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Nelson Cruz, Padres finalize $1 million, 1-year contract

Jan. 23, 2023 19:05 PM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Longtime slugger Nelson Cruz and the San Diego Padres finalized a $1 million, one-year contract on Monday. The sides agreed to the deal on Jan. 11, pending a physical. The right-handed-hitting Cruz, who turns 43 on July 1, is expected to platoon at...

AP sources: Padres, Nelson Cruz agree to 1-year, $1M deal

Jan. 11, 2023 19:49 PM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Longtime slugger Nelson Cruz has agreed to a $1 million, one-year contract with the San Diego Padres, according to two people with knowledge of the deal. The people spoke with The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Wednesday because the contract is pending...