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Cubs Nelson Velazquez Named Arizona Fall League MVP

Nelson Velazquez

Chicago Cubs prospect Nelson Velazquez has been named the Arizona Fall League Joe Black MVP. The Cubs No. 29 prospect went 3-for-3 with three runs batted in in his final game for the Mesa Solar Sox.

Nelson Velazquez led the league with nine homers, a 1.191 OPS, and finished second in batting average hitting (.385), third in on-base percentage (.480), and fourth in RBIs (24) in 26 games played.

He becomes the first Cubs prospect to win the award since Kris Bryant in 2013.

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