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NELSON CRUZ   +

MLB  Free Agent
Positions
RF-757, OF-701, LF-119, DH-118, CF-2
Born
July 1, 1980  (34.150)
Place
Ht/Wt
6-3 / 170
Bats/Throws
Right / Right
High School
Unknown
College:
 
Drafted:
Signed as UDFA 1998 by NYN 
Signed by
Full Name
Nelson Ramon Cruz 
TBC Player ID
5033
MLB Debut
Year


vs LH/RH:


Pitch Type
231 230
361 718
64 88 69
109 150 153
81 129 146
.500
.400
.300
.240
.000
Recent Contract:  1-years/$8m (2014-2014) by Baltimore Orioles
Top Prospect:  team  2005 (#10-OAK), 2006 (#8-MIL)
Speed
65
Contact
20
Patience
49
Batting
64
Power
90

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OFF THE FIELD
Start DateStatusMLB TeamMinor Team40-ManTransaction Description
2014-10-31Free Agent  Granted free agency
2014-02-25ActiveBaltimore Orioles YesSigned to 1-year contract for 2014-2014 ($8m)
2013-10-31Free Agent  Declared free agency
2013-09-29ActiveTexas Rangers YesReinstated from suspension
2013-08-05RestrictedTexas Rangers YesSuspended for 50 games for violating MLB drug program
2012-05-08ActiveTexas Rangers Yes

The transactions grid above is available for Major Leaguers and Minor Leaguers since May of 2012. All transactions prior to this date will be listed below.



DateNotes
2008-02-15Signed by Rangers (1-year)
2006-07-28Traded by Brewers with Carlos Lee to Rangers for Francisco Cordero, Kevin Mench, Laynce Nix and Julian Cordero
2004-12-15Traded by Athletics to Brewers
2000-08-30Traded by Mets to Athletics for SS Jorge Velandia
1998-02-17Signed as nondrafted free agent by Mets
Signed as undrafted free agent by the New York Mets in 1998.


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