How did he get here?: Signed as free agent, Nov 2004
Stats: 6'1", 155 lbs, Bats/Throws: R/R
Age as of April 1, 2010: 22
K:BB Ratio: 9.75
K/PA %: 25.5%
XBH/H %: 24.1%
The ValleyCats put Tello at every position in the outfield: 11 games in LF (0 errors in 21 chances), 15 games in CF (1 error in 33 chances), and 18 games in RF (0 errors in 21 chances), and seven combined outfield assists.
Dadgum. Tello had a rough time of it all the way around. The only instance in which he had an OPS over .650 was at home, and that was .694. In three seasons in the Venezuelan Summer League, Tello hit .264/.317/.437, and strikeouts were pretty out of control there (110K:30BB). In Greeneville last season, Tello showed considerable promise, hitting .288/.347/.431 with 14 extra-base hits, but completely bottomed out in 2009.