CCL Player Spotlights: Blues Alum C.J. Cron

Updated: August 13, 2020

Blues alum C.J. Cron is a former Utah Ute who was selected by the Los Angeles Angels with the 17th overall pick of the 2011 MLB Draft. Cron made his major league debut for the Angels in 2014 and was a mainstay at first base in their starting lineup for several seasons. Cron was part of the Twins’ home run-hitting power lineup in 2019, knocking in 78 RBI and posting a .253 batting average with the club. He is now a first baseman and designated hitter for the Detroit Tigers.

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