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Would We Have Seen the Rise of Yordan Alvarez if the Astros Signed Nelson Cruz?

Would We Have Seen the Rise of Yordan Alvarez if the Astros Signed Nelson Cruz?

Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports How would Yordan Alvarez been affected if Astros signed Cruz? Would Youth Have Been Served if the Astros Signed Nelson Cruz in the Offseason? With all the Yordan Alvarez hype going around baseball right now, it almost didn’t happen this year. The Astros were reportedly interested in a designated hitter only hitter in Nelson Cruz. It was reported that even after signing Brantley in December, the Astros were still interested in adding Cruz. If that had happened, Alvarez would have been blocked like Kyle Tucker is right now. However, the Astros didn’t...
Royals Review Aug 4, 2019
Twins host home run derby, forgot to tell Royals who lose 11-3

Twins host home run derby, forgot to tell Royals who lose 11-3

If the Twins had only batted Nelson Cruz and forfeited every other at-bat they still would have won. | Photo by Adam Bettcher/ I’m not sure how many people expected the Royals to win this game. I can’t think it was a lot of people. Things looked bad after the first inning. Danny Duffy gave up a two-run home run to Nelson Cruz, that inning. But you’d be forgiven for thinking the game might end up being competitive after the top of the second inning. Jorge Soler led off the inning by launching a mammoth blast into the third deck in left field. A short time later Meibrys Viloria...
Call to the Pen Jul 28, 2019

The Bomb Squad: The Longest Home Runs in MLB During Week-17

Twins slugger’s three-homer night includes the week’s longest plus another among the top 25 in MLB. Yankee pitchers surrender five longer than 430 feet. There wasn’t any doubt who won the battle of the three-homer games. It was Nelson Cruz. Four MLB players hit three home runs in a single game this past week. Robinson […] The Bomb Squad: The Longest Home Runs in MLB During Week-17 - Call to the Pen - Call to the Pen - A Major League Baseball Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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