Palomar Comets Baseball
San Marcos, CA
HIGH SCHOOL: La Costa Canyon (2006)
PERSONAL: Born Nov. 24, 1988, in Oceanside.
... Son of Albert and Mary Ann Cruz. ... Has an adult
brother, Albert, and an adult sister, Vanessa.
2007 SEASON: Was 4-1 with a 4.15 earned run average pitching both as a starter and
out of the bullpen as a true
freshman. ... Was 2-1 with an ERA of 4.01 in the Pacific
Coast Conference. ... Started and gave up one run in 5 2/3 innings against
Ventura on Feb. 3. ... Recorded the pitching win,
throwing 4 1/3 innings and surrendering one run, as the
Comets downed Los Angeles Pierce 18-3 on Feb. 17. ...
/was the starter and winner in a 3-1 victory over
Grossmont on March 15, throwing five hit ball and
surrendering one run in 6 1/3 innings.... Threw five
innings of shutout ball and notched his third win as the
Comets beat Imperial Valley 8-5 on March 22. ... Threw
three innings to pick up the victory in relief on April
5 as the Comets pinned a 9-8 loss on Chaffey, which
entered the game with a 24-9 record. ... Pitched 2/3 of
an inning of scoreless ball vs. San Diego Mesa on May
SCHOOL BASEBALL: Pitched for coach Justin Machado at La
Costa Canyon High. ... Was 6-2 as a senior with a 3.50
ERA and 60 strikeouts.
at conclusion of season)