Is Nelson Cruz injured?

Is Nelson Cruz injured?

The Rays have placed designated hitter Nelson Cruz on the COVID-19 injured list, the team announced. Right-hander Chris Mazza has been recalled from Triple-A Durham to take his active roster spot. Cruz is only hitting . 198/.

Where is Nelson Cruz playing?

Tampa Bay Rays#23 / Designated hitter
Nelson Cruz/Current teams

Who did the Brewers trade Nelson Cruz for?

Brewers Free Agent DH Candidate: Nelson Cruz He only had five MLB at-bats with the Crew in 2005 before being traded to the Texas Rangers. He was sent with Carlos Lee in exchange for Laynce Nix, Kevin Mench, Francisco Cordero and Julian Cordero. Not one of Milwaukee’s best moments in time.

How old is Nelson Cruz?

41 years (July 1, 1980)
Nelson Cruz/Age
Tampa Bay Rays’ Nelson Cruz, 41, becomes oldest in major league history with 30 home runs in a season.

Why is Nelson Cruz out?

Rays’ Nelson Cruz: Good to go Friday Cruz (illness) is batting cleanup as the designated hitter Friday against the Marlins, Neil Solondz of the Rays Radio Network reports. The veteran slugger sat out Wednesday due to an illness, but he’ll rejoin the lineup following Thursday’s scheduled off day.

Who does Nelson Cruz play 2021?

While Cruz was a serviceable outfielder in the first half of his career, he’s spent the majority of his playing time at DH since 2016, did not appear at a defensive position from 2019-’20 with Minnesota, and in 2021 spent just seven innings in the field, playing first base for the Rays in an NL ballpark.

Will Nelson Cruz hit 500?

Nelson Cruz It helps that he’s a full-time designated hitter, too, keeping some mileage off his legs in the outfield. Barring injury, Cruz is a virtual lock for 500 homers.

Who did the Rays give up for Cruz?

Minnesota is sending Cruz and minor-league pitcher Calvin Faucher to the Rays for a pair of talented minor-league arms in Joe Ryan and Drew Stotman. Cruz, 41, is having another standout year at the plate. He’s batting . 294/.

Does Nelson Cruz have a ring?

Cruz is a seven-time MLB All-Star. Known for his power hitting, he has won four Silver Slugger Awards and two Edgar Martinez Awards. After signing with the New York Mets organization in 1998, Cruz played his first major league game in 2005 with the Milwaukee Brewers….

Nelson Cruz
Runs batted in 1,238

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