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Portrait of Kelvin De La Cruz

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2014 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 25)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
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Birth Date8-1-1988
Height6' 5"
Weight190 lbs
Age26 years, 2 months, 0 days
BatsL
ThrowsL
2010
2011
2012
2013
-0.32014
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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

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 GS IP FRA FRA+ TAv oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG oppTAv BABIP PPF PVORP PWARP VORP WARP
2006 IND Rk 9 4 19.0 6.80 59 .394 .244 .330 .355 .263 .395 101 -4.9 -0.5 -4.9 -0.5
2007 MHV A- 12 12 54.3 6.83 54 .246 .256 .330 .375 .261 .269 102 -5.0 -0.5 -5.0 -0.5
2007 IND Rk 3 3 18.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .150 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2008 LKC A 18 18 95.7 4.10 110 .227 .255 .327 .382 .259 .275 103 14.6 1.5 14.6 1.5
2008 KIN A+ 8 8 29.3 4.19 107 .309 .257 .335 .383 .263 .395 96 5.4 0.5 5.4 0.5
2008 AKR AA 1 1 5.0 8.20 43 .259 .263 .337 .395 .252 .231 112 -0.8 -0.1 -0.8 -0.1
2009 KIN A+ 2 2 12.0 2.11 152 .193 .269 .340 .392 .269 .217 99 4.5 0.5 4.5 0.5
2009 IND Rk 3 3 7.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .360 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2010 KIN A+ 6 6 34.0 5.11 91 .207 .249 .325 .378 .249 .211 104 1.2 0.1 1.2 0.1
2010 AKR AA 20 20 93.7 6.62 62 .292 .260 .334 .402 .259 .314 106 -4.0 -0.4 -4.0 -0.4
2011 AKR AA 23 16 86.0 4.32 95 .272 .258 .324 .394 .269 .307 87 9.3 0.9 9.3 0.9
2011 AGU Wnt 6 0 1.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .750 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2012 ERI AA 30 18 115.3 5.74 78 .271 .265 .333 .395 .264 .297 106 -1.8 -0.2 -1.8 -0.2
2012 AGU Wnt 11 1 15.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .357 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2013 CHT AA 3 0 5.0 2.21 147 .186 .212 .288 .335 .230 .308 102 1.5 0.2 1.4 0.1
2013 ABQ AAA 47 0 62.3 3.36 139 .256 .269 .337 .409 .270 .355 111 18.7 1.9 18.4 1.9
2014 NOR AAA 37 0 49.7 5.44 80 .327 .261 .328 .398 .252 .346 101 -1.4 -0.1 -1.4 -0.1

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
2006 IND Rk 1 2 0 9 4 19.0 32 13 15 2 46% .395 15.2 6.2 0.9 7.1 2.37 11.37 -4.9 -0.5
2007 MHV A- 2 4 0 12 12 54.3 41 34 53 5 47% .269 6.8 5.6 0.8 8.8 1.38 3.98 -5.0 -0.5
2007 IND Rk 3 0 0 3 3 18.0 7 2 20 1 0% .150 3.5 1.0 0.5 10.0 0.50 0.50 0.0 0.0
2008 KIN A+ 3 2 0 8 8 29.3 35 25 36 1 47% .395 10.8 7.7 0.3 11.1 2.05 6.45 5.4 0.5
2008 AKR AA 1 0 0 1 1 5.0 4 3 4 1 36% .231 7.2 5.4 1.8 7.2 1.40 7.20 -0.8 -0.1
2008 LKC A 8 4 0 18 18 95.7 71 34 96 2 56% .275 6.7 3.2 0.2 9.0 1.10 1.69 14.6 1.5
2009 IND Rk 0 2 0 3 3 7.7 10 5 5 1 0% .360 11.7 5.8 1.2 5.8 1.95 9.35 0.0 0.0
2009 KIN A+ 2 0 0 2 2 12.0 6 2 19 1 38% .217 4.5 1.5 0.8 14.2 0.67 1.50 4.5 0.5
2010 KIN A+ 2 2 0 6 6 34.0 22 8 28 3 49% .211 5.8 2.1 0.8 7.4 0.88 2.91 1.2 0.1
2010 AKR AA 5 6 0 20 20 93.7 98 64 77 12 35% .314 9.4 6.1 1.2 7.4 1.73 5.76 -4.0 -0.4
2011 AGU Wnt 0 0 0 6 0 1.7 3 4 4 0 0% .750 16.2 21.6 0.0 21.6 4.20 16.20 0.0 0.0
2011 AKR AA 5 6 2 23 16 86.0 70 57 95 3 33% .307 7.3 6.0 0.3 9.9 1.48 4.19 9.3 0.9
2012 AGU Wnt 0 1 0 11 1 15.3 17 6 21 2 0% .357 10.0 3.5 1.2 12.3 1.50 4.70 0.0 0.0
2012 ERI AA 5 8 0 30 18 115.3 115 50 92 16 42% .297 9.0 3.9 1.2 7.2 1.43 4.92 -1.8 -0.2
2013 ABQ AAA 3 1 7 47 0 62.3 62 35 78 3 51% .355 9.0 5.1 0.4 11.3 1.56 2.89 18.4 1.9
2013 CHT AA 0 0 0 3 0 5.0 4 0 6 0 38% .308 7.2 0.0 0.0 10.8 0.80 0.00 1.4 0.1
2014 NOR AAA 1 4 1 37 0 49.7 61 31 49 8 46% .346 11.1 5.6 1.4 8.9 1.85 5.98 -1.4 -0.1

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
2014-07-21 - 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 BouncebacksCraig Goldstein2013-11-21
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Four Teams Bet on BouncebacksBen Lindbergh2013-11-21
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 2014, Kelvin De La Cruz threw 43 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).