Nelson Cruz RUMORS & NEWS

  • Nelson Cruz Hopes To Stay With Twins

    Yardbarker "Twins superstar designated hitter Nelson Cruz may have played his final game with the team Wednesday in a season-ending defeat against the Astros. If the pending free agent has it his way, though, he’ll remain with the Twins. “Hopefully, I’ll be back next..." October 01

  • Nelson Cruz wants to stay with Twins on multi-year contract

    The Score "If Nelson Cruz gets his way, the Boomstick will stay with the Minnesota Twins for a while longer. The 40-year-old will hit free agency after the season. Cruz says retirement is apparently not on the table, and re-signing with Minnesota is his top priority. " September 18

  • MLB midseason awards: Nelson Cruz, Fernando Tatis Jr. could be the oldest and youngest MVPs in history

    USA Today "It's hard to believe the 2020 Major League Baseball season is already at its halfway point – but here we are. Early returns had offense down league-wide, but things have turned around in recent weeks and we're seeing some jaw-dropping performances from stars young and..." August 26

  • 9 stars who might be better than ever

    MLB.com "Wait, you thought Gerrit Cole couldn’t get even better? This season is proving otherwise. As good as Cole’s 2019 season was -- 326 strikeouts and a 2.50 ERA in 212 1/3 innings -- he’s at least as good, and possibly better, in 2020. He’s far from alone. One of..." August 22

  • Nelson Cruz clears 880 feet on 2 blasts in twin bill

    MLB.com "Sometimes, when Nelson Cruz makes solid contact, you just know. The other team's outfielder turns, but there's no need to give chase. The only question is where in the stands the ball will finally return to earth. On Saturday, that answer was a projected 448 feet..." August 15

  • 5 extremely wacky 'on pace for' stats

    MLB.com "This is a season unlike any other, in just about every way possible. But maybe the weirdest thing about it -- for people who have grown up on the expansive marathon of the regular season -- is just how short it truly is. Sixty games! Sixty games is a blip; sixty games is a cough. This 60-game..." July 29

  • Nelson Cruz masters getting older without feeling old

    Minneapolis Star Tribune "Nelson Cruz has something really unusual planned for his 40th birthday on Wednesday, but it’s not exactly a party. For Cruz, in fact, it’s the opposite. “I’m not going to take any swings,” Cruz said. “We’re not allowed to go to [Target Field]..." July 01

  • The Winding Journey Of All-Star Slugger Nelson Cruz

    Yardbarker "Twins designated hitter Nelson Cruz has carved out a fantastic career with a few different teams since he debuted in the majors a decade-and-a-half ago. As you’ll see below, it has been quite an eventful journey for a player who has gone from relatively unheralded prospect to..." June 02