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#45 Juan De La Cruz, C

Position: C
Date of Birth: 12/21/1996
Height: 6' 1"   Weight: 205 lbs
Bats: R
Throws: R
Resides: West Palm Beach, FL
Highest Level: ALPB


De La Cruz begins his first season with the Ducks and first in professional baseball. He took part in the Atlantic League's Open Player Tryout in Florida in March of 2021. The Florida resident played his collegiate baseball at Oklahoma Wesleyan University in Bartlesville, Okla., and Keiser University in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. During the 2019 season at Keiser, he batted .352 with seven home runs, 34 RBIs, 17 runs, 57 hits, nine doubles and a .415 on-base percentage in 47 games. In 2018 at Oklahoma Wesleyan, the 24-year-old posted a .354 batting average with two homers, 38 RBIs, seven doubles and two triples over 36 games. A native of the Bronx, N.Y., he played his high school baseball at the George Washington Educational Campus.



# Name POS
5 Joe Iorio P
17 Clint Freeman P
18 Danny Barnes P
23 Darin Downs P
27 Mike Bolsinger P
30 Brady Dragmire P
32 Rob Griswold P
34 Vin Mazzaro P
35 Hunter Cervenka P
41 Chris Reed P
43 Francisco Gracesqui P
57 Anderson DeLeon P


# Name POS
24 Sal Giardina C
33 Hector Sanchez C
45 Juan De La Cruz C


# Name POS
1 Vladimir Frias IF
2 Steve Lombardozzi IF
9 Ryan Jackson IF
21 Deibinson Romero IF
25 Jesse Berardi IF
26 Nick Bottari IF


# Name POS
13 L.J. Mazzilli OF
14 Johnni Turbo OF
20 Lew Ford OF
29 Daniel Fields OF
37 Breland Almadova OF
40 Ramon Flores OF


# Name POS
6 Wally Backman Manager
23 Darin Downs Pitching Coach
20 Lew Ford Hitting Coach
46 Anthony Sirianni Bullpen Catcher

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