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NELSON CRUZ RUMORS & GOSSIP

Seattle Mariners update: Prospect review

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...
Via isportsweb.com
7 days ago  |  Discuss

The Wind Up: Cruz Cashes In

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...
Via The Sports Post
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Mariners promote Cruz's arrival as windshield-breaking news

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 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 a clever marketing campaign in which they placed decals of a...
Via Fox Sports
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Mariners start ad campaign after Nelson Cruz signing

  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...
Via NESN.com
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Nelson Cruz: Meet Safeco Field

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 […]
Via Fangraphs
18 days ago  |  Discuss

One Year Later, The Seattle Mariners Land Nelson Cruz

One year after reportedly turning down a five year $75 million contract to play with the Seattle Mariners, Nelson Cruz signed a four year $57 million deal to hit in between Robinson Cano and Kyle Seager. If the rumored offer from last year was indeed true, then Cruz, who played last year for the Baltimore Orioles on a one year $8 million deal, ultimately left $10 million on the table...
Via Oregon Sports News
18 days ago  |  Discuss

How will the O’s address the loss of Nelson Cruz?

When the Baltimore Orioles signed Nelson Cruz to a one-year, $8-million contract, they didn’t know what they were getting, and the question marks surrounding the 34-year old were the reasons for such a low contract. The Orioles cashed in on that frugal move, getting 40 homers and 108 RBIs out of Cruz, good for a WAR of 4.7 and seventh in the MVP voting. The only problem with that...
Via Baseball Essential
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Nelson Cruz, Mariners Agree To Four-Year, $57M Contract

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...
Via NESN.com
19 days ago  |  Discuss

One season later, Nelson Cruz gets his big payday from Mariners

Nelson Cruz was one of the best bargains of the 2014 MLB season, signing a one-year, $8 million deal with the Baltimore Orioles in late February. Coming off a suspension for his involvement in the Biogenesis scandal, teams questioned the role PEDs played in his performance. Additionally, Cruz’s qualifying offer status meant a club had to give up its first-round draft pick to sign...
Via The Outside Corner
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Mariners Agree To Multi-Year Deal With Nelson Cruz

According to Jerry Crasnick of ESPN, the Seattle Mariners have agreed to a deal with free agent Nelson Cruz. A baseball source confirms Nelson Cruz has agreed to multiyear deal with #mariners pending a physical exam. — Jerry Crasnick (@jcrasnick) December 1, 2014 Enrique Rojas of ESPN Deportes reported the numbers of the deal. http://t.co/xvgqgk3WFR: Nelson Cruz and #Mariners...
Via Geeks and Cleats
19 days ago  |  Discuss
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