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Marlins' Bryan De La Cruz: Back in lineup Tuesday
De La Cruz (ankle) is back in the lineup Tuesday versus the Mets.
De La Cruz will start in right field and bat fifth against the Mets and left-hander Joey Lucchesi after missing three straight games due to right ankle soreness. Jon Berti is patrolling left field for Miami and Jazz Chisholm is in center.... See More ... See Less
Marlins' Bryan De La Cruz: Out again Monday
De La Cruz (ankle) remains out of the lineup for Monday's game against the Mets, Jordan McPherson of the Miami Herald reports.
De La Cruz will begin this one on the bench for the third game in a row as he deals with a sore right ankle. Garrett Hampson is getting the start in left field and Joey Wendle will occupy shortstop.... See More ... See Less
Marlins' Bryan De La Cruz: Remains on bench Sunday
De La Cruz (ankle) is out of the lineup for Sunday's game versus Atlanta, Jordan McPherson of the Miami Herald reports.
It's the second straight game on the bench for De La Cruz after he exited Friday's contest with right ankle discomfort. The 26-year-old should continue to be considered day-to-day. Garrett Hampson will move out to left field while Joey Wendle starts at shortstop.... See More ... See Less
Marlins' Bryan De La Cruz: Not starting Saturday
De La Cruz (ankle) will be on the bench for Saturday's game against Atlanta, Jordan McPherson of the Miami Herald reports.
De La Cruz left Friday's series opener with right ankle discomfort, an issue which is evidently serious enough to cost him at least one start. Jon Berti will be Saturday's left fielder.... See More ... See Less
Marlins' Bryan De La Cruz: Exits with ankle injury
De La Cruz exited Friday's game against Atlanta with right ankle discomfort, Daniel Alvarez-Montes of ElExtraBase.com reports.
De La Cruz suffered the injury while running out a groundball in the third inning, though the severity of the issue is unclear. Prior to his exit, he went 1-for-2 with an RBI and a run scored. Garrett Hampson took over in left field.... See More ... See Less
Marlins' Bryan De La Cruz: Homers, tallies four hits
De La Cruz went 4-for-5 with a three-run home run and two additional runs in Saturday's win over the Nationals.
De La Cruz reached base in each of his first four trips to the plate and launched his first home run since Aug. 9 in the fourth inning to give the Marlins a commanding 9-1 lead. It was the outfielder's fourth game this season with four hits, and he's now hit safely in five straight. De La Cruz has also recorded at least one RBI in three consecutive games and at least one extra-base hit in three of his last four.... See More ... See Less
Marlins' Bryan De La Cruz: Not in lineup Tuesday
De La Cruz is not in the lineup Tuesday at San Diego.
Avisail Garcia, Jazz Chisholm and Jorge Soler will start across the outfield for the visiting Marlins. De La Cruz has batted just .164/.220/.309 over his last 59 plate appearances dating back to Aug. 5.... See More ... See Less
Marlins' Bryan De La Cruz: Belts 15th homer
De La Cruz went 2-for-4 with a double and a solo home run in Thursday's loss to the Phillies.
He took Michael Lorenzen deep in the seventh inning for the game's final run. De La Cruz is slashing a lopsided .224/.264/.507 in 17 games since the All-Star break, launching five of his career-high 15 homers on the season, but he'll need to stay productive to maintain a regular spot in the starting lineup with Avisail Garcia, Jorge Soler and Jesus Sanchez also pushing for playing time in the corner outfield/DH mix.... See More ... See Less
Marlins' Bryan De La Cruz: Gets Wednesday off
De La Cruz is out of the lineup for Wednesday's game against the Phillies.
De La Cruz will get a well-deserved day off after he started in each of the previous 23 games and hit .239 with five home runs over that stretch. The 26-year-old will face more competition for playing time in the outfield with Jazz Chisholm and Avisail Garcia recently returning from the injured list, though De La Cruz's solid body of work this season should keep his role fairly secure.... See More ... See Less
Marlins' Bryan De La Cruz: Crushes solo homer in win
De La Cruz went 1-for-5 with a solo home run in Wednesday's win over Tampa Bay.
De La Cruz struck out in each of his first two trips to the plate before launching a leadoff home run off Calvin Faucher to open the fifth, putting the Marlins up 6-1. It was the outfielder's fourth home run this month and the third in his last eight contests. However, he's still batting just .231 in July after Wednesday's win and has now struck out six times over his last three games.... See More ... See Less
Marlins' Bryan De La Cruz: Homers again Wednesday
De La Cruz went 2-for-4 with a double and a solo home run in Wednesday's loss to the Cardinals.
De La Cruz is 5-for-12 (.417) with two home runs and two doubles over his last three games following a 1-for-12 skid in his first three contests out of the All-Star break. The 26-year-old outfielder now has 12 homers on the season and three in his last seven games. De La Cruz is slashing .277/.324/.437 with a career-best 53 RBI, 42 runs scored and three stolen bases through 389 plate appearances this season.... See More ... See Less
Marlins' Bryan De La Cruz: Swats 11th homer
De La Cruz went 2-for-4 with a solo home run and a double in a loss to the Cardinals on Monday.
De La Cruz put the Marlins on the board in the second inning, slugging a 421-foot solo shot. He had been struggling coming into the contest, going just 1-for-12 since the start of the second half. De La Cruz has already set a career high with 52 RBI on the campaign, and he needs just two more long balls to tie the career-best mark of 13 that he set last season.... See More ... See Less
Marlins' Bryan De La Cruz: Four hits in win
De La Cruz went 4-for-4 with a double, a home run, two RBI and two runs in Sunday's 7-3 win against the Phillies.
The 26-year-old went 0-for-8 with a walk across the first two games of the series and entered Sunday with a .167 average in July, but he rebounded with his third four-hit performance of the season. De La Cruz has been a key piece of Miami's lineup during the first half with a .279/.328/.426 slash line to go along with 19 doubles, 10 homers, three steals, 49 RBI and 40 runs.... See More ... See Less
Marlins' Bryan De La Cruz: Takes seat Sunday
De La Cruz is out of the lineup for Sunday's game against Atlanta, Jordan McPherson of the Miami Herald reports.
De La Cruz went 0-for-4 with a strikeout Saturday to end an 11-game hit streak, and he'll receive a well-deserved day off Sunday after making 46 consecutive starts. Jesus Sanchez, Jonathan Davis and Jorge Soler will start from left to right in the outfield while Jazz Chisholm serves as the designated hitter.... See More ... See Less
Marlins' Bryan De La Cruz: Ends homer drought
De La Cruz went 2-for-5 with a two-run home run in Tuesday's 10-1 win over the Red Sox.
He drove a Garrett Whitlock changeup into the right-field bullpen at Fenway in the first inning to get the rout started. De La Cruz has a hit in eight straight games and an extra-base hit in three straight, but Tuesday's long ball snapped an 18-game homer drought, a stretch in which he'd slashed just .227/.263/.320. The streaky outfielder sports a .765 OPS on the season with nine homers, three steals, 34 runs and 43 RBI through 76 contests.... See More ... See Less
|HT/WT: 6-2, 175 lbs
|Birthplace: Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
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