitcher Matchup Info Date: Friday, September 8, 2023 Time: 7:07 PM ET TV: MLB Network Location: Toronto, Ontario Venue: Rogers Centre Live Stream: Watch this game on Fubo! Probable Pitchers: Kikuchi - TOR (9-5, 3.63 ERA) vs Snider - KC (0-0, 4.22 ERA) Watch live

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