NELSON CRUZ RUMORS & GOSSIP
Now that the Seattle Mariners have Nelson Cruz added to their lineup–not to mention all signs pointing to a silent rest of the off-season–it’s time to temporarily shift focus on the prospect pool for 2015.
From Baseball America, the Mariners top 10 looks as follows:
Alex Jackson, OF
D.J. Peterson, 3B
Ketel Marte, SS
Patrick Kivlehan, 3B/1B
Austin Wilson, OF
Edwin Diaz, RHP...
I believe it’s safe to say this is the calm before the storm. Sunday, MLB’s annual Winter Meetings kick off in San Diego, and there’s still plenty around the baseball world that needs to be settled. We’ve had a “big” free agent signings, which we’ll get to momentarily, and we’ve also had a couple of notable trades. Still, the biggest names—Jon Lester, Max Scherzer...
The Seattle Mariners are hoping Safeco Field turns into a launching pad for home run balls after signing Nelson Cruz to a four-year, $57 million contract on Thursday.
And in case it does, the team wants to warn everyone in Seattle that their windshields might receive some harm from moonshots hit by Cruz.
The team launched an awesome marketing campaign where they...
On Monday, one of the more anticipated transactions of the past two off-seasons finally came to pass: Nelson Cruz finally signed with the Mariners. Seattle’s interest in him dates back to at least last winter, but for various reasons, he ended up settling for a one year, $8 million deal with the Orioles for 2014 […]
The Seattle Mariners are adding some much-needed power to its lineup.
Free agent outfielder Nelson Cruz has agreed to a four-year, $57 million contract with the Mariners, pending a physical, a league source confirmed to ESPN.com’s Jerry Crasnick.
Cruz will also receive a $1 million signing bonus, Enrique Rojas of ESPN Deportes added, citing a source.
Seattle pursued the 34-year...
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 pic...
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 […]
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...
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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...