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KFFL Oct 17, 2014

Orioles | Plan on offer for Nelson Cruz

Baltimore Orioles DH Nelson Cruz will likely get a qualifying offer from the team before ...
Los Angeles Times Oct 15, 2014

Nelson Cruz would like to return to Orioles

After the Baltimore Orioles' 2-1 loss to the Kansas City Royals in Game 4 of the American League Championship Series on Wednesday, outfielder Nelson Cruz realized he might have played his final game with the Orioles.

A pending free agent, Nelson Cruz will have to 'wait and see what happens'

After the Orioles’ season-ending 2-1 loss to the Kansas City Royals in Game 4 of the American League Championship Series on Wednesday, outfielder Nelson Cruz realized he might have played his final game in an Orioles uniform.
Rotoworld Oct 15, 2014

Cruz says he wants to stay with Orioles - Nelson Cruz (DH) Baltimore Orioles

Nelson Cruz said after Wednesday's elimination from the ALCS that he would like to stay with the Orioles.
Newark Star-Ledger Oct 13, 2014
MLB hot stove: Yankees interested in Nelson Cruz?

MLB hot stove: Yankees interested in Nelson Cruz?

There's speculation the Yankees could make a bid for the 34-year-old slugger
KFFL Oct 12, 2014

Orioles | Several teams could pursue Nelson Cruz

The New York Yankees, Seattle Mariners and Texas Rangers are among the teams that could ...
Baltimore Sun Oct 11, 2014

Orioles DH Nelson Cruz surpassed expectations of Ned Yost, his first manager

Kansas City Royals manager Ned Yost, who was Orioles designated hitter Nelson Cruz’ first manager with the Milwaukee Brewers, said the slugger has surpassed even Yost’s high expectations for him since their time together in 2005.
Mariners notebook: Looking at Cruz and wondering what might have been

Mariners notebook: Looking at Cruz and wondering what might have been

SEATTLE — It’s hard for the Mariners to look at outfielder Nelson Cruz anchoring the middle of Baltimore’s lineup as the American League Championship Series unfolds and not wonder what might have been. The Mariners had a deal in place last winter with Cruz, then a free agent, for roughly $7.5 million in 2014 with a club option of about $9 million for 2105…before ownership backed away. The primary concern, which all clubs shared, was how Cruz, then 33, would respond after being caught and suspended as part of the Biogenesis drug scandal. Still, officials with several clubs say they...
KFFL Oct 9, 2014

Orioles | Nelson Cruz extension not close

Updating a previous report, Baltimore Orioles OF Nelson Cruz is not close to signing an ...
MetsBlog Oct 9, 2014

O’s want to keep Nelson Cruz from being a free agent

The Orioles are working to sign re-sign OF Nelson Cruz, who can become a free agent at the end of this season (Rosenthal, Oct. 9). Cruz, 34, led baseball with 40 home runs this season, while batting .271 with a .333 OBP and .525 SLG in a career-high 159 games. He had been seeking a long-term deal […]
KFFL Oct 9, 2014

Orioles | Balitmore wants to bring Nelson Cruz back

Baltimore Orioles OF Nelson Cruz re-signing is a priority for the team, and the Orioles ...
KFFL Oct 9, 2014

Orioles | Working on extension for Nelson Cruz

The Baltimore Orioles are trying to sign OF Nelson Cruz to a contract extension, according ...

Can Cruz be as good against KC? - School of Roch

Now that Nelson Cruz is done hammering Tigers pitching in the 2014 playoffs, he can take aim at the Royals, who don't have three former Cy Young Award winners. It didn't seem to matter in the American League Division Series, when the Royals posted a 1.74 ERA while sweeping the...
MASN Sports Oct 7, 2014

A look at Nelson Cruz's remarkable postseason stats - Steve Melewski

Whether you say Oh Nelly or O's Nelly, Nelson Cruz continues to get it done for the Baltimore Orioles. In his first game with the team, opening day against Boston, he hit a homer in the seventh inning off Jon...
KFFL Oct 6, 2014

Orioles | Nelson Cruz passes The Babe

Baltimore Orioles DH Nelson Cruz's two-run homer Sunday, Oct. 5, against the Detroit Tigers was ...

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