2014 Photo Gallery
2013 Photo Gallery
AS A SENIOR (2014)
Played in 45 games and made 36 starts at five different
positions... Batted .237 with 10 doubles and was third on the team
with three home runs... Drove in 19 RBI and scored 13 runs,
slugging .382... Drew a career-high 20 walks and had a .346 on-base
percentage... In conference, had eight hits, four doubles and
scored five runs... Set a career-high with four RBI on opening
night, going 3-for-3 with a home run in a 12-0 win over Washington
State on Feb. 14... Drew multiple walks four times this season...
Had three game-winning RBI this season, two of them coming against
Long Beach State on Mar. 21 and 23. The third came on a sacrifice
fly at Oregon on Mar. 1... Hit .313 against left-handed pitching
and .289 with two outs.
Appeared in 32 games for the Battle Creek Bombers of the
Northwoods League…batted .178 with 13 runs scored, five
doubles, four home runs and 12 RBIs.
AS A JUNIOR (2013)
Appeared in 34 games and made 22 starts (20 right field, two
designated hitter)…batted .273 with 10 runs scored, four
doubles, three home runs and 11 RBIs…drove in the
game-winning run on two occasions: the first a sacrifice fly in the
second inning of a 7-0 series-sweeping win at TCU (02/24) and the
second, a two-run homer in a series-tying 10-5 victory at Cal Poly
(04/20)…batted 3-for-3 (double, home run) with two runs
scored and three runs driven in during an 8-4 win at Pepperdine
(04/20)…batted 2-for-4 with three RBIs and a run scored in a
14-7 win at UC Riverside (05/10)…clubbed a two-run homer at
UC Riverside in a series-clinching 12-0 shutout (05/11).
Was named to the 2012 West Coast League second team after
batting .313 with 51 hits, 24 runs scored, nine doubles, one triple
and 22 RBIs for the Klamath Falls Gems.
AS A SOPHOMORE (2012)
Moved to the outfield where he saw part-time duty •
He appeared in 29 games, 14 as a starter – 11 in right field
and three as designated hitter • He batted .210 in 62 at bats
with a double and six RBIs • He managed a four-game hitting
streak (March 11-18, 4-for-10, .400) and had a 2-for-2 game vs.
Pepperdine on Apr. 17 with a pinch-hit single that triggered a
four-run seventh to take a 5-2 lead and a subsequent RBI single
that tied the game at 6-6 in the bottom of the eighth • Shared
team lead with three pinch hits (in 8 at bats).
AS A FRESHMAN (2011)
True freshman got an opportunity due to injuries and
established himself as a reliable infielder • Appeared in 25
games, 17 as a starter at second base and hit safely in 13 of those
17 games • Batted 3-for-3 with two runs and two RBIs vs.
Pacific on Apr. 30 • His 2-run pinch-hit single in the seventh
inning at UC Riverside on May 7 tied the game that CSF eventually
won, 5-3 • Had six multi-hit games including two on final
weekend (May 28-29) at Cal State Northridge and two in NCAA
Regional (5-for-11, .455).
Was a three-year letterwinner for the Indians and Head
Coach Marc Price at Fullerton High School • Was high school
teammates with current Titan teammate Michael Lorenzen • Was
named to the All-Freeway League Second Team as a sophomore after
hitting .370 with three home runs and 21 RBIs as a second baseman
and shortstop • Batted .375 with seven home runs and 29 RBIs
as a senior en route to first-team all-league recognition.
Born in Fullerton, Calif. • Full name is Gregorio
Velazquez • Parents are Gregorio and Carmen Velazquez •
Has one older brother (Jorge) and one older sister (Rocio) and one
younger brother (Emanuel) • Major is sociology •
Models his game after Carlos Beltran • Favorites include:
Carlos Beltran, Miguel Cabrera (baseball players), Los
Angeles Angels of Anaheim (team), PNC Park (stadium), Kobe
Bryant, Ray Lewis (athletes), Goodwin Field (place to play
baseball), “Sandlot”, “Boondock
Saints” and “Fight Club” (movies), Rebelution,
Drake, J. Cole (musical artists), MLB.com (website).
At Bats: 7 at #22 UC Santa Barbara (04.11.14)
Runs: 3 vs. Long Beach State (05.14.11)
Hits: 3, 5x, last at #22 UC Santa Barbara (04.11.14)
RBI: 4 vs. Washington State (02.14.14)
Doubles: 2, 2x, last at #22 UC Santa Barbara (04.11.14)
Home Runs: 1, 6x, last at Wichita State (03.29.14)
Walks: 2, 5x, last vs. UC Davis (04.05.14)
Stolen Bases: 2 at Cal State Northridge (05.29.11)