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23 Nelson Cruz OF

Fantasy Stats
Own%Start%
100%98%
Key Stats
ABHRAVGRBIRSB
61340.271108874
Batting Summary
YearTeamGABRHHRRBIBBSOSBCSOBPSLGAVG
2014BAL15961387166401085514045.333.525.271

Player Updates

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Giants turn attention to Cruz, Scherzer after Sandoval departure
by Sean d'Oliveira | CBSSports.com

With the Red Sox officially signing Pablo Sandoval, the Giants have begun talks with a variety of free agents including pitcher Max Scherzer and outfielder Nelson Cruz, reports CBSSports.com Baseball Insider Jon Heyman.

Sandoval’s departure allows the Giants to focus their assets elsewhere and the Giants have also expressed interest in Nick Markakis, Torii Hunter and Chase Headley.

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Report: Cruz, Kemp, Upton higher targets for M's than Ramirez
by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com

While the Mariners look to add a right-handed hitter to their lineup, it appears they are more interested in signing free agent Nelson Cruz or trading for Dodgers outfielder Matt Kemp than signing free agent Hanley Ramirez, according to FOX Sports reporter Ken Rosenthal. Braves outfielder Justin Upton also appears to be higher on the Mariners' wish list than Ramirez.

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Orioles have offers out to Nick Markakis, Nelson Cruz
by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com

The Orioles have offers out to Nick Markakis and Nelson Cruz, according to MLB Network Radio.

Manager Buck Showalter said the team has "good offers on the table to Nick and Nelson." The club met with both players this week, and are interested in having both players back. Both Markakis and Cruz have expressed a desire to remain with Baltimore. 

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Report: Mariners considering Nelson Cruz
by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com

The Mariners are considering outfielder Nelson Cruz, according to FoxSports.com.

Cruz has ties with general manager Jack Zduriencik. Both men were part of the Brewers' franchise at the same time. The Mariners were rumored to have been interested in Cruz last offseason, but lost out to the Mariners. The 34-year-old Cruz hit .271/.333/.525, with 40 home runs, over 613 at-bats. 

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Orioles have enough payroll flexibility to sign Cruz, Markakis
by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com

Orioles executive vice president of baseball operations Dan Duquette said Tuesday the team has enough payroll flexibility to sign outfielders Nelson Cruz and Nick Markakis, according to the New York Daily News.

The team is already negotiating with Markakis, but will have its first meeting with Cruz's agent this week.

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CBSSports.com Player Ranking
Position Current Last Week Rating
DNQ 16
Situational Stats
SituationABHHROBPSLGAVG
vs Detroit2251 .346 .455 .227
vs Dickey (Career)1021 .500.200.200
vs RHP47612332 .310 .513 .258
Last 7 Games
  OPP AB R H HR RBI BB SB
10/2DET4221300
10/3DET4120000
10/5@DET4121200
10/10KC5120100
10/11KC4020110
10/14@KC4000000
10/15@KC3000010
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Fantasy Points by Week.   ( Actual    AccuScore Projections)   Note: Points are rounded down.
Batting Stats
YearTeamGABRHHRRBIBBSOSBCSOBPSLGAVG
2005MIL8511002000 .429 .400 .200
2006TEX41130152962273210 .261 .385 .223
2007TEX963073572934218724 .287 .384 .235
2008TEX311151938726172831 .421 .609 .330
2009TEX12846275120337649118204 .332 .524 .260
2010TEX1083996012722783881174 .374 .576 .318
2011TEX1244756412529873311695 .312 .509 .263
2012TEX1595858615224904814084 .319 .460 .260
2013TEX1094134911027763510951 .327 .506 .266
2014BAL15961387166401085514045 .333 .525 .271
Total 96335044919401975973058516928 .328 .501 .268
Fielding Stats
YearTeamPosnGGSTCPOAEDPFLD%
2005MILOF81440001.000
2006TEXOF393573694011.000
2007TEXOF9479178167651 .972
2008TEXOF31317572121 .973
2009TEXOF1221193163011142 .987
2010TEXOF101101258250351 .981
2011TEXOF115114256244661 .977
2012TEXOF151148301288942 .987
2013TEXOF102102199195130 .985
2014BALOF70701341322001.000
Total  8338001794172243299 .984
More Batting Stats
YearTeam2B3BTBSFSHHBPIBBGDP
2005MIL10200000
2006TEX305010001
2007TEX15211811215
2008TEX917000121
2009TEX21124220269
2010TEX313230611512
2011TEX28124230218
2012TEX45026940527
2013TEX180209404214
2014BAL322322505817
Total 203101754262222774
Postseason Batting Stats
YearTeamGABRHHRRBIBBSOSBCSOBPSLGAVG
2010TEX1660131961131710 .349 .733 .317
2011TEX1762131481671401 .314 .645 .226
2012TEX1402000000 .500 .500 .500
2014BAL31246250300 .5001.000 .500
Total 3713830411632103411 .349 .710 .297
Minor League Batting Stats
YearTeamGABRH2B3BHRRBIBBSOSBCSOBPSLGAVG
1998 R-Ny Mets307010190011372160 .363 .314 .271
1999 R-Ny Mets-2361152032411211627140 .366 .357 .278
1999 R-Ny Mets35907184101162161 .255 .267 .200
2000 R-Mets E69259609114415803356174 .434 .610 .351
2001 R-Athletics238811223131642963 .283 .409 .250
2002 A-Vancouver632142359140425958121 .316 .397 .276
2003 A-Kane County11947065112262208529128105 .292 .430 .238
2004AAA-Sacramento4134310121700 .286 .538 .231
2004 AA-Midland6726251821421445266983 .377 .542 .313
2004 A-Modesto6626154902711152247384 .407 .582 .345
2005AAA-Nashville6020833561301127306294 .382 .490 .269
2005 AA-Huntsville68248457619016543171103 .388 .577 .306
2006AAA-Nashville10437168112221207342100176 .378 .528 .302
2007AAA-Oklahoma441623257911545213412 .428 .698 .352
2008AAA-Oklahoma1033839313118337995687248 .429 .695 .342
2008 R-Rangers141110012100 .500 .500 .250
2009AAA-Oklahoma City3100000001510 .091 .000 .000
2010AA-Frisco RoughRiders3111410011--10 .385 .455 .364
2010AAA-Oklahoma City RedHaw5191410042500 .273 .263 .211
2011AA-Frisco RoughRiders3111210011--00 .250 .273 .182
2011AAA-Round Rock Express3113500342100 .5381.273 .455
Total 90932805839761921717265934485515044 .369 .524 .298
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Player Info

Height/Weight:
6-2/230
Birthdate:
7/1/1980
Age:
33
Hometown:
Monte Cristi, DR
Bats/Throws:
R/R
Team:
Baltimore Orioles
College:
No College
MLB Experience:
10
Awards:

2011: AL LCS MVP
2014: AL Home Run Champion
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