01/13/2017 - Under Armour All-America Pre-Season Tournament Cruz continues to show steady progress on the diamond. In the OF, he takes proper routes / angles in tracking down balls. He works to get behind balls, playing through with momentum to his target. Throws display life, accuracy and on line carry as he gets rid of the baseball quickly. At the plate he shows an athletic setup. Hands are quick and work inside the ball utilizing all fields. On the mound, he displays a sound / repeatable delivery, working in line and on time allowing his arm to work loose / free to the plate. Fastball showed a range of 74-78 mph with slight arm side run. Breaking ball displays 11/5 shape with late / sharp break. He maintains arm speed on his changeup with arm side run. He throws a slider that resembles his breaking ball. Off speed stuff show as quality pitches that will get outs at the next level. Stock on the mound will continue to improve as he builds more arm strength through a long toss program.