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Oscar De La Cruz

23-Year-Old Pitcher – Chicago Cubs

2018 Stats

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2018 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

There was no outlook written for Oscar De La Cruz in 2018. Check out the latest news below for more on his current fantasy value.

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LEAGUE: AA    40 MAN: YES   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 4"   WT: 200   DOB: 3/4/1995   DRAFTED: No   Show ContractHide Contract

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Oscar De La Cruz Contract Information:

Signed a one-year contract with the Cubs in March of 2018.

April 18, 2018  –  Oscar De La Cruz News

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Through his first two starts with Double-A Tennessee, De La Cruz is 0-2 with a 16.50 ERA across six innings of work.

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Oscar De La Cruz Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G GS SH IP H ER HR K BB W L SV BS HLD ERA WHIP
2015 20 A EUG 13 13 0 73.0 56 23 4 73 17 6 3 0 0 0 2.84 1.00
2016 21 R MES 6 1 0 3.0 3 2 1 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 6.00 1.33
2016 21 A SOU 6 6 0 27.2 22 10 0 35 8 1 2 0 0 0 3.25 1.10
2016 21 A EUG 6 2 0 8.1 5 1 1 14 2 0 0 0 0 0 1.08 0.86
2017 22 R MES 1 0 0 2.0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00
2017 22 A MYR 1 12 1 54.2 55 21 6 47 13 4 3 0 0 0 3.46 1.25
2018 23 AA TEN 13 13 0 65.1 64 35 7 66 22 5 6 0 0 0 4.82 1.32

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Oscar De La Cruz Minors Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
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DATE OPP IP H R ER HR BB K HBP WP CG W-L SV ERA WHIP
Jun. 13 Montgomery 4.0 9 4 4 1 1 3 0 0 0 - 0 9.00 2.50
Jun. 8 Birmingham 6.0 4 3 3 1 1 6 1 0 0 - 0 4.50 0.83
Jun. 2 Mobile 6.0 3 1 1 1 1 7 0 0 0 L 0 1.50 0.67
May. 26 Pensacola 7.0 5 0 0 0 0 7 1 0 0 W 0 0.00 0.71
May. 20 Mississippi 5.0 3 2 2 0 2 5 2 0 0 L 0 3.60 1.00
May. 15 Chattanooga 4.0 4 4 4 0 3 4 2 0 0 L 0 9.00 1.75
May. 10 Jacksnville 5.0 9 3 3 0 2 5 1 0 0 W 0 5.40 2.20
May. 5 Birmingham 5.0 2 0 0 0 3 10 0 0 0 W 0 0.00 1.00
Apr. 29 Chattanooga 7.0 4 2 2 0 0 5 1 0 0 W 0 2.57 0.57
Apr. 24 Jacksnville 2.0 5 5 5 2 5 4 0 1 0 L 0 22.50 5.00
Last 14 Days
2 Games:  Avg. 5.0 IP/G
10.0 13 7 7 2 2 9 1 0 0 0-0 0 6.30 1.50
Last 30 Days
4 Games:  Avg. 5.8 IP/G
23.0 21 8 8 3 3 23 2 0 0 1-1 0 3.13 1.04
Last 60 Days
10 Games:  Avg. 5.1 IP/G
51.0 48 24 24 5 18 56 8 1 0 4-4 0 4.24 1.29
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Oscar De La Cruz Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G GS IP K/9 BB/9 K/BB HR/9 GB/FB Ratio Strand % Fastball ERA FIP BABIP
2015 20 A EUG 13 13 73.0 9.00 2.10 4.29 0.49 72.5% 2.84 2.78 .281
2016 21 R MES 6 1 3.0 6.00 3.00 2.00 3.00 66.7% 6.00 7.20 .236
2016 21 A SOU 6 6 27.2 11.58 2.65 4.38 0.00 66.7% 3.25 1.84 .345
2016 21 A EUG 6 2 8.1 15.56 2.22 7.00 1.11 100% 1.08 2.83 .311
2017 22 R MES 1 0 2.0 4.50 0.00 0.00 0.00 0% 0.00 2.20 .000
2017 22 A MYR 1 12 54.2 7.80 2.16 3.62 1.00 75.8% 3.46 4.01 .316
2018 23 AA TEN 13 13 65.1 9.12 3.04 3.00 0.97 64.6% 4.82 4.04 .326

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Oscar De La Cruz: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

De La Cruz will open the year at Double-A Tennessee, Mark Gonzales of the Chicago Tribune reports.

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De La Cruz (pectoral) tossed a scoreless, nine-pitch ninth inning in Saturday's 6-1 Cactus League victory over the Rangers. He struck out one and walked one.

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De La Cruz was added to the Cubs' 40-man roster Monday and will be protected from the Rule 5 draft.

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De La Cruz was removed from action in the Arizona Fall League in order to rehab his minor pectoral injury, Carrie Muskat of MLB.com reports.

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De La Cruz has missed nearly two months with a tender throwing arm and is without a timetable to return for High-A Myrtle Beach, John Manuel of Baseball America reports.

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De La Cruz, 21, has a 1.38 ERA, 0.73 WHIP and 38:6 K:BB in 26 innings across three levels of the minors this season.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2018

There was no outlook written for Oscar De La Cruz.

2017

Forearm soreness kept De La Cruz on the shelf until mid-July, but he was stellar across three stops, making the majority of his starts with Low-A South Bend. He gave up more than one run in just three of his nine starts and struck out six or more on six occasions despite never logging more than five innings. While De La Cruz is entering his age-22 season, he only has 198 innings of game pitching under his belt, as the Cubs converted him from shortstop to pitcher after signing him in 2012. His low-to-mid-90s fastball is a plus offering with late life that he commands well. An above-average curveball is his second best pitch. Given his lack of experience, it is not surprising that his changeup is still a work in progress, lagging behind the rest of his repertoire. His athletic 6-foot-4, 200-pound frame leads to projected gains in command and possibly velocity. De La Cruz has the ceiling of a No. 2 starter and floor of a setup man. Next up will be showing he can push 100 innings in a season.

2016

The Cubs have an abundance of intriguing arms in the lower levels of the minor leagues, and while De La Cruz may not have the name recognition of Duane Underwood or Carson Sands, he belongs in that conversation. The 6-foot-4 Dominican righty posted a 2.84 ERA, 1.00 WHIP, and 73 strikeouts in 73 innings with short season Eugene as a 20-year-old, marking his second straight season with a sub-3.00 ERA in the lower levels. He upped his strikeout rate from 21.0% at rookie ball in 2014 to 25.2% in 2015, suggesting he has what it takes to be a mid-rotation starter in time. He was not heavily discussed prior to last season, so he could be an under-the-radar option for those looking to take a flier on a high-upside arm late in dynasty league drafts. If he impresses in his first full-season assignment with Low-A South Bend in 2016, De La Cruz could shoot up prospect lists.