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Julio CruzTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1974-1988 MLB Years: 1977-1986
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Positions2B-1184, SS-19, DH-13, 3B-1Position when Drafted2BPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameJulio Luis Cruz
Height5-9Weight165BatsBothThrowsRight
Born DateDecember 2,1954 [63.296]PlaceBrooklyn,New York
High SchoolRedlands (Redlands,CA)
CollegeSan Bernardino Valley College (San Bernardino,CA)

DraftedSigned as undrafted amateur free agent in 1974 by the California Angels.
MLB DebutJuly 4,1977 [22.214]
OrganizationsSEA [7] CHA [4] CAL [3] LAN [1] SDN [1] Awards1Awards Voting1-1
TBC Player ID10372Retrosheet IDcruzj002MLBAM ID112904
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Player Notes:   Selected by the Seattle Mariners from the California Angels in the 1976 AL Expansion Draft (#52 pick)
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed92Power22Contact65XBH23RBIs23Runs65Hitting42Durability53Team.449Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1974Idaho FallsPioRk-1972237445741027000000000.241.241.266.507635237.241.025.025.2320.000.000.000.000.008.77
1975Quad CitiesMidwA-20108368799666035000000000.261.261.310.57111412368.261.049.049.2590.000.000.000.000.0012.50
1976SalinasCalifA+-219634892107123145000000000.307.307.368.67512816348.305.061.060.3100.000.000.000.29348.0014.95
1976El PasoTexAA-2113499164109000000000.327.327.449.77622549.327.122.122.3520.000.000.000.000.0031.25
1976Salt Lake CityPCLAAA-21206911172206000000000.246.246.333.57923469.246.087.087.2630.000.000.000.000.0023.53
1976Minor Totals (3 teams)Minor         129466112140186160000000000.300.300.371.67117325466.299.071.071.3070.000.000.000.21466.0017.86
1977Hawaii IslandersPCLAAAsdn-227530371111990334715502639100.366.459.455.91413818366.399.089.360.41313.667.100.520.000.0016.22
1977Seattle MarinersALMLBsea22b226019925513117156242907012.256.336.296.632595230.296.040.206.29410.4312.611.210.43199.009.80
1978Seattle MarinersALMLBsea22b231475507712914112559106966110408.235.319.269.58814816634.263.034.249.28010.8810.410.960.16550.0012.40
1979Seattle MarinersALMLBsea62b2410741470112162129499626104307.271.363.326.68913519483.313.055.302.32212.8412.630.980.21414.0016.96
1980Seattle MarinersALMLBsea62b251194226688932164575949113206.209.306.258.56410914497.231.049.280.27011.879.860.830.40211.0015.91
1981Seattle MarinersALMLBsea62b26943525790123224438394034304.256.332.324.65611417401.281.068.278.3089.739.981.030.50176.0018.89
1982Seattle MarinersALMLBsea62b27154549831332258494613577136216.242.316.344.66018935617.265.102.266.3029.2411.511.251.3068.6326.32
1983Seattle MarinersALMLBsea62b28611812446101212336202221213.254.332.354.6866413206.277.100.359.3129.7110.681.100.9790.5028.26
1983Chicago White SoxALMLBcha162b2899334478494140246294424509.251.311.311.62210414374.282.060.201.2867.7511.761.520.27334.0016.67
1983Totals for AL-AL         1605157113019535257124966457112.252.318.326.64416827580.280.074.256.2958.4511.381.350.52171.6720.77
1984Chicago White SoxALMLBcha162b291434154292144543146455804509.222.295.311.60612923469.244.089.217.2799.5912.371.291.0783.0025.00
1985Chicago White SoxALMLBcha122b309123428462301585324021106.197.297.231.528545270.236.034.184.25411.8514.811.250.000.0010.87
1986Chicago White SoxALMLBcha122b318120938452001972422802304.215.343.225.568472256.245.010.234.28016.4110.940.670.000.004.44
1987Albuquerque DukesPCLAAAlan-2b-ss3230921316400461191911100.174.319.217.536204114.216.043.304.26516.6716.671.000.000.0025.00
1988Fresno SunsCalifA+--2b334114114282008132222701110.199.305.213.518302165.243.014.248.25113.3316.361.230.000.007.14
MLB Totals - 10 Season(s)Filter11563859557916113272327934378478508145630364.237.321.299.62011521634437.266.062.254.00010.7711.451.060.52167.7817.79
Minor League Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter45516073334484322116766189172411310.279.318.335.653538661716.291.056.143.0005.304.200.790.061,607.0014.73
AAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter12546495144151104353166945410200.310.403.390.79318126549.342.080.308.00012.578.200.650.000.0018.06
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter13499164109000000000.327.327.449.77622549.327.122.122.0000.000.000.000.000.0031.25
A+ Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter137489106135143153132222701110.276.307.323.63015818513.290.047.115.0004.295.261.230.19489.0013.33
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter108368799666035000000000.261.261.310.57111412368.261.049.049.0000.000.000.000.000.0012.50
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter72237445741027000000000.241.241.266.507635237.241.025.025.0000.000.000.000.000.008.77
Seattle Mariners Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter742266740264986161716229059330338104516336.243.327.307.6348181193068.271.064.274.00010.7611.021.020.55156.8818.34
Chicago White Sox Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter414119215526727116117531914817041114028.224.309.280.589334441369.253.056.209.00010.8112.421.150.44198.6716.48
Average MLB - Per 162 games162541781281643394811677128409.237.321.299.62016123622.266.062.254.00010.7711.451.060.52167.7817.79
Average Minor - Per 162 games162572119160158059236322614100.279.318.335.65319223611.291.056.143.0005.304.200.790.061,607.0014.73

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1977Seattle MarinersALMLBsea222B54--114171529290285.9835.28------6090.033.3
1977Seattle MarinersALMLBsea22DH1---------------601.70.6
1978Seattle MarinersALMLBsea232B141--28647210101768758.9875.38------14795.988.1
1978Seattle MarinersALMLBsea23SS5--910132019.9503.80------1473.43.1
1978Seattle MarinersALMLBsea23DH1---------------1470.70.6
1979Seattle MarinersALMLBsea242B107--2583611387632619.9795.79------107100.066.0
1980Seattle MarinersALMLBsea252B115--2693551185635624.9835.43------11996.671.0
1980Seattle MarinersALMLBsea25DH3---------------1192.51.9
1981Seattle MarinersALMLBsea262B92--2392941072543533.9825.79------9497.984.4
1981Seattle MarinersALMLBsea26SS1--131-54.8004.00------941.10.9
1982Seattle MarinersALMLBsea272B151--3204341098764754.9874.99------15498.193.2
1982Seattle MarinersALMLBsea27SS2--11--221.0001.00------1541.31.2
1982Seattle MarinersALMLBsea27DH2---------------1541.31.2
1982Seattle MarinersALMLBsea273B1--13--441.0004.00------1540.60.6
1983Chicago White SoxALMLBcha282B97--213298971520511.9835.27------9998.059.9
1983Seattle MarinersALMLBsea282B60--131173541309304.9845.07------6198.437.0
1983Seattle MarinersALMLBsea28DH1---------------611.60.6
1984Chicago White SoxALMLBcha292B141--2734521892743725.9765.14------14398.687.0
1985Chicago White SoxALMLBcha302B87--158220759385378.9824.34------9195.653.7
1985Chicago White SoxALMLBcha30DH2---------------912.21.2
1986Chicago White SoxALMLBcha312B78--132205545342337.9854.32------8196.348.1
1986Chicago White SoxALMLBcha31DH3---------------813.71.9
1987Albuquerque Dukes PCLAAAlan322B20--39493119188.9674.40------3066.714.1
1987Albuquerque Dukes PCLAAAlan32SS11--2021384441.9323.73------3036.77.7
1988Fresno Suns CalifA+-332B41--80101525186181.9734.41------41100.028.9
MLB Totals for 2B - 10 season(s)-   2B1123--2393343510378059315828.9835.19------11230.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 7 season(s)-   DH13---------------130.00.0
MLB Totals for SS - 3 season(s)-   SS8--1114232725.9263.13------80.00.0
MLB Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B1--13--441.0004.00------10.00.0
AAA Totals for 2B - 1 season(s)-   2B20--39493119188.9674.40------200.00.0
AAA Totals for SS - 1 season(s)-   SS11--2021384441.9323.73------110.00.0
A+ Totals for 2B - 1 season(s)-   2B41--80101525186181.9734.41------410.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1977Seattle MarinersALMLBsea22---54------1
1978Seattle MarinersALMLBsea23---1415-----1
1979Seattle MarinersALMLBsea24---107-------
1980Seattle MarinersALMLBsea25---115------3
1981Seattle MarinersALMLBsea26---921------
1982Seattle MarinersALMLBsea27---15121----2
1983Chicago White SoxALMLBcha28---97-------
1983Seattle MarinersALMLBsea28---60------1
1984Chicago White SoxALMLBcha29---141-------
1985Chicago White SoxALMLBcha30---87------2
1986Chicago White SoxALMLBcha31---78------3
1987Albuquerque Dukes PCLAAAlan32---2011------
1988Fresno Suns CalifA+-33---41-------

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1983Chicago White SoxChamp. SeriesMLB28412040000203400000.333.467.333.8004015.500.000.41720.0026.671.330.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 1 yrs412040000203400000.333.467.333.8004015.500.000.41720.0026.671.330.000.000.00

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1997Pulaski RangersAppRkMinortex42Manager684325.632--1 Lost in Finals
2002Seattle MarinersALMLBMLBsea47Broadcaster1629369.57410.03Lou Piniella-
2003Seattle MarinersALMLBMLBsea48Broadcaster1629369.5743.02Bob Melvin-
2004Seattle MarinersALMLBMLBsea49Broadcaster1626399.38929.04Bob Melvin-
2005Seattle MarinersALMLBMLBsea50Broadcaster1626993.42626.04Mike Hargrove-
2006Seattle MarinersALMLBMLBsea51Broadcaster1627884.48115.04Mike Hargrove
2007Seattle MarinersALMLBMLBsea52Broadcaster1628874.5436.02Mike Hargrove,John McLaren
2008Seattle MarinersALMLBMLBsea53Broadcaster16261101.37739.04John McLaren,Jim Riggleman
2009Seattle MarinersALMLBMLBsea54Broadcaster1628577.52512.02Don Wakamatsu
2010Seattle MarinersALMLBMLBsea55Broadcaster16261101.37729.04Don Wakamatsu
* The team record above is related to the full season for that team. It is possible that the job was only held for part of the season.
* MLB in Bold
* Highlighted rows indicate league champions

Awards [1]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1997Appalachian League Manager of the Year1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1987-07-20ContractSigned as Free Agent by Dodgers. 
1987-03-23Released by White Sox. 
1984-01-08ContractSigned as Free Agent by White Sox. 
1983-11-07Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1983-06-15TradeTraded by Mariners to White Sox for Tony Bernazard. 
1976-11-05Selected by Mariners from Angels in expansion draft (Pick #52). 
1974-05-07ContractSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Angels. 
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2018 includes all MLB/Minor roster movement whereas 1903-2012 contains only MLB change of organization with some DL-related data since 2000s.

Salaries

TopAbout Salary DataPayroll SectionAll $ are USD
YearTeam NamePayrollAgeSalaryServMLB RkTm RkCentileAboveLeague AvgLeague MinCareer*Contracts
1985Chicago White SoxTeam Payroll301,242,333-18198++370,78060,0001,242,333
1986Chicago White SoxTeam Payroll31600,000-1951073++386,34760,0001,842,333
* Career earnings are a simple calculation of available yearly salaries listed here. They include only base salary and draft signing bonus. Minor league salaries are excluded. The value is not meant to reflect a player's actual career earnings.
* League minimum salaries are displayed in red