Luis Cruz

Luis Cruz #73

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  • B/T: L/L
  • 5' 9"/205
  • Age: 25

Luis Cruz does not have any MLB stats for the 2016 season

Luis Cruz Bio

  • Full Name: Luis L. Cruz
  • Born: 9/10/1990 in San Juan, Puerto Rico
  • Draft: 2008, Houston Astros, 9th rd. (272nd overall)
  • High School: Academia Santa Monica, San Juan, PR
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Luis Cruz 2016 Projections

Duration W L ERA G GS CG SHO SV SVO IP H R ER HR HB BB IBB SO WHIP
Rest of Season
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0 0 0.00 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1.00
Cumulative
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0 0 0.00 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1.00
Duration W L ERA G GS CG SHO SV SVO IP H R ER HR HB BB IBB SO WHIP
Rest of Season
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0 0 0.00 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1.00
Cumulative
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0 0 0.00 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1.00

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Awards

Luis Cruz Awards

MiLB.com Organization All-Star

Year Team League
2013 Houston AL

TEX Pitcher of the Week

Week Team League
09/03/2013 Corpus Christi TEX

Luis Cruz Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
February 19, 2016 Chicago Cubs released LHP Luis Cruz.
December 29, 2015 LHP Luis Cruz assigned to Iowa Cubs.
December 17, 2015 Chicago Cubs signed free agent LHP Luis Cruz to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.
November 19, 2015 Houston Astros released LHP Luis Cruz.
October 15, 2015 Houston Astros activated LHP Luis Cruz.
October 5, 2015 Houston Astros recalled LHP Luis Cruz from Fresno Grizzlies.
March 13, 2015 Houston Astros optioned LHP Luis Cruz to Fresno Grizzlies.
September 29, 2014 Houston Astros recalled Luis Cruz from Astros Extended Spring Training.
August 31, 2014 Luis Cruz roster status changed by Oklahoma City RedHawks.
August 4, 2014 LHP Luis Cruz assigned to Oklahoma City RedHawks from Corpus Christi Hooks.
June 11, 2014 Corpus Christi Hooks activated LHP Luis Cruz from the 7-day disabled list.
June 3, 2014 Corpus Christi Hooks placed LHP Luis Cruz on the 7-day disabled list retroactive to May 31, 2014.
March 22, 2014 LHP Luis Cruz assigned to Corpus Christi Hooks from Oklahoma City RedHawks.
March 10, 2014 Houston Astros optioned LHP Luis Cruz to Oklahoma City RedHawks.
November 21, 2013 Houston Astros selected the contract of Luis Cruz from Corpus Christi Hooks.
August 15, 2013 Luis Cruz assigned to Corpus Christi Hooks from Lancaster JetHawks.
April 1, 2013 Luis Cruz assigned to Lancaster JetHawks from Quad Cities River Bandits.
March 28, 2013 LHP Luis Cruz assigned to Houston Astros.
May 25, 2011 LHP Luis Cruz assigned to Lexington Legends from Lancaster JetHawks.
May 4, 2011 Luis Cruz assigned to Lancaster JetHawks from Astros Extended Spring Training.
April 4, 2011 Luis Cruz assigned to Astros Extended Spring Training from Lexington Legends.
May 19, 2010 LHP Luis Cruz assigned to Lexington Legends from Greeneville Astros.

Luis L. Cruz Bio Info

Left-handed starter enters the 2015 season with a 42-37 career minor league record with a 4.42 ERA (336ER/683.2IP)...has recorded 653 strikeouts in his 683.2 career innings pitched.

 

Has been one of the top strikeout collectors in Houston's system...is the only pitcher in the Astros organization to reach 100 strikeouts in each of the last four seasons (2011-14)...has recorded 505 strikeouts in 505.2 innings pitched over that span.

 

In 2014, spent the majority of the season at Double A Corpus Christi (21g) but reached the Triple A level for the first time in his career (5g)...while with Corpus Christi, fashioned a 7-6 record and 3.14 ERA (35ER/100.1IP) with 92 strikeouts.

 

Struck out seven consecutive batters in a one-hit, nine-strikeout, 6.1-inning performance on May 19, 2014, vs. Midland...despite entering the game as the top offensive team in the Texas League, the RockHounds were held scoreless by Cruz over his 6.1 innings.

 

In 2013 with Class A Advanced Lancaster and Double A Corpus Christi, led all Astros minor leaguers with 150 strikeouts in his 130.1 innings pitched...made just four appearances (two starts) with the Hooks, but was dominant in limited action...allowed just one run in 17.0 innings (0.53 ERA) while striking out 21 at the Double A level...earned Texas League Player of the Week honors for the week of Aug. 26-Sept. 3 after tossing a two-hit, 14-strikeout complete game shutout on Aug. 26 at San Antonio.

 

On May 12, 2013, vs. Stockton, combined with LHP Kyle Hallock to throw a no-hitter...pitched the final 4.0 innings, striking out four with one walk...marked the second no-hitter in the California League in six years, and the first since five Lancaster pitchers combined for a 10-inning no-hitter on Aug. 25, 2010.

 

His strikeout numbers spiked in 2012 with Class A Lexington, where his 135 strikeouts led the club and ranked third in the South Atlantic League.

 

Entering his second professional campaign in 2009, was ranked by Baseball America as the Astros No. 30 prospect.

 

Graduated from Acadamia Santa Monica High School in San Juan, Puerto Rico in 2008...was selected by Houston in the ninth round of the June 2008 draft...signed by Astros scout Joey Sola.

 

Added to the Astros 40-man roster on Nov. 21, 2013...signed to a one-year contract that runs through the 2015 season.

2014

Posted a combined 8-8 record and 3.68 ERA (51ER/124.2IP) with 118 strikeouts in 26 games (22 starts) between Triple A Oklahoma City (5g) and Double A Corpus Christi (21g)...spent the majority of the season with the Hooks but reached the Triple A level for the first time in his career...while with Corpus Christi, fashioned a 7-6 record and 3.14 ERA (35ER/100.1IP) with 92 strikeouts...struck out seven consecutive batters in a one-hit, nine-strikeout, 6.1-inning performance on May 19 vs. Midland...despite entering the game as the top offensive team in the Texas League, the RockHounds were held scoreless by Cruz over his 6.1 innings.