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Rangers' Cruz on DL for third time in '10

Rangers' Cruz on DL for third time in '10

ARLINGTON, Texas, Aug. 16 (UPI) -- Texas Rangers outfielder Nelson Cruz went on the 15-day disabled list Monday with a left hamstring strain, the team said.

MLB: Texas 10, Boston 9 (11 innings)

ARLINGTON, Texas, Aug. 14 (UPI) -- Nelson Cruz homered off Tim Wakefield on the first pitch of the 11th inning Friday, finishing off a huge rally and giving Texas a 10-9 win over Boston.

MLB: Texas 4, N.Y. Yankees 3 (10 inn.)

ARLINGTON, Texas, Aug. 11 (UPI) -- David Murphy lined an RBI single in the bottom of the 10th inning Tuesday, giving the Texas Rangers 4-3 decision over the New York Yankees.

MLB: Oakland 3, Texas 1

ARLINGTON, Texas, July 28 (UPI) -- Trevor Cahill gave up two hits over eight scoreless innings Wednesday and Oakland grabbed second place in the American League West by downing Texas 3-1.

MLB: Texas 6, LA Angels 4

ARLINGTON, Texas, July 25 (UPI) -- Josh Hamilton drove in three runs and Tommy Hunter improved to 8-0 Sunday in the Texas Rangers' 6-4 win over the Los Angeles Angels.

MLB: Texas 8, Detroit 6 (14 innings)

DETROIT, July 20 (UPI) -- Nelson Cruz socked a two-run homer in the 14th inning Monday and the Texas Rangers outlasted Detroit 8-6.

MLB: Texas 7, Boston 2

BOSTON, July 15 (UPI) -- Nelson Cruz and Bengie Molina both had two RBI during a six-run first Thursday, starting Texas on its way to a 7-2 victory over Boston.

Rangers fan who fell has fractured skull

ARLINGTON, Texas, July 7 (UPI) -- The Texas Rangers fan who plunged 30 feet from the upper deck of Rangers Ballpark suffered a fractured skull and broken ankle, officials said Wednesday.

MLB: Texas 12, Cleveland 1

ARLINGTON, Texas, July 6 (UPI) -- C.J. Wilson held the Indians to one run in six innings and benefited from a 17-hit Texas attack in the Rangers' 12-1 rout of Cleveland.

MLB: Texas 7, Houston 2

ARLINGTON, Texas, June 26 (UPI) -- Ian Kinsler blasted a three-run homer and Josh Hamilton extended his hitting streak Saturday in the Texas Rangers' 7-2 inter-league win over Houston.

MLB: Texas 13, Pittsburgh 3

ARLINGTON, Texas, June 23 (UPI) -- Michael Young and Nelson Cruz combined to drive in seven runs Wednesday and Texas put together a relentless 17-hit attack in blasting Pittsburgh 13-3.

MLB: Texas 8, Kansas City 7

KANSAS CITY, Mo., May 26 (UPI) -- Vladimir Guerrero had two home runs and five RBI Tuesday in the Texas Rangers' 8-7 victory over Kansas City.

Cruz, Gonzalez nab Players of Week nods

NEW YORK, May 24 (UPI) -- Nelson Cruz of the Texas Rangers and the San Diego Padres' Adrian Gonzalez collected the American and National League Player of the Week honors Monday.

MLB: Texas 13, Baltimore 7

ARLINGTON, Texas, May 21 (UPI) -- Nelson Cruz had four of the 20 Texas hits Thursday, including a three-run homer, leading the Rangers to a 13-7 whipping of Baltimore.

MLB: Texas 4, Baltimore 3

ARLINGTON, Texas, May 20 (UPI) -- A sacrifice fly by Nelson Cruz brought home Michael Young in the ninth inning Wednesday, lifting the Texas Rangers to a 4-3 triumph over Baltimore.
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Nelson Cruz
Texas Rangers Nelson Cruz celebrates his seventh inning home run against the Detroit Tigers in game six of the ALCS at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington on October 15, 2011 in Arlington, Texas. Crux had six homers and 13 RBIs in the series. The Rangers won the series 4-2 and will play the winner of the NLCS in the World Series. UPI/Ian Halperin
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Nelson Cruz (born 1977) is a Cape Verdean athlete, specializing in long-distance running, marathon and half marathon.

Born in Lisbon to Cape Verdean parents, Nelson grew up in Portugal, having visited Cape Verde for the first time in August 2006, where he won the 10,000m run in the National Youth Convention.

With double nationality (Portuguese and Cape Verdean), Nelson chose to compete for Cape Verde in international events. He is trained by Pedro Pessoa and competes for CDR Praia da Salema, having previously represented União Desportiva de Caxienses and Casal de Santo António sports club.

This article is licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License.
It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Nelson Cruz."
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