P José 'Twinkle Toes' Cruz #38
Age: 36 | Bats: R | Throws: R | Morale: Normal    
12/16/2024
P JOSÉ 'TWINKLE TOES' CRUZ #38 - AGE: 36 - BATS: R - THROWS: R - MORALE: NORMAL
G GS Rec SV ERA IP HA HR BB K WHIP WAR
3 3 0-3 0 14.73 11.0 24 3 5 2 2.64 -0.4
PITCHING RATINGS (OSA)
Overall Pot. Overall Vs Left Vs Right Pot.
Stuff 3 3 3 5
Movement 6 6 6 7
Control 5 5 5 6
PITCHING RATINGS
Pitch Cur. Pot.
Fastball 3 5
Slider 3 5
Changeup 1 1
Screwball 3 5
 
OTHER PITCHING RATINGS
Velocity 85-87 Mph
Stamina 7
Suggested Role Strictly BP
Groundball Percentage 58 %
Hold Runners 7
Defense 4
RUN/BUNT RATINGS
Running Speed: 1
Stealing Ability: 6
Baserunning Inst.: 4
Sacrifice Bunt: 7
Bunt for Hit: 1
   
GAME LOG, LAST 10 GAMES
Date Vs. Result Start IP H R ER BB K Dec
05/05/2024 @ MMO Loss, 5-6 X 4.2 9 6 6 3 1 Loss
04/30/2024 @ NN Loss, 3-15 X 2.1 8 7 7 1 0 Loss
04/23/2024 JOP Loss, 3-6 X 4.0 7 5 5 1 1 Loss
PERSONALITY
Leader Ability:Very Low
Loyalty:Very High
Desire f. Win:High
Greed:Low
Intelligence:Normal
Work Ethic:Very High
Birthday:11/18/1988
Born in:Arcola, IL
Nationality:American
Height:6' 0"
Weight:225 lbs
Local Popularity:Insignificant
National Pop.:Insignificant
STATUS
Contract:None, Free Agent
Salary:-
Signed Through:-
Major Service:8 Years, 119 Days
Service This Yr:None
40-Man Service:8 Years, 119 Days
Pro Service:14 Years
Arbitration Eligibility:Not eligible, free agent after contract expires!
Option Years:3 option years left
Contract Extension: -
Drafted:2010, 16th Pick in Round 1
GLOBAL BASEBALL BROTHERHOOD 2024 PITCHING STATS
Pitching G GS W L SV ERA IP HA R ER HR BB K CG CG% SHO QS QS%
Overall 3 3 0 3 0 14.73 11.0 24 18 18 3 5 2 0 0.0 0 0 0.0
Pitching SVO BS SV% RA GF R/9 H/9 K/9 BB/9 FIP WHIP FIP- WAR BABIP        
Overall 0 0 0.0 0 0 23.73 19.64 1.64 4.09 7.80 2.64 215 -0.4 .404        
Pitching AB H 2B 3B HR R BB K SF SH HP AVG OBP SLG OPS      
vs. LHB 17 3 0 0 0 2 3 2 1 0 0 .176 .286 .176 .462      
vs. RHB 38 21 5 0 3 16 2 0 1 0 0 .553 .561 .921 1.482      
GLOBAL BASEBALL BROTHERHOOD 2024 PITCHING SPLITS
Split G GS W L SV ERA IP HA R ER HR BB K  
April 2 2 0 2 0 17.05 6.1 15 12 12 3 2 1  
May 1 1 0 1 0 11.57 4.2 9 6 6 0 3 1  
Career 44 44 18 14 0 4.68 278.2 295 148 145 27 103 227  
Home 1 1 0 1 0 11.25 4.0 7 5 5 0 1 1  
Road 2 2 0 2 0 16.71 7.0 17 13 13 3 4 1  
Grass 3 3 0 3 0 14.73 11.0 24 18 18 3 5 2  
Day 1 1 0 1 0 11.57 4.2 9 6 6 0 3 1  
Night 2 2 0 2 0 17.05 6.1 15 12 12 3 2 1  
As Starter 3 3 0 3 0 14.73 11.0 24 18 18 3 5 2  
CAREER PITCHING STATS
Year/Team/League Age G GS W L SV ERA IP HA R ER HR BB K CG SHO WHIP BABIP FIP WAR ERA+
2014 New Jersey - PEBA 25 14 14 7 4 0 5.02 84.1 94 47 47 13 28 63 0 0 1.45 .318 4.83 0.4 82
2015 New Jersey - PEBA 26 35 23 13 5 0 3.12 176.0 164 69 61 16 67 110 4 1 1.31 .272 4.30 1.8 132
2016 New Jersey - PEBA 27 32 32 14 8 0 2.93 218.1 193 79 71 16 88 171 0 0 1.29 .282 3.71 4.0 140
2017 New Jersey - PEBA 28 30 30 15 7 0 4.52 193.0 194 103 97 19 77 144 2 1 1.40 .301 4.06 2.4 89
2018 New Jersey - PEBA 29 32 32 18 7 0 4.27 208.2 212 104 99 27 88 132 1 0 1.44 .284 4.94 0.7 95
2019 New Jersey - PEBA 30 32 32 11 13 0 4.20 212.0 225 108 99 17 73 124 2 1 1.41 .299 4.13 2.9 99
2020 New Jersey - PEBA 31 32 32 7 14 0 5.55 197.2 245 136 122 32 78 135 3 1 1.63 .333 5.22 1.0 81
2021 New Jersey - PEBA 32 34 28 8 14 0 5.65 188.0 239 122 118 25 68 101 3 0 1.63 .327 4.83 1.2 75
2022 New Jersey - PEBA 33 10 10 5 3 0 4.14 63.0 76 31 29 6 18 27 0 0 1.49 .318 4.21 0.9 104
Total PEBA 251 233 98 75 0 4.34 1541.0 1642 799 743 171 585 1007 15 4 1.45 .302 4.46 15.2 101
CAREER MINOR LEAGUE PITCHING STATS
Year/Team/League Age G GS W L SV ERA IP HA R ER HR BB K CG SHO WHIP BABIP FIP WAR ERA+
2007 Washington - COL 18 12 12 5 1 0 2.36 80.0 64 25 21 4 19 93 1 0 1.04 .297 3.13 2.6 198
2008 Washington - COL 19 12 12 7 1 0 2.45 80.2 65 22 22 5 19 100 1 0 1.04 .305 3.09 2.6 188
2009 Washington - COL 20 12 12 7 4 0 2.65 85.0 76 30 25 5 29 94 0 0 1.24 .314 3.50 2.4 176
2010 Washington - COL 21 13 13 7 4 0 2.89 84.0 81 34 27 5 21 102 2 1 1.21 .350 3.20 2.7 163
2010 Hilo - S A 21 4 4 3 0 0 2.43 29.2 29 9 8 1 4 20 0 0 1.11 .295 2.67 0.9 154
2010 Union City - A 21 12 12 6 4 0 4.60 76.1 69 40 39 3 36 53 1 0 1.38 .288 4.05 1.0 88
2011 Union City - A 22 7 7 2 2 0 3.19 36.2 38 14 13 1 18 33 0 0 1.53 .333 3.61 0.7 127
2011 Bergen - AA 22 12 12 4 4 0 3.27 74.1 69 31 27 2 31 71 2 1 1.35 .318 3.01 1.7 114
2012 Bergen - AA 23 27 27 7 13 0 3.42 179.0 158 83 68 11 64 174 3 1 1.24 .292 3.50 3.8 120
2012 Jersey City - AAA 23 1 1 0 0 0 16.88 2.2 6 5 5 0 3 1 0 0 3.38 .500 5.90 -0.0 25
2013 Jersey City - AAA 24 28 28 14 5 0 4.43 180.2 180 91 89 14 68 154 3 1 1.37 .308 3.78 3.0 91
2014 Jersey City - AAA 25 12 12 4 6 0 3.52 84.1 85 34 33 10 27 70 1 0 1.33 .306 4.24 1.1 121
2024 Jefferson County - AAA 35 3 3 0 3 0 14.73 11.0 24 18 18 3 5 2 0 0 2.64 .404 7.80 -0.4 25
Total GBB AAA 44 44 18 14 0 4.68 278.2 295 148 145 27 103 227 4 1 1.43 .316 4.10 96.6
Total GNL AA 39 39 11 17 0 3.38 253.1 227 114 95 13 95 245 5 2 1.27 .300 3.36 118.4
Total NAFTA A 19 19 8 6 0 4.14 113.0 107 54 52 4 54 86 1 0 1.42 .303 3.91 100.2
Total USCBA COL 49 49 26 10 0 2.59 329.2 286 111 95 19 88 389 4 1 1.13 .317 3.23 181.1
Total SS-A 4 4 3 0 0 2.43 29.2 29 9 8 1 4 20 0 0 1.11 .295 2.67 153.5
CAREER POSTSEASON PITCHING STATS
Year/Team/League Age G GS W L SV ERA IP HA R ER HR BB K CG SHO WHIP BABIP FIP WAR ERA+
2008 Washington - USCBA COL 19 4 4 2 1 0 3.07 29.1 32 10 10 2 10 30 0 0 1.43 .357 0.00 0.0 0
2010 Union City - NAFTA A 21 2 2 0 2 0 5.54 13.0 25 11 8 1 1 12 0 0 2.00 .471 0.00 0.0 0
2012 Bergen - GNL AA 23 1 1 0 1 0 2.57 7.0 6 2 2 0 3 9 0 0 1.29 .375 0.00 0.0 0
2013 Jersey City - GBB AAA 24 1 1 1 0 0 1.42 6.1 5 1 1 1 2 10 0 0 1.11 .286 0.00 0.0 0
2015 New Jersey - PEBA 26 1 1 1 0 0 0.00 7.0 7 3 0 0 3 9 0 0 1.43 .350 0.00 0.0 0
2016 New Jersey - PEBA 27 3 3 0 3 0 4.74 19.0 14 13 10 2 10 11 1 0 1.26 .218 0.00 0.0 0
2017 New Jersey - PEBA 28 1 0 0 0 0 0.00 1.2 2 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 1.80 .500 0.00 0.0 0
Total PEBA 5 4 1 3 0 3.25 27.2 23 16 10 2 14 23 1 0 1.34 .266 4.16 372.3
Total GBB AAA 1 1 1 0 0 1.42 6.1 5 1 1 1 2 10 0 0 1.11 .286 3.55 283.3
Total GNL AA 1 1 0 1 0 2.57 7.0 6 2 2 0 3 9 0 0 1.29 .375 2.22 160.0
Total NAFTA A 2 2 0 2 0 5.54 13.0 25 11 8 1 1 12 0 0 2.00 .471 3.05 72.7
Total USCBA COL 4 4 2 1 0 3.07 29.1 32 10 10 2 10 30 0 0 1.43 .357 3.86 150.7
CAREER FIELDING STATS
Year/Team/League POS G GS PO A DP TC E PCT INN RNG ZR EFF PB RSTA RTO RTO%
2007 Washington - COL P 12 12 6 4 0 12 2 .833 80.0 1.13 -0.2 .000
2008 Washington - COL P 12 12 1 5 0 7 1 .857 80.2 0.67 -0.2 .000
2009 Washington - COL P 12 12 7 11 0 19 1 .947 85.0 1.91 -0.6 .000
2010 Union City - A P 12 12 3 15 3 18 0 1.000 76.1 2.12 -0.5 .000
2010 Hilo - S A P 4 4 1 3 0 4 0 1.000 29.2 1.21 -0.3 .000
2010 Washington - COL P 13 13 4 9 1 14 1 .929 84.0 1.39 -0.4 .000
2011 Bergen - AA P 12 12 5 6 0 11 0 1.000 74.1 1.33 -0.2 .000
2011 Union City - A P 7 7 2 4 2 6 0 1.000 36.2 1.47 -0.1 .000
2012 Jersey City - AAA P 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .000 2.2 0.00 -0.0 .000
2012 Bergen - AA P 27 27 8 15 0 24 1 .958 179.0 1.16 -0.4 .000
2013 Jersey City - AAA P 28 28 11 14 0 27 2 .926 180.2 1.25 -1.2 .895
2014 New Jersey - ML P 14 14 0 8 0 8 0 1.000 84.1 0.85 -0.2 1.036
2014 Jersey City - AAA P 12 12 8 10 1 19 1 .947 84.1 1.92 -0.5 .946
2015 New Jersey - ML P 35 23 10 16 3 27 1 .963 176.0 1.33 -1.3 .915
2016 New Jersey - ML P 32 32 11 35 4 48 2 .958 218.1 1.90 -0.8 .994
2017 New Jersey - ML P 30 30 9 18 1 30 3 .900 193.0 1.26 -0.2 1.040
2018 New Jersey - ML P 32 32 14 29 1 47 4 .915 208.2 1.85 -1.7 .911
2019 New Jersey - ML P 32 32 10 31 3 41 0 1.000 212.0 1.74 +0.5 1.040
2020 New Jersey - ML P 32 32 6 28 2 37 3 .919 197.2 1.55 -1.7 .911
2021 New Jersey - ML P 33 28 16 26 3 46 4 .913 188.0 2.01 -0.4 1.006
2022 New Jersey - ML P 10 10 2 9 1 12 1 .917 63.0 1.57 -0.6 .912
2024 Jefferson County - AAA P 3 3 3 4 0 7 0 1.000 11.0 5.73 -0.0 1.005
TOTAL P 405 388 137 300 25 464 27 .942 2545.1 1.55 -11.0 .969
PLAYER HISTORY
03/16/2007 Was selected to the 2007 United States Collegiate Baseball Association All-Star Game.
01/01/2008 SISA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 12 (72); Movement: 1 (69); Control: 1 (56).
05/28/2008 Won the 2008 United States Collegiate Baseball Association UCSBA World Series with the Washington Montlake Malamutes!
01/01/2009 SISA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 11 (48); Movement: 14 (86); Control: 7 (54).
01/01/2010 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 38 (67); Movement: 1 (58); Control: 23 (64).
03/10/2010 Pitches a 5-hit shutout against the Georgetown Stonewalls with 9 strikeouts and 0 BB allowed!
05/25/2010 Released by the Washington Montlake Malamutes.
06/07/2010 Drafted in the 2010 first-year player draft (Round 1, Pick 16, 16th overall Pick) by the New Jersey Hitmen.
01/01/2011 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 5 (6); Movement: 2 (7); Control: 4 (6).
04/04/2011 Named the #58 prospect in the PEBA
04/23/2011 Injured (dead arm), out for 2 weeks.
05/16/2011 Injured (shoulder tendinitis), out for 2 weeks.
07/01/2011 Injured (sore back), day-to-day for 4 days.
07/22/2011 Pitches a 2-hit shutout against the Rockville Reckoning with 14 strikeouts and 1 BB allowed!
08/13/2011 Injured (surgery to remove bone spur (elbow)), out for 4 months.
01/01/2012 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 6 (6); Movement: 5 (7); Control: 4 (6).
04/19/2012 Pitches a 2-hit shutout against the Hampton Airborne with 8 strikeouts and 1 BB allowed!
01/01/2013 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 6 (6); Movement: 6 (7); Control: 5 (6).
06/20/2013 Pitches a 4-hit shutout against the Jefferson County Independence with 5 strikeouts and 2 BB allowed!
01/01/2014 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 6 (6); Movement: 6 (7); Control: 5 (6).
08/17/2014 Injured (torn back muscle), out for 4 months.
11/21/2014 Received a 1-year contract worth a total of $414,000 through automatic renewal.
01/01/2015 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 6 (6); Movement: 7 (7); Control: 6 (6).
05/29/2015 Pitches a 4-hit shutout against the West Virginia Alleghenies with 5 strikeouts and 3 BB allowed!
07/12/2015 Was selected to the 2015 Planetary Extreme Baseball Alliance All-Star Game.
11/24/2015 Received a 1-year contract worth a total of $414,000 through automatic renewal.
01/01/2016 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 6 (6); Movement: 7 (7); Control: 6 (6).
07/10/2016 Was selected to the 2016 Planetary Extreme Baseball Alliance All-Star Game.
09/17/2016 Injured (forearm cramp), day-to-day for 4 days.
11/22/2016 Received a 1-year contract worth a total of $480,000 through automatic renewal.
01/01/2017 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 6 (6); Movement: 8 (8); Control: 6 (6).
05/12/2017 Injured (mild hamstring strain), day-to-day for 5 days.
06/21/2017 Pitches a 5-hit shutout against the Gloucester Fishermen with 5 strikeouts and 1 BB allowed!
11/08/2017 Signed a 3-year contract extension worth a total of $19,000,000 with the New Jersey Hitmen organization.
01/01/2018 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 6 (6); Movement: 8 (8); Control: 6 (6).
01/01/2019 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 6 (6); Movement: 7 (7); Control: 6 (6).
08/09/2019 Pitches a 2-hit shutout against the Florida Featherheads with 1 strikeouts and 0 BB allowed!
11/04/2019 Wins the 2019 PEBA IL All-Leather Award at P.
01/01/2020 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 5 (5); Movement: 7 (7); Control: 6 (6).
06/05/2020 Pitches a 3-hit shutout against the London Underground with 3 strikeouts and 1 BB allowed!
07/09/2020 Injured (back tightness), day-to-day for one week.
11/23/2020 Signed a 1-year contract (offered through arbitration) worth a total of $15,000,000.
01/01/2021 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 5 (5); Movement: 7 (7); Control: 6 (6).
06/04/2021 Injured (sore shoulder), out for 6 days.
12/01/2021 Became a free agent.
01/01/2022 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 5 (5); Movement: 7 (7); Control: 6 (6).
02/23/2022 Signed a 1-year contract worth a total of $1,100,000 with the New Jersey Hitmen organization.
05/30/2022 Injured (torn UCL (Tommy John surgery)), out for 14 months.
12/01/2022 Became a free agent.
01/01/2023 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 4 (5); Movement: 7 (7); Control: 5 (6).
03/30/2023 Signed a minor league contract with the Kentucky Thoroughbreds organization.
01/01/2024 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Stuff: 3 (4); Movement: 6 (7); Control: 5 (6).
05/06/2024 Released by the Kentucky organization.
LEADERBOARD APPEARANCES
Year GS Rank
2016 32 6
2018 32 10
2019 32 8
Year W Rank
2016 14 10
2017 15 6
2018 18 1
Year L Rank
2019 13 8
2020 14 3
2021 14 8
Year Winning % Rank
2015 .722 2
2016 .636 10
2017 .682 8
2018 .720 1
Year IP Rank
2016 218.1 7
Year BF Rank
2016 918 5
2018 917 9
2019 924 3
2020 895 7
Year BB Rank
2015 67 7
2016 88 4
2017 77 4
2018 88 5
2019 73 9
2020 78 6
Year WP Rank
2015 11 2
Year ERA Rank
2016 2.93 5
Year BABIP Rank
2016 .285 9
Year HR/9 Rank
2016 0.66 6
2019 0.72 2
Year H/9 Rank
2016 7.96 7
Year QS Rank
2016 24 3
2019 20 8
Year QSP Rank
2016 .750 3
2019 .625 10
Year CG Rank
2015 4 3
2017 2 9
2020 3 3
2021 3 8
Year CGP Rank
2015 .174 1
2017 .067 10
2020 .094 6
2021 .107 9
Year SHO Rank
2015 1 4
2017 1 2
2019 1 5
2020 1 2
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