Daniel Alberto Cabrera Cruz (born May 28, 1981, in San Pedro de Macorís, Dominican Republic) is a right-handed starting pitcher in Major League Baseball who is in the Arizona Diamondbacks. He is one of the taller pitchers in the league, standing at 6' 9" and 270 lb.
Cabrera was signed by the Baltimore Orioles as an amateur in 1999. He did not become a player in the Orioles minor league system until 2000, at the age of 19.
For his first two seasons as a minor leaguer, Cabrera played in the rookie leagues; first with the Gulf Coast Orioles, then with Bluefield. He posted a 5.49 ERA his first season and a 3.28 ERA his second. When he was 22, Cabrera became a part of the Orioles Single-A ballclub, the Delmarva Shorebirds. His record was 5-9 with a 4.24 ERA.