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CSN MidAtlantic Mar 17, 2017

Cruz, Polanco homer to lift Dominican Republic to 3-0 win

The Dominican Republic took a step toward a repeat title in the World Baseball Classic thanks to impressive home runs by Nelson Cruz and Gregory Polanco.
Nelson Cruz of Mariners leads Dominican Republic past U.S. in World Baseball Classic game

Nelson Cruz of Mariners leads Dominican Republic past U.S. in World Baseball Classic game

Mariners slugger Nelson Cruz smashed a go-ahead, three-run homer off Andrew Miller in the eighth inning and the defending champion Dominican Republic overcame a five-run deficit to beat the United States 7-5 in a World Baseball Classic game.
CSN Bay Area Mar 11, 2017

Team USA blows late lead on Cruz's crushing three-run homer

With one swing of the bat, Nelson Cruz shook Marlins Park as the Dominican Republic roared back for a huge comeback over Team USA in the World Baseball Classic.

WATCH: Nelson Cruz's clutch homer puts Dominican Republic up for good over USA

The Dominican Republic beat the USA in dramatic fashion in the 2017 World Baseball Classic
Lookout Landing Mar 11, 2017
Nelson Cruz, Robinson Canó, and baseball in 2017

Nelson Cruz, Robinson Canó, and baseball in 2017

An interview with Nelson Cruz and Robinson Canó offers a closer look at the state of modern baseball Yesterday Robinson Canó and Nelson Cruz were interviewed for a piece on ESPN. This is not unusual; they’re two of the bigger stars in baseball, and they’re both playing for the defending-champion Dominican Republic team in the World Baseball Classic. However, there are also a number of things that were mentioned in the interview that more broadly demonstrate the culture within MLB and the state of the Seattle Mariners clubhouse, which itself has inexplicably come to be one of the best...
Lookout Landing Mar 9, 2017
Mariners Moose Tracks, 3/9/17: Tyler O’Neill, Loek Van Mil, and Husky Basketball

Mariners Moose Tracks, 3/9/17: Tyler O’Neill, Loek Van Mil, and Husky Basketball

Getting your Thursday morning started with some fresh links. Hello and happy Thursday! Yesterday was a big day in the football world, but here at Lookout Landing we are a baseball blog. As such it is my job to provide you with baseball news. I hope this will suffice. In Mariners news... Nelson Cruz’s son visited his dad at the World Baseball Classic. .@ncboomstick23 had some company, his son, at practice for #WBC2017. pic.twitter.com/RNNQEwOkEY— Mariners (@Mariners) March 8, 2017 Go vote for Mariners prospect Kyle Lewis for the AAU James E. Sullivan Award! He’s up against...
Boston Herald Mar 5, 2017
A dozen Mariners set sail, World Baseball Classic on deck

A dozen Mariners set sail, World Baseball Classic on deck

Robinson Cano, Nelson Cruz and Jean Segura were in a bit of a hurry after playing part of a spring training game over the weekend for the Seattle Mariners.They had to catch a plane to Florida, where their teammates from the Dominican Republic were convening for the World Baseball Classic to defend their 2013 title.Its going to be really fun for us being around those guys, Segura said of his countrymen. Its something were going to give our all to, for sure.Ace pitcher Felix Hernandez was among 12 players, including both major leaguers and minor leaguers, the Mariners sent to the WBC.The...
Lookout Landing Mar 4, 2017
3/4: Open Game Thread

3/4: Open Game Thread

Yovani Gallardo looks to get back on track Today Yovani Gallardo will make his second start of spring training, and it wouldn’t take much for it to be better than his last one. This will be his last start before he leaves the Mariners to compete for Mexico in the World Baseball Classic. Also making their final appearances for a while are Robinson Cano, Nelson Cruz, and Jean Segura. One of the more exciting aspects of today’s game is that James Paxton will be making his spring debut. James Paxton will make spring debut today with 2 innings in relief of Gallardo. Paxton then scheduled...
Mariners walk to an easy 13-2 win over the Padres

Mariners walk to an easy 13-2 win over the Padres

Mariners 13, Padres 2 at Peoria Stadium Notable Nelson Cruz got the Mariners on the scoreboard with his second first at-bat homer in as many games. Cruz launched a solo blast to left-center off of Padres starter and former Mariners’ farmhand Zach Lee for a 1-0 lead. “He looks ok,” deadpanned manager Scott Servais. “He needs to start saving […]
Nelson Cruz’s three-run homer sparks Mariners to an easy 13-3 win over the Padres

Nelson Cruz’s three-run homer sparks Mariners to an easy 13-3 win over the Padres

The Mariners collected 17 hits and rolled to an easy win over the Padres in their Cactus League opener.
Rotoworld Feb 25, 2017

Boom Stick, baby: Cruz hits three-run homer - Nelson Cruz (OF) Seattle Mariners

Nelson Cruz launched a three-run home run in Saturday's Cactus League win over the Padres.
Rotoworld Feb 25, 2017

Clemens surrenders three-run homer to Cruz - Paul Clemens (S) San Diego Padres

Paul Clemens coughed up a three-run homer to Nelson Cruz in Saturday's Cactus League loss to the Mariners.

Nelson Cruz Photos

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