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Wow 3 HRs in 2 days, the only thing stopping this guy are road games to the NL.  Imagine if he started all games!

This guy really needs a thread, out of respect if nothing else.

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Doesn't Cruz have something like 400 homers after turning 30?  Probably cause he doesn't look like he skips leg day, or chest day, or shoulder day, or arm day, or any days in the gym.

His ability to enhance his performance year after year, at a stage of life when most guys are long out of the league, is truly amazing.  

 

 

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The only offensive player on every single one of my teams this year. Always undervalued. Each and every year.

bUt He OnLy CaN pLaY uTiL iN mY lInEuP!!!!! 11!

You have to put someone in said UTIL slot, no? ✌️

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Imagine not drafting one of the three best hitters in baseball because he's old or because you don't want to displace a backup outfielder in your UTIL spot.

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5 minutes ago, Hanghow said:

Imagine not drafting one of the three best hitters in baseball because he's old or because you don't want to displace a backup outfielder in your UTIL spot.

i nEeD dA fLeXiBiLiTy 

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On 4/21/2021 at 8:34 PM, Hanghow said:

Imagine not drafting one of the three best hitters in baseball because he's old or because you don't want to displace a backup outfielder in your UTIL spot.

I've owned Cruz in at least one of my leagues for 8 straight years going back to 2014.  In each of the past 7 years he's returned a profit for me, but I went back to the well one too many times this year.  Currently ranked well outside the top 100 and it looks like Father Time has finally caught up to him.

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He was raking to start the year. Just in a slump right now along with most of the Twins lineup. That said I think I'll try and resist the urge to draft him next year

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Are old players allowed to slump? He had a bad month. He had an awesome April. Was there something significant about May 1 that finally put him over the hill?

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Why on Earth would he steal a base? Did he have a bet with someone in the dugout? Of course he's been out of the lineup with a sore knee since then. Stay in your lane, Nelson, let Nick Gordon steal your bases for you next time. Please please don't go on IL.

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