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Ivan CruzTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1989-2003 MLB Years: 1997-2002
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Played in Japan
Rated Prospect

Positions1B-1026, DH-4, RF-1, OF-1, LF-1Position when Drafted1BPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameLuis Ivan Cruz
Height6-2Weight219BatsLeftThrowsLeft
Born DateMay 3,1968 [50.077]PlaceFajardo,Puerto Rico
High SchoolColegio Santiago Apostal (Fajardo,PR)
CollegeJacksonville University (Jacksonville,FL)

DraftedSelected by the Detroit Tigers [Team Picks] in the 28th round (732nd overall) of the 1989 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Prospect Rankings[BA] 1991-DET-#5 ... 1992-MLB-#9 ... 1993-MLB-#5
MLB DebutJuly 18,1997 [29.076]
OrganizationsDET [7] NYA [3] PIT [2] SLN [1] Awards3
TBC Player ID5030Retrosheet IDcruzi001MLBAM ID112905
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed20Power83Contact52XBH80RBIs87Runs56Hitting67Durability62Team.519Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1989Niagara Falls RapidsNYPLA-det-1b2164226436211274020272930140.274.358.434.7929820257.288.160.288.35410.5111.281.072.7232.2932.26
1990Lakeland TigersFSLA+det-1b2211841461118232117381497152430.285.364.430.79417836474.318.145.280.35710.3414.981.452.3237.6430.51
1991London TigersEastAAdet-1b231214434611021094733367341250.248.309.357.66615830486.278.109.190.3007.4115.022.031.8549.2227.27
1991Toledo Mud HensILAAAdet-1b238292400140021210000.138.219.241.4607132.188.103.172.2196.2537.506.003.1329.0025.00
1991Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         12947248114210105133388551250.242.304.350.65416531518.274.108.189.2957.3416.412.241.9347.2027.19
1992London TigersEastAAdet-1b241345247114325114104113710240610.273.322.405.72721240571.312.132.202.3286.4817.862.762.4537.4327.97
1993Toledo Mud HensILAAAdet-1b251154024491184135011308530220.226.284.388.67215635437.255.162.236.2976.8619.452.832.9730.9238.46
1994Toledo Mud HensILAAAdet-1b26973033675112154310288320307.248.313.446.75913528336.288.198.294.3298.3324.702.964.4620.2037.33
1995Jacksonville SunsSouAAdet-1b27108397651121713193006094003157.282.374.564.93822449460.295.282.433.39213.0420.431.576.7412.8143.75
1995Toledo Mud HensILAAAdet-1b271136572003006900101.194.302.250.5529243.250.056.222.26413.9520.931.500.000.0028.57
1995Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         1194337011919131960066103004158.275.368.538.90623351503.290.263.416.38113.1220.481.566.1613.9742.86
1996Columbus ClippersILAAAnya-1b2813044684115260289624489982939.258.335.504.83922554513.265.246.350.3579.3619.302.065.4615.9346.96
1997Columbus ClippersILAAAnya-1b291164176912535124954565781104108.300.404.561.96523460497.317.261.415.41113.0815.691.204.8317.3848.00
1997New York YankeesALMLBnya47dh-1b291120051003002400000.250.318.300.6186122.313.050.150.2869.0918.182.000.000.0020.00
1998Gulf Coast YankeesGCLRknya-1b30510263015003300000.600.6921.2001.89212413.833.600.900.74723.0823.081.007.6910.0066.67
1998Columbus ClippersILAAAnya-1b30562043454100133600294420136.265.360.505.86510323236.277.240.382.37112.2918.641.525.5115.6942.59
1998Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         612143660130144100324720136.280.378.537.91511527249.299.257.407.39112.8518.881.475.6215.2945.00
1999Altoona CurveEastAApit-31313121003001800000.154.214.231.4453114.400.077.154.2057.1457.148.000.000.0050.00
1999Nashville SoundsPCLAAApit-1b31752735789201258102215610947.326.365.6811.04618646304.318.355.425.4246.9118.422.678.2210.9251.69
1999Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         782865891211258402226410947.318.358.6611.01918947318.320.343.413.4156.9220.132.917.8611.4451.65
1999Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit25rf-1b31510340012000200000.400.400.7001.1007110.429.300.300.4670.0020.000.0010.0010.0025.00
2000Mexico City Red Devils DiMexAAA--32511995280161204900202900005.402.457.7941.25115837219.400.392.492.5189.1313.241.459.139.9546.25
2000Nashville SoundsPCLAAApit-1b3236121153811072800152610103.314.391.579.9707018138.348.265.388.41210.8718.841.735.0717.2947.37
2000Totals for AAA-AAA         8732067118271277700355510108.369.431.7131.14422855357.381.344.453.4779.8015.411.577.5611.8546.61
2000Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit251b32811010000000800001.091.091.091.1821011.333.000.000.0820.0072.730.000.000.000.00
2001HanshinJap CenIntl-33125461831292703510000499600000.280.349.566.91526162510.285.286.393.3869.6118.821.966.8613.1748.06
2002Memphis RedbirdsPCLAAAsln471b341254618312927035100004996305714.280.349.566.91526162518.281.286.393.3849.4618.531.966.7613.1748.06
2002St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln161b341714250013001300000.357.400.571.9718115.400.214.286.4206.6720.003.006.6714.0020.00
2003ChunichiJap CenIntl-3571225215081113410206020102.222.290.413.7039320248.252.191.284.3068.0624.193.004.4420.4540.00
MLB Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter415551510280031700001.273.310.400.71022358.361.127.182.0005.1729.315.673.4527.5020.00
Minor League Totals - 13 Season(s)Filter137349187701360277152549502217526997485515767.277.349.494.84324295465548.297.217.325.0009.4817.971.904.5819.3640.15
AAA Totals - 10 Season(s)Filter82028914818071769181585812313617322352960.279.352.534.88615443663273.294.255.362.0009.5618.851.975.5315.9745.35
AA Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter366137718336764254247441342778111217.267.333.434.7675971201531.296.167.264.0008.7518.092.073.5325.5032.70
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter11841461118232117381497152430.285.364.430.79417836474.318.145.280.00010.3414.981.452.3237.6430.51
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter64226436211274020272930140.274.358.434.7929820257.288.160.288.00010.5111.281.072.7232.2932.26
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter510263015003300000.600.6921.2001.89212413.833.600.900.00023.0823.081.007.6910.0066.67
Intl Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter19668610417935146134106915620102.261.330.516.84635482758.274.255.357.0009.1020.582.266.0714.9145.81
Pittsburgh Pirates Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter13213500120001000001.238.238.381.6198121.400.143.143.0000.0047.620.004.7621.0020.00
New York Yankees Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1120051003002400000.250.318.300.6186122.313.050.150.0009.0918.182.000.000.0020.00
St. Louis Cardinals Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1714250013001300000.357.400.571.9718115.400.214.286.0006.6720.003.006.6714.0020.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games16221720594083200126700004.273.310.400.7108712229.361.127.182.0005.1729.315.673.4527.5020.00
Average Minor - Per 162 games1625809116033230112326211861678.277.349.494.84328764655.297.217.325.0009.4817.971.904.5819.3640.15

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1989Niagara Falls Rapids NYPLA-det211B54--43930543474469.9898.69------6484.471.1
1990Lakeland Tigers FSLA+det221B106--938441175993982.9899.26------11889.880.3
1991London Tigers EastAAdet231B98--845491287906894.9879.12------12181.070.5
1991Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet231B8--707-1277771.0009.63------8100.05.6
1992London Tigers EastAAdet241B68--54935847592584.9868.59------13450.749.6
1993Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet251B28--26827223297295.99310.54------11524.319.7
1994Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet261B51--41137643454448.9878.78------9752.635.9
1995Jacksonville Suns SouAAdet271B81--79560786862855.99210.56------10875.056.3
1995Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet271B9--896399895.96910.56------1181.86.3
1996Columbus Clippers ILAAAnya281B125--10289458811271122.9968.98------13096.288.0
1997Columbus Clippers ILAAAnya291B114--9748388910651057.9929.27------11698.380.3
1997New York YankeesALMLBnya29DH4---------------1136.42.5
1997New York YankeesALMLBnya291B3--7---771.0002.33------1127.31.9
1997New York YankeesALMLBnya29LF1--1---111.0001.00------119.10.6
1998Gulf Coast Yankees GCLRknya301B4--18--418181.0004.50------580.06.7
1998Columbus Clippers ILAAAnya301B53--50239545546541.99110.21------5694.636.8
1998Columbus Clippers ILAAAnya30OF1--1---111.0001.00------561.80.7
1999Nashville Sounds PCLAAApit311B65--57137451612608.9939.35------7586.746.4
1999Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit311B1--131-314141.00014.00------520.00.6
1999Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit31RF1---------------520.00.6
2000Nashville Sounds PCLAAApit321B28--23225226259257.9929.18------3677.819.7
2000Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit321B1-96---661.0006.000.67-----812.50.6
2002Memphis Redbirds PCLAAAsln341B122--102070512910951090.9958.93------12597.685.9
2002St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln341B7-14121--13131.0001.860.93-----1741.24.3
MLB Totals for 1B - 4 season(s)-   1B12-23382-340401.0003.331.74-----120.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 1 season(s)-   DH4---------------40.00.0
MLB Totals for RF - 1 season(s)-   RF1---------------10.00.0
MLB Totals for LF - 1 season(s)-   LF1--1---111.0001.00------10.00.0
AAA Totals for 1B - 10 season(s)-   1B603--51654254051556305590.9939.27------6030.00.0
AAA Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF1--1---111.0001.00------10.00.0
AA Totals for 1B - 3 season(s)-   1B247--21891442722023602333.9899.45------2470.00.0
A+ Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B106--938441175993982.9899.26------1060.00.0
A- Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B54--43930543474469.9898.69------540.00.0
Rk Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B4--18--418181.0004.50------40.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1989Niagara Falls Rapids NYPLA-det21--54--------
1990Lakeland Tigers FSLA+det22--106--------
1991London Tigers EastAAdet23--98--------
1991Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet23--8--------
1992London Tigers EastAAdet24--68--------
1993Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet25--28--------
1994Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet26--51--------
1995Jacksonville Suns SouAAdet27--81--------
1995Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet27--9--------
1996Columbus Clippers ILAAAnya28--125--------
1997Columbus Clippers ILAAAnya29--114--------
1997New York YankeesALMLBnya29--3---1---4
1998Gulf Coast Yankees GCLRknya30--4--------
1998Columbus Clippers ILAAAnya30--53------1-
1999Nashville Sounds PCLAAApit31--65--------
1999Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit31--1-----1--
2000Nashville Sounds PCLAAApit32--28--------
2000Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit32--1--------
2002Memphis Redbirds PCLAAAsln34--122--------
2002St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln34--7--------

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
2010Arizona Padres -ArizRkMinorsdn42Manager552035.36411.04 
2012Arizona Padres -ArizRkMinorsdn44Hitting Coach561640.28618.04Jim Gabella
2013Eugene EmeraldsNwstA-Minorsdn45Hitting Coach762749.35520.04Jim Gabella
2015Danville BravesAppRkMinoratl47Hitting Coach683434.50011.03Rocket Wheeler
2016Danville BravesAppRkMinoratl48Hitting Coach673136.46310.54Robinson Cancel
2017Mississippi BravesSouAAMinoratl49Hitting Coach1385880.42017.05Luis Salazar
* 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 [3]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1995Southern League All-Star (DH)1
1996International League All-Star Team (1B)1
2002Pacific Coast League All-Star (DH)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2002-03-30ContractSigned as Free Agent by Cardinals. 
2002-03-20Released by Expos. 
2002-01-11ContractSigned as Free Agent by Expos. 
2000-10-02Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1998-12-22ContractSigned as Free Agent by Pirates. 
1998-10-03Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1995-11-27ContractSigned as Free Agent by Yankees. 
1995-10-16Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
* 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
1997New York YankeesTeam Payroll29150,000-76638-1,182,177150,000150,000
1999Pittsburgh PiratesTeam Payroll31205,000-75928161,454,491200,000355,000
2000Pittsburgh PiratesTeam Payroll32175,000-79538-1,394,248200,000530,000
2002St. Louis CardinalsTeam Payroll34200,000-75735-2,011,045200,000730,000
* 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