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Nelson Cruz | Designated Hitter | #23

Team: Seattle Mariners
Age / DOB:  (36) / 7/1/1980
Ht / Wt:  6'2" / 230
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
College: None
Drafted: 1998 / UDFA / NYM
Contract: view contract details
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Nelson Cruz is not in the Mariners' lineup Sunday.
Cruz has battled a wrist injury of late, so the Mariners will give him a breather after they were eliminated from the American League Wild Card race on Saturday. Robinson Cano is in the designated hitter spot, while Mike Freeman is at second base. Leonys Martin, Mike Zunino, Nori Aoki and Ketel Marte are also sitting out, as the M's have Guillermo Heredia in center field, Chris Iannetta at catcher, Ben Gamel in left field and Shawn O'Malley at shortstop. Oct 2 - 1:45 PM

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Season Stats
GABH2B3BHRRBIRBBKSBCSAVGOBPSLGOPS
15558916927143105966215920.287.360.555.915
Appearances Per Position
YearCatcherFirstSecondShortstopThirdOutfieldDH
2016000008072
Game Log
DateOppGMABH2B3BHRRBIRBBKSBCSHBPSACAVGOBASLG
Oct 1OAK16100121030000.167.167.667
Sep 30OAK14200111020000.500.5001.250
Sep 29OAK13100000101000.333.500.333
Sep 28@ HOU13000001220000.000.400.000
Sep 27@ HOU14200011020000.500.500.500
Sep 26@ HOU16200010011000.333.333.333
Sep 25@ MIN13200222000000.667.6672.667
Career Trajectory

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Mike Zunino
2Carlos Ruiz
3Jesus Sucre
4Steven Baron
1B1Daniel Vogelbach
2Danny Valencia
3D.J. Peterson
2B1Robinson Cano
SS1Jean Segura
2Shawn O'Malley
3B1Kyle Seager
2Richie Shaffer
LF1Seth Smith
2Mike Freeman
CF1Leonys Martin
2Guillermo Heredia
RF1Ben Gamel
2Mitch Haniger
DH1Nelson Cruz
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Felix Hernandez
2Hisashi Iwakuma
3James Paxton
4Ariel Miranda
5Robert Whalen
6Chris Heston
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Edwin Diaz
2Steve Cishek
3Marc Rzepczynski
4Nick Vincent
5Evan Scribner
6Nate Karns
7Arquimedes Caminero
8Daniel Altavilla
9Casey Fien
10James Pazos
11Thyago Vieira
12Cody Martin
13Paul Fry
14Micah Owings