Nelson Cruz

Souhan; Pirates Shouldn't Have Pitched to Cruz [PODCAST]
The Twins won 5-4 at home against Pittsburgh Monday night after falling behind 4-0. Nelson Cruz hit the walk-off single with less than 2 outs and first base open. Star Tribune Sports Columnist Jim Souhan joined me on WJON today. He was surprised Pittsburgh chose to pitch to Cruz with Miguel Sano …
Souhan; Cruz Showing No Signs of a Decline [PODCAST]
The Twins won 2 out of 3 in Chicago against the White Sox to open the season this past weekend. Minnesota won 14-2 yesterday and were led by 40-year old designated hitter Nelson Cruz. Cruz had 4 hits, 2 home runs, 2 doubles and 7 RBIs. Star Tribune Sports Columnist Jim Souhan joined me on WJON to…
Souhan; MLB Owners Could be Forced to Last Resort [PODCAST]
Major League Baseball owners' latest proposal hasn't been voted on by the players but that could change today. The players reportedly were going to vote Sunday but decided against that. Star Tribune Sports Columnist Jim Souhan says the players generally feel that that owners haven't …
Cruz Named Finalist for Muhammed Ali Sports Humanitarian Award
Twins designated hitter Nelson Cruz has been named a finalist for the Muhammed Ali Sports Humanitarian Award. He joins Kevin Love from the Cleveland Cavaliers, Jason and Devin McCourty from the New England Patriots, Maya Moore from the Lynx and WWE fighter Titus O'Neil as finalists for the hon…
Twins, Cruz Pound White Sox 10-3
Nelson Cruz had his first 3-home run game of his career Thursday night in the Twins' 10-3 win at Chicago against the White Sox. Cruz finished with 5 RBIs and now has 25 home runs and 58 RBIs.
Souhan; Twins' Lineup Is Tough [PODCAST]
The Twins took 2 out of 3 games at Detroit over the weekend including a 12-2 rout of the Tigers Sunday. Star Tribune Sports Columnist Jim Souhan joined me on WJON today. He says the Twins' lineup got even tougher with the return of Nelson Cruz.
Twins Place Nelson Cruz on IL
The Twins have placed designated hitter Nelson Cruz on the 10-day Injured list with a left wrist sprain and have recalled infielder Luis Arraez. The 39-year old Cruz is hitting .270 with 7 home runs in 144 plate appearances as a Twin this season.
Souhan; Cruz Could be Headed to IL [PODCAST]
The Twins lost 5-3 to Detroit Sunday and earned a split in the 4-game series. Star Tribune Sports Columnist Jim Souhan joined me on WJON today. He suggested that if Nelson Cruz' wrist injury keeps him out for any period of time that he should be placed on the Injured List.

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