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Nelson Cruz
current status: On roster
Birth Date:July 1, 1980 (34 years old)
Place of Birth:Montecristy, DOM
Bats:R
Throws:R
Experience:9 years
Drafted:Signed by NY Mets in 1998.
Acquired:Acquired as a free agent in 2014.
Season Stats
G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB K SB CS OBP SLG AVG
YTD 130 496 72 127 24 0 34 88 48 112 4 4 .324 .510 .256
On Pace 160 610 89 156 30 0 42 108 59 138 5 5 .324 .510 .256
Scouting Report
Assets: A bona fide top-tier power hitter with good size, a powerful swing and nice follow through, he also can run a little. Has the arm to play right field, but can also play left field.
Flaws: Is somewhat injury-prone, especially his legs/groins. Takes a huge cut and can be all-or-nothing at the plate (hitting a homer or striking out), so he'd benefit by shortening his swing at times.
Career Potential: Quality veteran slugging outfielder.
Career Honors & Awards
League Honor Description
AL American League Championship - Most Valuable Player 2011
Named to the All-Star Game 2009 (replacement)
Pacific Coast League (AAA) Most Valuable Player 2008
Pacific Coast League (AAA) All-Star Team 2008