CBS Sports' Jon Heyman reports that the Orioles plan to make a qualifying offer to Nelson Cruz.
Nelson Cruz said Thursday that he has not had "serious" extension talks with the Orioles.
FOX Sports' Ken Rosenthal reports that the Orioles are "pushing to complete" a contract extension with impending free agent slugger Nelson Cruz.
Nelson Cruz blasted a two-run home run off David Price on Sunday, powering the Orioles to a 2-1 victory over the Tigers a sweep in their American League Division Series.
Nelson Cruz smacked a two-run homer and added an RBI single in Thursday's ALDS Game 1 victory over the Tigers.
Nelson Cruz finished 4-for-5 in the Orioles' 9-5 defeat of the Yankees on Wednesday.
Nelson Cruz went 3-for-5 with a solo home run as the Orioles eked out a win against the Yankees on Tuesday.
Nelson Cruz went hitless in Monday's loss and is without a homer in his last 14 games.
Nelson Cruz went 3-for-5 with a double and an RBI as the Orioles fell to the Red Sox in extra innings on Friday.
Nelson Cruz had a monster day Sunday, mashing two home runs and collecting seven RBI in the Orioles' 7-5, 11-inning win over the Rays.
Nelson Cruz went 2-for-3 with a walk and his major league-leading 37th home run in Thursday's victory over the Reds.
Nelson Cruz said Friday that while his agent and the Orioles have had extension talks after the All-Star break, they haven't been serious.
CBS Sports' Jon Heyman reports that both the Orioles and Nelson Cruz "have expressed an interest" in a contract extension.
Nelson Cruz finished 2-for-4 with an RBI double as the Orioles topped the Rays on Tuesday.