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24 C.J. Cron 1B

Minnesota Twins

Fantasy Stats
Own%Start%
56%32%
Key Stats
ABHRAVGRBIRSB
45825.25378510
Batting Summary
YearTeamGABRHHRRBIBBSOSBCSOBPSLGAVG
2018TB1405016812730743714512.323.493.253
2019MIN1254585111625782910700.311.469.253

Player Updates

December 2, 2019 06:32 PM
C.J. Cron: Cut loose by Twins
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Cron (thumb) was non-tendered by the Twins on Monday, Dan Hayes of The Athletic reports.

He had a significant thumb surgery in October and was set to make north of $7 million in arbitration, so this move is not all that surprising. It's unclear if he will be physically ready for spring training, so he may have a hard time catching on elsewhere on a big-league contract in the short term.

October 22, 2019 10:16 PM
Twins' C.J. Cron: Undergoes thumb procedure
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Cron had a surgical debridement of his right thumb last week, Betsy Helfand of the St. Paul Pioneer Press reports.

Cron battled the thumb issue for much of the season, and the procedure will remove dead or unhealthy tissue from the area. The initial recovery timeline is 6-to-8 weeks, which puts the 29-year-old on track to be ready for spring training. Cron slashed .253/.311/.469 with 25 home runs and 78 RBI in 125 games during 2019.

October 10, 2019 04:12 PM
Twins' C.J. Cron: Will have thumb evaluated
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Cron (thumb) will receive a second opinion on his injury that has been labeled as a bone bruise, Betsy Helfand of the St. Paul Pioneer Press reports.

Cron's thumb injury lingered through much of the season, resulting in a pair of trips to the injured list and limitations at the plate. The 29-year-old will receive an outside opinion, with the possibility that a procedure may be able to help his recovery.

September 30, 2019 01:16 PM
Twins' C.J. Cron: Blasts 25th homer
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Cron went 1-for-4 with a two-run home run in Sunday's win over Minnesota.

Cron kicked off the scoring with a two-run shot to left field in the first inning. The blast was his second in as many contests after Cron failed to go deep in his first 17 games in September. The 29-year-old finishes his first season in Minnesota with a .253/.311/.469 slash line along with 25 homers and a career-high 78 RBI.

September 13, 2019 06:52 PM
Twins' C.J. Cron: Riding pine Friday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Cron isn't in the starting lineup for Friday's game against the Indians.

Cron is situated on the bench for the fourth consecutive contest, giving Willians Astudillo another chance to start at first base and hit eighth.

September 11, 2019 03:12 PM
Twins' C.J. Cron: Remains on bench
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Cron sits for the third straight game Wednesday against the Nationals.

It's not clear if Cron is battling an unreported minor injury or if he's simply out of favor at the moment. Willians Astudillo starts at first base for the second straight game in his absence.

September 10, 2019 03:48 PM
Twins' C.J. Cron: Receives day off
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Cron isn't in the starting lineup for Tuesday's game against the Nationals, Brandon Warne of ZoneCoverage.com reports.

Cron was also held out of Sunday's matchup, and following Monday's scheduled off day, he's in line for a third straight day of rest. Willians Astudillo gets the nod at first base and is set to bat seventh.

September 8, 2019 11:52 AM
Twins' C.J. Cron: Heads to bench
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Cron is not starting Sunday against Cleveland, Brandon Warne of ZoneCoverage.com reports.

Cron owns a solid .250/.321/.563 slash line over his last 13 games, hitting four homers over that stretch. Ehire Adrianza will get the start at first base in his absence.

September 1, 2019 11:36 AM
Twins' C.J. Cron: Bows out of lineup
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Cron is out of the lineup for Sunday's game against the Tigers.

He'll cede first-base duties to Willians Astudillo (oblique), who was reinstated from the 10-day injured list Sunday. After homering in his third straight contest in Saturday's 10-7 loss and turning in a monstrous 1.064 OPS over his past 10 games, Cron still looks locked into a near-everyday role.

August 30, 2019 11:36 PM
Twins' C.J. Cron: Power surge continues
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Cron went 2-for-5 with a double, a three-run home run and a second run scored in Friday's 13-5 win over the Tigers.

The first baseman has gone deep in consecutive games and three times in the last five contests, and his nine RBI over that stretch have pushed him up to 74 on the year -- tying his career high from 2018. Despite his recent success, Cron is slashing only .263/.330/.488 through 22 games in August, and he remains a secondary piece of the offensive puzzle for the Twins.

August 30, 2019 12:04 AM
Twins' C.J. Cron: Big day at dish
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Cron went 3-for-5 with a double, home run, three RBI and two runs scored Thursday against the White Sox.

Cron delivered a two-RBI single in the first inning to extend the Twins' lead to 4-0. He followed that up with a solo home run in the third frame, his 22nd long ball of the season. Cron is now riding a four-game hitting streak and has at least one hit in six of his last seven starts. Though he missed a significant portion of the season with a thumb injury, he has a strong chance to match his 30-homer output from a season ago. Through 433 plate appearances this season, he's put together a .261/.321/.484 line.

August 23, 2019 02:56 PM
Twins' C.J. Cron: Sitting again Friday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Cron is not in the lineup for Friday's game against the Tigers.

Cron finds himself on the bench for the third straight contest as he has a .236/.311/.364 slash line in August. Ehire Adrianza will start at first base and bat seventh Friday for the Twins.

August 21, 2019 11:28 AM
Twins' C.J. Cron: Resting Wednesday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Cron is out of the lineup for Wednesday's game against the White Sox.

Cron will be on the bench for the second day in a row while Miguel Sano checks in for him at first base. Since returning from the 10-day injured list Aug. 3, Cron has slashed a pedestrian .236/.311/.364 across 16 games. His lackluster production of late along with the recent return of designated hitter Nelson Cruz from the IL could begin to cost Cron more work.

August 20, 2019 03:40 PM
Twins' C.J. Cron: Situated on bench
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Cron isn't in the starting lineup for Tuesday's game against the White Sox, Brandon Warne of ZoneCoverage.com reports.

Cron will take a seat for the second time in the last three days. As a result, Marwin Gonzalez draws the start at first base and will bat eighth.

August 18, 2019 02:24 PM
Twins' C.J. Cron: Gets Sunday off
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Cron is out of the lineup for Sunday's game against the Rangers.

In Saturday's 12-7 win, Cron delivered one of his better performances since returning from the injured list earlier this month, finishing 2-for-4 with a home run and two RBI while also reaching base when he was hit by a pitch. Ehire Adrianza will draw the start at first base in the series finale in what merely amounts to a maintenance day for Cron after eight consecutive starts.

August 8, 2019 01:44 PM
Twins' C.J. Cron: Retreats to bench
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Cron is not in Thursday's lineup against the Indians.

Cron has started four of five games since returning from the injured list over the weekend, going 5-for-16 with a home run and three RBI. Ehire Adrianza gets the nod at first base in place of Cron on Thursday.

August 5, 2019 04:44 PM
Twins' C.J. Cron: Gets breather
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Cron is not starting Monday against the Braves.

Cron has gone 3-for-7 with a home run and two RBI in two games since returning from the IL over the weekend. He'll give way to Ehire Adrianza at first base in Monday's series opener as the Twins look to ease him back into action.

August 4, 2019 10:32 AM
Twins' C.J. Cron: Posts three-hit game
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Cron went 3-for-4 with a two-run homer in an 11-3 victory over the Royals on Saturday.

The 29-year-old returned from the injured list (thumb) Saturday and posted his first multi-hit game since July 16. If he heats up, Cron could still reach the 30-homer plateau, which he accomplished for the first time last season. Cron is batting .269 with 19 home runs, 57 RBI and 38 runs in 324 at-bats this year.

August 3, 2019 04:08 PM
Twins' C.J. Cron: Activated from IL
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Cron (thumb) was activated Saturday to start at first base and hit seventh against the Royals.

Miguel Sano will slide over to third base as Eddie Rosario will take a seat against left-hander Danny Duffy. Cron returns after slashing a disappointing .188/.235/.406 in only eight July starts due to his lingering thumb injury. The right-handed first baseman owns a dominant 1.055 OPS against left-handed pitching.

August 3, 2019 04:36 PM
Twins' C.J. Cron: Returns to Minnesota
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Cron (thumb) ended his rehab stint after Friday's rookie Gulf Coast League game and flew to Minnesota, the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports. "His thumb and hand are feeling good," manager Rocco Baldelli said.

It sounds like Cron will be activated from the injured list before Saturday's game, but the Twins have not announced a roster move yet. Cron was 1-for-8 in two rehab games between the GCL and High-A Fort Myers.

Situational Stats
SituationABHHROBPSLGAVG
vs New York921 .385 .556 .222
vs Lopez (Career)320 .667.667.667
vs RHP3297414 .281 .404 .225
Last 7 Games
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Batting Stats
YearTeamGABRHHRRBIBBSOSBCSOBPSLGAVG
2014LAA7924228621137106100 .289 .450 .256
2015LAA11337837991651178231 .300 .439 .262
2016LAA116407511131669247523 .325 .467 .278
2017LAA10033939841656229632 .305 .437 .248
2018TB1405016812730743714512 .323 .493 .253
2019MIN1254585111625782910700 .311 .469 .253
2020MIN0000000000 --- --- ---
Total 673232527460111436513956698 .311 .462 .258
Fielding Stats
YearTeamPosnGGSTCPOAEDPFLD%
2014LAA1B362923422112123 .996
2015LAA1B585442238531633 .986
2016LAA1B979381576148678 .993
2017LAA1B989281074561463 .995
2018TB1B615849246327246 .996
2019MIN1B11711099692761887 .992
Total  4674363769350224027330 .993
More Batting Stats
YearTeam2B3BTBSFSHHBPIBBGDP
2014LAA121109001010
2015LAA17116630519
2016LAA25219050719
2017LAA14114830705
2018TB2812475017211
2019MIN2402152010313
2020MIN00000000
Total 1206107518047757
Postseason Batting Stats
YearTeamGABRHHRRBIBBSOSBCSOBPSLGAVG
2014LAA3901002400 .273 .222 .111
2019MIN2501001100 .333 .200 .200
Total 51402003500 .294 .214 .143
Minor League Batting Stats
YearTeamGABRH2B3BHRRBIBBSOSBCSOBPSLGAVG
2011R-Orem Owlz341433044511341103400 .371 .629 .308
2012AFA-Inland Empire 66ers1295257315432227123177234 .327 .516 .293
2013AA-Arkansas Travelers134519561423611483238384 .319 .428 .274
2014AAA-Salt Lake Bees491903060141733184021 .385 .511 .316
2015AAA-Salt Lake Bees2393153010262341400 .347 .667 .323
2016AAA-Salt Lake6200310023510 .250 .200 .150
2017AAA-Salt Lake Bees228211226042371510 .344 .488 .268
Total 397157221545510477132882263159 .336 .500 .289
 
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Player Info

Height/Weight:
6-4/235
Birthdate:
1/5/1990
Age:
29
Hometown:
Fullerton, CA
Bats/Throws:
R/R
Team:
Minnesota Twins
College:
Utah
MLB Experience:
6