Christopher John Cron Jr. is a first baseman and designated hitter in Major League Baseball for the Colorado Rockies.
He formerly played for the Angels of Anaheim, Rays of Tampa Bay, Twins of Minnesota, and Tigers of Detroit. He bats and throws with his right hand.
Cron graduated from Mountain Pointe High School in Phoenix, Arizona in 2008.
He was selected in the 44th round (1320th overall) of the 2008 Major League Baseball draft by the Chicago White Sox, but he declined to sign and instead chose to attend college.
Cron was a member of the Utah Utes baseball team while attending the University of Utah.
Cron was selected Mountain West Conference (MWC) Freshman of the Year and a Second Team College Freshman All-American in 2009.
He was a third-team College All-American, MWC All-Star, and MWC Player of the Year in 2010. He played collegiate summer baseball with the Cotuit Kettleers of the Cape Cod Baseball League after the 2010 season.
Cron was selected a Baseball America All-American in 2011 after leading the nation in on-base plus slugging (OPS) (1.320) and slugging %.
Cron was taken 17th overall in the first round of the 2011 Major League Baseball draft by the Angels.
That year, he made his professional debut with the Pioneer League’s Rookie-level Orem Owlz.
Cron had a .293 batting average with 27 home runs and 123 runs batted in for the Inland Empire 66ers of the Class A-Advanced California League in 2012. (RBIs).
Is C.J. Cron Married?
C.J. Cron is not married. He doesn’t appear to be in any relationship or dating anyone.