Frankie de la Cruz

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Frankie de la Cruz
Eulogio de la Cruz pitching for the Marlins
Saraperos de Saltillo – No. 63
Born: (1984-03-12) March 12, 1984 (age 33)
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Bats: Right Throws: Right
MLB debut
June 18, 2007, for the Detroit Tigers
MLB statistics
Win–loss record 0–0
Earned run average 8.16
Strikeouts 20

Eulogio "Frankie" de la Cruz Martinez (pronounced /uˈlx/) (born March 12, 1984 in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic) is a pitcher for the Saraperos de Saltillo of the Mexican Baseball League. He played in Major League Baseball for the Detroit Tigers, Florida Marlins, San Diego Padres and Milwaukee Brewers and in Nippon Professional Baseball for the Tokyo Yakult Swallows.


Detroit Tigers[edit]

In 2006, he went 5–6 with a 3.43 ERA with the Erie SeaWolves and 0–0 in 2 13 innings with an 11.57 ERA with the Toledo Mud Hens.

Florida Marlins[edit]

On December 5, 2007, the Tigers traded Cruz, Andrew Miller, Cameron Maybin, Mike Rabelo, Dallas Trahern, and Burke Badenhop to the Florida Marlins for Dontrelle Willis and Miguel Cabrera.[1]

San Diego Padres[edit]

On March 25, 2009, the San Diego Padres acquired De La Cruz for a player to be named later or cash from the Marlins.[2]

Yakult Swallows[edit]

He played with the Yakult Swallows in 2010.

Milwaukee Brewers[edit]

On January 13, 2010, De La Cruz signed a minor league contract with the Milwaukee Brewers.

Chicago Cubs[edit]

On March 16, 2012, He was claimed off waivers by the Chicago Cubs.

Saraperos de Saltillo[edit]

On April 10, 2017, De La Cruz signed with the Saraperos de Saltillo of the Mexican Baseball League.


  1. ^ Passan, Jeff (December 4, 2007). "Cabrera, Willis dealt to Tigers". Yahoo!Sports. Retrieved 2007-12-14. 
  2. ^ Brock, Corey (March 25, 2009). "Another day, another new pitcher ...". Retrieved 2009-03-25. 

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