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JOSE CRUZ

MLB  Retired     |   Played: 1993-2008
Positions
CF-600, RF-460, LF-288, OF-276, DH-2
Born
April 19, 1974  (39.362)
Place
Ht/Wt
6-0 / 200
Bats/Throws
Both / Right
High School
Bellaire  (Bellaire,TX)
College:
Drafted:
Seattle Mariners:  1995-1-3 (June-Reg)  bonus: $1,285,000
Full Name
Jose Luis Cruz Jr. 
TBC Player ID
874
MLB Debut
May 31, 1997  (23.042)
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Top Prospect:  mlb  1996 (#23), 1997 (#12)   team  1996 (#1-SEA), 1997 (#1-SEA)

Son of Jose Cruz, Nephew of Hector Cruz, Nephew of Tommy Cruz

Speed
64
Contact
24
Patience
81
Batting
31
Power
69

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OFF THE FIELD


DateNotes
2008-06-06Released by Astros
2007-11-28Signed by Astros to minor league contract
2007-08-01Released by Padres
2006-12-12Signed by Padres (1-year)
2006-08-05Released by Dodgers
2005-08-09Traded by Red Sox to Dodgers for player to be named later
2005-07-31Traded by Diamondbacks with cash to Boston Red Sox for Kyle Bono and Kenny Perez
2005-02-06Traded by Devil Rays to Diamondbacks for Casey Fossum.
2003-12-17Signed by Devil Rays
2003-12-16Signed as Free Agent by Devil Rays.
2003-10-30Granted free agency
2003-10-22Granted Free Agency.
2003-01-28Signed as Free Agent by Giants.
2002-12-21Granted Free Agency.
1997-07-31Traded by Mariners to Blue Jays for Mike Timlin and Paul Spoljaric.
1995-07-20signed
Drafted:  Selected by Seattle Mariners in 1st round (3rd overall) of 1995 Amateur Draft (June-Reg Phase)
  *Did not sign*  ...  Selected by Atlanta Braves in 15th round (425th overall) of 1992 Amateur Draft (June-Reg Phase)
  *Did not sign*  ...  Selected by Seattle Mariners in 56th round (1402nd overall) of 1991 Amateur Draft (June-Reg Phase)


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