Fernando Cruz

32-Year-Old PitcherRP
2023 Fantasy Outlook
There was no outlook written for Fernando Cruz in 2023. Check out the latest news below for more on his current fantasy value.
$Signed a one-year contract with the Reds in September of 2022.
Opening Friday's game
PCincinnati Reds
September 16, 2022
Cruz will work as the opener Friday against the Cardinals.
ANALYSIS
He tossed 1.2 perfect innings with zero strikeouts as the opener Tuesday against the Pirates. Raynel Espinal or Reiver Sanmartin would be logical options to work as the primary pitcher.
Read More News
Pitching Stats
Loading Pitching Stats...
2022
2022 MLB Game Log
Calculate Stats Over Time
Just click on any two dates.
Scoring
FanDuel
DraftKings
Yahoo DFS
FantasyDraft
Head2Head
Loading Pitching Game Log...
Minor League Game Log
Calculate Stats Over Time
Just click on any two dates.
Loading Minor League Pitching Game Log...
Pitching Appearances Breakdown
Average Pitch Count
19
Last 10 Games
18
Last 5 Games
22
How many pitches does Fernando Cruz generally throw?
 
1-10
 
11-20
 
21-30
 
31-40
 
41-50
 
51-60
 
61-70
 
71-80
 
81-90
 
91-100
 
101-110
 
111-120
 
121+
 
1-10
 
11-20
 
21-30
 
31-40
 
41-50
 
51-60
 
61-70
 
71-80
 
81-90
 
91-100
 
101-110
 
111-120
 
121+
 
1-10
 
11-20
 
21-30
 
31-40
 
41-50
 
51-60
 
61-70
 
71-80
 
81-90
 
91-100
 
101-110
 
111-120
 
121+
What part of the game does Fernando Cruz generally pitch?
 
 
 
1st
 
 
 
2nd
 
 
 
3rd
 
 
 
4th
 
 
 
5th
 
 
 
6th
 
 
 
7th
 
 
 
8th
 
 
 
9th
 
Extra
 
 
 
1st
 
 
 
2nd
 
 
 
3rd
 
 
 
4th
 
 
 
5th
 
 
 
6th
 
 
 
7th
 
 
 
8th
 
 
 
9th
 
Extra
 
 
 
1st
 
 
 
2nd
 
 
 
3rd
 
 
 
4th
 
 
 
5th
 
 
 
6th
 
 
 
7th
 
 
 
8th
 
 
 
9th
 
Extra
% Games Reaching Innings Threshold
% Games By Number of Innings Pitched
Left/Right Pitching Splits
Since 2020
 
 
-14%
BAA vs LHP
2022
 
 
-14%
BAA vs LHP
2021
No Stats
2020
No Stats
BAA Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR
Since 2020vs Left .154 29 10 3 4 1 0 0
Since 2020vs Right .179 35 11 6 5 1 0 1
2022vs Left .154 29 10 3 4 1 0 0
2022vs Right .179 35 11 6 5 1 0 1
2021vs Left 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2021vs Right 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2020vs Left 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2020vs Right 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
More Splits View More Split Stats
Home/Away Pitching Splits
Since 2020
 
 
-100%
ERA on Road
2022
 
 
-100%
ERA on Road
2021
No Stats
2020
No Stats
ERA WHIP IP W L SV K/9 BB/9 HR/9
Since 2020Home 2.57 0.71 7.0 0 0 0 11.6 3.9 1.3
Since 2020Away 0.00 1.70 7.2 0 1 0 14.1 7.0 0.0
2022Home 2.57 0.71 7.0 0 0 0 11.6 3.9 1.3
2022Away 0.00 1.70 7.2 0 1 0 14.1 7.0 0.0
2021Home 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2021Away 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2020Home 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2020Away 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
More Splits View More Split Stats
Stat Review
How does Fernando Cruz compare to other relievers?
This section compares his stats with all relief pitcher seasons from the previous three seasons (minimum 30 innings)*. The bar represents the player's percentile rank. For example, if the bar is halfway across, then the player falls into the 50th percentile for that stat and it would be considered average.

* Exit Velocity, Barrels/BBE %, Balls Hit 95+ MPH %, and Spin Rate are benchmarked against 2019 data (min 30 IP). See here for more exit velocity/barrels stats plus an explanation of current limitations with that data set.
  • K/BB
    Strikeout to walk ratio.
  • K/9
    Average strikeouts per nine innings.
  • BB/9
    Average walks per nine innings.
  • HR/9
    Average home runs allowed per nine innings.
  • Fastball
    Average fastball velocity.
  • ERA
    Earned run average. The average earned runs allowed per nine innings.
  • WHIP
    Walks plus hits per inning pitched.
  • BABIP
    Batting average on balls in play. Measures how many balls in play against a pitcher go for hits.
  • GB/FB
    Groundball to flyball ratio. The higher the number, the more likely a pitcher is to induce groundballs.
  • Left On Base
    The percentage of base runners that a pitcher strands on base over the course of a season.
  • Exit Velocity
    The speed of the baseball as it comes off the bat, immediately after a batter makes contact.
  • Barrels/BBE
    The percentage of batted ball events resulting in a Barrel. A Barrel is a batted ball with similar exit velocity and launch angle to past ones that led to a minimum .500 batting average and 1.500 slugging percentage.
  • Spin Rate
    Spin Rate is the rate of spin on a baseball after it is released. It is measured in revolutions per minute (rpm).
  • Balls Hit 95+ MPH
    The percentage of batted balls hit that met or exceeded the 95 MPH threshold.
  • Swinging Strike
    The percentage of pitches that result in a swing and a miss.
K/BB
2.33
 
K/9
12.9
 
BB/9
5.5
 
HR/9
0.6
 
Fastball
94.3 mph
 
ERA
1.23
 
WHIP
1.23
 
BABIP
.282
 
GB/FB
1.08
 
Left On Base
90.4%
 
Exit Velocity
78.0 mph
 
Barrels/BBE
1.4%
 
Spin Rate
2025 rpm
 
Balls Hit 95+ MPH
15.9%
 
Swinging Strike
16.9%
 
Advanced Pitching Stats
Loading Advanced Pitching Stats...
Defensive Stats
Loading MLB Defensive Stats...
Stats Vs Today's Lineup
Want more matchup stats?
Loading Matchup Stats...
Our full team depth charts are reserved for RotoWire subscribers.
Subscribe Now
More Fantasy News
Opening Game 2 vs. Bucs
PCincinnati Reds
September 13, 2022
Cruz will work as an opener in Game 2 of Tuesday's doubleheader against the Pirates, Mark Sheldon of MLB.com reports.
ANALYSIS
Subscribe now to instantly reveal our take on this news.
Receives first call-up at age 32
PCincinnati Reds
September 1, 2022
The Reds selected Cruz's contract from Triple-A Louisville on Thursday.
ANALYSIS
Subscribe now to instantly reveal our take on this news.
PKansas City Royals
September 17, 2007
Cruz hit .210/.254/.265 in 48 games for the AZL Royals, with eight walks and 43 strikeouts in 181 at-bats.
ANALYSIS
Subscribe now to instantly reveal our take on this news.