Sun, 11 Jan 2015 04:46:52 -0800
The Baltimore Orioles may be preparing DH Delmon Young for more playing time next season. Young could fill the gap left by OF Nelson Cruz's departure, although the club is looking to sign other outfielders.
Thu, 04 Dec 2014 15:32:35 -0800
Seattle Mariners OF Nelson Cruz will be utilized as the designated hitter primarily, but will also see some time in right field, according to manager Lloyd McClendon. McClendon noted he did not want Cruz to stagnate as the designated hitter.
Thu, 04 Dec 2014 11:25:40 -0800
Seattle Mariners OF Nelson Cruz will make $14 million in each year from 2015 through 2018, including a $1 million signing bonus.
Thu, 04 Dec 2014 10:10:39 -0800
Seattle Mariners OF Nelson Cruz is likely to hit behind 2B Robinson Cano in the batting order next season.
Wed, 03 Dec 2014 04:34:55 -0800
Free-agent OF Michael Morse (Giants) is drawing substantial interest from the Baltimore Orioles. The team is eyeing him to fill roles at first base and in the outfield and as designated hitter, much the same role DH Nelson Cruz played in his time at Baltimore.
Tue, 02 Dec 2014 04:21:05 -0800
Although free-agent OF Nelson Cruz agreed with the Seattle Mariners on a four-year contract, speculation is Cruz will be used as a designated hitter. This means the Mariners may still want an outfield bat, and free-agent OF Torii Hunter (Tigers) and OF Alex Rios (Rangers) are on the list.
Mon, 01 Dec 2014 10:47:28 -0800
Los Angeles Dodgers OF Matt Kemp is still receiving trade interest from the Seattle Mariners, even after they signed OF Nelson Cruz Monday, Dec. 1.
Mon, 01 Dec 2014 07:34:39 -0800
Free-agent OF Nelson Cruz (Orioles) agreed to a four-year, $57 million deal with the Seattle Mariners Monday, Dec. 1.
Tue, 18 Nov 2014 12:22:32 -0800
The Seattle Mariners are on the lookout for a right-handed bat to fit into their lineup. They are thought to prefer free-agent DH Nelson Cruz (Orioles) over free-agent SS Hanley Ramirez (Dodgers) or a trade for Los Angeles Dodgers OF Matt Kemp.
Tue, 18 Nov 2014 12:16:27 -0800
Baltimore Orioles OF Nick Markakis has had talks for a new deal inch along in recent days. The team is working on re-signing DH Nelson Cruz and does have interest in OF Yasmani Tomas.