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Topic - Nelson Cruz
Nelson Cruz was branded a cheater and punished accordingly. As he waited to be introduced on his first opening day in Baltimore, the former All-Star wondered how Orioles fans would react in the aftermath of the 50-game suspension he received last year for using performance-enhancing drugs.
Nelson Cruz, Ryan Braun and Jhonny Peralta each served hefty suspensions in 2013 for violations of baseball's drug agreement following the sport's investigation of Biogenesis of America, a now-defunct rejuvenation clinic. At home games, it seems all is forgiven. On the road, opposing fans won't let them forget.
Even though the Boston Red Sox insist that they've turned the page from last year, their first win of the season was eerily reminiscent of 2013.
In case it wasn't evident before opening day, we now know why the Baltimore Orioles added another slugger to a team that led the major leagues in home runs last season.
Baltimore Orioles designated hitter Nelson Cruz left Thursday night's game against Tampa Bay in the fourth inning after he was hit in the helmet by a pitch from Alex Cobb.
Nelson Cruz had a scary end to spring training.
The transformation of the Baltimore Orioles clubhouse under manager Buck Showalter is complete.
When it comes to his 50-game drug suspension, Nelson Cruz didn't have much to say during his introduction by the Baltimore Orioles.
Outfielder Nelson Cruz and the Baltimore Orioles have finalized an $8 million, one-year contract, a deal that puts him on track to become the team's regular designated hitter.
Free agent Nelson Cruz and the Baltimore Orioles have reached agreement on a one-year deal, giving the slugger a fresh start after his drug suspension.
The Rays and Rangers both won Sunday and ended up even. They'll meet Monday night in Texas, with the winner earning the second wild-card spot and playing at Cleveland on Wednesday night.
A thumbnail look at the 13 players suspended by Major League Baseball on Monday in the Biogenesis drug case, along with their salaries lost:
Jose Iglesias and a fresh band of Texas Rangers now have All-Star spikes to fill.
With their big boomstick out of the lineup, the Texas Rangers are going to have to adapt to get in the playoffs again.
Of all those penalized in baseball's biggest doping scandal, at least Nelson Cruz had a good story to tell.
"As a new player, you don't know what to expect," Cruz said. "You hope for the best."
"What you do in the past is over, whether you have good or bad moments," he said.