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Nelson Cruz PAstros

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Career Summary
Years IP W L SV SO ERA WARP
6 348.3 15 23 2 277 5.04 1.8
Birth Date9-13-1972
Height6' 1"
Weight175 lbs
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WARP Summary

Standard

YEAR TEAM AGE G GS IP IP-SP IP-RP W L SV BS QS BQS PA H R ER HR TB BB UBB HBP SO ERA FIP FRA VORP WARP
1997 CHA 24 19 0 26.3 0.0 26.3 0 2 0 1 0 0 116 29 19 19 6 54 9 8 0 23 6.49 5.39 5.95 -0.6 -0.1
1999 DET 26 29 6 66.7 31.3 35.3 2 5 0 0 1 0 295 74 44 42 11 121 23 22 3 46 5.67 5.14 5.04 8.1 0.8
2000 DET 27 27 0 41.0 0.0 41.0 5 2 0 2 0 0 172 39 14 14 4 59 13 10 3 34 3.07 4.00 4.66 4.3 0.4
2001 HOU 28 66 0 82.3 0.0 82.3 3 3 2 2 0 0 342 72 41 38 11 124 24 20 9 75 4.15 4.12 5.06 6.3 0.7
2002 HOU 29 43 5 78.3 19.7 58.7 2 6 0 2 1 0 360 90 44 39 12 157 29 25 6 61 4.48 4.65 5.41 0.9 0.1
2003 COL 30 20 7 53.7 36.3 17.3 3 5 0 1 1 0 233 65 43 43 15 123 11 9 3 38 7.21 5.97 7.33 -0.9 -0.1
Career20418348.387.3261.01523283015183692051955963810994242775.044.805.5018.11.8

Advanced

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YEAR Team Lg G GS IP FRA FRA+ TAv oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG oppTAv BABIP PPF PVORP PWARP VORP WARP
1995 HIC A 44 0 66.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1995 POT A+ 9 0 19.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1995 BRI Rk 1 0 1.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1996 BIR AA 37 18 149.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1997 CHA MLB 19 0 26.3 5.95 76 .278 .263 .327 .422 .259 .295 96 -0.6 -0.1 -0.6 -0.1
1997 NAS AAA 21 20 123.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .313 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1998 CLG AAA 35 18 126.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1999 DET MLB 29 6 66.7 5.04 104 .267 .274 .345 .433 .263 .297 99 8.1 0.8 8.1 0.8
1999 TOL AAA 10 10 62.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2000 DET MLB 27 0 41.0 4.66 106 .234 .272 .341 .430 .259 .297 93 5.1 0.5 4.3 0.4
2000 TOL AAA 11 10 52.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2001 HOU MLB 66 0 82.3 5.06 99 .249 .262 .327 .420 .258 .274 105 6.6 0.6 6.3 0.7
2002 HOU MLB 43 5 78.3 5.41 83 .290 .258 .326 .412 .258 .311 103 1.1 0.1 0.9 0.1
2002 NWO AAA 6 0 8.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .118 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2003 COL MLB 20 7 53.7 7.33 66 .281 .266 .328 .419 .258 .301 118 -3.0 -0.3 -0.9 -0.1
2003 CSP AAA 4 4 15.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .382 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2005 TOL AAA 14 11 64.3 4.35 106 .240 .272 .339 .429 .252 .319 92 11.3 1.0 11.3 1.0
2006 REY mex 2 0 1.1 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .500 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

Statistics For All Levels

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Year Team Lg W L SV G GS IP H BB SO HR GB% BABIP H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 WHIP ERA VORP WARP
1995 BRI Rk 0 0 0 1 0 1.0 2 0 0 0 0% .000 18.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 2.00 9.00 0.0 0.0
1995 HIC A 2 7 9 44 0 66.7 65 15 68 6 0% .000 8.8 2.0 0.8 9.2 1.20 2.70 0.0 0.0
1995 POT A+ 2 1 1 9 0 19.3 12 6 18 1 0% .000 5.6 2.8 0.5 8.4 0.93 0.47 0.0 0.0
1996 BIR AA 6 6 1 37 18 149.0 150 41 142 10 0% .000 9.1 2.5 0.6 8.6 1.28 3.20 0.0 0.0
1997 CHA MLB 0 2 0 19 0 26.3 29 9 23 6 41% .295 9.9 3.1 2.1 7.9 1.44 6.49 -0.6 -0.1
1997 NAS AAA 11 7 0 21 20 123.3 139 31 93 20 0% .313 10.1 2.3 1.5 6.8 1.38 5.11 0.0 0.0
1998 CLG AAA 10 6 0 35 18 126.7 159 40 101 18 0% .000 11.3 2.8 1.3 7.2 1.57 5.33 0.0 0.0
1999 DET MLB 2 5 0 29 6 66.7 74 23 46 11 42% .297 10.0 3.1 1.5 6.2 1.46 5.67 8.1 0.8
1999 TOL AAA 7 1 0 10 10 62.7 47 21 41 5 0% .000 6.7 3.0 0.7 5.9 1.08 2.73 0.0 0.0
2000 DET MLB 5 2 0 27 0 41.0 39 13 34 4 49% .297 8.6 2.9 0.9 7.5 1.27 3.07 4.3 0.4
2000 TOL AAA 2 4 0 11 10 52.3 54 17 39 9 0% .000 9.3 2.9 1.5 6.7 1.36 4.82 0.0 0.0
2001 HOU MLB 3 3 2 66 0 82.3 72 24 75 11 48% .274 7.9 2.6 1.2 8.2 1.17 4.15 6.3 0.7
2002 HOU MLB 2 6 0 43 5 78.3 90 29 61 12 49% .311 10.3 3.3 1.4 7.0 1.52 4.48 0.9 0.1
2002 NWO AAA 0 1 1 6 0 8.0 4 4 8 2 0% .118 4.5 4.5 2.2 9.0 1.00 4.50 0.0 0.0
2003 COL MLB 3 5 0 20 7 53.7 65 11 38 15 44% .301 10.9 1.8 2.5 6.4 1.42 7.21 -0.9 -0.1
2003 CSP AAA 1 2 0 4 4 15.0 24 3 10 3 0% .382 14.4 1.8 1.8 6.0 1.80 7.20 0.0 0.0
2005 TOL AAA 5 4 0 14 11 64.3 69 17 55 8 32% .319 9.7 2.4 1.1 7.7 1.34 4.20 11.3 1.0
2006 REY mex 0 1 1 2 0 1.1 4 1 1 0 0% .500 32.7 8.2 0.0 8.2 4.55 16.36 0.0 0.0

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
2014-06-02 2014-06-03 DTD 1 0 Left Hand Contusion -
2003-07-10 2003-09-04 15-DL 56 48 Right Shoulder Strain -
2003-05-17 2003-06-06 15-DL 20 19 Right Shoulder Inflammation Biceps Tendinitis -
2003-05-09 2003-05-13 DTD 4 4 Right Shoulder Inflammation - -
2002-07-07 2002-07-15 DTD 8 5 - Neck Spasms - -
2002-04-19 2002-05-04 15-DL 15 13 Right Shoulder Fatigue -
2002-03-10 2002-03-26 Camp 16 0 Right Thigh Strain Hamstring - -
2001-07-09 2001-07-14 DTD 5 2 Right Shoulder Strain - -
2001-06-04 2001-06-08 DTD 4 3 Right Elbow Soreness - -

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Prospectus Triple Play: Chicago White Sox, Oakland Athletics, Philadelphia PhilliesBaseball Prospectus2005-01-13
This article requires BP Premium accessDominican Winter League Report: The Early GoingCarlos J. Lugo2004-11-11
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This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: May 22-27, 2003Christina Kahrl2003-05-28
This article requires BP Premium accessUnder The Knife: Warrior MentalityWill Carroll2003-05-20
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Today: NL West PreviewJoe Sheehan2003-04-01


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