Nelson Cruz RUMORS & NEWS

  • Nelson Cruz makes history with home run for Dominican Republic ahead of World Baseball Classic

    Clutch Points "Nelson Cruz became the first player/GM to hit a home run during the Dominican Republic’s exhibition game against the Atlanta Braves on Wednesday, per Hector Gomez. Although the stats don’t count from the contest, Cruz’s homer was still impressive to say the..." March 08

  • Why Nelson Cruz and the Padres are a perfect match "Nelson Cruz has unfinished business. The Padres have unfinished business. Maybe that's why the two are such an obvious fit. Cruz's one-year deal with the Padres became official on Monday after he passed his physical in his native Dominican Republic. A day later,..." January 25

  • Padres, Nelson Cruz Agree To One-Year Deal

    MLB Trade Rumors "The Padres and slugger Nelson Cruz are in agreement on a one-year deal. The deal is pending a physical but the Bryce Dixon client is slated to receive a $1MM guarantee. Once Cruz gets into a game, it will be the 19th straight season for the veteran, who will turn 43 in July...." January 11

  • Padres Showing Interest In Nelson Cruz

    Clutch Points "The San Diego Padres are not done making moves this offseason, and apparently, they have interest in free agent slugger Nelson Cruz. Cruz is turning 43 soon, but that doesn’t seem to be an issue for the Padres. And why would it be? The veteran hitter played..." January 11

  • Nationals To Decline Mutual Option With Nelson Cruz

    CBS Sports "Per the terms of the deal he signed with the Nationals last March, Cruz will receive a $3 million buyout and net $15 million in total for his lone season in Washington. After years of defying the aging curve, the 42-year-old Cruz slowed down in 2022. He slashed .234/.313/.337 in 507 plate..." November 07