George Valera was born on November 13, 2000, in Queen New York city of United States. He is an American top-notch baseball outfielder in the Cleveland Indians organization. Valera was born in Queens, New York, and migrated to San Pedro de Macoris, Dominican Republic, with his family when he was 13. He enact with the Cleveland Indians as an international free agent in July 2017.

 

Valera made his professional premiere with the Arizona League Indians in 2018,[138] batting .333 over six games. He took off 2019 with the Mahoning Valley Scrappers. He did not play a minor league game in 2020 due to the cancellation of the minor league season foster by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Quick Info 
Full NameGeorge Valera
Date Of BirthNovember 13, 2000
Birth PlaceQueens, New York
Parent(s)N/A
OccupationBaseball Player
Age20 years
Body Measurement
Height5ft 11inc
Weight83kg
NationalityUnited States
Hair Colorbrown
Eye ColorBlack
Zodiac SignN/A
EthnicityN/A
Martial Statusunmarried
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Career

George Valera pointed out that in the Dominican Republic, he had more option to compete against older players, which helped him develop his baseball skills and acumen faster than he would have back in New York.

Advanced level of baseball and the persistence in which he got to play the game helped George Valera advance into one of the top hitters for the 2017 international class when at 16, he sanction with the Cleveland Indians for a $1.3 million bonus.

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After shifting from New York to the Dominican Republic at age 13, Valera became one of the best offensive prospects in the 2017 international class. He played in just 58 games in pitch in his first four years as a pro because he broke the hamate in his right hand in 2018 and the coronavirus pandemic busted out the 2020 Minor League season. He did post a .802 OPS as the second-youngest regular (behind only teammate Brayan Rocchio) in the short-season New York-Penn League in 2019 before taking part at Cleveland’s alternate site and instructional league program last year.

 

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In a system full of precocious young hitters, George Valera has the prettiest swing of all, a loose left-handed stroke with rhythm and balance. Despite his youth and inexpert, he recognizes pitches well, works counts, and makes hard contact to all fields. He still needs to add strength and prove himself in opposition advanced pitching, but he has all of the ingredients to become a .300 hitter with 25 or more homers per season.

 

During the limited opportunities for development in 2020, George Valera focused on honing a more selective approach at the plate and improving his defensive play. Though he has spent most of his  premature career in the center and right field, he has average speed, range, and arm strength and could wind up in left. He has recorded 11 assists in 51 games in the outfield, so his arm may be a bit undervalued.

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Turning point

George Valera life turned upside down. His father was in a serious  collision in which he was struck by a truck, and the metal rods inserted in the senior Valera’s arms, and legs caused him to be sensitive to cold temperatures. The conclusion was made to move the entire family to their ancestral home in San Pedro de Macoris, Dominican Republic, where George Valera’s mother and father both lived through part of their youth before their families resettle to the states.

George Valera develops into one of the top hitters for the 2017 international class when at 16, he signed with the Cleveland Indians for a $1.3 million bonus.

 

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George Valera stats

In 2021 George Valera has AB of 69 with 11 Runs and 17 hits with two home runs. George Valera has runs batted in of 7 and SB of 6, making an average of .246 with OBP.376 and OPS .782. In MLB career Stats George Valera has an AB of 267 with 38 runs, 62 hits, and 11 home runs with RBI of 45 and SB of 13, making an average of .232 and OBP of .352, an OPS of .772

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Net Worth

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George Valera Social Media

He is active in his social media. He has more than 9k followers on his Instagram(@theofficialgv) and has inactive Twitter(@GV13__) account where he is seen posting anything only once in a while.

 

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