Francisco Javier Cruz

HS Grad 2013
Age 22 and 11 mos
Age on 2013 Draft 17 and 10 mos
Position(s) OF  3B
Ht/Wt 6-2, 188 lb
School  Puerto Rico Baseball Academy
Hometown  Caguas, PR USA
Summer Team  Blue Jays
Fall Team  Blue Jays
MLB Draft 
Round 39 by Braves in 2013
All Americans/All Regions
2013 Rawlings-Perfect Game Honorable Mention All-American (Canada/Puerto Rico - All Region 1st Team)
National Rank - Class of 2013
Ranking Last Updated: May 20, 2013
Position - OF
PR State Rank - Class of 2013
Ranking Last Updated: May 20, 2013
Position - OF

Scout Level

Juco Commitment
Brevard CC

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PG Grade: 9
Francisco Javier Cruz is a 2013 OF/3B with a 6-2 190 lb. frame from Caguas, PR who attends Puerto Rico Baseball Academy. Large athletic build, good lower half strength. 6.86 runner, moves to the ball well in the outfield, good pick up and exchange, very good arm strength, low 3/4's arm slot, throws tend to tail but were accurate. Right handed hitter, bent knee stance, high back elbow, lift and pull approach over his back side, has length to his swing, flashes gap power, ball will come off his barrel hard, has hitting tools and strength to develop with mechanical adjustments. Good student, dual commitment to Miami and Brevard CC.
PG Career Progression
Best PG Grade: 9.00
PG Grade

Percentile Rank among grad class in the recorded year

60 6.86 sec
83.00% Rank
best 6.36  avg 7.22
 (2013 class in 2013)

best 6.18  avg 7.33
 (2013 class)
OF 92 mph
94.39% Rank
best 95  avg 84
 (2013 class in 2013)

best 98  avg 81
 (2013 class)
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