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Cruz Declines Rangers $14.1M Qualifying Offer

Free agent outfielder Nelson Cruz has turned down the Rangers’ $14.1 million qualifying offer, the team announced on Monday.

11/11/2013

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Rangers Make $14.1M Qualifying Offer To Nelson Cruz

The Rangers have made a $14.1 million qualifying contract offer for next season to Nelson Cruz, the All-Star slugger who served a 50-game suspension this year.

11/04/2013

Elvis Andrus #1 of the Texas Rangers reacts after being thrown out at first in the seocnd inning during the American League Wild Card tiebreaker game against the Tampa Bay Rays at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington on September 30, 2013 in Arlington, Texas.  (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Rangers Not In Playoffs For First Time In 4 Years

Texas won at least 90 games for the fourth year in a row, even with suspended slugger Nelson Cruz missing 50 games and opening-day starter Matt Harrison pitching only twice. But the Rangers are already done.

10/01/2013

ARLINGTON, TX - SEPTEMBER 30:  Manager Ron Washington #38 of the Texas Rangers looks on during the American League Wild Card tiebreaker game against the Tampa Bay Rays at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington on September 30, 2013 in Arlington, Texas.  (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Is There A Fall Guy For The Rangers Season?

Who should the Rangers fire for not making the playoffs for the first time since 2009? Nobody. Anytime you win 90+ games in a regular season, I consider that a successful season.

10/01/2013

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Nelson Cruz To DH In Wild Card Tiebreaker; Butler DFA’d

Cruz will bat sixth and act as the Rangers’ DH as Texas takes on Tampa Bay in Arlington in a one-game tiebreaker for the second AL Wild Card spot.

09/30/2013

Nelson Cruz of the Texas Rangers takes batting practice before a game with the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park on June 4, 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts. (credit: Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Nelson Cruz To Return For Tiebreaker

The Rangers have been noncommittal as to whether suspended slugger Nelson Cruz would return to the lineup for the playoffs. On Sunday, we got our answer.

09/29/2013

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Rangers GM Jon Daniels: Accepting Suspension “Was Nelson’s Choice”

The only certainty surrounding Nelson Cruz is that he’s not on the field. Everything else involving his 50-game suspension from the Biogenesis investigation is vague — at best.

09/23/2013

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Jon Daniels With Ben & Skin

Rangers General Manager Jon Daniels makes his weekly Thursday radio appearance with the Ben and Skin show to discuss what’s been going wrong with the Rangers of late, the fate of Nelson Cruz, and the great mountain lion hoax of 2013.

09/12/2013

Nelson Cruz held a brief press conference at Rangers Ballpark on Fruday August 30th (Photo Gina Miller, CBS 11)

Cruz Apologizes, Heading To Surprise For Remainder Of Season

Nelson Cruz held a brief press conference Friday at Rangers Ballpark to apologize to fans, the Rangers organization and Major League Baseball regarding his role in the recent PED scandal.

08/30/2013

ARLINGTON, TX - AUGUST 20: Ian Kinsler #5 of the Texas Rangers looks on after scoring as A.J. Pierzynski #12 congratulates Adrian Beltre #29 two run home run against the Houston Astros at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington on August 20, 2013 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Rick Yeatts/Getty Images)

Rangers Scoring More Runs Without Cruz

Not surprisingly, the Rangers have hit fewer home runs without suspended slugger Nelson Cruz in their lineup. Yet, the AL West leaders are somehow scoring more runs without him.

08/23/2013

TRENTON, NJ - AUGUST 03: Alex Rodriguez #13 of the New York Yankees responds to a question from the media after a rehab game for the Trenton Thunder against the Reading Fightin Phils at Arm & Hammer Park on August 3, 2013 in Trenton, New Jersey. (credit: Drew Hallowell/Getty Images)

A-Rod Implicated Others In Doping Investigation

“60 Minutes” has learned that members of Alex Rodriguez’s inner circle obtained and leaked documents that implicated fellow baseball players in the MLB doping scandal.

08/16/2013

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Suspended Rangers OF Cruz Headed Home To Dominican

Suspended Rangers slugger Nelson Cruz is heading home to the Dominican Republic, where he will work out before returning to Texas later this month.

08/13/2013

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