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23 Nelson Cruz RF

Seattle Mariners

Fantasy Stats
Own%Start%
98%95%
Key Stats
ABHRAVGRBIRSB
59044.30293903
Batting Summary
YearTeamGABRHHRRBIBBSOSBCSOBPSLGAVG
2014BAL15961387166401085514045.333.525.271
2015SEA1525909017844935916432.369.566.302

Player Updates

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Mariners OF Nelson Cruz blasts 44th HR Wednesday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Seattle Mariners outfielder Nelson Cruz went 1 for 5 with a solo home run in a loss to the Houston Astros on Wednesday.

Cruz is having an MVP-caliber season, but the team is simply not good enough for him to garner votes. While the average has been steadily dropping, he's still above .300. That homer marks his 44th of the season, which is a career-high for the right-handed batter.

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Mariners' Nelson Cruz likely to DH for rest of 2015 season
by Rotowire Staff | Special to CBSSports.com

Mariners slugger Nelson Cruz may remain limited to DH duty for the remainder of the season due to lingering quad soreness, Greg Johns of MLB.com reports.

While Cruz has not played the field since Sept. 1 due to the quad issue, he's been able serve as the designated hitter in each of the team's last 10 games, and it sounds like the DH tag will allow the Mariners to keep his bat in the lineup over the final two weeks. Seth Smith is starting in right field Tuesday with Franklin Gutierrez in left against right-hander Jeremy Guthrie.

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Nelson Cruz powers Mariners to win over Rangers with 40th HR
by Jason Lempert | Staff Writer

Mariners slugger Nelson Cruz went 2 for 4 with a two-run home run in Thursday's 5-0 win over the Rangers. Facing his former club, Cruz belted his 40th longball of the season in the seventh inning to give Seattle their five-run lead.

Cruz has now posted back-to-back 40-homer seasons--after hitting no more than 33 in any of his eight seasons with the Rangers. 

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Mariners OF Nelson Cruz returns from quad injury Thursday
by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com

Mariners outfielder Nelson Cruz finally made it back into the starting lineup Thursday against the Rangers after missing six straight starts due to a strained quad.

Manager Lloyd McClendon said Cruz is not 100 percent and the veteran outfielder will need to "temper" his running on the basepaths.

Cruz is mired in a 4-for-29 slump in his last seven games. However, he still has a .329/.401/.707/1.108 slash line in his last 40 games.

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Mariners' Nelson Cruz, Franklin Gutierrez not in Tuesday's lineup
by Sean d'Oliveira | CBSSports.com

Mariners outfielders Nelson Cruz and Franklin Gutierrez remain out of the lineup for Tuesday's game against the Rangers, reports the Seattle Times.

Cruz is dealing with a quad issue and recently received an MRI. He is considered day to day. A groin injury has kept Gutierrez out.

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CBSSports.com Player Ranking
Position Current Last Week Rating
Right Fielders 4 16 83.58
Situational Stats
SituationABHHROBPSLGAVG
vs Oakland55195 .419 .655 .345
vs Anderson (Career)1011 .400.100.100
vs LHP1655914 .436 .679 .358
Last 7 Games
  OPP AB R H HR RBI BB SB
9/26@LAA3010010
9/27@LAA4100000
9/28HOU4000000
9/29HOU3000100
9/30HOU5111100
10/2OAK4020100
10/3OAK5110000
Two Week Schedule
APRIL
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
3
4
@Tex
4:05 pm
5
@Tex
8:05 pm
6
@Tex
2:05 pm
7
8
Oak
10:10 pm
9
Oak
9:10 pm
10
Oak
4:10 pm
11
Tex
10:10 pm
12
Tex
10:10 pm
13
Tex
3:40 pm
14
15
@NYY
7:05 pm
16
@NYY
1:05 pm
Fantasy Points by Week
16

47

19

36

18

15

24

15

6

5

17

6

22

21

2

42

33

40

23

19

21

0
15

16

12

6

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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
2015SEA1525909017844935916432 .369 .566 .302
2016SEA0000000000 --- --- ---
Total 11154094581111824169036410157230 .334 .510 .273
Fielding Stats
YearTeamPosnGGSTCPOAEDPFLD%
2005MILOF81440001.000
2006TEXOF393573694011.000
2007TEXOF9479178167651 .972
2008TEXOF31317572121 .973
2009TEXOF1221193163011142 .987
2010TEXOF101101258250351 .981
2011TEXOF115114256244661 .977
2012TEXOF151148301288942 .987
2013TEXOF102102199195130 .985
2014BALOF70701341322001.000
2015SEAOF8080161151641 .975
Total  91388019551873493310 .983
More Batting Stats
YearTeam2B3BTBSFSHHBPIBBGDP
2005MIL10200000
2006TEX305010001
2007TEX15211811215
2008TEX917000121
2009TEX21124220269
2010TEX313230611512
2011TEX28124230218
2012TEX45026940527
2013TEX180209404214
2014BAL322322505817
2015SEA22133410596
2016SEA00000000
Total 225112088272273680
Postseason Batting Stats
YearTeamGABRHHRRBIBBSOSBCSOBPSLGAVG
2010TEX1660131961131710 .349 .733 .317
2011TEX1762131481671401 .314 .645 .226
2012TEX1402000000 .500 .500 .500
2014BAL728510272500 .400 .607 .357
Total 4115431451634123611 .347 .669 .292
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:
35
Hometown:
Monte Cristi, DR
Bats/Throws:
R/R
Team:
Seattle Mariners
College:

MLB Experience:
11
Awards:

2011: AL LCS MVP
2014: AL Home Run Champion
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