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Rhiner CruzTrack this Player High Level: MLB Status: MLB Years: 2012-2013
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Played in Japan
Rule 5 Pick

PositionsP-376Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameRhinel Allen Cruz (Montero)
Height6-2Weight165BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateNovember 1,1986 [31.173]PlaceSanto Domingo,Dominican Republic

DraftedSigned as undrafted amateur free agent in 2003 by the Detroit Tigers.
Signing ScoutsRamon PenaService Time1.054 (2013)
MLB DebutApril 7,2012 [25.157]
OrganizationsNYN [5] HOU [3] DET [2] ATL [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID51107Retrosheet IDcruzr001MLBAM ID462480
Pitch Repertoire Fastball (51.43%) -- Slider (25.68%) -- 2-Seam Fastball (16.41%) -- Changeup (6.48%)
Fastball Velocity [2013] - 95.89 - [2012] - 95.08
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Active Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts66Walks20Hittable59SO/BB31vsPower59Hitting0Durability61Team.469Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsPitch DataOther PitchingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
2004Gulf Coast TigersGCLRkdet-Rel17014.7816016009032.0372017319263001.7510.410.845.347.311.37.000-
2005Gulf Coast TigersGCLRkdet-Rel18104.5014014008128.0351514512234001.6811.251.613.867.391.921.000-
2007Kingsport MetsAppRknyn-Rel20110.7111011008412.2711014130001.664.97--9.959.240.93.500-
2007Gulf Coast MetsGCLRknyn-Rel20200.0040400106.01000540001.001.50--7.506.000.801.000-
2007Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorRk--Rel0310.4815015009418.2811019170001.453.86--9.168.200.89.750-
2008Brooklyn CyclonesNYPLA-nyn-Rel21003.7260600219.295416132101.558.380.935.5912.102.17--
2008Savannah Sand GnatsSALAnyn39Rel21225.0415015007130.0272017414332001.358.011.194.159.792.36.500-
2008Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorRk--Rel0224.7321021009239.1362521520464101.408.101.134.5010.352.30.500-
2009Savannah Sand GnatsSALAnyn18R/CL22331.925005000372261.0421413231558001.206.200.304.578.111.77.500-
2010St. Lucie MetsFSLA+nyn18Rel23053.46510510023675.0623429653669001.537.410.726.337.881.25.000-
2011St. Lucie MetsFSLA+nyn-Rel24212.77808005013.099416183001.156.230.694.1512.463.00.667-
2011Binghamton MetsEastAAnyn47Rel24324.14360360021758.2432727439517001.406.600.615.987.821.31.600-
2011Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorRk--Rel0533.89440440026771.25236315456910001.356.530.635.658.671.53.625-
2012Oklahoma City RedHawksPCLAAAhou-Rel25005.4020200101.21210130001.205.40--5.4016.203.00--
2012Houston AstrosNLMLBhou55Rel25116.05520520026055.0653837829463021.7110.641.314.757.531.59.5005.00
2013Oklahoma City RedHawksPCLAAAhouRel26124.75370370015241.2342522632386101.587.341.306.918.211.19.333-
2013Houston AstrosALMLBhou55Rel26023.38200200011021.02598211101021.6910.550.844.644.220.91.0005.16
2014Oklahoma City RedHawksPCLAAAhou55Rel27112.2514014004020.0198507192001.308.55--3.158.552.71.500-
2014Tohoku Rakuten Golden EagJap PacIntl-Rel27223.9929029005029.0341313217242001.7410.430.615.227.361.41.500-
2015Orix BuffaloesJap PacIntl-Rel28133.1252052009149.0401917229420001.417.350.375.337.711.45.250-
2016Yucatan LeonesMexAAA-Rel29027.5070700736.08551470002.0012.001.506.0010.501.75.000-
2016Laguna VaquerosMexAAA-Rel290018.0010100001.01220221003.009.00--18.0018.001.00--
2016Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorRk--Rel0029.0080800737.09771691002.1411.571.297.7111.571.50.000-
2017Gwinnett BravesILAAAatl30Rel30152.84400400024550.2431716324634101.327.640.534.2611.192.63.167-
MLB Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter135.31720720037076.09047451040564041.7010.611.184.726.601.40.2501.97
Minor League Totals - 12 Season(s)Filter17253.5631203120017252444.23782041773626943451301.457.600.725.418.731.61.405-
AAA Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter3103.791010101005110119.01065951107013213201.457.880.745.219.821.89.231-
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter324.14360360021758.2432727439517001.406.600.615.987.821.31.600-
A+ Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter263.36590590028688.07143337598412001.477.230.716.018.561.42.250-
A Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter552.966506500442391.06934306458810001.256.800.594.438.671.96.500-
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter003.7260600219.295416132101.558.380.935.5912.102.17--
Rk Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter423.66450450026578.2803632850667001.659.150.925.727.551.32.667-
Intl Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter353.45810810014178.0743230446662001.538.500.465.297.581.43.375-
Houston Astros Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter135.31720720037076.09047451040564041.7010.611.184.726.601.40.250-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings395.312080208001070220.025913513029115161120121.7010.611.184.726.601.40.2501.97
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings8123.561530153008526220.0186100871813221325101.457.600.725.418.731.61.400-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2011Binghamton MetsEastAAnyn47p24101000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
2012Houston AstrosNLMLBhou55p25521000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
2017Gwinnett BravesILAAAatl30p30111000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter521000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
Minor League Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter212000000000200000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
AAA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter111000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter101000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
Houston Astros Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter521000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games1623000000000300000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
Average Minor - Per 162 games162150000000001500000.000.000.000.0000015.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
2004Gulf Coast Tigers GCLRkdet17P16--151-76.8570.38------16100.026.7
2005Gulf Coast Tigers GCLRkdet18P14--16--771.0000.50------14100.025.9
2007Kingsport Mets AppRknyn20P11---5--551.0000.45------11100.016.2
2007Gulf Coast Mets GCLRknyn20P4---------------4100.07.3
2008Brooklyn Cyclones NYPLA-nyn21P6---2--221.0000.33------6100.08.0
2008Savannah Sand Gnats SALAnyn21P15--141-65.8330.33------15100.010.9
2009Savannah Sand Gnats SALAnyn22P50--471-1211.9170.22------50100.036.5
2010St. Lucie Mets FSLA+nyn23P51--313-116161.0000.31------51100.037.0
2011St. Lucie Mets FSLA+nyn24P8---------------8100.05.7
2011Binghamton Mets EastAAnyn24P36--47121211.9170.31------36100.025.5
2012Oklahoma City RedHawks PCLAAAhou25P2---------------2100.01.4
2012Houston AstrosNLMLBhou25P52-55661-1312.9230.230.225183.3-52100.032.1
2013Oklahoma City RedHawks PCLAAAhou26P37--12--331.0000.08------37100.025.7
2013Houston AstrosALMLBhou26P20-21-1--111.0000.050.05-10.0-20100.012.3
2014Oklahoma City RedHawks PCLAAAhou27P14--23--551.0000.36------14100.09.7
2017Gwinnett Braves ILAAAatl30P40--36-1991.0000.23------40100.028.2
MLB Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P72-76671-1413.9290.180.175271.4-720.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 4 season(s)-   P93--611-117171.0000.18------930.00.0
AA Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P36--47121211.9170.31------360.00.0
A+ Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P59--313-116161.0000.27------590.00.0
A Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P65--5112-1816.8890.25------650.00.0
A- Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P6---2--221.0000.33------60.00.0
Rk Totals for P - 3 season(s)-   P45--2161-1918.9470.40------450.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
2004Gulf Coast Tigers GCLRkdet1716----------
2005Gulf Coast Tigers GCLRkdet1814----------
2007Kingsport Mets AppRknyn2011----------
2007Gulf Coast Mets GCLRknyn204----------
2008Brooklyn Cyclones NYPLA-nyn216----------
2008Savannah Sand Gnats SALAnyn2115----------
2009Savannah Sand Gnats SALAnyn2250----------
2010St. Lucie Mets FSLA+nyn2351----------
2011St. Lucie Mets FSLA+nyn248----------
2011Binghamton Mets EastAAnyn2436----------
2012Oklahoma City RedHawks PCLAAAhou252----------
2012Houston AstrosNLMLBhou2552----------
2013Oklahoma City RedHawks PCLAAAhou2637----------
2013Houston AstrosALMLBhou2620----------
2014Oklahoma City RedHawks PCLAAAhou2714----------
2017Gwinnett Braves ILAAAatl3040----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
2012Houston AstrosMLB Spring TrainingMLB25116.1011011001010.1128711110002.2810.450.879.588.710.916.97.500
2013Houston AstrosMLB Spring TrainingMLB26011.0490900108.2511026200.855.190.002.086.233.001.04.000
2014Houston AstrosMLB Spring TrainingMLB270018.0030300002.0344011002.0013.500.004.504.501.0018.00.000
2017Atlanta BravesMLB Spring TrainingMLB30000.0020200003.0100012000.673.000.003.006.002.000.00.000
2018Toronto Blue JaysMLB Spring TrainingMLB31001.2980800007.0421033001.005.140.003.863.861.002.57.000
MLB Spring Training Totals - 5 yrs123.7733033002031.025151311822201.397.260.295.236.391.224.35.333

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2018-04-02PToronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)-DL-7InjuredDL7 Injured31.152Team Roster on 2018-04-02
2018-01-25RPToronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)-MinorsContractSigned to Minor League Contract31.085Team Roster on 2018-01-25
2017-11-07RPFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentGranted free agency31.006  
2017-08-13RPAtlanta BravesGwinnett (AAA)-MinorsActivated MinorsActivated from disabled list30.285Team Roster on 2017-08-13
2017-08-07RPAtlanta BravesGwinnett (AAA)-DL-7InjuredDL7 Injured30.279Team Roster on 2017-08-07
2017-04-06RPAtlanta BravesGwinnett (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Gwinnett (AAA)30.156Team Roster on 2017-04-06
2016-12-09RPAtlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)-MinorsContractSigned to Minor League Contract30.038Team Roster on 2016-12-09
2014-06-04RPFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentReleased by Astros27.215  
2014-06-04RPHouston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)-Free AgentContractSigned to Play in Japan (Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles)27.215Team Roster on 2014-06-04
2014-06-04RPFree Agent -InternationalContractSigned withTohoku Rakuten (Japan)27.215  
2014-05-28RPHouston AstrosOklahoma City (AAA)-Restricted--Placed on temporarily inactive list27.208Team Roster on 2014-05-28
2014-04-17RPHouston AstrosOklahoma City (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Oklahoma City (AAA)27.167Team Roster on 2014-04-17
2013-12-24RPHouston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)-MinorsReassigned MinorsOutrighted to minors27.053Team Roster on 2013-12-24
2013-09-08RPHouston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Oklahoma City (AAA)26.311Team Roster on 2013-09-08
2013-05-02RPHouston AstrosOklahoma City (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsOptioned to Oklahoma City (AAA)26.182Team Roster on 2013-05-02
2012-05-09RPHouston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DL25.189Team Roster on 2012-05-09
2012-05-06PHouston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)YDL-15InjuredDL15 25.186Team Roster on 2012-05-06
2012-05-02PHouston AstrosHouston Astros (MLB)YDL-15InjuredDL15 Sprained right ankle25.182Team Roster on 2012-05-02
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2011-12-08Selected by Astros from Mets in Rule 5 major league draft 
2003-09-30ContractSigned as nondrafted free agent by Tigers 
* 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
2012Houston AstrosTeam Payroll25480,000-76037-2,954,887480,000480,000
2013Houston AstrosTeam Payroll26498,0001.05464610293,023,990490,000978,000
* 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