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Jose Cruz LFAstros

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Career Summary
Years PA AVG OBP SLG TAv WARP
19 8931 .284 .354 .420 .292 57.9
Birth Date8-8-1947
Height6' 0"
Weight170 lbs
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WARP Summary

Standard

YEAR TEAM AGE G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR TB BB SO HBP SF SH RBI SB CS AVG OBP SLG TAv VORP FRAA WARP
1970 SLN 22 6 22 17 2 6 1 0 0 7 4 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 .353 .500 .412 .330 2.3 0.9 0.3
1971 SLN 23 83 346 292 46 80 13 2 9 124 49 35 1 3 1 27 6 3 .274 .377 .425 .296 17.3 -2.9 1.6
1972 SLN 24 117 374 332 33 78 14 4 2 106 36 54 1 3 2 23 9 3 .235 .309 .319 .250 7.7 0.4 1.0
1973 SLN 25 132 471 406 51 92 22 5 10 154 51 66 1 7 6 57 10 4 .227 .310 .379 .257 8.1 -0.2 0.8
1974 SLN 26 107 182 161 24 42 4 3 5 67 20 27 0 1 0 20 4 2 .261 .341 .416 .276 7.7 3.2 1.2
1975 HOU 27 120 377 315 44 81 15 2 9 127 52 44 1 6 3 49 6 3 .257 .358 .403 .287 17.4 9.1 2.9
1976 HOU 28 133 496 439 49 133 21 5 4 176 53 46 0 2 2 61 28 11 .303 .377 .401 .292 32.0 9.6 4.7
1977 HOU 29 157 661 579 87 173 31 10 17 275 69 67 0 10 3 87 44 23 .299 .368 .475 .321 51.0 1.7 5.4
1978 HOU 30 153 627 565 79 178 34 9 10 260 57 57 0 3 2 83 37 9 .315 .376 .460 .324 44.9 0.0 4.9
1979 HOU 31 157 636 558 73 161 33 7 9 235 72 66 0 5 1 72 36 14 .289 .367 .421 .297 35.9 13.6 5.1
1980 HOU 32 160 680 612 79 185 29 7 11 261 60 66 0 8 0 91 36 11 .302 .360 .426 .294 38.6 1.2 4.2
1981 HOU 33 107 451 409 53 109 16 5 13 174 35 49 0 7 0 55 5 7 .267 .319 .425 .291 18.9 7.1 2.9
1982 HOU 34 155 640 570 62 157 27 2 9 215 60 67 1 6 3 68 21 11 .275 .342 .377 .274 20.7 10.0 3.3
1983 HOU 35 160 664 594 85 189 28 8 14 275 65 86 1 3 1 92 30 16 .318 .385 .463 .313 46.0 5.2 5.4
1984 HOU 36 160 685 600 96 187 28 13 12 277 73 68 0 10 2 95 22 8 .312 .381 .462 .319 55.4 9.3 6.9
1985 HOU 37 141 590 544 69 163 34 4 9 232 43 74 0 3 0 79 16 5 .300 .349 .426 .282 22.9 4.1 2.9
1986 HOU 38 141 536 479 48 133 22 4 10 193 55 86 0 2 0 72 3 4 .278 .351 .403 .286 23.7 3.1 2.8
1987 HOU 39 126 405 365 47 88 17 4 11 146 36 65 0 3 1 38 4 1 .241 .307 .400 .254 11.2 6.8 1.8
1988 NYA 40 38 88 80 9 16 2 0 1 21 8 8 0 0 0 7 0 1 .200 .273 .263 .216 -2.0 -0.4 -0.3
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Advanced

'opp' stats - Quality of opponents faced - have been moved and are available only as OPP_QUAL in the Statistics reports now.
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YEAR Team Lg G PA TAv oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG oppTAv BABIP BPF BRAA repLVL POS_ADJ FRAA BRR BVORP BWARP VORP WARP
1970 SLN MLB 6 22 .330 .254 .332 .377 .264 .353 96 1.5 0.6 -0.2 0.9 0.1 2.3 0.3 2.3 0.3
1971 SLN MLB 83 346 .296 .250 .314 .363 .258 .283 100 11.2 8.5 0.8 -2.9 -0.9 17.3 1.6 17.3 1.6
1972 SLN MLB 117 374 .250 .248 .311 .363 .262 .272 99 -3.1 8.8 0.3 0.4 0.5 7.7 1.0 7.7 1.0
1973 SLN MLB 132 471 .257 .257 .324 .377 .261 .243 100 -1.6 12.4 -0.9 -0.2 -0.8 8.1 0.8 8.1 0.8
1974 SLN MLB 107 182 .276 .257 .324 .372 .261 .285 104 2.9 4.7 -0.9 3.2 1.5 7.7 1.2 7.7 1.2
1975 HOU MLB 120 377 .287 .259 .322 .372 .259 .269 96 10.1 9.9 -3 9.1 -1.0 17.4 2.9 17.4 2.9
1976 HOU MLB 133 496 .292 .259 .320 .367 .262 .330 95 14.8 12.5 -2.8 9.6 3.5 32.0 4.7 32.0 4.7
1977 HOU MLB 157 661 .321 .265 .328 .402 .261 .309 92 41.3 18.5 -6.6 1.7 -1.2 51.0 5.4 51.0 5.4
1978 HOU MLB 153 627 .324 .255 .316 .371 .255 .335 92 38.7 16.3 -6.1 0.0 1.6 44.9 4.9 44.9 4.9
1979 HOU MLB 157 636 .297 .265 .321 .394 .257 .311 92 24.2 17.8 -4.2 13.6 -0.4 35.9 5.1 35.9 5.1
1980 HOU MLB 160 680 .294 .260 .316 .377 .255 .320 95 22.9 18.3 -4.3 1.2 -2.0 38.6 4.2 38.6 4.2
1981 HOU MLB 107 451 .291 .255 .318 .361 .259 .271 95 13 11.4 -2.7 7.1 -1.5 18.9 2.9 18.9 2.9
1982 HOU MLB 155 640 .274 .260 .316 .378 .256 .296 94 8.7 17.3 -4.1 10.0 1.1 20.7 3.3 20.7 3.3
1983 HOU MLB 160 664 .313 .257 .318 .380 .257 .352 96 35.1 18.0 -4.3 5.2 -2.0 46.0 5.4 46.0 5.4
1984 HOU MLB 160 685 .319 .258 .319 .374 .258 .330 91 40.1 18.4 -4.4 9.3 1.1 55.4 6.9 55.4 6.9
1985 HOU MLB 141 590 .282 .252 .314 .375 .253 .332 91 13.2 16.1 -3.8 4.1 -2.1 22.9 2.9 22.9 2.9
1986 HOU MLB 141 536 .286 .254 .318 .382 .255 .319 94 14.4 14.8 -3.5 3.1 -1.7 23.7 2.8 23.7 2.8
1987 HOU MLB 126 405 .254 .261 .326 .406 .258 .264 93 -2.6 11.9 -2.6 6.8 4.0 11.2 1.8 11.2 1.8
1988 NYA MLB 38 88 .216 .250 .318 .377 .262 .211 100 -3.7 2.3 -1 -0.4 0.3 -2.0 -0.3 -2.0 -0.3
1988 COH AAA 5 18 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .250 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

Statistics For All Levels

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Year Team Lg PA R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS AVG OBP SLG ISO TAv VORP FRAA WARP
1970 SLN MLB 22 2 6 1 0 0 1 4 0 0 0 .353 .500 .412 .059 .330 2.3 0.9 0.3
1971 SLN MLB 346 46 80 13 2 9 27 49 35 6 3 .274 .377 .425 .151 .296 17.3 -2.9 1.6
1972 SLN MLB 374 33 78 14 4 2 23 36 54 9 3 .235 .309 .319 .084 .250 7.7 0.4 1.0
1973 SLN MLB 471 51 92 22 5 10 57 51 66 10 4 .227 .310 .379 .153 .257 8.1 -0.2 0.8
1974 SLN MLB 182 24 42 4 3 5 20 20 27 4 2 .261 .341 .416 .155 .276 7.7 3.2 1.2
1975 HOU MLB 377 44 81 15 2 9 49 52 44 6 3 .257 .358 .403 .146 .287 17.4 9.1 2.9
1976 HOU MLB 496 49 133 21 5 4 61 53 46 28 11 .303 .377 .401 .098 .292 32.0 9.6 4.7
1977 HOU MLB 661 87 173 31 10 17 87 69 67 44 23 .299 .368 .475 .176 .321 51.0 1.7 5.4
1978 HOU MLB 627 79 178 34 9 10 83 57 57 37 9 .315 .376 .460 .145 .324 44.9 0.0 4.9
1979 HOU MLB 636 73 161 33 7 9 72 72 66 36 14 .289 .367 .421 .133 .297 35.9 13.6 5.1
1980 HOU MLB 680 79 185 29 7 11 91 60 66 36 11 .302 .360 .426 .124 .294 38.6 1.2 4.2
1981 HOU MLB 451 53 109 16 5 13 55 35 49 5 7 .267 .319 .425 .159 .291 18.9 7.1 2.9
1982 HOU MLB 640 62 157 27 2 9 68 60 67 21 11 .275 .342 .377 .102 .274 20.7 10.0 3.3
1983 HOU MLB 664 85 189 28 8 14 92 65 86 30 16 .318 .385 .463 .145 .313 46.0 5.2 5.4
1984 HOU MLB 685 96 187 28 13 12 95 73 68 22 8 .312 .381 .462 .150 .319 55.4 9.3 6.9
1985 HOU MLB 590 69 163 34 4 9 79 43 74 16 5 .300 .349 .426 .127 .282 22.9 4.1 2.9
1986 HOU MLB 536 48 133 22 4 10 72 55 86 3 4 .278 .351 .403 .125 .286 23.7 3.1 2.8
1987 HOU MLB 405 47 88 17 4 11 38 36 65 4 1 .241 .307 .400 .159 .254 11.2 6.8 1.8
1988 COH AAA 18 3 4 2 0 1 1 1 4 1 0 .235 .278 .529 .294 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
1988 NYA MLB 88 9 16 2 0 1 7 8 8 0 1 .200 .273 .263 .062 .216 -2.0 -0.4 -0.3

Plate Discipline

YEAR PITCHES ZONE_RT SWING_RT CONTACT_RT Z_SWING_RT O_SWING_RT Z_CONTACT_RT O_CONTACT_RT SW_STRK_RT

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
1988-05-07 1988-06-01 25 20 Left Knee Soreness - -
1986-04-08 1986-04-20 15-DL 12 10 Right Knee Surgery 1986-04-06 -

Compensation

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Details

2014 Preseason Forecast

Last Update: 3/11/2014 05:35 ET

PCT PA R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS AVG OBP SLG TAv VORP FRAA WARP
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Diagnostics

Breakout Rate Improve Rate Collapse Rate Attrition Rate MLB %
0% 0% 0% 0% 0%

Upside By Year

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This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: NL Central NRI ReviewChristina Kahrl2008-03-02
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: November 23-December 1Christina Kahrl2005-12-02
Astros October Nightmares: Can the '04 Team Give Houston Its First Pennant?Baseball Prospectus2004-10-20
Prospectus Triple Play: Florida Marlins, Los Angeles Dodgers, New York Yankees, Pittsburgh PiratesBaseball Prospectus2004-04-12
This article requires BP Premium accessYou Could Look It Up: 1984 Part III: GhostbustersSteven Goldman2004-02-19
2001 Internet Baseball Awards Results: Your Choices for the League's Top HonorsGreg Spira2001-11-09
1999 Internet Baseball Awards Results: Your ballots have been counted, and the results are inGreg Spira1999-11-20
1997 Internet Baseball Awards™ Results: Your ballots have been counted, and the results are inGreg Spira1997-11-10


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