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- How Jose Abreu’s Career in Cuba Reflects His Future MLB Success
Before coming to the MLB and smashing 20 home runs in just his first 58 games, Jose Abreu had a prolific career in the Cuban Baseball National Series (Cuba’s top championship), starting at the very
- The Wright-Cruz Rumor
Yesterday, Keith Law confirmed an interesting old trade rumor, noting that he was in the room in 2002 when Steve Phillips offered J.P. Ricciardi a straight up swap of David Wright for Jose Cruz Jr
- Where Could Nelson Cruz Even Fit?
for more or less the same WAR as Gaby Sanchez, Ike Davis, Trevor Plouffe, and Jose Tabata. Steamer projects Cruz for a win and a half, and you hardly have to know anything about baseball to understand
- Nelson Cruz Could Have Been on Your Team
is once again swinging at more pitches outside the zone than the league-average player. Yet Nelson Cruz continues to be productive with a .352 wOBA.
Much like Jose Bautista and his leg kick alteration
- Keury De La Cruz And Shiny New Toys
Entering the 2012 season, Red Sox prospect Keury De La Cruz was a relative unknown after two years of modest production in short season baseball. At 20, De La Cruz burst onto the prospect scene
- A Nelson Cruz and Jhonny Peralta Suspension FAQ
an FAQ, because this early no Qs have been FA'd, so consider this FAQ more anticipatory. Let's focus on the suspended Nelson Cruz, and the suspended Jhonny Peralta.
So Nelson Cruz and Jhonny
- Cruz Control
Back in May, we noticed that Nelson Cruz was blistering the baseball in the PCL and deserved another shot in the major leagues. The Rangers didn't have any problems scoring runs, though, so Cruz
- The Astros Get Their Jose Molina
any sort of household name, you could say the Astros just got their Jose Molina. Have I mentioned lately that the Astros employ Mike Fast? Do I even need to?
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