If healthy, designated hitter Nelson Cruz likely would have started Tuesday in right field. But a sore hamstring turned him into a pinch-hitting option.
If healthy, designated hitter Nelson Cruz likely would have started Tuesday in right field. But a sore hamstring turned him into a pinch-hitting option. Elaine Thompson AP
If healthy, designated hitter Nelson Cruz likely would have started Tuesday in right field. But a sore hamstring turned him into a pinch-hitting option. Elaine Thompson AP
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Lingering hamstring injury keeps Cruz from shifting to the outfield

May 09, 2017 02:13 PM

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Bob Dutton joined The News Tribune in 2013 after more than 25 years at the Kansas City Star, including the last 13 covering baseball and the Royals. He was the president of the Baseball Writers' Association of America in 2008 and serves on the committee that nominates players to the Hall of Fame.