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Engelb Stalin Vielma (born June 22, 1994) is a Venezuelan professional baseball infielder in the Baltimore Orioles organization. He previously played for the Baltimore Orioles.

Engelb Vielma
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Baltimore Orioles
Infielder
Born: (1994-06-22) June 22, 1994 (age 25)
Maracaibo, Venezuela
Bats: Switch Throws: Right
MLB debut
April 13, 2018, for the Baltimore Orioles
MLB statistics
(through 2018 season)
Batting average.143
Home runs0
Runs batted in0
Teams

CareerEdit

Vielma signed with the Minnesota Twins as an international free agent in September 2011.[1] The Twins added him to their 40-man roster after the 2016 season.[2] Between two minor league teams in 2017, he batted .229/.273/.280.[3]

Vielma was claimed off waivers by the San Francisco Giants on September 14, 2017,[4] He was then claimed off waivers by the Philadelphia Phillies on November 20. On December 11, Vielma was claimed off waivers by the Pittsburgh Pirates.[5] He was designated for assignment on January 14, 2018.[6]

On January 18, Vielma was traded to the San Francisco Giants[7] On January 26 he was traded to the Baltimore Orioles.[8] He was designated for assignment on November 21, 2018.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Kernels' Vielma learns lessons from mom well - The Gazette". Retrieved November 19, 2016.
  2. ^ "Ex-Lookouts On The Move As Twins Make Roster Changes". Retrieved November 19, 2016.
  3. ^ [1]
  4. ^ https://www.cbssports.com/fantasy/baseball/news/giants-engelb-vielma-scooped-by-giants/
  5. ^ Byrne, Connor (December 11, 2017). "Pirates Claim Engelb Vielma". mlbtraderumors.com. Retrieved December 11, 2017.
  6. ^ Polishuk, Mark (January 14, 2018). "Pirates Designate Shane Carle, Engelb Vielma". mlbtraderumors.com. Retrieved January 14, 2018.
  7. ^ Todd, Jeff (January 18, 2018). "Giants Acquire Engelb Vielma". mlbtraderumors.com. Retrieved January 18, 2018.
  8. ^ Adams, Steve (January 26, 2018). "Orioles Acquire Engelb Vielma". MLB Trade Rumors. Retrieved January 26, 2018.

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