Luis Cruz

Luis Cruz

Height/Weight: 6' 1"/210 lbs
Bat: R
Throw: R
Born: Navojoa, Mexico
Draft: Undrafted 2000 signed by the
  • Local 10 Miami

    Yanks pitcher Severino has lat strain, likely to start on IL

    The New York Yankees could be opening the season without three-fifths of their projected starting rotation. Right-hander Luis Severino has a low-grade lat strain, Yankees manager Aaron Boone told reporters Saturday, putting the two-time All-Star at risk of starting the season on the injured list. “Obviously it's going to put him in jeopardy to start the year,” Boone said. Boone expressed optimism this wouldn't be a long-term issue but acknowledged that Severino “most likely” would get placed on the injured list.

  • The Times-Tribune, Scranton, Pa.

    Spring 2023: Gil on mend after Tommy John surgery

    Mar. 25—TAMPA, Fla. — Everything felt normal right up to that moment. Back with Scranton/Wilkes-Barre after a quick trip to the majors, Luis Gil had already been through the Worcester lineup twice and had surrendered just one run when the right-hander yanked a fastball. That didn't feel right. Next pitch, he slung in a slider. That certainly didn't feel good. Gil immediately pointed to his ...


    Anthony Volpe's preparedness has Aaron Judge's attention: 'He just shows up ready to work'

    Aaron Judge didn't think twice when asked to identify one thing that has stood out the most about Anthony Volpe this spring. Judge could have mentioned Volpe's speed, which he used to start Friday's game with a bloop triple. Judge could have highlighted the 21-year-old's bat-to-ball skills, which Volpe used to raise his spring training average to .314 in the Yankees' 8-3 win over the Phillies. Judge could have even praised Volpe's fielding and quiet confidence, both of which have helped the New Jersey native in his quest to become the Bombers' starting shortstop.