Report: Minnesota Twins Add Big Slugger To Roster
Reports indicate the Minnesota Twins have added some power to their lineup for the 2019 season.
Yahoo Sport's Jeff Passan tweeted out today that the Twins signed 38-year-old slugger Nelson Cruz to a one year, $14-million deal for the 2019 season, and a club option for 2020.
Nelson Cruz has played the last four seasons with the Seattle Mariners, in 2018 he hit .256 with 37 home runs and 97 RBI. Cruz is a career .274 hitter with 360 home runs and 1,011 RBI. Cruz has also spent time with the Texas Rangers, Milwaukee Brewers, and Baltimore Orioles.
Cruz has been an All-Star the last two seasons and has made the trip to the mid-summer classic six times.