Sat. Jan 29th, 2022

Two Triple-A right-handers who ranked among the better potential customers in the Rays pitching-rich system may sound like a steep cost for a rental hitter, even one as talented as Nelson Cruz. However, as always, the Rays have more pitching coming. According to major-league sources, they got on Cruz 8 days before the trade deadline, in part, because they picked up pressure from other clubs, including a most surprising suitor– the Padres.Cruz, 41, has actually not played a protective position given that 2018, however the Padres desired him despite the fact that, as a National League group, they play without a DH.


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