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Portrait of Nelson Cruz

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
BatsR
ThrowsR
WARP Summary

MLB Statistics

Historical (past-seasons) WARP is now based on DRA. (For previous card version with FAIR_RA, click here.)
cFIP and DRA are not available on a by-team basis and display as zeroes(0). See TOT line for season totals of these stats.
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YEAR Team Lg G GS IP H BB SO HR oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA cFIP DRA WARP
1997 CHA MLB 19 0 26.3 29 9 23 6 .259 96 9.9 3.1 2.1 7.9 41% .295 .278 1.44 5.39 6.49 99 5.79 -0.1
1999 DET MLB 29 6 66.7 74 23 46 11 .263 99 10.0 3.1 1.5 6.2 42% .297 .267 1.46 5.14 5.67 98 5.04 0.6
2000 DET MLB 27 0 41.0 39 13 34 4 .259 93 8.6 2.9 0.9 7.5 49% .297 .234 1.27 4.00 3.07 84 4.43 0.6
2001 HOU MLB 66 0 82.3 72 24 75 11 .258 105 7.9 2.6 1.2 8.2 48% .274 .249 1.17 4.12 4.15 92 4.32 1.0
2002 HOU MLB 43 5 78.3 90 29 61 12 .258 103 10.3 3.3 1.4 7.0 49% .311 .290 1.52 4.65 4.48 104 5.98 -0.5
2003 COL MLB 20 7 53.7 65 11 38 15 .258 118 10.9 1.8 2.5 6.4 44% .301 .281 1.42 5.97 7.21 98 5.89 -0.2
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Statistics for All Levels

'opp' stats - Quality of opponents faced - have been moved and are available only as OPP_QUAL in the Statistics reports now.
Minor league stats are currently shownClick to hide.
YEAR Team Lg G GS IP H BB SO HR oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA
1995 HIC A 44 0 66.7 65 15 68 6 .000 8.8 2.0 0.8 9.2 0% .000 .000 1.20 3.10 2.70
1995 POT A+ 9 0 19.3 12 6 18 1 .000 5.6 2.8 0.5 8.4 0% .000 .000 0.93 2.68 0.47
1995 BRI Rk 1 0 1.0 2 0 0 0 .000 18.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0% .000 .000 2.00 3.91 9.00
1996 BIR AA 37 18 149.0 150 41 142 10 .000 9.1 2.5 0.6 8.6 0% .000 .000 1.28 3.11 3.20
1997 CHA MLB 19 0 26.3 29 9 23 6 .259 96 9.9 3.1 2.1 7.9 41% .295 .278 1.44 5.39 6.49
1997 NAS AAA 21 20 123.3 139 31 93 20 .000 10.1 2.3 1.5 6.8 0% .313 .000 1.38 4.53 5.11
1998 CLG AAA 35 18 126.7 159 40 101 18 .000 11.3 2.8 1.3 7.2 0% .000 .000 1.57 4.78 5.33
1999 DET MLB 29 6 66.7 74 23 46 11 .263 99 10.0 3.1 1.5 6.2 42% .297 .267 1.46 5.14 5.67
1999 TOL AAA 10 10 62.7 47 21 41 5 .000 6.7 3.0 0.7 5.9 0% .000 .000 1.08 4.16 2.73
2000 DET MLB 27 0 41.0 39 13 34 4 .259 93 8.6 2.9 0.9 7.5 49% .297 .234 1.27 4.00 3.07
2000 TOL AAA 11 10 52.3 54 17 39 9 .000 9.3 2.9 1.5 6.7 0% .000 .000 1.36 4.85 4.82
2001 HOU MLB 66 0 82.3 72 24 75 11 .258 105 7.9 2.6 1.2 8.2 48% .274 .249 1.17 4.12 4.15
2002 HOU MLB 43 5 78.3 90 29 61 12 .258 103 10.3 3.3 1.4 7.0 49% .311 .290 1.52 4.65 4.48
2002 NWO AAA 6 0 8.0 4 4 8 2 .000 4.5 4.5 2.2 9.0 0% .118 .000 1.00 6.20 4.50
2003 COL MLB 20 7 53.7 65 11 38 15 .258 118 10.9 1.8 2.5 6.4 44% .301 .281 1.42 5.97 7.21
2003 CSP AAA 4 4 15.0 24 3 10 3 .000 14.4 1.8 1.8 6.0 0% .382 .000 1.80 5.36 7.20
2005 TOL AAA 14 11 64.3 69 17 55 8 .254 86 9.7 2.4 1.1 7.7 30% .326 .244 1.34 4.24 4.20
2006 REY mex 2 0 1.1 4 1 1 0 .000 32.7 8.2 0.0 8.2 0% .500 .000 4.55 4.41 16.36

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  —  No longer being updated

Last Update: 12/31/2014 23:59 ET

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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  Title Author Date
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
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: September 30-October 26, 2004Christina Kahrl2004-11-03
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: March 10-15, 2004Christina Kahrl2004-03-17
This article requires BP Premium accessDominican Winter League Report: Keeping Tabs on Some Interesting NamesCarlos J. Lugo2003-12-11
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: August 25-September 21Christina Kahrl2003-09-25
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: July 7-20Christina Kahrl2003-07-25
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: June 6-9Christina Kahrl2003-06-13
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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