Elly De La Cruz Brother: Is He Related To Bryan De La Cruz? Family Tree

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Elly, the one brother among the five De La Cruz, has captivated the baseball world with his exceptional talents.

Together, the Dominican sensations are forging their paths to success, leaving an indelible mark on the sport.

Elly De La Cruz is a talented Dominican professional baseball infielder born on January 11, 2002, in Sabana Grande de Boya, Dominican Republic.

He made his mark in baseball when he signed with the Cincinnati Reds as an international free agent in 2018.

Elly De La Cruz In Game
Elly De La Cruz In Game (Source: Instagram)

In 2021, Elly joined the Arizona Complex League Reds and the Daytona Tortugas, eager to showcase his abilities on the field.

He carried his potential into the 2023 season, where he began playing for the Louisville Bats, the Reds’ Triple-A affiliate team.

During this season, De La Cruz demonstrated his exceptional talent and garnered attention for his impressive achievements.

Elly De La Cruz Brother: Is He Related To Bryan De La Cruz? 

Many fans have been wondering if Elly is related to Bryan De La Cruz, another prominent baseball player.

Both players hail from the Dominican Republic and have made significant strides in their baseball careers.

Bryan Starling De La Cruz is a Dominican professional baseball outfielder for the Miami Marlins in MLB.

He signed with the Houston Astros as an international free agent on September 24, 2023.

The professional outfielder played with different minor league teams, including Dominican Summer League Astros, Buies Creek Astros, etc.

The Astros traded De Le Cruz and Austin Pruitt to the Miami Marlins in exchange for Yimi Garcia.

On July 30, 2021, he was promoted to the major leagues and made his MLB debut against the New York Yankees.

Bryan De La Cruz
Bryan De La Cruz Source: Instagram)

He made the Marlins’ Opening Day roster in 2022, highlighting his potential in the organization. 

Elly and Bryan share a passion for baseball and have been playing exceptionally for their respective teams.

However, we were unable to identify if they were brothers. Coming from the same country with the same last name, they might be related.

But very little information about the two athletes and their families made it hard for us to decode their relationship.

Elly De La Cruz Ranked as the Top Prospect in Baseball

The Cincinnati Reds minor league shortstop Elly De La Cruz was named ESPN’s top prospect by the MLB insider Kiley McDaniel.

Similarly, he was rated the No.3 prospect by Baseball America, No.4 prospect by MLB.com, and No.5 by FanGraphs.

De La Cruz made history by hitting three balls harder than 116 miles per hour in one game during the Statcast era.

Elly De La Cruz Playing
Elly De La Cruz Playing (Source: Instagram)

One of the hits was measured 188.8 MPH off the bat, the hardest hit ball in Triple-A and Major League Baseball this year.

The Reds are struggling and have one of the worst records in the NL, 21-29, with three wins in their last 10 games.

Given the Reds’ history of trading top prospects, fans are concerned they might lose another talent like De La Cruz.

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