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Hector CruzTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1970-1982 MLB Years: 1973-1982
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PositionsOF-312, 3B-203Position when DraftedOF-3BPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameHector Louis Cruz Dilan
Height5-11Weight170BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateApril 2,1953 [65.320]PlaceArroyo,Puerto Rico

DraftedSigned as undrafted amateur free agent in 1970 by the St. Louis Cardinals.
Signing ScoutsChase Riddle
MLB DebutAugust 11,1973 [20.131]
OrganizationsSLN [8] CHN [3] CIN [2] SFN [2] Awards0Awards Voting1-2
TBC Player ID10369Retrosheet IDcruzh101MLBAM ID112899
RelationshipsBrother of Jose Cruz, Brother of Tommy Cruz, Uncle of Jose Cruz
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed28Power75Contact32XBH85RBIs69Runs56Hitting34Durability26Team.496Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1970GCL CardinalsGCLRk-1739340102000000000.444.444.6671.111619.444.223.222.4850.000.000.000.000.0025.00
1970Cedar RapidsMidwA-172441860101000000000.146.146.195.3418141.146.049.049.1510.000.000.000.000.0016.67
1970Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         275011100203000000000.200.200.280.48014250.200.080.080.2110.000.000.000.000.0020.00
1971Cedar RapidsMidwA-18111406711122142368000000000.276.276.517.79321048406.232.241.241.3550.000.000.005.6717.6542.86
1972Cedar RapidsMidwA-19401412247102524000000000.333.333.539.8727617141.309.206.206.3940.000.000.003.5528.2036.17
1972ModestoCalifA+-198331458881122277000000000.280.280.538.81816935314.226.258.258.3720.000.000.007.0114.2739.77
1972Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         1234558013521427101000000000.297.297.538.83524552455.252.241.242.3790.000.000.005.9316.8538.52
1973ArkansasTexAA-201144039413221330105000000000.328.328.618.94624954403.273.290.290.4190.000.000.007.4413.4340.91
1973St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln11of201111100000001300000.000.083.000.0830012.000.000.091.0598.3325.003.000.000.000.00
1974TulsaAmerAAA-21134459701171781172000000000.255.255.399.65418336459.237.144.144.2940.000.000.002.4041.7330.77
1975TulsaAmerAAA-221154358413330129116000000000.306.306.579.88525260435.256.273.274.3950.000.000.006.6715.0045.11
1975St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln113b222348772206002401101.146.176.271.44713452.156.125.167.2003.857.692.000.000.0057.14
1976St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln253b231515265412017113711042119243713.228.286.338.62417831577.270.110.192.2877.2820.622.832.2540.4625.83
1977St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln25of24118339508019264243465612318.236.326.357.68312127391.264.121.260.31011.7614.321.221.5356.5033.75
1978Chicago CubsNLMLBchn24of2530768185029003601014.237.266.382.64829780.235.145.184.2873.757.502.002.5038.0038.89
1978San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn9of257919719448162402213911026.223.301.365.6667215220.250.142.239.3049.5517.731.862.7332.8334.09
1978Totals for NL-NL         1092732762131833022445120310.227.292.370.66210122300.245.143.223.2998.0015.001.882.6734.1335.48
1979San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn9of261625230001003700002.120.214.120.3343028.167.000.120.17310.7125.002.330.000.000.00
1979Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin7of2674182244410242701313901138.242.350.385.7357016215.286.143.308.33114.4218.141.261.8645.5036.36
1979Totals for NL-NL         902072647102428013446011310.227.335.353.6887316243.272.126.285.31213.9918.931.351.6551.7534.04
1980Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin7of27527551641150081600011.213.289.333.62225683.259.120.227.2819.6419.282.001.2075.0037.50
1981Chicago CubsNLMLBchn273b-of285310915255071522172400103.229.331.468.7995112127.228.239.394.36313.3918.901.415.5115.5748.00
1982Iowa CubsAmerAAAchn-of29103851050290011310000.263.300.553.85321740.348.290.316.3722.5032.5013.005.0019.0070.00
1982Chicago CubsNLMLBchn30of291719141000002400001.211.286.263.5495121.267.052.158.2589.5219.052.000.000.0025.00
MLB Totals - 9 Season(s)Filter6241607186361719392007817631741091547.225.301.353.6545671191806.256.128.237.0009.7517.551.802.1641.2132.96
Minor League Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter6342246415649115221224740011310000.289.290.523.81311742592248.250.234.234.0000.040.5813.005.4318.4139.91
AAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter259932159260529421970011310000.279.281.489.770456103934.249.210.211.0000.111.3913.004.5022.1939.62
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1144039413221330105000000000.328.328.618.94624954403.273.290.290.0000.000.000.007.4413.4340.91
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter8331458881122277000000000.280.280.538.81816935314.226.258.258.0000.000.000.007.0114.2739.77
A Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter1755881011653172893000000000.281.281.500.78129466588.245.219.219.0000.000.000.004.7621.0040.00
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter39340102000000000.444.444.6671.111619.444.223.222.0000.000.000.000.000.0025.00
St. Louis Cardinals Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter303924112207385191195391182377822.224.294.338.632312621032.258.114.214.0008.8217.642.001.8448.6329.95
Cincinnati Reds Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter126257296014353201395501149.233.333.370.7039522298.278.137.284.00013.0918.461.411.6851.4036.67
San Francisco Giants Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter9522221478162502244611028.212.291.338.6297515248.241.126.225.0009.6818.551.922.4237.0031.91
Chicago Cubs Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter100204244711092422223401118.230.304.417.7218520228.235.187.294.0009.6514.911.553.9522.6742.55
Average MLB - Per 162 games16241748941821052224682132412.225.301.353.65414731469.256.128.237.0009.7517.551.802.1641.2132.96
Average Minor - Per 162 games16257410616629631121000300000.289.290.523.81330066574.250.234.234.0000.040.5813.005.4318.4139.91

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1973St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln20OF5-237---771.0001.400.30-----1145.53.1
1975St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln223B12--442-108.8000.67------2352.27.4
1975St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln22OF6--16-1-1716.9412.67------2326.13.7
1976St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln233B148--1002702619396370.9342.50------15198.091.4
1977St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln24OF106--154961169163.9641.54------11889.865.4
1977St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln243B2---11121.5000.50------1181.71.2
1978San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn25OF53--825238987.9781.64------7967.132.7
1978San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn253B14--313--16161.0001.14------7917.78.6
1978Chicago CubsNLMLBchn25OF14--30---30301.0002.14------3046.78.6
1978Chicago CubsNLMLBchn253B7--214--16161.0002.29------3023.34.3
1979Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin26OF69--119824129127.9841.84------7493.242.9
1979San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn26OF6--5---551.0000.83------1637.53.7
1979San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn263B2--321-65.8332.50------1612.51.2
1980Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin27OF29--42-2-4442.9551.45------5255.817.9
1981Chicago CubsNLMLBchn283B18--12253-4037.9252.06------5334.017.5
1981Chicago CubsNLMLBchn28OF16--211--22221.0001.38------5330.215.5
1982Iowa Cubs AmerAAAchn29OF4--61--771.0001.75------1040.03.0
1982Chicago CubsNLMLBchn29OF4--1---111.0000.25------1723.52.5
MLB Totals for OF - 8 season(s)-   OF308-2347723138513500.9751.6221.74-----3080.00.0
MLB Totals for 3B - 6 season(s)-   3B203--1243293320486453.9322.23------2030.00.0
AAA Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF4--61--771.0001.75------40.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1973St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln20---------5-
1975St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln22-----12---6-
1976St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln23-----148-----
1977St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln24-----2---106-
1978San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn25-----14---53-
1978Chicago CubsNLMLBchn25-----7---14-
1979Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin26---------69-
1979San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn26-----2---6-
1980Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin27---------29-
1981Chicago CubsNLMLBchn28-----18---16-
1982Iowa Cubs AmerAAAchn29---------4-
1982Chicago CubsNLMLBchn29---------4-

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1979Cincinnati RedsChamp. SeriesMLB2625111000000100000.200.200.400.600215.250.200.2000.0020.000.000.000.00100.00
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 1 yrs25111000000100000.200.200.400.600215.250.200.2000.0020.000.000.000.00100.00

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1982-08-04Released by Cubs. 
1982-04-09ContractSigned as Free Agent by Cubs. 
1981-11-13Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1980-12-12TradeTraded by Reds to Cubs for Mike Vail. 
1979-06-28TradeTraded by Giants to Reds for Pedro Borbon. 
1978-06-15TradeTraded by Cubs to Giants for Lynn McGlothen. 
1977-12-08TradeTraded by Cardinals with Dave Rader to Cubs for Steve Swisher, Jerry Morales and Cash. 
1970-01-22ContractSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Cardinals. 
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2019 includes all MLB/Minor roster movement whereas 1903-2012 contains only MLB change of organization with some DL-related data since 2000s.