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NELSON CRUZ RUMORS & GOSSIP

Orioles Rumors: Nelson Cruz extension talks to wait until offseason

Baltimore Orioles outfielder Nelson Cruz is having one of his best seasons, if not the very best season, of his career. Not only that, but he has been a huge part of the postseason bound Orioles' offensive production. The kind of season Cruz is having is the kind of season you'd expect from a player with a big multi-year contract. However, Cruz came to the Orioles in somewhat...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Yankees Rumors: New York will bid on Nelson Cruz in FA

The best value signing of this past offseason was the Baltimore Orioles getting Nelson Cruz on a one-year, $8 million deal. They took a chance on him and it has paid off in a huge way, as he has hit .263 with 39 home runs and 102 RBI. He is set to become a free agent at the end of the year and is sure to draw plenty of interest, including from teams within the American League East...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Should Mets Target Nelson Cruz In The Offseason?

Photo Courtesy of NBC Hardball Talk A few days ago on Sirius XM’s Fantasy Sports Radio, Steve Philips floated the idea out there that while Nelson Cruz would love to turn his major league leading home run season into a huge, multi-year deal, teams will be wary of too many factors to consider a 4-5 year deal. He concluded that Cruz would likely command 2-3 years with no speculation...
Via Mets Merized Online
25 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Nelson Cruz crush major league-leading 35th home run

It’s been nothing short of an MVP-type season for Orioles’ Nelson Cruz, and the former Rangers slugger showed that he deserved the AL MVP with a massive home run against the Minnesota Twins. With the game scoreless in the bottom of the 3rd, Cruz rocketed a Ricky Nolasco slider that hung too high over the left field wall to put the O’s up 1-0. Aside from Cruz’s 35th home run...
Via DC Sports-Kings
August 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Orioles Rumors: Nelson Cruz hopes to stay in Baltimore

The Baltimore Orioles signed Nelson Cruz to an 8 million dollar deal back in February hoping the slugger would return to the player he was in Texas. The first place Birds have received everything they asked for, and more. Now, Cruz has significant interest in signing an extension with the club.#454433018 / gettyimages.comCruz said his agent and the Orioles have had talks since post...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
August 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Nelson Cruz, Orioles Have Mutual Interest in Possible Extension

Following his 50-game suspension for PED’s as a member of the Texas Rangers in 2013, slugger Nelson Cruz signed a 1 year, $8 million dollar contract with the Baltimore Orioles. Many regard this as the “move of the off-season”, considering the gaudy numbers that Cruz has put up with his new club. This seems like […]
Via On-Base Talk
August 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Nelson Cruz goes on selfie rampage at All-Star Game

Baltimore Orioles outfielder Nelson Cruz took a bunch of selfies with his American League All-Star teammates during batting practice before Tuesday night's MLB All-Star Game in Minneapolis.Cruz made sure to get pictures of himself with Derek Jeter, Mike Trout, Robinson Cano, and Yu Darvish along with so many others. Selfie with the Captain. Selfie con el Capitan. #DerekJeter...
Via Holdout Sports
July 15, 2014  |  Discuss

David Ortiz tells MLB Network to shove it after PED comments

David Ortiz was not happy that his name came up in connection with the John Lackey-Nelson Cruz PED comments, and he let the media know about it. Lackey was roped by Nelson Cruz and the Baltimore Orioles on Saturday and voice his displeasure over being hit hard by a guy who was suspended last year […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
July 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Baltimore Orioles: Three prospects that can make an impact this year

The Baltimore Orioles find themselves two games above .500 as we head towards the end of May, 2.5 games behind the AL East leading Toronto Blue Jays, who are winners of 6 games in a row. While the Orioles already have the talent to push for a division title in 2014, a roster move like calling up one of these three players (for longer than just a week or two) could jumpstart the team...
Via isportsweb.com
May 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Texas Rangers Rumors: Nelson Cruz Edition

Here we are, almost finished with January, and Nelson Cruz still remains a free agent. With the huge Mashahiro Tanaka signing by the New York Yankees passing, it is time for other notable stars to get some press attention. Let me put this out flat: I like Nelson Cruz. I don’t think he is a necessary part of this Texas Rangers team that has made some big pick-ups in the offseason...
Via isportsweb.com
January 27, 2014  |  Discuss
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