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Call to the Pen Nov 20, 2020

Minnesota Twins: Nelson Cruz waiting for clarity before signing

Minnesota Twins slugger Nelson Cruz will hold off signing a contract until the league provides more clarity on the DH rule. While Nelson Cruz will turn 41-years-old during the 2021 MLB season, the slugger has plenty of pop left in his bat. During his past two seasons with the Minnesota Twins, Cruz relinquished his defensive […] Minnesota Twins: Nelson Cruz waiting for clarity before signing - Call to the Pen - Call to the Pen - A Major League Baseball Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Lookout Landing Nov 20, 2020
Mariners Moose Tracks, 11/20/20: Steve Cohen, Nelson Cruz, and Aroldis Chapman

Mariners Moose Tracks, 11/20/20: Steve Cohen, Nelson Cruz, and Aroldis Chapman

Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports Heck yeah, it’s Friday! Good morning everyone! Let’s get you the latest batch of links. In Mariners news... Corey Brock at The Athletic recaps what went down at Fall Camp for the Mariners, with quotes from M’s executives on what they saw from certain guys. ($) Jonathan Mayo hypes up the M’s farm system in his latest check-in on the team’s prospects. Around the league... Everyone’s dream may soon come true (yes, that’s the official account for the Mets’ new owner. Yes, he needs to learn proper spacing when...
Call to the Pen Nov 17, 2020

Minnesota Twins: Free agent market not favorable for Nelson Cruz

One of MLB’s top hitters will battle age and position bias this free agency. What kind of market should Minnesota Twins DH Nelson Cruz anticipate? Nelson Cruz – responsible for a .286/.372/.565 slash line over the past two seasons, and finisher in the top 10 of the MLB home run race each of the past […] Minnesota Twins: Free agent market not favorable for Nelson Cruz - Call to the Pen - Call to the Pen - A Major League Baseball Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

Twins designated hitter Nelson Cruz wins Silver Slugger Award

Nelson Cruz, 40, hit .303 with 16 home runs and 33 RBI as the Twins won the American League Central title.

Negotiations with Nelson Cruz come as Twins dive into offseason of uncertainty

Is spending money on players wise this winter? What are the rules of engagement? Buckle up, baseball fans, for a bumpy offseason.
Twinkie Town Oct 30, 2020
The Twins should move on from Nelson Cruz

The Twins should move on from Nelson Cruz

Even if he has another good year left, the Twins may be better off without him Nelson Cruz has done a lot for the Twins over the past two years. He has been a leader, he seems like a solid guy...

Twins' big offseason needs: saving money might be No. 1

Decisions such as whether to try to keep Nelson Cruz are important, sure, but money might be the biggest factor heading into 2021.
Puckett's Pond Oct 27, 2020

Minnesota Twins: Nelson Cruz Wins the Marvin Miller Award

It’s officially awards season in the MLB, and one Minnesota Twins player is already bringing home the hardware: Nelson Cruz. Minnesota Twins player Nelson Cruz was awarded the 2020 Marvin Miller Man of the Year by the Major League Baseball Players Association (MLBPA). The award, named for the former first executive director of the MLBPA, […] Minnesota Twins: Nelson Cruz Wins the Marvin Miller Award - Pucketts Pond - Pucketts Pond - A Minnesota Twins Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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