Jose Cruz (minors07)

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José Estebín Cruz Montero

  • Bats Both, Throws Right
  • Height 5' 11", Weight 170 lb.

BR minors page

José Cruz is the brother of Rhiner Cruz. Cruz played for the 2006 DSL Tigers (.253/.302/.431, 16 SB in 16 tries) and the 2007 DSL Tigers (.217/.431/.326). He played for the Spanish national team and hit .286/.375/.357 in the 2007 European Championship, in which Spain finished third. He was just 1 for 6 as a backup right fielder in the 2007 Baseball World Cup. In the 2008 Final Olympic Qualification Tournament, Cruz did not even bat, though he did pitch an inning, allowing one run in one inning, walking two and striking out the side.

In 2008, he is playing for C.B. Sant Boi in Spain.