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De La Cruz Wants To Finish Strong

De La Cruz is hitting better with runners on base

SAVANNAH, GA - The second baseman from Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic is a newcomer to the Sand Gnats. While his early numbers don't jump off the page, he has already left quite the impression on Savannah baseball fans. He could very well be the Gnat's best kept secret as their 2012 season draws to a close.

"I'm just very thankful for the opportunity to be here," De La Cruz said through the help of a translator. "Now I'm just trying to help the team as best as I can." De la Cruz has struggled recently, hitting just .150 in his last ten games. However, he did well initially upon his call-up to Savannah in June. A June 29 game against the Augusta Greenjackets saw de La Cruz help the Gnats earn...

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