Grégory Cros

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Grégory Cros

  • Bats Right, Throws Right
  • Height5' 11", Weight 176 lb.

Biographical Information[edit]

Grégory Cros is a right-handed pitcher who has played for the French national team, and with MUC Baseball in Montpellier. As of the pre-Olympic trial in Beijing in 2007, he had played in 40 international games. He is the brother of national team member Anthony Cros. Greg allowed 8 runs (3 earned) on 4 hits and 3 walks in his only inning in the 2007 European Championship, facing the powerhouse Dutch national team. Only Giovanni Ouin, who also faced the Netherlands, had a worse ERA for France in the 2007 Euros. In the 2007 Division Elite, the 18-year-old hit .236/.324/.327 in 13 RBI in 17 games and fielded .878 at third base. He was 0-1 with 6 runs allowed in 3 innings. In 2008, he hit .491/.538/.800 with 22 runs in 14 games for the Barracudas de Montpellier.

For the 2008 season at Thompson Rivers University, he had a .254 batting average in 73 plate appearances, with 16 hits, 9 runs, 17 K's and 5 walks. As a pitcher, his ERA was 4.96 in 16 1/3 IP, 2 wins and a loss. He tossed 2 2/3 hitless, scoreless innings in the 2010 European Championship, walking one.

As of 2012, he is playing for the Barracudas de Montpellier alongside his brother. In 2014, he hit .281/.405/.406 with 16 runs in 18 games and was 5-0 with a 2.32 ERA, placing 10th in the league in ERA and tying for 6th in wins. In 2015, he was a regular middle infielder, producing at a .235/.361/.314 clip and fielding .938. He tied David Gauthier and Felix Brown for 3rd in walks (19). On the hill, he fell to 5-3, 3.90.

Cros was on the French roster for the 2017 World Baseball Classic Qualifiers in March 2016 but was not used; they used 11 of their 13 hurlers (Anthony Piquet was the other unused one; Ernesto Martínez Jr. was listed as a pitcher but was used as a DH).


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