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C.J. CronTrack this Player High Level: MLB Current Team: Tampa Bay Rays MLB Years: 2014-2018
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Drafted
Arizona Fall League
Rated Prospect
1st Round Draft Pick
Futures Game

Positions1B-650, DH-164Position when Drafted1BPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameChristopher John Cron
Height6-4Weight235BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateJanuary 5,1990 [28.314]PlacePhoenix,Arizona
High SchoolMountain Pointe (Phoenix,AZ)
CollegeUniversity of Utah (Salt Lake City,UT)

DraftedSelected by the Los Angeles Angels [Team Picks] in the 1st round (17th overall) of the 2011 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed] ... Selected by the Chicago White Sox [Team Picks] in the 44th round (1320th overall) of the 2008 Amateur Entry Draft
Signing Bonus$1,467,000Signing ScoutsJohn GracioService Time3.097 (2017)
Prospect Rankings[BA] 2012-ANA-#5 ... 2013-ANA-#3 ... 2014-ANA-#2
MLB DebutMay 3,2014 [24.118]
OrganizationsANA [7] TBA [1] Awards11
TBC Player ID143026Retrosheet IDcronc002MLBAM ID543068
RelationshipsSon of Chris Cron, Brother of Kevin Cron
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Active Talent RatingsBattingSpeed47Power77Contact62XBH77RBIs87Runs46Hitting67Durability48Team.493Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2009UtahMWCNCAA-1Fr251b19592463983191115812143145207.337.380.557.93713731271.350.220.272.4035.1711.442.214.0622.3637.35
2010UtahMWCNCAA-1So241b20491975585160208100172373004.431.493.8171.31016136224.422.386.472.5557.5910.271.358.939.8542.35
2011UtahMWCNCAA-1Jr241b21491985186261155911312160304.434.517.8031.32015942238.430.369.525.55013.038.820.686.3013.2048.84
2011Orem OwlzPioRkana382134143304451134100103450112.308.371.6291.0009019159.320.321.392.4256.2921.383.408.1811.0043.18
2012Inland Empire 66ersCalifA+ana381b2212952573154322271233417721104118.293.327.516.84327161557.295.223.253.3603.0512.934.244.8519.4439.61
2013Arkansas TravelersTexAAana381b231345195614236114838423831508511.274.319.428.74722251565.298.154.206.3234.0714.693.612.4837.0735.92
2014Salt Lake BeesPCLAAAana181b2449190306014173321184040113.316.385.511.8969722213.368.195.295.3928.4518.782.223.2927.1436.67
2014Los Angeles AngelsALMLBana201b-dh247924228621211137001061100010.256.289.450.73910924253.300.194.236.3243.9524.116.104.3522.0038.71
2015Salt Lake BeesPCLAAAana381b25239315301026230041400105.323.347.6671.014621898.324.344.387.4234.0814.293.506.1215.5060.00
2015Los Angeles AngelsALMLBana241b-dh251133783799171165131178250319.262.300.439.73916634403.293.177.228.3184.2220.354.823.9723.6334.34
2016Salt Lake BeesPCLAAAana241b26620031002103500101.150.250.200.4504124.188.050.250.21112.5020.831.670.000.0033.33
2016Los Angeles AngelsALMLBana241b2611640751113252166923247575019.278.329.467.79619043443.307.189.246.3415.4216.933.133.6125.4438.05
2017Salt Lake BeesPCLAAAana431b2722821122604231071540302.268.344.488.832401096.273.220.317.3507.2915.632.144.1720.5045.45
2017Los Angeles AngelsALMLBana241b271003393984141165632229670305.248.305.437.74214831371.296.189.257.3165.9325.884.364.3121.1936.90
2018Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba442814050168127281307412371451705211.253.323.493.81624759560.293.240.311.3476.6125.893.925.3616.7046.46
MLB Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter5481867223485966892879811045937511444.260.312.461.7738601912030.298.201.260.0005.4222.614.174.3820.9839.38
Minor League Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter39715722154551047713281598226339019842.289.336.500.8367861821712.305.211.267.0004.7915.363.214.1522.1440.00
AAA Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter100385561153131781413274806111.299.360.527.88720351431.327.228.319.0007.4217.172.313.9422.6544.35
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1345195614236114838423831508511.274.319.428.74722251565.298.154.206.0004.0714.693.612.4837.0735.92
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter12952573154322271233417721104118.293.327.516.84327161557.295.223.253.0003.0512.934.244.8519.4439.61
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter34143304451134100103450112.308.371.6291.0009019159.320.321.392.0006.2921.383.408.1811.0043.18
NCAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter157641145254612461982362751785015.396.459.7131.172457109733.396.317.412.0008.4610.231.216.2813.9342.91
Los Angeles Angels Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter40813661553586855921386733142056233.262.308.449.7576131321470.299.187.242.0004.9721.364.304.0123.1536.87
Tampa Bay Rays Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter14050168127281307412371451705211.253.323.493.81624759560.293.240.311.0006.6125.893.925.3616.7046.46
Average MLB - Per 162 games16255266143282268532331361113113.260.312.461.77325456600.298.201.260.0005.4222.614.174.3820.9839.38
Average Minor - Per 162 games162641881864232913464331071608317.289.336.500.83632174699.305.211.267.0004.7915.363.214.1522.1440.00

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
2012Inland Empire 66ers CalifA+ana221B95--794581960871852.9788.97------12973.667.9
2013Arkansas Travelers TexAAana231B124--1047821011211391129.9919.10------13492.589.2
2014Salt Lake Bees PCLAAAana241B42--32224536351346.9868.24------4985.729.2
2014Los Angeles AngelsALMLBana241B362925122112123234233.9966.470.93-----7945.622.2
2014Los Angeles AngelsALMLBana24DH33---------------7941.820.4
2015Salt Lake Bees PCLAAAana251B16--1309219141139.9868.69------2369.611.1
2015Los Angeles AngelsALMLBana251B585446038531633422416.9867.170.90-----11351.335.8
2015Los Angeles AngelsALMLBana25DH50---------------11344.230.9
2016Salt Lake Bees PCLAAAana261B4--432254745.95711.25------666.72.8
2016Los Angeles AngelsALMLBana261B979381876148678815809.9938.340.99-----11683.659.9
2016Los Angeles AngelsALMLBana26DH11---------------1169.56.8
2017Salt Lake Bees PCLAAAana271B19--15113314167164.9828.63------2286.413.4
2017Los Angeles AngelsALMLBana271B989281574561463810806.9958.220.99-----10098.060.5
2018Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba28DH70---------------14050.043.2
2018Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba281B615851346327246492490.9968.030.96-----14043.637.7
MLB Totals for 1B - 5 season(s)-   1B350326285725751791924327732754.9937.870.96-----3500.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 4 season(s)-   DH164---------------1640.00.0
AAA Totals for 1B - 4 season(s)-   1B81--646481274706694.9838.57------810.00.0
AA Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B124--1047821011211391129.9919.10------1240.00.0
A+ Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B95--794581960871852.9788.97------950.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
2012Inland Empire 66ers CalifA+ana22--95--------
2013Arkansas Travelers TexAAana23--124--------
2014Salt Lake Bees PCLAAAana24--42--------
2014Los Angeles AngelsALMLBana24--36-------33
2015Salt Lake Bees PCLAAAana25--16--------
2015Los Angeles AngelsALMLBana25--58-------50
2016Salt Lake Bees PCLAAAana26--4--------
2016Los Angeles AngelsALMLBana26--97-------11
2017Salt Lake Bees PCLAAAana27--19--------
2017Los Angeles AngelsALMLBana27--98--------
2018Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba28--61-------70

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2010Cotuit KettleersCape Cod LeagueCollege20196991980313213610002.275.315.522.837361173.267.247.3044.118.222.004.1123.0057.89
2013Mesa Solar SoxArizona Fall LgMinor2320801733615200081100000.413.466.7001.166561288.438.287.3889.0912.501.385.6816.0036.36
2013Los Angeles AngelsMLB Spring TrainingMLB2321000000001000000.000.500.000.500002.000.0001.00050.000.000.000.000.000.00
2014Los Angeles AngelsMLB Spring TrainingMLB241224371016000600100.292.280.458.73811225.333.166.1670.0024.000.004.0024.0028.57
2014Los Angeles AngelsDiv SeriesMLB2439011000002400000.111.273.222.4952111.200.111.33318.1836.362.000.000.00100.00
2015Los Angeles AngelsMLB Spring TrainingMLB2526751131112316204900204.413.432.7331.165551681.431.320.4004.9411.112.253.7025.0051.61
2016Los Angeles AngelsMLB Spring TrainingMLB2626751122701111251200103.293.333.427.76032881.333.134.1876.1714.812.401.2375.0036.36
2017Los Angeles AngelsMLB Spring TrainingMLB2726741322414113261010101.297.354.541.89540982.295.244.3387.3212.201.674.8818.5040.91
2018Tampa Bay RaysMLB Spring TrainingMLB281856816603110031500000.286.322.554.87631959.342.268.3215.0825.425.005.0818.6756.25
Arizona Fall League Totals - 1 yrs20801733615200081100000.413.466.7001.166561288.438.287.3889.0912.501.385.6816.0036.36
Cape Cod League Totals - 1 yrs196991980313213610002.275.315.522.837361173.267.247.3044.118.222.004.1123.0057.89
MLB Spring Training Totals - 6 yrs1103054698293125564195210508.321.358.554.91216944330.350.233.3025.7615.762.743.6425.4244.90
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 1 yrs39011000002400000.111.273.222.4952111.200.111.33318.1836.362.000.000.00100.00

Awards [11]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
20092nd Team College Freshman All-American (C) ... Mountain West Conference Freshman of the Year2
20103rd Team College All-American (C) ... Mountain West Conference All-Conference Team (DH) ... Mountain West Conference Player of the Year (Tony Gwynn Award)3
20111st Team College All-American (1B) ... Mountain West Conference All-Conference Team (1B) ... Mountain West Conference Player of the Year (Tony Gwynn Award) ... Rookie League All-Star (1B)4
2012California League All-Star Team (1B) ... California League Rookie of the Year2

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2018-02-17DHTampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)YActiveTradedTraded from Angels to Rays for PTBNL28.043Team Roster on 2018-02-17
2018-01-121BLos Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 1-year contract for 2018-2018 ($2.3m) [Avoids arbitration]28.007Team Roster on 2018-01-12
2017-07-061BLos Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Salt Lake (AAA)27.182Team Roster on 2017-07-06
2017-06-231BLos Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Salt Lake (AAA)27.169Team Roster on 2017-06-23
2017-06-031BLos Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Salt Lake (AAA)27.149Team Roster on 2017-06-03
2017-05-221BLos Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Salt Lake (AAA)27.137Team Roster on 2017-05-22
2017-05-151BLos Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DL27.130Team Roster on 2017-05-15
2017-05-071BLos Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)YDL-10InjuredAssigned to Salt Lake (AAA) for rehab27.122Team Roster on 2017-05-07
2017-04-291BLos Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)YDL-10InjuredDL10 Left foot contusion27.114Team Roster on 2017-04-29
2016-08-201BLos Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DL26.227Team Roster on 2016-08-20
2016-08-141BLos Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)YDL-15InjuredAssigned to Salt Lake (AAA) for rehab26.221Team Roster on 2016-08-14
2016-07-091BLos Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)YDL-15InjuredDL15 Broken left hand26.185Team Roster on 2016-07-09
2015-06-301BLos Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Salt Lake (AAA)25.176Team Roster on 2015-06-30
2015-06-141BLos Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Salt Lake (AAA)25.160Team Roster on 2015-06-14
2015-06-071BLos Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Salt Lake (AAA)25.153Team Roster on 2015-06-07
2015-05-261BLos Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Salt Lake (AAA)25.141Team Roster on 2015-05-26
2014-09-021BLos Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Salt Lake (AAA)24.240Team Roster on 2014-09-02
2014-08-101BLos Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Salt Lake (AAA)24.217Team Roster on 2014-08-10
2014-07-231BLos Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Salt Lake (AAA)24.199Team Roster on 2014-07-23
2014-07-221BLos Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Salt Lake (AAA)24.198Team Roster on 2014-07-22
2014-05-031BLos Angeles AngelsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveContract purchased from minors24.118Team Roster on 2014-05-03
2014-04-121BLos Angeles AngelsSalt Lake (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Salt Lake (AAA)24.097Team Roster on 2014-04-12
2013-04-081BLos Angeles AngelsArkansas (AA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Arkansas (AA)23.093Team Roster on 2013-04-08
2012-09-231BLos Angeles AngelsInland Empire (A+)-MinorsActivated MinorsActivated from DL22.261Team Roster on 2012-09-23
2012-08-29CLos Angeles AngelsInland Empire (A+)-DL-7InjuredDL7 Right labrum22.236Team Roster on 2012-08-29
2012-06-09CLos Angeles AngelsInland Empire (A+)-Minors--22.155Team Roster on 2012-06-09
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2011-06-28ContractSigned 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
2011Los Angeles Angels-211,467,000-------1,467,000Signing Bonus out of 2011 Draft (1st round - 17th overall)
2014Los Angeles AngelsTeam Payroll24500,000-79448-3,256,497500,0001,967,000
2015Los Angeles AngelsTeam Payroll25512,5001.1169330233,571,283507,5002,479,500
2016Los Angeles AngelsTeam Payroll26525,0002.1156521383,498,245507,5003,004,500
2017Los Angeles AngelsTeam Payroll27565,0003.09756424383,651,709535,0003,569,500
2018Tampa Bay RaysTeam Payroll282,300,000-33110594,360,045545,0005,869,5002018-01-12 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2018-2018 ($2.3m) [Avoids arbitration]
* 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