• Rays acquire All-Star slugger Cruz from non-contending Twins

    7 days ago - By Startribune

    Nelson Cruz packed up his big bat and joined a contender.
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  • Rays acquire seven-time All-Star Nelson Cruz from Twins

    7 days ago - By Yardbarker

    With just over a week before the trade deadline, the Rays have made a big move in acquiring slugger Nelson Cruz from the Twins as part of a four-player swap.
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  • Twins trade powerful slugger Nelson Cruz to Rays in major move for AL East race

    7 days ago - By FanSided

    The Tampa Bay Rays just made a seismic shift in the American League East race, acquiring designated hitter Nelson Cruz from the Minnesota Twins. While the Rays had been connected to Nelson Cruz for quite some time, it appears a deal is finally coming to fruition. Minnesota, in clear sell mode after falling to dead-last...
    Twins trade powerful slugger Nelson Cruz to Rays in major move for AL East race - FanSided - FanSided - Sports News, Entertainment, Lifestyle & Technology - 300+ Sites
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  • Rays' Updated Lineup, Payroll After Nelson Cruz Trade with Twins

    8 days ago - By Bleacher Report

    The Tampa Bay Rays made the first major move of MLB's trade deadline season, acquiring Minnesota Twins slugger Nelson Cruz and minor-league pitcher Calvin...
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  • MLB trade deadline: Rays acquire veteran slugger Nelson Cruz from Twins in four-player deal

    8 days ago - By CBSSports

    The struggling Twins send Cruz to Tampa Bay ahead of the July 30 trade deadline
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  • MLB trade deadline tracker: Every deal ahead of July 30, including Nelson Cruz to the Rays

    8 days ago - By CBSSports

    Who else will be on the move before this year's trade deadline?
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  • Rays acquire slugger Nelson Cruz from Twins

    8 days ago - By Startribune

    The Tampa Bay Rays added a big bat for the remainder of the season, acquiring slugger Nelson Cruz from the Minnesota Twins on Thursday night.
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  • MLB Rumors: Rays Acquire Nelson Cruz From Twins In Multi-Player Deal

    8 days ago - By NESN

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    The Tampa Bay Rays have added a power bat to their lineup with the trade for Nelson Cruz from the Minnesota Twins on Thursday.
    The transaction was part of a four-player trade as the Twins received minor league pitchers Joe Ryan and Drew Strotman in exchange for Cruz and minor league pitcher Calvin Faucher.
    Cruz, 41, is a seven-time All-Star. He is hitting .294 with 19 home runs and 50 RBIs this season.
    The 17-year veteran has 436 home runs and 1,202 RBIs in his career.
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  • Rays trade for Twins All-Star slugger Nelson Cruz in huge move

    Rays trade for Twins All-Star slugger Nelson Cruz in huge move

    8 days ago - By New York Post

    One of the Yankees' rivals has beefed up their lineup.
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  • Rays acquire Nelson Cruz from Twins in 4-player trade

    8 days ago - By TheScore

    The Boomstick is headed to Tropicana Field. The Tampa Bay Rays acquired designated hitter Nelson Cruz from the Minnesota Twins in a four-player trade, the teams announced Wednesday. Cruz and minor-league pitcher Calvin Faucher are headed to Tampa Bay in exchange for right-handed pitching prospects Joe Ryan and Drew Strotman. Cruz, 41, has continued to render his age moot during his stellar 2021 campaign. He's hitting .294/.370/.537 with 19 home runs and 50 RBIs across 85 games for the Twins. Earlier this month, Cruz was named an All-Star for the seventh time in his career. Copyright © 2021...
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  • Rays acquire slugger Cruz in trade with Twins

    8 days ago - By ESPN

    The Tampa Bay Rays acquired slugger Nelson Cruz from the Minnesota Twins on Thursday in a four-player trade.
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  • Report: Nelson Cruz Traded from Twins to Rays in 4-Player Deal

    8 days ago - By Bleacher Report

    The Minnesota Twins reportedly are trading designated hitter Nelson Cruz to the Tampa Bay Rays in a four-player deal on Thursday, according to ESPN's Jeff Passan and Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times ...
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  • Report: Rays finalizing deal to acquire Nelson Cruz from Twins

    8 days ago - By Sportsnet

    The Tampa Bay Rays are finalizing a trade for veteran Minnesota Twins slugger Nelson Cruz , according to ESPN ‘s Jeff Passan.
    BREAKING: The Tampa Bay Rays are finalizing a deal to acquire slugger Nelson Cruz from the Minnesota Twins, sources tell ESPN.
    - Jeff Passan July 22, 2021
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  • Rays Close To Acquiring Nelson Cruz

    8 days ago - By MLB Trade Rumors

    The Rays are in the process of finalizing a trade with the Twins for slugger Nelson Cruz , ESPN.com's Jeff Passan reports. Rays righty Drew Strotman will be headed to the Twins as part of the return, according to Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times , and the deal involves four players in total.
    With the Twins in the midst of a nightmare season, Cruz became a natural trade chip, as the 41-year-old slugger can be a free agent this winter. Cruz re-signed with Minnesota last offseason on a one-year, $13MM contract, and Cruz has roughly $4.87MM remaining in owed salary.
    Despite Cruz's age and...
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