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Jacob CruzTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1992-2010 MLB Years: 1996-2005
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Drafted
Rated Prospect
1st Round Draft Pick

PositionsOF-615, RF-87, LF-56, CF-39, 1B-37, DH-23Position when DraftedOFPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameJacob Cruz
Height6-0Weight179BatsLeftThrowsLeft
Born DateJanuary 28,1973 [45.321]PlaceOxnard,California
High SchoolChannel Islands (Oxnard,CA)
CollegeArizona State University (Tempe,AZ)

DraftedSelected by the San Francisco Giants [Team Picks] in the 1st round (32nd overall) of the 1994 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed] ... Selected by the California Angels [Team Picks] in the 45th round (1177th overall) of the 1991 Amateur Entry Draft
Signing Bonus$300,000
Prospect Rankings[BA] 1996-MLB-#3 ... 1997-SFN-#8
MLB DebutJuly 18,1996 [23.171]
OrganizationsSFN [5] CIN [4] CLE [4] COL [1] DET [1] NYN [1] Awards5
TBC Player ID1095Retrosheet IDcruzj003MLBAM ID112901
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed33Power68Contact60XBH63RBIs63Runs45Hitting67Durability42Team.507Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1992Arizona StateCollegeFrrf-lf19347417221001442111100000.297.388.311.69923185.349.014.189.33212.9412.941.000.000.004.55
1993Arizona StateCollegeSorf-lf20532025169152103751162500000.342.390.584.97411827218.353.242.342.4247.3411.471.564.5920.2039.13
1994Arizona StateCollegeJrrf-lf2163267711051431569122263500000.393.447.6371.08417032293.415.244.378.4658.8711.951.355.1217.8030.48
1994San Jose GiantsCalifA+sfn-of21311181429700120292222206.246.305.305.610367133.296.059.119.2796.7716.542.440.000.0024.14
1995Shreveport CaptainsTexAAsfn-of22127458881363311377985772842615.297.383.459.84221047529.328.162.288.37110.7813.611.262.4635.2334.56
1996Phoenix FirebirdsPCLAAAsfn-of231214356012426477559627710211516.285.378.411.78917937520.323.126.260.35011.9214.811.241.3562.1429.84
1996San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn62rf23337710183031001122421002.234.352.390.74230692.300.156.299.33613.0426.092.003.2625.6733.33
1997Phoenix FirebirdsPCLAAAsfn-of241274939717845312951836464305911.361.434.538.97226560565.393.177.337.42011.3311.331.002.1241.0833.71
1997San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn30rf241625341003003400103.160.241.200.4415129.182.040.160.21010.3413.791.330.000.0025.00
1998Buffalo BisonsILAAAcle-of2543169325682133623132610103.331.380.6331.01310723184.328.302.373.4297.0714.132.007.0713.0041.07
1998Fresno GrizzliesPCLAAAsfn-of2589342601021731862125465782129.298.393.523.91617938399.313.225.380.39811.5314.291.244.5119.0037.25
1998Totals for AAA-AAA         1325119215825531981485983922212.309.389.560.94928661583.318.251.378.40810.1214.241.415.3216.4838.61
1998San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn302533000000000200000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.000.0000.0066.670.000.000.000.00
1998Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle512511000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
1998Totals for MLB-MLB         44000000000300000.000.000.000.000004.000.000.000.0000.0075.000.000.000.000.00
1999Buffalo BisonsILAAAcle-of265420229557273142213930117.272.348.431.7798716227.306.159.272.3439.2517.181.863.0828.8629.09
1999Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle51cf-lf2632881429513170251311104.330.368.511.87945996.356.181.216.3805.2113.542.603.1329.3331.03
2000Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle51cf271129373005105410100.241.361.345.70610336.269.104.310.32513.8911.110.800.000.0042.86
2001Colorado Springs Sky SoxPCLAAAcol34of2820861828526251012310102.326.337.640.977551389.379.314.337.4041.1225.8423.006.7414.3346.43
2001Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle51cf2828681215403110252330003.221.303.412.71528776.286.191.235.3126.5830.264.603.9522.6746.67
2001Colorado RockiesNLMLBcol23lf284476716101702102711201.211.303.263.56620290.300.052.158.26311.1130.002.701.1176.0012.50
2001Totals for MLB-MLB         7214419315041804155041204.215.303.333.636489166.293.118.194.2869.0430.123.332.4136.0029.03
2002Toledo Mud HensILAAAdet-of2911436711051081410103.163.302.233.53510253.233.070.279.25815.0926.421.750.000.0028.57
2002Detroit TigersALMLBdet44dh-rf2935881224312631132031202.273.377.398.775356107.324.125.295.34712.1518.691.541.8744.0025.00
2003Louisville BatsILAAAcin30of303613225468072930142210205.348.409.568.9777515149.371.220.348.4189.4014.771.574.7018.8632.61
2004Louisville BatsILAAAcin-of3117541217403700101000112.315.415.556.97130765.333.241.426.40915.3815.381.004.6218.0041.18
2004Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin9rf319614722338032800164340025.224.317.340.6575011167.297.116.224.2939.5825.752.691.8049.0033.33
2005Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin9rf-lf32110127123010041800164610110.236.324.409.7335214145.333.173.299.32011.0331.722.882.7631.7546.67
2006Norfolk TidesILAAAnyn36of-1b3355145184216001700223100025.290.383.400.7835816167.368.110.262.34613.1718.561.410.000.0038.10
2006Louisville BatsILAAAcin-1b33312130013000200001.250.250.500.7506112.222.250.250.3130.0016.670.008.3312.0033.33
1998Totals for IL-IL         58157194516012000223300026.287.374.408.7826417179.358.121.261.34812.2918.441.500.56157.0037.78
2008Tijuana ColtsMexAAA--354414619457083300292200005.308.423.521.9447615175.319.213.411.41416.5712.570.764.5718.2533.33
2009Chihuahua DoradosMexAAA--3689301731081902484406647003012.359.470.6611.13119943370.361.302.535.47917.8412.700.716.4912.5439.81
2010Sioux City ExplorersAmerAssocInd-237208016327042600111030107.400.484.6381.122511195.418.238.375.48311.5810.530.914.2120.0034.38
2010Chihuahua DoradosMexAAA--3795324529124195000564200000.281.387.444.83114434380.300.163.336.37114.7411.050.752.3736.0037.36
MLB Totals - 9 Season(s)Filter409729951763821910548852071648320.241.331.377.70827559842.307.136.247.00010.1024.582.442.2638.3733.52
Minor League Totals - 14 Season(s)Filter9623460604106722719128641593247857038103126102.308.395.496.89117163744017.336.188.334.00011.9014.191.193.1927.0335.05
AAA Totals - 12 Season(s)Filter8042884502902187181155525022412476284272081.313.400.510.91014703203355.339.197.350.00012.2814.191.163.4325.0835.48
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter127458881363311377985772842615.297.383.459.84221047529.328.162.288.00010.7813.611.262.4635.2334.56
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter311181429700120292222206.246.305.305.610367133.296.059.119.0006.7716.542.440.000.0024.14
Ind Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter208016327042600111030107.400.484.6381.122511195.418.238.375.00011.5810.530.914.2120.0034.38
NCAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter15054313919630525120215537100000.361.418.573.99131160596.383.212.339.0008.8911.911.344.1921.7230.61
Cincinnati Reds Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter206274346318074600328950135.230.321.372.69310225312.313.142.259.00010.2628.532.782.2439.1439.68
Cleveland Indians Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter72186295112163314154151207.274.341.446.7878319209.319.172.237.0007.1819.622.732.8731.0037.25
San Francisco Giants Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter5210513224031301153021105.210.317.333.650357124.260.123.257.00012.1024.192.002.4235.0031.82
Detroit Tigers Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter35881224312631132031202.273.377.398.775356107.324.125.295.00012.1518.691.541.8744.0025.00
Colorado Rockies Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter4476716101702102711201.211.303.263.56620290.300.052.158.00011.1130.002.701.1176.0012.50
Average MLB - Per 162 games162289387015184223348262318.241.331.377.70810923334.307.136.247.00010.1024.582.442.2638.3733.52
Average Minor - Per 162 games162583102180383221081058096625417.308.395.496.89128963676.336.188.334.00011.9014.191.193.1927.0335.05

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1994San Jose Giants CalifA+sfn21OF19--4222-4644.9572.32------3161.314.0
1995Shreveport Captains TexAAsfn22OF114--2351612252251.9962.20------12789.884.4
1996Phoenix Firebirds PCLAAAsfn23OF116--2491132263260.9892.24------12195.980.6
1996San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn23RF17--33-1-3433.9711.94------3351.510.5
1996San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn23LF6--81--991.0001.50------3318.23.7
1997Phoenix Firebirds PCLAAAsfn24OF117--2391684263255.9702.18------12792.181.8
1997San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn24RF10--122111514.9331.40------1662.56.2
1997San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn24LF2---------------1612.51.2
1998Fresno Grizzlies PCLAAAsfn25OF86--15256-163157.9631.83------8996.652.8
1998Buffalo Bisons ILAAAcle25OF43--7054-7975.9491.74------43100.030.1
1999Buffalo Bisons ILAAAcle26OF43--775418682.9531.91------5479.629.9
1999Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle26CF15--33---33331.0002.20------3246.99.3
1999Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle26LF11--14---14141.0001.27------3234.46.8
1999Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle26DH3---------------329.41.9
1999Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle26RF2--1---111.0000.50------326.31.2
2000Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle27CF8-56161-117171.0002.130.30-----1172.74.9
2000Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle27DH2---------------1118.21.2
2000Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle27LF1-9-------------119.10.6
2001Colorado Springs Sky Sox PCLAAAcol28OF19--395-244441.0002.32------2095.013.5
2001Colorado RockiesNLMLBcol28LF18-1292112-2422.9171.220.17-----4440.911.1
2001Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle28CF15-9326---26261.0001.730.28-----2853.69.3
2001Colorado RockiesNLMLBcol28RF6-185---551.0000.830.28-----4413.63.7
2001Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle28RF5-2310---10101.0002.000.43-----2817.93.1
2001Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle28LF3-194-1-54.8001.330.21-----2810.71.9
2001Colorado RockiesNLMLBcol28CF1-5-------------442.30.6
2002Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet29OF6--12---12121.0002.00------1154.54.2
2002Detroit TigersALMLBdet29DH15---------------3542.99.3
2002Detroit TigersALMLBdet29RF9-6711---11111.0001.220.16-----3525.75.6
2002Detroit TigersALMLBdet291B4-24262-128281.0007.001.17-----3511.42.5
2002Detroit TigersALMLBdet29LF3-192-1-32.6670.670.11-----358.61.9
2003Louisville Bats ILAAAcin30OF25--482215250.9622.00------3669.417.5
2003Louisville Bats ILAAAcin301B6--448345552.9458.67------3616.74.2
2004Louisville Bats ILAAAcin31OF9--91--10101.0001.11------1752.96.3
2004Louisville Bats ILAAAcin311B4--293-332321.0008.00------1723.52.8
2004Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin31RF2617160351--36361.0001.380.23-----9627.116.0
2004Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin311B6116101-211111.0001.830.69-----966.33.7
2004Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin31LF42121---111.0000.250.08-----964.22.5
2004Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin31DH2---------------962.11.2
2005Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin32RF125487---771.0000.580.15-----11010.97.4
2005Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin32LF854851-1661.0000.750.13-----1107.34.9
2005Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin321B5220151-216161.0003.200.80-----1104.53.1
2005Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin32DH1---------------1100.90.6
2006Norfolk Tides ILAAAnyn33OF18--241--25251.0001.39------5532.712.8
2006Norfolk Tides ILAAAnyn331B11--754-979791.0007.18------5520.07.8
2006Louisville Bats ILAAAcin331B1--4---441.0004.00------333.30.7
MLB Totals for RF - 7 season(s)-   RF8722316114321119117.9831.340.37-----870.00.0
MLB Totals for LF - 8 season(s)-   LF567236553416258.9351.040.25-----560.00.0
MLB Totals for CF - 3 season(s)-   CF39-154751-176761.0001.950.49-----390.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 5 season(s)-   DH23---------------230.00.0
MLB Totals for 1B - 3 season(s)-   1B15360514-555551.0003.670.92-----150.00.0
AAA Totals for OF - 9 season(s)-   OF482--919512710997970.9732.01------4820.00.0
AAA Totals for 1B - 3 season(s)-   1B22--15215316170167.9827.59------220.00.0
AA Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF114--2351612252251.9962.20------1140.00.0
A+ Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF19--4222-4644.9572.32------190.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1994San Jose Giants CalifA+sfn21---------19-
1995Shreveport Captains TexAAsfn22---------114-
1996Phoenix Firebirds PCLAAAsfn23---------116-
1996San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn23------6-17--
1997Phoenix Firebirds PCLAAAsfn24---------117-
1997San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn24------2-10--
1998Fresno Grizzlies PCLAAAsfn25---------86-
1998Buffalo Bisons ILAAAcle25---------43-
1999Buffalo Bisons ILAAAcle26---------43-
1999Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle26------11152-3
2000Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle27------18--2
2001Colorado Springs Sky Sox PCLAAAcol28---------19-
2001Colorado RockiesNLMLBcol28------1816--
2001Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle28------3155--
2002Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet29---------6-
2002Detroit TigersALMLBdet29--4---3-9-15
2003Louisville Bats ILAAAcin30--6------25-
2004Louisville Bats ILAAAcin31--4------9-
2004Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin31--6---4-26-2
2005Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin32--5---8-12-1
2006Norfolk Tides ILAAAnyn33--11------18-
2006Louisville Bats ILAAAcin33--1--------

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2006Cincinnati RedsMLB Spring TrainingMLB3321382630030091010000.158.333.237.5709348.214.079.31618.7520.831.110.000.0050.00
MLB Spring Training Totals - 1 yrs21382630030091010000.158.333.237.5709348.214.079.31618.7520.831.110.000.0050.00

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
2011Yakima BearsNwstA-Minorari38Hitting Coach763343.43411.04Audo Vicente
2012Visalia RawhideCalifA+Minorari39Hitting Coach1406476.45711.04Jason Hardtke
2014Mobile BayBearsSouAAMinorari41Hitting Coach1377958.5773.03Andy GreenLost in Semi-Finals
2015Arizona Diamondbacks ArizRkMinorari42Hitting Coach552530.4557.03Mike Benjamin
2016Arizona Diamondbacks ArizRkMinorari43Hitting Coach562729.4823.55Darrin Garner
2017Tennessee SmokiesSouAAMinorchn44Hitting Coach1386870.49322.04Mark Johnson
* 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 [5]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
19942nd Team College All-American (OF) ... Pac-10 Conference All-Conference (OF)2
1995Texas League All-Star (OF)1
1997Pacific Coast League All-Star (OF) ... Triple A All-Star Team (OF)2

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2005-12-21ContractSigned by Reds (minor) 
2005-12-07ContractSigned by Reds (minor) 
2004-12-27ContractSigned as Free Agent by Cubs. 
2004-10-07Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
2003-11-26Contractre-signed by Reds 
2003-10-15Free AgentGranted free agency 
2003-01-10ContractSigned as Free Agent by Reds. 
2002-10-03Released by Tigers. 
2002-01-06ContractSigned by Tigers 
2001-12-21ContractSigned as Free Agent by Tigers. 
2001-11-30Released by Rockies. 
2001-07-17InjuredDisabled -- strained right hamstring 
2001-06-02TradeTraded by Indians to Rockies for Jody Gerut and Josh Bard. 
1998-07-24TradeTraded by Giants with RHP Steve Reed to Indians for RHP Jose Mesa LHP Alvin Morman and 2B Shawon Dunston July 24 1998 
1998-07-23TradeTraded by Giants with Steve Reed to Indians for Alvin Morman, Jose Mesa and Shawon Dunston. 
1994-07-06Contractsigned 
* 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
1994San Francisco Giants-21300,000-------300,000Signing Bonus out of 1994 Draft (1st round - 32nd overall)
1996San Francisco GiantsTeam Payroll23109,000-78637-957,870109,000409,000
1997San Francisco GiantsTeam Payroll24150,000-76638-1,182,177150,000559,000
1998San Francisco GiantsTeam Payroll25170,000-81236-1,276,192170,000729,000
1998Cleveland IndiansTeam Payroll25170,000-81242-1,276,192170,000729,000
1999Cleveland IndiansTeam Payroll26205,000-75937161,454,491200,000934,000
2000Cleveland IndiansTeam Payroll27227,500-66833261,394,248200,0001,161,500
2001Cleveland IndiansTeam Payroll28230,000-68326241,897,758200,0001,391,500
2001Colorado RockiesTeam Payroll28230,000-68333241,897,758200,0001,391,500
2002Detroit TigersTeam Payroll29400,000-52118422,011,045200,0001,791,500
2004Cincinnati RedsTeam Payroll31300,000-75533-2,070,100300,0002,091,500
2005Cincinnati RedsTeam Payroll32500,000-49216452,189,055300,0002,591,500
* 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