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Aug 29, 2014
Rotoworld
Nelson Cruz said Friday that while his agent and the Orioles have had extension talks after the All-Star break, they haven't been serious.
KFFL Aug 29, 2014

Orioles | Nothing close with Nelson Cruz

Updating a previous report, Baltimore Orioles OF Nelson Cruz has had casual contract extension talks ...

Orioles have had preliminary extension talks with Nelson Cruz

While Nelson Cruz has previously made it clear that he would like to make Baltimore his long-term home, Cruz said for the first time Friday that the Orioles have had preliminary discussions with Cruz to discuss the possibility of a keeping him in an Orioles uniform beyond 2014.
Baltimore Sun Aug 29, 2014

Orioles have had preliminary extension talks with Nelson Cruz

While Nelson Cruz has previously made it clear that he would like to make Baltimore his long-term home, Cruz said for the first time Friday that he and the Orioles have had preliminary discussions about keeping him in an Orioles uniform beyond 2014.
Rotoworld Aug 29, 2014

Cruz says extension talks not serious - Nelson Cruz (DH) Baltimore Orioles

Nelson Cruz said Friday that while his agent and the Orioles have had extension talks after the All-Star break, they haven't been serious.
KFFL Aug 29, 2014

Orioles | Nelson Cruz interested in extension

Baltimore Orioles OF Nelson Cruz and the team have mutually expressed interest in a long-term ...
Baltimore Sun Aug 23, 2014

For Orioles left fielder Nelson Cruz, Wrigley Field 'feels a bit like winter ball'

CHICAGO — Orioles left fielder Nelson Cruz, who set a career high with his 34th homer of the season in Friday’s 4-1 loss to the Chicago Cubs, said playing at Wrigley Field offers an atmosphere unique from other ballparks.
Northwest Herald Aug 21, 2014

Cruz hits 33rd HR, Orioles sweep White Sox

CHICAGO – Nelson Cruz took the major league lead with his 33rd home run, and the surging Baltimore Orioles completed a three-game sweep of the White Sox with a 4-3 win Wednesday night.
Chicago Sun-Times Aug 18, 2014

Orioles hit 3 homers in 8-2 win over White Sox

Nick Markakis hit a two-run homer and prevented one with a leaping catch in right field, and Nelson Cruz and J.J. Hardy each added a solo shot to power the Baltimore Orioles past the Chicago White Sox 8-2 Monday night. Markakis was 3 for 5 with two RBIs and two runs, helping the Orioles increase their AL East lead to 7 1/2 games over the idle New York Yankees. Cruz hit his 32nd homer, passing White Sox rookie Jose Abreu for the American League lead. Cruz is tied...

Orioles' Nelson Cruz believes he's 'close' to breaking out of lengthy slump

Left fielder-designated hitter had just two hits in 35 at-bats entering Thursday's gameTORONTO — Even though he has only three hits in his past 39 at-bats, Orioles left fielder-designated hitter Nelson Cruz said he believes he's on the verge of breaking out of the slump.
Baltimore Sun Aug 7, 2014

Orioles' Nelson Cruz believes he's 'close' to breaking out of lengthy slump

Left fielder-designated hitter had just two hits in 35 at-bats entering Thursday's gameEven though he entered Thursday's series finale against the Toronto Blue Jays with only two hits in his past 35 at-bats, Orioles left fielder-designated hitter Nelson Cruz said he believes he's on the verge of breaking out of the slump.
KFFL Aug 7, 2014

Orioles | Nelson Cruz's slump continues

Baltimore Orioles DH Nelson Cruz went 0-for-3 with a strikeout Wednesday, Aug. 6, and he ...
KFFL Aug 5, 2014

Orioles | Nelson Cruz sitting

Baltimore Orioles OF Nelson Cruz is not in the lineup Tuesday, Aug. 5. OF Delmon ...

Nelson Cruz out of lineup in Sunday's series finale; Delmon Young at cleanup

Not a lot of news coming out of Buck Showalter’s Sunday morning news conference, though there were some pretty good off-the-record stories about his days playing in the minors.
Baltimore Sun Aug 3, 2014

Nelson Cruz out of lineup in Sunday's series finale; Delmon Young at cleanup

Nelson Cruz, mired in a 1-for-28 slump, was out of the starting lineup Sunday in the series finale against the Seattle Mariners. Orioles manager Buck Showalter is just giving him a breather.
MASN Sports Aug 3, 2014

Notes on Cruz, Young, Jimenez, Markakis, Machado, Jim Johnson and more - School of Roch

Nelson Cruz is out of the Orioles' lineup today for only the second time this season. Cruz's average is down to .262. He batted .215/.282/.364 in June and .211/.292/.379 on July, and he's 1-for-8 with four strikeouts this month. "They're...

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