Nelson Cruz

Nelson Cruz #23

  • DH
  • B/T: R/R
  • 6' 2" /230
  • Age: 37

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Nelson Cruz 2017 Stats

AB AVG HR RBI SB OPS
556 .288 39 119 1 .924

Nelson Cruz MLB Career Stats

AB AVG HR RBI SB OPS
5239 .276 323 914 75 .861

Nelson Cruz Bio

  • Full Name: Nelson Ramon Cruz
  • Nickname: Boomstick
  • Born: 7/1/1980 in Las Matas de Santa Cruz, Dominican Republic
  • Debut: 9/17/2005
Year AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP OPS
2017 Stats 556 91 160 39 119 1 .288 .375 .924
MLB Career Stats 5239 768 1447 323 914 75 .276 .342 .861
  • Status: Active

Nelson Cruz Statcast Averages

Year Team LG PA HIP Avg Exit Velocity (mph) Avg HR Distance (feet) Avg Gen Velocity (mph) Avg Launch Angle (deg) Avg Height (feet)
2017 Mariners AL 645 291 93.65 410.73 78.71 11.72 43.32
MLB Avg - - - - 87.27 400.65 71.45 11.75 38.44
Year Team LG PA HIP Avg Exit Velocity (mph) Avg HR Distance (feet) Avg Gen Velocity (mph) Avg Launch Angle (deg) Avg Height (feet)
2017 Mariners AL 645 291 93.65 410.73 78.71 11.72 43.32
MLB Avg - - - - 87.27 400.65 71.45 11.75 38.44

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Nelson Cruz Fantasy News

November 10, 2017 at 5:45 AM ET

Power hitters dominate Silver Slugger Awards

Home runs were a dominant theme of the 2017 season, with the long-ball exploits of Giancarlo Stanton and Aaron Judge among the season's lastimg storylines. So it's no surprise that the emphasis on the annual Silver Slugger Awards should be on the word "slugger," with Stanton and Judge among the honorees.

October 16, 2017 at 5:40 PM ET

Cruz paces American League in RBIs in 2017

Mariners designated hitter Nelson Cruz finished the 2017 regular season with a .288 average, 39 home runs, 119 RBIs, 91 runs scored and one stolen base.

Awards

Nelson Cruz Awards

AL All-Star

Year Team League
2009 Texas AL
2013 Texas AL
2014 Baltimore AL
2015 Seattle AL
2017 Seattle AL

ALCS MVP

Year Team League
2011 Texas AL

AL Silver Slugger

Year Team League
2015 Seattle AL
2017 Seattle AL

Home Run Derby Participant

Year Team League
2009 Texas AL

Edgar Martinez Outstanding DH of the Year

Year Team League
2017 Seattle AL

AL Player of the Month

Month Team League
04/2015 Seattle AL

AL Player of the Week

Week Team League
05/24/2010 Texas AL
06/02/2014 Baltimore AL
09/08/2014 Baltimore AL
04/20/2015 Seattle AL

MLBPAA Mariners Heart and Hustle Award

Year Team League
2016 Seattle AL
2017 Seattle AL

WBC All-Tournament Team

Year Team League
2013 Dominican Rep. WBC

Futures Game Selection

Year Team League
2005 Nashville PCL

MiLB.com Triple-A Offensive Player of the Year

Year Team League
2008 Oklahoma PCL

PCL Most Valuable Player

Year Team League
2008 Oklahoma PCL

PCL League Championship Most Valuable Player

Year Team League
2005 Nashville PCL

PCL Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2006 Nashville PCL
2008 Oklahoma PCL

PCL Player of the Week

Week Team League
06/23/2008 Oklahoma PCL

PCL Post-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2008 Oklahoma PCL

Caribbean Series All-Star

Year Team League
2007 Dom. Rep. 2 CS

Nelson Cruz Leaderboards

Batting Average

Season AVG Rank
2015 .302 8th in AL
2016 .287 21st in AL
2017 .288 18th in AL

Home Runs

Season HR Rank
2009 33 8th in AL
2010 22 23rd in AL
2011 29 13th in AL
2012 24 24th in AL
2013 27 14th in AL
2014 40 1st in AL
2015 44 2nd in AL
2016 43 2nd in AL
2017 39 4th in AL

Runs Batted In

Season RBI Rank
2011 87 20th in AL
2012 90 16th in AL
2014 108 3rd in AL
2015 93 12th in AL
2016 105 8th in AL
2017 119 1st in AL

Stolen Bases

Season SB Rank
2009 20 21st in AL
2010 17 23rd in AL

On-base Plus Slugging

Season OPS Rank
2011 .821 25th in AL
2014 .859 10th in AL
2015 .936 4th in AL
2016 .915 6th in AL
2017 .924 5th in AL

On-base Percentage

Season OBP Rank
2015 .369 10th in AL
2016 .360 17th in AL
2017 .375 9th in AL

Slugging Percentage

Season SLG Rank
2009 .524 13th in AL
2011 .509 11th in AL
2014 .525 5th in AL
2015 .566 3rd in AL
2016 .555 3rd in AL
2017 .549 6th in AL

Runs Scored

Season R Rank
2012 86 17th in AL
2014 87 13th in AL
2015 90 16th in AL
2016 96 16th in AL
2017 91 19th in AL

Walks

Season BB Rank
2015 59 19th in AL
2016 62 20th in AL
2017 70 20th in AL

Hits

Season H Rank
2014 166 18th in AL
2015 178 8th in AL
2016 169 18th in AL
2017 160 20th in AL

Doubles

Season 2B Rank
2012 45 4th in AL

Games Played

Season G Rank
2012 159 10th in AL
2014 159 4th in AL
2017 155 16th in AL

At Bats

Season AB Rank
2012 585 23rd in AL
2014 613 10th in AL
2015 590 23rd in AL

Plate Appearances

Season PA Rank
2012 642 25th in AL
2014 678 12th in AL
2015 655 25th in AL
2016 667 25th in AL
2017 645 25th in AL

Total Bases

Season TB Rank
2012 269 18th in AL
2014 322 3rd in AL
2015 334 3rd in AL
2016 327 9th in AL
2017 305 8th in AL

Strikeouts

Season SO Rank
2009 118 20th in AL
2011 116 22nd in AL
2012 140 15th in AL
2014 140 11th in AL
2015 164 3rd in AL
2016 159 10th in AL
2017 140 23rd in AL

Caught Stealing

Season CS Rank
2014 5 18th in AL

Hit by Pitch

Season HBP Rank
2016 9 9th in AL
2017 12 6th in AL

Nelson Cruz Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
December 4, 2014 Seattle Mariners signed free agent DH Nelson Cruz.
October 30, 2014 LF Nelson Cruz elected free agency.
February 24, 2014 Baltimore Orioles signed free agent LF Nelson Cruz.
September 30, 2013 Texas Rangers activated RF Nelson Cruz from the restricted list.
August 5, 2013 Texas Rangers placed RF Nelson Cruz on the restricted list.
September 13, 2011 Texas Rangers activated RF Nelson Cruz from the 15-day disabled list.
August 30, 2011 Texas Rangers placed RF Nelson Cruz on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to August 29, 2011. left hamstring strain
May 23, 2011 Texas Rangers activated RF Nelson Cruz from the 15-day disabled list.
May 20, 2011 Frisco RoughRiders sent RF Nelson Cruz on a rehab assignment to Round Rock Express.
May 16, 2011 Nelson Cruz assigned to Frisco RoughRiders.
May 7, 2011 Texas Rangers placed RF Nelson Cruz on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to May 4, 2011. strained right quadriceps muscle
August 30, 2010 Texas Rangers activated RF Nelson Cruz from the 15-day disabled list.
August 26, 2010 sent RF Nelson Cruz on a rehab assignment to Frisco RoughRiders.
August 16, 2010 Texas Rangers placed RF Nelson Cruz on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to August 15, 2010. strained left hamstring
June 22, 2010 Texas Rangers activated RF Nelson Cruz from the 15-day disabled list.
June 18, 2010 sent RF Nelson Cruz on a rehab assignment to Oklahoma City RedHawks.
May 30, 2010 Texas Rangers placed RF Nelson Cruz on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to May 29, 2010. Strained left hamstring.
May 14, 2010 Texas Rangers activated RF Nelson Cruz from the 15-day disabled list.
May 11, 2010 sent RF Nelson Cruz on a rehab assignment to Oklahoma City RedHawks.
April 27, 2010 Texas Rangers placed RF Nelson Cruz on the 15-day disabled list. Strained right hamstring.
August 20, 2009 Texas Rangers activated RF Nelson Cruz from the 15-day disabled list.
August 17, 2009 sent RF Nelson Cruz on a rehab assignment to Oklahoma City RedHawks.
August 14, 2009 Texas Rangers placed RF Nelson Cruz on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to August 4, 2009. left ankle sprain

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