Stories tagged: Nelson Cruz
UPDATED: Fri., May 17, 2019, 5:34 p.m.
The Minnesota Twins placed Nelson Cruz on the 10-day injured list with a strained left wrist that was showing improvement but not enough to avoid sidelining him.
Wed., Jan. 2, 2019, 3:19 p.m.
With an opening for a designated hitter and a need for more power in the lineup, the Minnesota Twins found quite a fit on the free agent market with a …
Thu., Dec. 27, 2018, 7:06 p.m.
The Twins continued their quest for power during the offseason by agreeing to terms with veteran designated hitter Nelson Cruz on Thursday.
Sun., Sept. 30, 2018, 4:54 p.m.
Adrian Beltre and the Texas Rangers were shut down by Seattle starter Roenis Elias in the Mariners’ 3-1 win on Sunday that closed out the 2018 season. The day was …
Wed., Sept. 5, 2018, 10:37 p.m.
SEATTLE – Nelson Cruz and Denard Span hit back-to-back home runs, and the Seattle Mariners overcame sloppy infield defense to beat the Baltimore Orioles 5-2 on Wednesday night. Despite winning …
UPDATED: Sun., Aug. 5, 2018, 8:12 p.m.
Kyle Seager hit two home runs and Nelson Cruz added another as the Seattle Mariners powered their way to a 6-3 win over the Blue Jays on Sunday.
Thu., Aug. 2, 2018, 10:53 p.m.
In the end, Felix Hernandez’s outing – five innings, two runs allowed on five hits with two walks and two strikeouts – didn’t factor much in the Mariners’ eventual 7-3 …
Mon., July 30, 2018, 10:19 p.m.
James Paxton excelled in his return from the disabled list, Nelson Cruz had a two-run double in the sixth inning and the Seattle Mariners beat the Houston Astros 2-0 on …
UPDATED: Tue., July 10, 2018, 6:38 p.m.
In his first three years in Seattle, Nelson Cruz averaged 42 homers, 105 RBIs and a .925 OPS. And this year, even with a stint on the disabled list, he …
UPDATED: Mon., July 9, 2018, 11:16 p.m.
The excitement of who was selected was tempered by the disappointment for who was snubbed.
Tue., May 15, 2018, 10:59 p.m.
Mariners slugger Nelson Cruz was pulled from a game with a bruised right foot after being hit by a pitch in the fourth inning Tuesday night.
UPDATED: Sat., April 21, 2018, 11:02 p.m.
Nelson Cruz homered for the 100th time at his former ballpark, Robinson Cano added a tiebreaking shot and the Seattle Mariners held on for a 9-7 victory over the Texas …
Sat., April 14, 2018, 5:12 p.m.
Slugger Nelson Cruz has been activated from the 10-day disabled list by the Seattle Mariners after being out since the opening weekend of the season due to an ankle injury.
UPDATED: Sat., April 14, 2018, 4:22 p.m.
When cleanup hitter Nelson Cruz went down with a freak injury in the second game of the season, things could have headed south in a hurry for the Mariners.
UPDATED: Sat., April 14, 2018, 1:11 p.m.
The Mariners finally got some good news on the injury front.
Mon., April 9, 2018, 10:16 a.m.
Why the heck when the Twins built a new stadium, didn’t they at least put a roof on it?
Tue., April 3, 2018, 4:07 p.m.
The Mariners have placed Nelson Cruz on the 10-day disabled list with a sprained right ankle and recalled infielder/outfielder Taylor Motter from Class AAA Tacoma to take his spot on …
UPDATED: Sun., April 1, 2018, 10:27 p.m.
With a day off Monday and a two-game interleague series in San Francisco starting Tuesday, Mariners designated hitter Nelson Cruz could get a couple of extra days of rest for …
UPDATED: Mon., April 2, 2018, 4:20 p.m.
Scott Servais was in the dugout Saturday, engrossed in the Mariners’ comeback attempt against Cleveland, when the unfathomable news was relayed to him: En route to the batting cage midgame,
UPDATED: Sun., April 1, 2018, 10:32 p.m.
The Mariners couldn’t make it through the first week of the season unscathed.
UPDATED: Sat., March 31, 2018, 6:36 p.m.
A bad outing from James Paxton, an injury to Nelson Cruz and a disappointing 6-5 loss to the Cleveland Indians on Saturday afternoon served as a reminder that baseball fortunes …
UPDATED: Tue., March 13, 2018, 7:22 p.m.
The Mariners squandered a solid outing by Rob Whalen and five-run lead going into the eighth inning in an 8-7 loss to the Rockies. Seattle also had Nelson Cruz (strained …
Thu., Nov. 30, 2017, 12:02 p.m.
Nelson Cruz has been selected as the 2017 recipient of the Edgar Martinez Outstanding Designated Hitter Award, as announced by Major League Baseball on Thursday. This marks Cruz’s first career …
Thu., Nov. 9, 2017, 8:35 p.m.
Seattle Mariners designated hitter Nelson Cruz has been selected to the 2017 American League Louisville Slugger Silver Slugger team. The award is the second of Cruz’s career after he was …
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 28, 2017, 5:38 p.m.
It was four years ago when, seeking to jolt the franchise out of its extended doldrums, the Mariners shocked the baseball world by shelling out $240 million to sign second …
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 22, 2017, 10:51 p.m.
Nelson Cruz hit a game-ending two-run homer in the ninth inning, lifting the Seattle Mariners over the Cleveland Indians 3-1 on Friday night.
Fri., Sept. 22, 2017, 6:48 p.m.
Nelson Cruz is already reaping rewards for a record-breaking season that has him poised to lead the American League in runs batted in for the first time in his 13-year …
Fri., Aug. 18, 2017, 8:31 p.m.
A three-run first inning on Friday provided the perfect start for the Mariners to a 12-game trip that spans four cities and will likely determine whether they play meaningful games …
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 18, 2017, 7:11 p.m.
Nelson Cruz went 3 for 5 with a homer and a pair of doubles and the Seattle Mariners beat the Tampa Bay Rays 7-1 on Friday in St. Petersburg, Florida.
Thu., Aug. 10, 2017, 11:55 a.m.
Nelson Cruz hit two home runs and the Seattle Mariners beat the Oakland Athletics 6-3 on Wednesday to at least momentarily put the Mariners into the lead in the race …