Hector de la Cruz

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Hector Julio de la Cruz

  • Bats Right, Throws Right
  • Height 6' 2", Weight 155 lb.

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Biographical Information[edit]

IF/OF Hector de la Cruz played in the Toronto Blue Jays organization from 1984 to 1990. He then played in NPB in 1991, CPBL in 1992-1997, and Mexican League until 1999.

From 2001 to 2004, de la Cruz was a minor league coach in the Arizona Diamondbacks system, first with the Missoula Osprey (2001-2002), then with the South Bend Silver Hawks (2003-2004).

From 2005 to 2006, he was manager of the Missoula Osprey of the Pioneer League. After the 2006 season he was named manager of the Visalia Oaks in the California League, and a year later, he became skipper of the Mobile BayBears of the Southern League.

He managed the Tigres del Licey to the 2008 Caribbean Series title.

Year-By-Year Minor League Managerial Record[edit]

Year Team League Record Finish Organization Playoffs
2005 Missoula Osprey Pioneer League 34-42 6th (t) Arizona Diamondbacks
2006 Missoula Osprey Pioneer League 42-34 3rd Arizona Diamondbacks League Champs
2007 Visalia Oaks California League 77-63 2nd Arizona Diamondbacks Lost in 1st round
2008 Mobile BayBears Southern League 58-79 10th Arizona Diamondbacks
2009 Mobile BayBears Southern League 66-74 4th Arizona Diamondbacks
2010 Missoula Osprey Pioneer League 28-47 8th Arizona Diamondbacks
2011 Missoula Osprey Pioneer League 41-35 4th (t) Arizona Diamondbacks Lost in 1st round
2012 AZL Diamondbacks Arizona League 27-29 8th Arizona Diamondbacks

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