Orioles sign outfielder Nelson Cruz to one-year deal


The Baltimore Orioles have signed outfielder Nelson Cruz to a one-year deal worth $8 million.

Cruz had to wait until late February to land a contract after being linked to multiple teams since the start of free agency. The outfielder missed the last 50 games of the regular season for the Texas Rangers after being suspended for PEDs.


Cruz, 33, hit .266/.327/.506 with 27 home runs and 76 RBI in 109 games last seaosn. He should spend most of his time as the Orioles DH.

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