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"It’s about as good as it’s advertised," he said of life in the majors. "It’s what we all strive to be as baseball players, so once we get the opportunity … it’s just fun to be out there."
Hometown » Phoenix
College highlights » Named an All-American by a variety of publications after first coming to the U. as a catcher and later moving to first base. Cron hit .396 with 46 homers and 198 RBIs in three years as a Ute.
Minor league highlights » After being taken with the 17th overall pick in 2011, Cron went from rookie league Orem to A Inland Empire to AA Arkansas to, this year, Salt Lake. In 1,300 minor league at-bats he has hit .289 with 60 home runs, 85 doubles and 273 RBIs.
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