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Nelson Cruz
Nelson Cruz #23
5 x AL All-Star, ALCS MVP, 2 x AL Silver Slugger,

HT
6' 2"
WT
230
AGE
37
POS
DH
BAT
R
THROW
R
BORN
Jul 1, 1980 
FROM
Las Matas de Santa Cruz, Dominican Republic 
DEBUT
Sep 17, 2005  
DRAFTED
 
ACTIVE
YES

Stats

AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2018 225 27 56 18 41 1 .249 .336 .524 .860
14 Seasons 5464 795 1503 341 955 76 .275 .342 .519 .861
AVG HR RBI SB OPS
2018 .249 18 41 1 .860
14 Seasons .275 341 955 76 .861

Standard MLB Batting Statistics

SeasonTmLGGPAABRH2B3BHRRBIBBSOSBCSHBPAVGOBPSLGOPS
2005 MIL NL 8 7 5 1 1 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 .200 .429 .400 .829
2006 TEX AL 41 138 130 15 29 3 0 6 22 7 32 1 0 0 .223 .261 .385 .645
2007 TEX AL 96 333 307 35 72 15 2 9 34 21 87 2 4 2 .235 .287 .384 .671
2008 TEX AL 31 133 115 19 38 9 1 7 26 17 28 3 1 1 .330 .421 .609 1.030
* 2009 TEX AL 128 515 462 75 120 21 1 33 76 49 118 20 4 2 .260 .332 .524 .856
2010 TEX AL 108 445 399 60 127 31 3 22 78 38 81 17 4 1 .318 .374 .576 .950
2011 TEX AL 124 513 475 64 125 28 1 29 87 33 116 9 5 2 .263 .312 .509 .821
2012 TEX AL 159 642 585 86 152 45 0 24 90 48 140 8 4 5 .260 .319 .460 .779
* 2013 TEX AL 109 456 413 49 110 18 0 27 76 35 109 5 1 4 .266 .327 .506 .833
* 2014 BAL AL 159 678 613 87 166 32 2 40 108 55 140 4 5 5 .271 .333 .525 .859
* 2015 SEA AL 152 655 590 90 178 22 1 44 93 59 164 3 2 5 .302 .369 .566 .936
2016 SEA AL 155 667 589 96 169 27 1 43 105 62 159 2 0 9 .287 .360 .555 .915
* 2017 SEA AL 155 645 556 91 160 28 0 39 119 70 140 1 1 12 .288 .375 .549 .924
2018 SEA AL 61 256 225 27 56 8 0 18 41 20 49 1 0 10 .249 .336 .524 .860
*: All Star Season, Rankings AL/NL: Top 5 10 15 20      Click for Chart.

Advanced MLB Batting Statistics

SeasonTmLGPATBLOBSACSFBABIPXBHGIDPGIDPONPP/PAK/PAHR/PABB/KISOROEWO
2005 MIL NL 7 2 0 0 0 .200 1 0 0 30 4.29 .000 .000 .200 .200 0
2006 TEX AL 138 50 47 0 1 .247 9 1 16 543 3.93 .232 .043 .219 .162 .162 0
2007 TEX AL 333 118 130 1 1 .297 26 5 38 1321 3.97 .261 .027 .241 .150 .150 1
2008 TEX AL 133 70 48 0 0 .388 17 1 19 496 3.73 .211 .053 .607 .278 .278 0
2009 TEX AL 515 242 183 0 2 .278 55 9 56 2012 3.91 .229 .064 .415 .264 .264 0
2010 TEX AL 445 230 186 1 6 .348 56 12 70 1709 3.84 .182 .049 .469 .258 .258 4
2011 TEX AL 513 242 213 0 3 .288 58 8 63 1997 3.89 .226 .057 .284 .246 .246 0
2012 TEX AL 642 269 250 0 4 .301 69 7 73 2466 3.84 .218 .037 .343 .200 .200 1
2013 TEX AL 456 209 165 0 4 .295 45 14 58 1797 3.94 .239 .059 .321 .240 .240 0
2014 BAL AL 678 322 270 0 5 .288 74 17 94 2530 3.73 .206 .059 .393 .254 .254 0
2015 SEA AL 655 334 233 0 1 .350 67 6 63 2632 4.02 .250 .067 .360 .264 .264 2
2016 SEA AL 667 327 273 0 7 .320 71 15 91 2732 4.1 .238 .064 .390 .268 .268 0
2017 SEA AL 645 305 224 0 7 .315 67 15 89 2474 3.84 .217 .060 .500 .261 .261 3
2018 SEA AL 256 118 93 0 1 .239 26 8 31 975 3.81 .191 .070 .408 .276 .276 0

Statcast - Batting

Season Pitches Batted Balls Barrels Barrel % Exit Velocity Launch Angle XBA XSLG XWOBA WOBA Hard Hit %
2015 2632 371 60 14.1 92.4 9.5 .284 .537 .377 .396 47.3
2016 2733 388 72 16.5 94.4 11.1 .282 .591 .397 .383 52.6
2017 2474 384 60 14.2 93.2 12.5 .287 .592 .407 .385 48.7
2018 952 156 23 13.3 94.0 14.5 .294 .599 .412 .370 49.7
ALL 8791 1299 215 14.7 93.4 11.4 .285 .576 .396 .386 49.6
MLB 6.1 87.3 10.8 .248 .408 .317 .317 34.1

Rankings

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Transactions

Team Date Transaction
04/14/2018 Seattle Mariners activated DH Nelson Cruz from the 10-day disabled list.
04/03/2018 Seattle Mariners placed DH Nelson Cruz on the 10-day disabled list retroactive to April 1, 2018. Sprained right ankle.
01/02/2017 OF Nelson Cruz assigned to Gigantes del Cibao.
12/04/2014 Seattle Mariners signed free agent DH Nelson Cruz.
10/30/2014 LF Nelson Cruz elected free agency.
02/24/2014 Baltimore Orioles signed free agent LF Nelson Cruz.
09/30/2013 Texas Rangers activated RF Nelson Cruz from the restricted list.
08/05/2013 Texas Rangers placed RF Nelson Cruz on the restricted list.
12/06/2012 RF Nelson Cruz assigned to Gigantes del Cibao.
09/13/2011 Texas Rangers activated RF Nelson Cruz from the 15-day disabled list.
08/30/2011 Texas Rangers placed RF Nelson Cruz on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to August 29, 2011. left hamstring strain
05/23/2011 Texas Rangers activated RF Nelson Cruz from the 15-day disabled list.
05/20/2011 Frisco RoughRiders sent RF Nelson Cruz on a rehab assignment to Round Rock Express.
05/16/2011 Nelson Cruz assigned to Frisco RoughRiders.
05/07/2011 Texas Rangers placed RF Nelson Cruz on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to May 4, 2011. strained right quadriceps muscle
08/30/2010 Texas Rangers activated RF Nelson Cruz from the 15-day disabled list.
08/26/2010 sent RF Nelson Cruz on a rehab assignment to Frisco RoughRiders.
08/16/2010 Texas Rangers placed RF Nelson Cruz on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to August 15, 2010. strained left hamstring
06/22/2010 Texas Rangers activated RF Nelson Cruz from the 15-day disabled list.
06/18/2010 sent RF Nelson Cruz on a rehab assignment to Oklahoma City RedHawks.
05/30/2010 Texas Rangers placed RF Nelson Cruz on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to May 29, 2010. Strained left hamstring.
05/14/2010 Texas Rangers activated RF Nelson Cruz from the 15-day disabled list.
05/11/2010 sent RF Nelson Cruz on a rehab assignment to Oklahoma City RedHawks.
04/27/2010 Texas Rangers placed RF Nelson Cruz on the 15-day disabled list. Strained right hamstring.
10/16/2009 RF Nelson Cruz assigned to Gigantes del Cibao.
08/20/2009 Texas Rangers activated RF Nelson Cruz from the 15-day disabled list.
08/17/2009 sent RF Nelson Cruz on a rehab assignment to Oklahoma City RedHawks.
08/14/2009 Texas Rangers placed RF Nelson Cruz on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to August 4, 2009. left ankle sprain