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Portrait of Kelvin De La Cruz

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Birth Date8-1-1988
Height6' 5"
Weight190 lbs
Age28 years, 0 months, 23 days
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ThrowsL
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DRA-Based WARP Summary

MLB Statistics

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YEAR Team Lg G GS IP W L SV H BB SO HR oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA cFIP DRA WARP

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.
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YEAR Team Lg G GS IP W L SV H BB SO HR oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA
2006 IND Rk 9 4 19.0 1 2 0 32 13 15 2 .263 101 15.2 6.2 0.9 7.1 46% .395 .394 2.37 5.59 11.37
2007 MHV A- 12 12 54.3 2 4 0 41 34 53 5 .261 102 6.8 5.6 0.8 8.8 47% .269 .246 1.38 4.68 3.98
2007 IND Rk 3 3 18.0 3 0 0 7 2 20 1 .000 3.5 1.0 0.5 10.0 0% .150 .000 0.50 2.62 0.50
2008 LKC A 18 18 95.7 8 4 0 71 34 96 2 .259 103 6.7 3.2 0.2 9.0 56% .275 .227 1.10 2.99 1.69
2008 KIN A+ 8 8 29.3 3 2 0 35 25 36 1 .263 96 10.8 7.7 0.3 11.1 47% .395 .309 2.05 4.00 6.45
2008 AKR AA 1 1 5.0 1 0 0 4 3 4 1 .252 112 7.2 5.4 1.8 7.2 36% .231 .259 1.40 6.02 7.20
2009 KIN A+ 2 2 12.0 2 0 0 6 2 19 1 .269 99 4.5 1.5 0.8 14.2 38% .217 .193 0.67 1.78 1.50
2009 IND Rk 3 3 7.7 0 2 0 10 5 5 1 .000 11.7 5.8 1.2 5.8 0% .360 .000 1.95 7.13 9.35
2010 KIN A+ 6 6 34.0 2 2 0 22 8 28 3 .249 104 5.8 2.1 0.8 7.4 49% .211 .207 0.88 3.79 2.91
2010 AKR AA 20 20 93.7 5 6 0 98 64 77 12 .259 106 9.4 6.1 1.2 7.4 35% .314 .292 1.73 5.59 5.76
2011 AKR AA 23 16 86.0 5 6 2 70 57 95 3 .269 87 7.3 6.0 0.3 9.9 33% .307 .272 1.48 3.75 4.19
2011 AGU Wnt 6 0 1.7 0 0 0 3 4 4 0 .000 16.2 21.6 0.0 21.6 0% .750 .000 4.20 7.23 16.20
2012 ERI AA 30 18 115.3 5 8 0 115 50 92 16 .264 106 9.0 3.9 1.2 7.2 42% .297 .271 1.43 4.84 4.92
2012 AGU Wnt 11 1 15.3 0 1 0 17 6 21 2 .000 10.0 3.5 1.2 12.3 0% .357 .000 1.50 3.23 4.70
2013 CHT AA 3 0 5.0 0 0 0 4 0 6 0 .230 102 7.2 0.0 0.0 10.8 38% .308 .186 0.80 0.51 0.00
2013 ABQ AAA 47 0 62.3 3 1 7 62 35 78 3 .270 111 9.0 5.1 0.4 11.3 51% .355 .256 1.56 3.38 2.89
2014 NOR AAA 37 0 49.7 1 4 1 61 31 49 8 .250 103 11.1 5.6 1.4 8.9 46% .346 .323 1.85 5.41 5.98
2015 QUI AAA 10 10 52.3 3 1 0 57 26 39 5 .000 9.8 4.5 0.9 6.7 0% .323 .000 1.59 4.82 4.47
2015 VAQ AAA 1 1 6.7 0 1 0 11 1 5 1 .000 14.8 1.4 1.4 6.8 0% .455 .000 1.80 4.42 6.75

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
2014-07-21 - Minors - - - Not Disclosed -
2014-02-15 2014-02-15 Camp 0 0 Left Thigh Strain Hamstring - -
2012-03-01 2012-03-05 Camp 4 0 Left Forearm Tightness - -
2011-07-25 2011-08-20 Minors 26 23 Left Shoulder Inflammation - -
2010-08-25 2010-09-07 Minors 13 0 Not Disclosed -

Compensation

Year Team Salary

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
0 y 0 dSteve Schneider1 year (2014)

Details
  • 1 year (2014). Signed by Baltimore as a free agent 11/20/13. DFA by Baltimore 3/22/14. Sent outright to Triple-A 3/25/14.
  • 1 year (2013). Signed by LA Dodgers as a free agent 11/13/12 (minor-league contract).
  • 1 year/$0.48M (2012). Acquired by Texas in trade 2/21/12 after being DFA by Cleveland 2/13/12. Signed by Texas 3/1/12. Acquired by Cleveland in trade from Texas 3/15/12. Claimed by Detroit off waivers 3/23/12 after being DFA by Cleveland 3/21/12. DFA by Detroit 7/23/12. Sent outright to Triple-A by Detroit 7/26/12.
  • 1 year (2011). Re-signed by Cleveland 2/11.
  • 1 year (2010). Contract purchased by Cleveland 11/20/09. Re-signed by Cleveland 3/10/10.
  • Signed by Cleveland 2004 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic.

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Kelvin De La Cruz is referenced in the following articles.

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  Title Author Date
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Dombrowski Gone WildR.J. Anderson2014-03-26
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Four Teams Bet on BouncebacksBen Lindbergh2013-11-21
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Four Teams Bet on BouncebacksCraig Goldstein2013-11-21
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Hudson's BayR.J. Anderson2013-11-19
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Hudson's BayMike Gianella2013-11-19
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Hudson's BayBret Sayre2013-11-19
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Nats Extend ZimmR.J. Anderson2012-02-27
Future Shock Blog: Minor League Update: Games of May 11Kevin Goldstein2011-05-12
Transaction Analysis: Junior Circuit JumbleChristina Kahrl2011-03-18
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock Blog: Minor League Update: Games of April 19Kevin Goldstein2010-04-20
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Action: Expanding and ContractingChristina Kahrl2010-03-15
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Action: Fill'er Up!Christina Kahrl2009-11-23


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Although he has not thrown an MLB pitch in 2016, Kelvin De La Cruz threw 47 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2011 and 2012, all of them occuring in Spring Training. In 2012, he relied primarily on his Fourseam Fastball (91mph) and Slider (81mph).