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2014 Avg.
.258
 
Career Avg.
.266
Name  Nelson Cruz
Born  7/1/1980
Height  6-2
Weight  230
Number  23
Position  DH
Bats  R
Throws  R
Postseason
SeasonAvg.SLGGABRHTB2B3BHRRBIBBSOSBCSE
2012-TEX.500.50014022000000000
2011-TEX.243.784103789292061329010
2010-TEX.375.87511401115355058312100
Total.321 .81522 81192666701121521110
 
World Series
SeasonAvg.SLGGABRHTB2B3BHRRBIBBSOSBCSE
2011-TEX.200.4407255511002355000
2010-TEX.200.450520249201305000
Total.200 .44412 4579202036510000
 
Notes:
Signed as nondrafted free agent by Mets, Feb. 17, 1998;Traded by Mets to Athletics for SS Jorge Velandia, Aug. 30, 2000
Dec. 16, 2004: Traded by the Oakland Athletics with Justin Lehr to the Milwaukee Brewers for Keith Ginter.
July 28, 2006: Traded by the Milwaukee Brewers with Carlos Lee to the Texas Rangers for Julian Cordero (minors), Francisco Cordero, Kevin Mench and Laynce Nix.
Feb. 9, 2012: Re-signed with Texas to a two-year deal worth $16 million.
Feb. 24, 2013: Signed with Baltimore to a one-year deal worth $8 million.
 
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Awards:
2009: AL All-Star Team
2011: ALCS MVP
2013: AL All-Star Team
2014: AL All-Star Team

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