Rosenthal Behind the Plate: O's Cruz best offseason signing
Ken Rosenthal, in Behind the Plate, says the best free-agent signing for 2014 is Baltimore Orioles' Nelson Cruz .
Cruz comes at a bargain for Orioles
Jon Paul Morosi profiles Nelson Cruz's popularity in Baltimore after the biogenesis scandal.
Best MLB Free Agent Signing Of 2014?
Ken Rosenthal on Nelson Cruz's great first-half with the Orioles.
Hard-hitting Cruz happily carries Orioles to ALCS
BALTIMORE (AP) Nelson Cruz found vindication, happiness and many ..... most successful season in 17 years. Cruz led the majors with 40 home runs and ..... without a prescription. All the while, Cruz remained the big bat in the lineup
Cruz hits 40th, Orioles hold off Jeter, Yanks 5-4
NEW YORK (AP) Nelson Cruz hit his major league-leading 40th home ..... advantage for the entire postseason. Cruz boosted his career high with a drive ..... team that tops the majors with 205. Cruz and Nick Hundley each had three hits
Issues with the MLB qualifying offer system
Braves, 1 year, $14.1 million) and Nelson Cruz (Orioles, 1 year, $8 million). Both Cruz and Santana were seeking multi-year deals ..... were required to lose a pick to sign them. Cruz eventually signed on February 24, just as
Orioles raise expectations in spite of ALCS sweep
notably the signing of free agent Nelson Cruz and the late-season acquisition ..... the World Series. But the status of Cruz , who led the majors with 40 homers ..... open his wallet wide enough to retain Cruz , the Orioles can capitalize on youth
with a 1.94 ERA in eight starts against Baltimore. Nelson Cruz is 10 for 30 with four home runs and two doubles against ..... Baltimore lineup, which managed just three hits in Game 3. Cruz went 0 for 4 after entering with six straight multihit
Royals should use Shields and Vargas in Game 4
handed Orioles lineup. Steve Pearce, Adam Jones and Nelson Cruz all brutalized left-handed pitching this year, and ..... tangible benefit itself, beyond just limiting the odds of Cruz , Jones and Pearce teeing off on Vargas in the middle
Giants' star Sandoval tops list of MLB players to get $15.3M qualifying offers
and catcher Russell Martin. Also receiving offers were shortstop Hanley Ramirez (Los Angeles Dodgers), outfielder Nelson Cruz (Baltimore), right-hander James Shields (Kansas City), closer David Robertson (New York Yankees), outfielder