Nelson Cruz

Nelson Cruz #23

  • DH
  • B/T: D/D
  • 6' 2" /230
  • Edad: 37

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Nelson Cruz 2018 Stats de Primavera

17 .176 1 2 0 .717

Nelson Cruz Stats de por vida de Primavera

597 .273 34 129 3 .882

Nelson Cruz Estadísticas de por vida en MLB

5239 .276 323 914 75 .861

Nelson Cruz Biografía

  • Nombre Completo: Nelson Ramon Cruz
  • Apodo: Boomstick
  • Nacido: 7/1/1980 en Las Matas de Santa Cruz, Dominican Republic
  • Debut: 9/17/2005
Más Info Biográfica +
2018 Stats de Primavera 17 3 3 1 2 0 .176 .364 .717
Stats de por vida de Primavera
597 94 163 34 129 3 .273 .349 .882
Estadísticas de por vida en MLB 5239 768 1447 323 914 75 .276 .342 .861


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Nelson Cruz Estadísticas

*Desde el 2006

Nelson Cruz Estadísticas Avanzadas

*Desde el 2006
*Desde el 2006

Nelson Cruz Eventos de Statcast


Nelson Cruz Pronósticos del 2017

Resto de la Temporada
140 526 83 144 275 24 1 35 100 59 5 143 1 1 .274 .353 .523 .876
140 526 83 144 275 24 1 35 100 59 5 143 1 1 .274 .353 .523 .876
Resto de la Temporada
140 526 83 144 275 24 1 35 100 59 5 143 1 1 .274 .353 .523 .876
140 526 83 144 275 24 1 35 100 59 5 143 1 1 .274 .353 .523 .876

Nelson Cruz Noticias de Fantasía

14 de marzo de 2018 a las 6:09 ET

Cruz has Grade 1 right quad strain

An MRI on Mariners designated hitter Nelson Cruz revealed a Grade 1 strain of his right quadriceps, an injury that will keep him out of game action for a few days.

11 de marzo de 2018 a las 5:50 ET

Cano leaves early due to hamstring tightness

Robinson Cano was removed from the Mariners game against the Reds in the top of the second inning on Sunday due to tightness in his left hamstring.


Nelson Cruz Premios

AL All-Star

Año Equipo League
2009 Texas AL
2013 Texas AL
2014 Baltimore AL
2015 Seattle AL
2017 Seattle AL


Año Equipo League
2011 Texas AL

AL Silver Slugger

Año Equipo League
2015 Seattle AL
2017 Seattle AL

Home Run Derby Participant

Año Equipo League
2009 Texas AL

Edgar Martinez Outstanding DH of the Year

Año Equipo League
2017 Seattle AL

AL Player of the Month

Mes Equipo League
04/2015 Seattle AL

AL Player of the Week

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

MLBPAA Mariners Heart and Hustle Award

Año Equipo League
2016 Seattle AL
2017 Seattle AL

WBC All-Tournament Team

Año Equipo League
2013 Dominican Rep. WBC

Futures Game Selection

Año Equipo League
2005 Nashville PCL Triple-A Offensive Player of the Year

Año Equipo League
2008 Oklahoma PCL

PCL Most Valuable Player

Año Equipo League
2008 Oklahoma PCL

PCL League Championship Most Valuable Player

Año Equipo League
2005 Nashville PCL

PCL Mid-Season All-Star

Año Equipo League
2006 Nashville PCL
2008 Oklahoma PCL

PCL Player of the Week

Week Equipo League
23/06/2008 Oklahoma PCL

PCL Post-Season All-Star

Año Equipo League
2008 Oklahoma PCL

Caribbean Series All-Star

Año Equipo League
2007 Dom. Rep. 2 CS

Nelson Cruz Tabla de líderes

Promedio de bateo

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


Season H4 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

Carrera impulsada

Season CI 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

Bases robadas

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

Porcentaje de embasarse Más 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

Promedio de embasarse

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

Promedio de slugging

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

Carreras anotadas

Season C 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


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


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


Season 2B Rank
2012 45 4th in AL

Juegos jugados

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

Turnos al bate

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

Turnos al bate

Season VB 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 de 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


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

Atrapado robando

Season AR Rank
2014 5 18th in AL

Golpeado por la pelota

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

Nelson Cruz Transacciones recientes

Team Date Transaction
4 de diciembre de 2014 Seattle Mariners agente libre firmado DH Nelson Cruz.
30 de octubre de 2014 LF Nelson Cruz eligio agente libre.
24 de febrero de 2014 Baltimore Orioles agente libre firmado LF Nelson Cruz.
30 de septiembre de 2013 Texas Rangers activan a RF Nelson Cruz de la lista restringida.
5 de agosto de 2013 Texas Rangers ponen a RF Nelson Cruz en la lista restringida.
13 de septiembre de 2011 Texas Rangers activan a RF Nelson Cruz de la 15-día lista de deshabilitado.
30 de agosto de 2011 Texas Rangers ponen a RF Nelson Cruz en la 15-día lista de deshabilitado retroactivo al August 29, 2011. left hamstring strain
23 de mayo de 2011 Texas Rangers activan a RF Nelson Cruz de la 15-día lista de deshabilitado.
20 de mayo de 2011 Frisco RoughRiders envian a RF Nelson Cruz una asignación de rehabilitación a Round Rock Express.
16 de mayo de 2011 Nelson Cruz asignado a Frisco RoughRiders.
7 de mayo de 2011 Texas Rangers ponen a RF Nelson Cruz en la 15-día lista de deshabilitado retroactivo al May 4, 2011. strained right quadriceps muscle
30 de agosto de 2010 Texas Rangers activan a RF Nelson Cruz de la 15-día lista de deshabilitado.
26 de agosto de 2010 envian a RF Nelson Cruz una asignación de rehabilitación a Frisco RoughRiders.
16 de agosto de 2010 Texas Rangers ponen a RF Nelson Cruz en la 15-día lista de deshabilitado retroactivo al August 15, 2010. strained left hamstring
22 de junio de 2010 Texas Rangers activan a RF Nelson Cruz de la 15-día lista de deshabilitado.
18 de junio de 2010 envian a RF Nelson Cruz una asignación de rehabilitación a Oklahoma City RedHawks.
30 de mayo de 2010 Texas Rangers ponen a RF Nelson Cruz en la 15-día lista de deshabilitado retroactivo al May 29, 2010. Strained left hamstring.
14 de mayo de 2010 Texas Rangers activan a RF Nelson Cruz de la 15-día lista de deshabilitado.
11 de mayo de 2010 envian a RF Nelson Cruz una asignación de rehabilitación a Oklahoma City RedHawks.
27 de abril de 2010 Texas Rangers ponen a RF Nelson Cruz en la 15-día lista de deshabilitado. Strained right hamstring.
20 de agosto de 2009 Texas Rangers activan a RF Nelson Cruz de la 15-día lista de deshabilitado.
17 de agosto de 2009 envian a RF Nelson Cruz una asignación de rehabilitación a Oklahoma City RedHawks.
14 de agosto de 2009 Texas Rangers ponen a RF Nelson Cruz en la 15-día lista de deshabilitado retroactivo al August 4, 2009. left ankle sprain

Info Biográfica de Nelson Ramon Cruz

Nelson Ramon Martinez Cruz Jr…resides in Las Matas de Santa Cruz, Dominican Republic…married to Solanyi Genao and they have a daughter, Giada…also has a son, Nelson David.…both his parents were school teachers… played basketball for the Dominican Republic Junior National Team…was the recipient of the 2010 Harold McKinney Good Guy Award by Texas media…started the Boomstick Foundation to help his communities in Seattle, New York and in the Dominican Republic.


The Totals- Hit .288 (160x556) with91 runs, 28 doubles, 39 home runs,119 RBI, 12 HBP, 70 walks, a .375on-base percentage, a .549 sluggingmark and a .924 OPS in 155 gameswith the Mariners...Leader- Led the American Leaguein RBI with 119…became the first Mariner to lead the AL in RBI sinceBret Boone in 2001 (141 RBI)...Aging Gracefully- In his age-36season, tied with Kansas City's HalMcRae, who led the AL with 133 RBI in 1982, as the 2nd-oldest player to lead the AL outright in RBI…only Edgar Martinez, who was 37 when he collected a league-leading 145 RBI for the Mariners in 2000, has been older when leading the Junior Circuit outright in RBI...Honors- Named the Mariners Player of the Year by the Seattle chapter of the BaseballWriters Association of America...Designated to Homer- Hit 38 home runs as a DH, most in club history (previous: EdgarMartinez, 37 HR, 2000)...RBI Machine- Collected at least 100 RBI for the 2nd consecutive season (also: 105 RBI,2016)…is the 10th Mariner with multiple seasons of 100+ RBI...Milestone Home Run- Belted his 300th career home run on July 7 vs. Oakland…became the 7th player to hit his 300th career home run with the Mariners... Shooting Star- Made his 5th career All-Star Game appearance…went 0-for-2 in Miami ...Keeping it 100- Recorded his 100th home run as a Mariner on June 4 vs. Tampa Bay inhis 362nd game with Seattle…his 362 games to 100 home runs with a single team areT5th-fewest in Major League history…trails only Babe Ruth-NYY (250 G, 8/18/1921), Alex Rodriguez-TEX (295 G, 8/30/02), Roger Maris-NYY (297 G, 10/1/1961) and Cecil Fielder-DET (335 G, 4/20/92) while tied with Carlos Peña-TB (362 G, 6/27/09)...Batting Clean-Up- Led the Major Leagues with 108 RBI while batting clean-up...Road Runner- Led the American League with 59 RBI on the road...Run Producer- Tallied 50 hits with runners in scoring position, 2nd-most in the American League, trailing only teammate Robinson Canó (51)...Go Ahead- Ranked T2nd in the AL (also: Albert Pujols-LAA) with 29 go-ahead RBI...Walk it Off- His 3 walk-off hits equaled the single-season club record, shared by 8 other Mariners: Bruce Bochte (1980), Tom Paciorek (1981), Todd Cruz (1982), Al Cowens(1984), Jim Presley (1986), Russ Davis (1997), Jose Lopez (2009) and Ichiro Suzuki (2009)...Slow Start- In his first 18 games of the season (4/3-21), hit .246 (16x65) with 6 runs, 4doubles, 2 home runs and 8 RBI... Heating Up- From April 22 - May 25, hit .330 (32x97) with 14 runs, 4 doubles, 10 homeruns, 32 RBI and a 1.079 OPS (.398 OBP, .680 SLG) in 28 games...Streaking- Hit safely in 15 consecutive games, April 19 - May 6, batting .439 (25x57) with 11 runs, 5 doubles, 5 home runs, 20 RBI and a 1.297 OPS (.507 OBP, .789 SLG)…marked the 3rd longest streak of his career.2nd Half Surge- Hit safely in 26-of-his-first-33 games after the All-Star Break, batting.302 (38x126) with 25 runs, 14 home runs, 30 RBI and a 1.078 OPS (.388 OBP, .690 SLG)...Award Season- Selected as a nominee for the Heart and Hustle Award as well as theHank Aaron Award…was a finalist for the Marvin Miller Man of the Year Award.


Hit .287 (169x589) with 96 runs, 27 doubles, 1 triple, 43 home runs, 105 RBI, a .360 OBP & a .555 slugging percentage in 155 games...Collected 105 RBI, trailing only his career-high of 108 RBI set in 2014 with Baltimore...Hit 33 home runs as a designated hitter, 2nd-most in club history (Edgar Martinez, 37 in 2000)...Led Majors with 19 home runs vs. lefties…the 19 homers vs. lefties are 3rd-most in single season in club history, trailing Ken Griffey Jr. (21 in 1998 & 21 in 1996)...Led Majors in road home runs (26), 2nd in slugging (.616), 4th in road RBI (62)...Ranked 4th in Majors in at-bats/home run of 13.70 (589 AB, 43 HR)...Ranked T4th in Majors (also: Miguel Cabrera-DET) with 13 home runs in the 7th inning or later…since 2014, leads MLB with 42 home runs in 7th or later...Ranked T4th in MLB (also: Manny Machado) with 15 2-strike home runs, trailing Todd Frazier (20), Chris Carter (16) & Mark Trumbo (16)...Recorded a career-high 52 multi-hit games (previous: 49, 2015)...Hit 10 home runs in 19 games against Los Angeles - AL this season, the most homers vs. any single opponent in a single season in club history...Has hit 87 home runs in his first 2 seasons with Seattle (2015: 44 HR & 2016: 43 HR), a club record for most home runs in a player's first 2 seasons ahead of Richie Sexson (73, 2005: 39 HR & 2006: 34 HR)...One of 6 players with 100+ home runs and 300+ RBI over last 3 years (2014- 16)… Nolan Arenado, Josh Donaldson, Edwin Encarnacion, David Ortiz and Mike Trout...Hit 87 home runs in first two seasons with Seattle (44 HR in 2015 & 43 HR in 2016) behind only Ken Griffey Jr. in 1996-97 (105 total HR-49 in '96 & 56 in '97), 1997-98 (112 total - 56 in '97 & 56 in '98) and 1998-99 (104 total - 56 in '98 & 48 in '99)...Recorded his 250th career home run on May 20 at Cincinnati...Reached All-Star Break with 23 home runs, 2nd-most in career in first half (28 HR in 2014 w/BAL)…1 of 7 Mariners (done 12 times) to collect 23 or more home runs before break, joining Ken Griffey Jr. (5x), Alex Rodriguez (2x), Bret Boone, Raul Ibanez, Jay Buhner and Edgar Martinez…third player in club history with 20+ home runs before Break in age-35 or older season (also: E. Martinez, 23 HR, 2000- age-37 season & R. Ibanez, 24 HR, 2013- age-41 season)...Had 7 RBI on July 23 at Toronto, the 3rd time in career with 7+ RBI vs. Toronto (also: 8, July 22, 2011 & May 25, 2012 w/Texas)…joins Hall of Famer Ralph Kiner as only two players in MLB history to drive in 7+ runs vs. single opponent at least three times…Kiner did so vs. Brooklyn three times (8, June 25, 1950 & 7, May 9, 1950 & July 18, 1951)...Reached base safely via a hit or walk in 25 consecutive road games, June 23-Aug. 27, hitting .304 (28x92) with 18 runs, 1 double, 10 home runs, 18 RBI and 11 walks…from June 23 through end of season, recorded a hit or walk in 37 of 39 road games...493-foot homer off Tyler Duffey Sept. 24 at Minnesota…according to Statcast, was 2nd-longest home run of 2016, trailing Miami's Giancarlo Stanton (504 off Chad Bettis on Aug. 6 at Colorado).


Totals - Hit .302 (178x590) with 90 runs, 22 doubles, 1 triple, 44 home runs, 93 RBI, a .369 onbase percentage & .566 slugging percentage in 152 games. ... AL Leader - Amongst AL leaders: 2nd in HR (44), 3rd in SLG (.566), 4th in OPS (.936), T11th in multi-hit games (49), T8th in average (.302), T12th in RBI (93), T10th in XBH (67). ... Clutch - T5th in A.L. with 27 goahead RBI and T7th with 14 gamewinning RBI…hit .291 (43x148) with runners in scoring position. ... Team Leader - Led the team in runs (90), home runs (44), RBI (93), walks (59), average (.302), on-base percentage (.369) & slugging percentage (.566). ... Career Bests - Set career highs in runs (90), hits (178), home runs (44) and walks (59). ... 40 HR - 69th player in MLB history to log multiple 40-HR seasons in a career. ... Mariners with 40+ HR - 4th player in Mariners history to record a 40-HR season, first since Alex Rodriguez (41) in 2000: Ken Griffey Jr. (6), Jay Buhner (3), Alex Rodriguez (3)…2nd player to record a 40-HR season during the Safeco Field era (opened July 1999). ... Back-to-Back - First player since Miguel Cabrera (2012-2013) to record consecutive 40-homer seasons...53rd player with consecutive 40-HR seasons. ... Home Slugger - Hit 17 home runs at Safeco Field, T4th in ballpark history (R. Sexson, 21, 2005). ... All-Star - Voted as the starting designated hitter for the American League (0x2)…4th AllStar game selection (2009, 2013-2015) and second start (also: 2014). ... Injury - Missed 6 games Sept. 4-9 with strained right quad…hit .247 (20x81) upon return. ... The Streak - Reached base safely in career-high 37 straight games July 18-Aug. 27 (previous best: 25 G in 2010 with Texas)…on-base streak was 3rd-longest in A.L. in 2015 and 6th-longest in Majors…during streak hit .355 (54x152) with 32 runs, 9 doubles, 18 home runs and 1.200 OPS…streak is 12th-longest in club history, and longest since 43- game streak by Ichiro in 2009 (record is 47 by Alvin Davis in 1984). ... Extra Base Streak - Recorded an extra-base hit in 9 consecutive games July 31-Aug. 9, the 2nd-longest streak in club history (Ken Griffey Jr., 10, July 19-29, 1993). ... Right Pop - Tied Jay Buhner (1996) for club record with 44 home runs by right-hander. ... Crushed Lefties - Ranked 3rd in A.L. & 4th in Majors hitting .357 (60x168) with 9 doubles, 1 triple, 14 home runs, 27 RBI & a .683 slugging percentage against left-handed pitchers… his .673 slugging percentage and 14 home runs led A.L. (tied in HR with Todd Frazier). ... Road Power - MLB leading 27 home runs on road, T3rd-most in club history behind Ken Griffey Jr. (29 in 1997), Alex Rodriguez (28 in 2000) & tied with Jay Buhner (1997). ... OF vs. DH - As outfielder hit .337 (105x312) with 55 runs, 11 doubles, 31 home runs, 59 RBI and a 1.072 OPS in 80 games; as the designated hitter, hit .263 (73x278) with 35 runs, 11 doubles, 1 triple, 13 home runs, 34 RBI and a .783 OPS in 72 games. ... Pre-Break Power - 8th Mariner with 20+ home runs prior to All-Star break (18x). ... Walk Off - 8th career walk-off RBI with 1B off Junichi Tazawa in the 9th 5/15 vs. BOS (last: 4/19/15 against TEX Neftali Feliz, 1B). ... Worthy April - April AL Player of Month… first career POM Award & first Mariners position player since Ichiro (Aug. 2004)… hit .322 (28x87) w/10 HR, 3 2B, 3B, 22 RBI. ... Player of the Week - Named A.L. Player of the Week for April 13-19…hit .500 (12x24), 7 R, 6 HR, 10 RBI, 1.806 OPS. ... #200 - Hit 200th career home run April 13 at Los Angeles (NL), a first-inning 2-run homer. ... 20 HR - Hit at least 20 home runs in 7 consecutive seasons…one of three players with active streak of 7 consecutive 20-HR seasons. ... 5 Straight...Twice - Homered in 5 consecutive games July 31-Aug. 4, his second home run streak of 5 games in 2015…5th player in MLB history to homer in at least 5 consecutive games twice in the same season: Harmon Killebrew (1970 Twins), Frank Thomas (1994 White Sox), Barry Bonds (2001 Giants), Chase Utley (2008 Phillies)…also homered in 5 consecutive games April 11-15 (6 HR during streak)…tied for 2nd-longest home run streak in club history: Griffey Jr., 8; Cruz, Buhner (2x), Zisk, A. Rodriguez all 5 games. ... April Showers - 10 HR in April were 3rd-most in club history (Ken Griffey Jr. - 13 in '97, 11 in '98)...10 HR were most in any April in his career (had 7 in '11 and '10) and 2nd-most in a single month (13 in May 2014).

Led the Majorswith a career-high 40 home runs... Named MVP bymembers of the Baltimore media... Made the AL All-Star Team for the 3rd time, earning his first fan-elected start as DH with over 3-millionvotes…went 0-for-2 with a strikeout... Led Baltimore to the AL East title and appeared in thepostseason for the for the fourth timein his career…combined to bat .357(10x28) with 2 home runs and 7 RBI in7 games (lost ALCS vs. KC)... Finished 7th in the AL MVP voting (102.0 points)... Hit at least 20 home runs for the sixth consecutive season…joins Mark Reynolds, Hunter Pence, David Ortiz, Brian McCann, Matt Holliday and Miguel Cabreraas only players with 20+ homers in each season since 2009... Named the American League Player of the Week May 26-June 1(.476/10x21, 5 R, 3 2B, 4 HR, 8 RBI) & Sept. 1-7 (.407/11x27, 6 R, 2B, 3B, 4 HR, 12 RBI)... Finished 3rd in the American League in RBI (108), extra-base hits (74) andtotal bases (322), 6th in slugging percentage (.525)... Set single-season career-highs in plate appearances (678), runs scored(87), hits (166), home runs (40), RBI (108), walks (55), extra-base hits (74), and total bases(322) and tied his career-high with 159 games played... Went 4-for-5 with a triple, 2 home runs and 7 RBI Sept. 7 at Tampa Bay... Collected career-high 5 hits, July 5 at Boston... Established Orioles May club record with 13 home runs... Hit 28 of 40 home runs prior to the All-Star break (.287/102x356)…hit .249 (64x257) with 12 home runs in 66 games in the second half... Made Baltimore debut March 31 vs. Boston going 1-for-2 with a walk andeventual game-winning home run in the 7th inning off Jon Lester…third career OpeninDay HR (also: 2010 & 2011 with TEX).

Named an AL All-Star for the second time in his career (also 2009), hitting 27 homeruns in 109 games…ranked 7th in the AL with a 5.43 AB/RBI ratio (min. 400 AB)…missed 50 games, August 5-Sept. 29, when he was placed on the restricted list (50-gamesuspension from MLB - Joint Drug Prevention and Treatment Program)…reinstated forthe Wild Card tiebreaker, game #163, Sept. 30 vs. TB, going 0-for-4 as the DH.

2012 Played his 1st full season in the major leagues without a stint on the disabled list or in the minor leagues...ranked among the A.L. leaders in doubles (4th, 45), extra base hits (9th, 69), and games (T10th, 159)...topped the Rangers in games and doubles, ranked 3rd in extra base hits, RBI (90), and homers (24, tied), and ranked 4th in runs (86), total bases (269), and slugging (.460)...set career highs in games, at bats (585), runs, hits (152), doubles, total bases, extra-base hits, and RBI... matched the 5th-highest single-season total for doubles in club history, most since Mark Teixeira (45) in 2006...grounded into just 7 double plays, an average of one every 83.6 at bats, the 9th best ratio in the league...BATTING: Went 4-for-29 (.138) over season's 1st 8 games, then hit .414 (12-29) in next 6 games from April 14-21(G1) to rise to .276...batted .151 (8-53) with 2 extra-base hits - both doubles - from April 21(G2)-May 6 to drop to .216...had a .358 (29-81) average in a 20-game stretch from May 7-28, rising to .276, highest figure all year after the end of April...beginning June 3, his season average never got higher than .270 or lower than .253 the rest of year...batted .253 (96-379) in final 107 games to finish at .260...his 14 games of 3+ hits tied for 12th in the A.L... had season-high 4 hits twice: May 13 vs. LAA and May 25 vs. Toronto, grand slams in both games...longest hit streak was 8 games, August 5-13...went 5-for-13 (.385) with the bases loaded with 20 RBI, 3rd in batting .325 (113-348) over last 3 seasons vs. average at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington is .299 (366-1226), 8th highest in club history (min. 1200 AB)...MISCELLANEOUS: Started 146 games in RF, 2 in LF, and 7 at DH... played every inning of Rangers' 1st 36 games in the field and started 59 of 1st 60...played in each of Rangers' final 100 games beginning June 13...had a .987 fielding pct. (4 E/301 TC) in the outfield...tied for 8th in the A.L. with team high 9 outfield assists...threw out Mike Trout at 3rd base attempting to advance on a fly out in day game Sept. 30 vs. LAA...had a career-high 140 strikeouts, 2nd-most among Rangers..was ejected by Bill Welke for arguing balls and strikes, Aug. 31 at CLE...had been hitless in 19 career pinch at bats before single on August 16 at NYY...has a .417 (25-60) career average in 15 games at Fenway Park, the 2nd-highest since 1921 for any player with at least 50 AB behind Will Clark at .434 (43-99)...WINTER BALL: Played for Gigantes del Cibao in the Dominican Winter League, batting .286 (12-42) with one homer and 4 RBI in 11 games. 2011 Cruz was hampered by leg injuries for a second straight year and appeared in just 124 games due to 2 stints on the disabled list...despite that, ranked among the American League leaders in slugging (11th, .509) and home runs (T13th, 29)...averaged one home run every 16.38 at bats, 7th-best in the league...ranked among team leaders in slugging (3rd), home runs (4th), RBI (4th, 87), and doubles (5th, 28)...established career bests for at-bats (475), RBI, and total bases (tied-242)...started 98 games in right, 16 in left, and 8 at DH. 2010 Despite playing in just 108 games due to injuries, was 2nd on the club in steals (17), placed 3rd in doubles (31) and homers (22), ranked 4th in RBI (78), and was 5th in hits (127) ... set career highs for hits, doubles, triples (3), and RBI ... among all A.L. players with at least 400 plate appearances, had the 5th highest slugging percentage (.576), and ranked 6th in batting average (.318) and OPS (.950) ... started 91 games in right, 10 in left, and 2 at DH... his .371 (73-197) home avg. was 104 points higher than road avg. (.267, 54-202) ... hit .336 (42-125) with runners in scoring position, which would have ranked 8th in the A.L. if had enough plate appearances to qualify ... batted .359 (46-128) with 14 doubles, 8 HR, and 33 RBI in 32 games against A.L. East opponents. 2009 In his first full major league season, Cruz was selected to the American League All-Star Team and produced just the 5th 30- homer/20-stolen base year in club history...led the Rangers with 33 homers, a .524 slugging percentage, and 6 intentional walks and was 2nd with a .332 on-base percentage, 49 walks (tied), and an .856 OPS...also ranked 3rd on the team in RBI (76), runs (75), and stolen bases (20), and placed 4th in batting average (.260), extra base hits (55), and total bases (252)...ranked T8th in the A.L. in homers and had the 13th-best slugging percentage...started 117 games in right, 2 in left, and 4 as the designated hitter. 2008 Batted .330 (38-115) with 7 home runs, 9 doubles, and 26 RBI in 31 games for the Rangers...Texas purchased his contract from Oklahoma on Aug. 25 when Jason Ellison was designated for assignment, and Cruz started each of the team's final 31 games in right field...compiled best strikeout-to-walk ratio of any season in his big league career, 17 walks to 28 K's...starts in batting order: 7th (23), 5th (4), 6th (3), and 8th (1)...hit .419 (13-31) against lefties and .298 (25-84) vs. right-handers, although 6 of his 7 homers came against right-handers...hit .351 (20-57) with 4 HR, 12 RBI, .431 OBP, and .632 slugging pct. over 15 games at Rangers Ballpark...with his Aug. 25 debut, became the 53rd player used by Texas in 2008, breaking the previous team record of 52...beginning Aug. 30, would hit safely in 22 of his final 26 games at .361 (35-97), going hitless in consecutive games just once (Sept. 20- 21)...snapped 0-for-16 stretch with 4th-inning single on Aug. 30 at LA of Anaheim...compiled a trio of 6-game hit streaks...had 5 three-hit games, tied with Josh Hamilton for most among Rangers during his tenure...posted 3rd career multi-homer game on Sept. 6 vs. Boston in Rangers' 15-8 victory...his 2 homers and 5 RBI in that game were both season highs and matched his career bests (3rd time each)...beginning with that game, hit 6 of his 7 home runs over the Rangers' final 20 contests...went 3-for-5 with 2 doubles and 4 RBI on Sept. 14 at Oakland...finished season with a 6-game hit streak at .385 (10-26), posting a double or homer in each of the club's final 5 games. 2007 Had 2 stints of consistent playing time in the big leagues and was a member of the Opening Day roster for first time in his career...hit walkoff solo HR off Scot Shields in 9th inning on Mother's Day, May 13 vs. LA of Anaheim, first big league walk-off homer...had also hit a walk-off HR in spring training finale on March 31 vs. Milwaukee at Rangers Ballpark off Chris Spurling...was optioned to Triple-A Oklahoma on June 5...recalled July 27 and in first game on July 28 at Kansas City, went 2-for-3 with 2 home runs, a walk, and career-high matching 5 his second stint with the club beginning July 27, hit .276 (45-163) with 6 home runs and 22 RBI in 53 Triple-A, finished 2nd on RedHawks with 15 home runs despite playing in only 44 games...had 2 multi-homer games with Oklahoma and homered in each of his last 3 games, including a grand slam in last game before being recalled 2006 He finished the season with a career-high 5-game hitting streak, going 6-for-19. He batted .264 (14-53) over his last 13 games with 4 extra base hits (2 2B, 2 HR) and 9 RBI. ... He ranked 4th among American League rookies with 15 RBI in September and also tied for second among AL rookies with 4 HRs. He had three hits including two home runs and 5 RBI 9/4 at OAK. It was his first career multi-homer game ... 5 RBI were a career-high and 2nd-most by a rookie in club history. He has a grand slam in his only career at-bat with the bases loaded, on Aug. 16 against the Angels. He hit first career home run 7/31 at Minnesota. He was acquired from Milwaukee in a 6-player traded on 7/28. He spent the entire 2006 season at Nashville (AAA) before the trade, batting .302 (112-371) with 22 doubles, 20 home runs, 73 RBI and 17 stolen bases. He was among Pacific Coast League leaders in home runs and RBI before the trade and started for PCL at 2006 AAA All-Star game. 2005 Earned the Brewers Robin Yount Performance Award for Minor League player of the year with a combined 27 home runs, 81 RBI and a .289 batting average...began the season with Double A Huntsville where he played 68 games hitting .306 (76-248) with 35 extra-base hits and 54 RBI...promoted to Triple A Nashville on June 29 and recorded a .269 batting average in 60 games for the Sounds with 11 roundtrippers and 27 runs batted in...appeared at all three outfield positions with Nashville, playing primarily in right field...recorded a nine-game hitting streak July 2-July 15 (#2) for Nashville...hit .433 (13-30) with a pair of home runs and four RBI during the stretch...named the PCL Championship Series MVP with four home runs and 11 runs batted in during the series...plated the Sounds game-winning runs with a three-run homer with two outs in the top of the 13th inning on Sept. 16 leading Nashville to a 5-2 win over was Nashville's first league title (three-game sweep) since winning the Southern League Championship in 1982...recalled Sept. 17 from Triple A Nashville, a day after the Sounds defeated the Tacoma Rainers (Seattle) in the Pacific Coast League Championship Series...made his Major League debut Sept. 17 at Houston when he entered the game in right field in the eighth inning replacing Geoff Jenkins...flied out to centerfield in his first Major League at-bat...recorded his first Major League hit with a double in the eighth inning off Jason Standridge September 28 vs Cincinnati...named the eighth-best player in the Brewers organization by Baseball America. 2004 Split the season between Class A Modesto, Double A Midland and Triple A Sacramento...combined at all three stops to hit .326 with 26 home runs and 100 RBI in 137 games...established career highs in games, at-bats (536), runs scored (109), hits (175), doubles (42), home runs, RBI, walks (51) and strikeouts (149)...his batting average, slugging percentage (.562) and on-base percentage (.390) were his best in his four seasons in the United States ...tied for fourth among all minor leaguers in runs scored, ranked fifth in total bases (301), and tied for sixth in hits...finished second in the A's farm system in batting and RBI and third in home runs...batted .362 (55-152) against lefties and .313 (120-384) against righties...hit .367 (55-150) with runners in scoring position and was 7-15 (.467) with two grand slams and 16 RBI with the bases loaded...batted .361 (95-263) at home compared to .293 (80-273) on the road but hit 17 of his 26 home runs on the road...had 54 multi-hit games, including 16 with three-or-more hits...appeared in 79 games in right field, 55 in left field and 10 in center field...batted .354 in the fourth spot (57-161)...began the year at Modesto where he batted .345 with 11 home runs and 52 RBI in 66 games...added 24 walks for a .407 on-base percentage...finished second on the club with eight stolen bases...hit .383 (36-94) in May and .402 (35-87) in June...hit a grand slam in the bottom of the eighth inning April 26 vs. Stockton...had his first of two four-hit games May 20 vs. Rancho Cucamonga going 4-4 with five RBI ...batted .490 (25-51) during a 12-game hitting streak June 10 - 21...hit a career-high three home runs, drove in a career-high six runs and had his second four-hit game of the season June 15 at Visalia...was promoted to Midland June 23...hit .331 (42-127) over a 37-game stretch from July 3 - August 10 including a 14-game hitting streak July 15 - 30 where he hit .365 (19 for 52) with five home runs and 13 RB...concluded his season with Midland with a 21-game hitting streak beginning on August 11 batting .392 (38-97)...concluded the year batting .313 with 14 home runs and 46 RBI in 67 games at Midland and finished second in home runs... advanced to Sacramento September 3...went 1-4 in his first game beginning a 22-game hitting streak. ...went 3-10 in 21 innings August 14 at San Antonio to start a stretch of nine straight multi-hit games through August 23 where he batted .455 (20-44)...homered in three consecutive games August 27 - 29. 2003 Spent the season at Class A Kane County...belted 20 home runs ranking fourth in the A's farm system...also ranked fourth in the Midwest League in home runs and was tied for fourth in strikeouts (128)...led Kane County in home runs, RBI (85), and strikeouts...batted .278 (30-108) against lefties and .227 (82-362) against right handers...was 4-13 (.308) with a grand slam and 20 RBI with the bases loaded...appeared in 106 games in right field and 17 in centerfield... batted .273 (47-172) with 11 of his 20 home runs in the first 44 games...hit three home runs April 14 at Beloit and August 24 at Peoria to become the first National Association player with two three-homer games in one season since Russell Branyan of Buffalo in the International League in 1999...drove in eight runs including a fourth inning grand slam April 14, and six RBI and four runs scored on August 24...was named Midwest League Player of the Week August 18 - 24 when he hit .563 (9-16) with three home runs, eight RBI and five runs scored in four games...went 4-13 (.308) with a home run and three RBI in the playoffs. 2002 Spent the entire season with Class A Vancouver of the short season Northwest League...hit .276 with four home runs and 25 RBI in 63 games...led his club in doubles (14) and stolen bases (12) and tied for second in hits (59) and strikeouts (58)...hit .301 with all four of his home runs on the road compared to .252 at home...appeared in 40 games in right field, 17 in left field and eight in center field...put together his best batting average in July when hitting .377...had a season-high four hits September 2 at Salem-Kaiser. 2001 Spent his first season in the United States and his first season in the A's organization following an August 30, 2000 trade in which he was acquired from the New York Mets organization for Jorge Velandia...played for the Rookie A's in the Arizona League...hit .250 with three home runs and 16 RBI in 23 games... appeared in 18 games in right field and four in center field...belted a grand slam August 23 vs. the Giants. 2000 Spent the season with the Mets Eastern Division affiliate in the Dominican Summer League...led the league with 15 home runs and 80 RBI in 69 games... finished fifth in the league with a career high .351 batting average...established professional bests with a .610 slugging percentage, a .434 on-base percentage, and 4 triples. 1999 Played for both of the Mets affiliates in the Dominican Summer League ...combined to hit .244 with one home run and 32 RBI in 71 games... stole a career-high 20 bases. 1998 Made his professional debut with the Mets affiliate in the Dominican Summer League...hit .271 with one home run and 13 RBI in 30 games.