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Nelson Cruz

+ Played in Major Leagues 1997-2003

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Biography Data
Positions: P-407
Proper Name: Nelson Cruz
Born: September 13, 1972 (45.096)
Place Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic
Height/Weight: 6-1 / 185 Bats/Throws: Right-Right
High School:
Drafted: Not drafted
MLB Debut:August 1,1997 (24.322)
TBC Player ID:1169
Career Activity
Organizations:MON, CHA, DET, HOU, COL

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  • Salary Information
    Pre-2012 Transactions
    Tranx DateDescription
    Released by Marlins
    Signed by Marlins
    Granted free agency
    Traded by Astros to Rockies for Victor Hall.
    Traded by Tigers with Doug Brocail and Brad Ausmus to Astros for Mitch Meluskey, Chris Holt and Roger Cedeno.
    Signed by Tigers
    Signed as Free Agent by Tigers.
    Granted free agency
    Granted Free Agency.
    Signed as Free Agent by White Sox.
    Released by Expos.
    Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Expos.
    Salary Metrics 1985-
    YearTeamSalaryLg RankTeam RankCentileLg MinimumLg AverageContracts
    2003Colorado Rockies$ 700,0004221547$ 300,000$ 2,163,527
    2002Houston Astros$ 375,0005302041$ 200,000$ 2,011,045
    2001Houston Astros$ 285,0005922735$ 200,000$ 1,897,758
    2000Detroit Tigers$ 175,000795380$ 200,000$ 1,394,248
    1999Detroit Tigers$ 210,0007332818$ 200,000$ 1,454,491
    1997Chicago White Sox$ 150,000766390$ 150,000$ 1,182,177

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