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Nelson
Cruz
College None
Team Minnesota Twins
23DH
6'2"Height
230Weight
39Age
15Exp
R/RBats/Throws
Nelson Cruz's Fantasy Scouting Report

FANTASY SEASON REVIEW

Nelson Cruz was an elite fantasy first baseman this season (#10 based on total FP). He was MUCH better based on his FP average (4 per game) where he was the #2 first baseman. His fantasy rank was exactly the same as his ADP draft rank at his position. He is trending up. His per game fantasy average was up significantly from last season's average (3.06 FPs).

WEEKLY FANTASY PERFORMANCE

His biggest fantasy week was week 18 where he had 57 fantasy points. He finished as the #1 first baseman multiple times. Nelson Cruz had more below average weeks than above average weeks. The table below has his weekly games played, fantasy points and weekly position rank.

DAILY FANTASY REVIEW

Nelson Cruz averaged 14.76 FPs on FanDuel at an average salary of $3.9K. On DraftKings his average salary was $5K and averaged 14.76 fantasy points. On average Nelson Cruz was a very good DFS value. On both DraftKings and FanDuel he had a better fantasy ranking than his average salary based rank.

FANTASY STATS AND RANKINGS

The table below reviews his stats for this most recent season, last season, daily fantasy (only main slate starts) and each active week.

Career Stats
YEARTEAMGABRHHRRBIBBKOSBCSAVGOBPSLG
2019MIN12045481141411085613101.310.392.638
2018SEA1445197013337975512210.256.341.508
2017SEA15555691160391197014011.287.375.548
2016SEA15558996169431056215920.286.359.555
2015SEA1525909017844935916432.301.369.566
2014BAL15961387166401085514045.270.333.525
2013TEX1094134911027763510951.266.326.506
2012TEX1595858615224904814084.259.319.459
2011TEX1244756412529873311695.263.311.509
2010TEX1083996012722783881174.318.373.576
2009TEX12846275120337649118204.259.332.523
2008TEX311151938726172831.330.421.608
2007TEX963073572934218724.234.287.384
2006TEX41130152962273210.223.260.384
2005MIL8511002000.200.428.400
Career (15 Seasons)168962129191721401111960715677632.277.345.527
YEARTEAM2B3BTBSFSHHPIBGDP
2019MIN260290307814
2018SEA1812643014515
2017SEA2803057012715
2016SEA271327709515
2015SEA22133410596
2014BAL322322505817
2013TEX180209404214
2012TEX45026940527
2011TEX28124230218
2010TEX313230611512
2009TEX21124220269
2008TEX917000121
2007TEX15211811215
2006TEX305010001
2005MIL10200000
Career (15 Seasons)3241332744726961139
2019 Situational Stats
CATEGORYGABRH2B3BHRRBIBBSOSBCSOBPSLGAVGTBSFSHHBPIBBGDP
March3112410131300.462.727.364800111
April206712195041292000.385.537.2843600202
May1248511302741700.283.417.2292010002
June2289162750924133100.398.663.3035900110
July22821623301016112201.379.683.2805600203
August197314296082761800.444.808.3975910120
September2180152620618121900.409.575.3254610046
CATEGORYGABRH2B3BHRRBIBBSOSBCSOBPSLGAVGTBSFSHHBPIBBGDP
Home6725048761902158337500.389.632.30415820347
Away522003263601949235501.395.630.31512610447
CATEGORYGABRH2B3BHRRBIBBSOSBCSOBPSLGAVGTBSFSHHBPIBBGDP
Day421612345801132215501.380.534.2808600531
Night7728957941702975357500.398.685.325198302513
CATEGORYGABRH2B3BHRRBIBBSOSBCSOBPSLGAVGTBSFSHHBPIBBGDP
vs. Atl.3133500241300.429.846.3851100000
vs. Balt.62681020461700.429.923.3852400100
vs. Bos.6264520113800.276.385.1921000003
vs. Chi-A166013265082411900.521.917.4335500031
vs. Clev.124369104752100.306.512.2092200122
vs. Det.187210263041572000.407.569.3614120011
vs. Hou.7243630041800.280.375.250900001
vs. K.C.1558142150827101800.465.862.3625010210
vs. Miami210000000000.500.000.000000100
vs. NY-NL281100111200.222.500.125400000
vs. NY-AL6237600573800.370.913.2612100101
vs. Oak.6244710112401.370.458.2921100102
vs. Phil.110000000100.000.000.000000000
vs. Sea.3113400133200.500.636.364700000
vs. T.B.3142510032400.438.429.357600010
vs. Texas390110002300.273.222.111200000
vs. Tor.7261510022700.250.231.192600003
vs. Wash.3111200122500.308.455.182500000
CATEGORYGABRH2B3BHRRBIBBSOSBCSOBPSLGAVGTBSFSHHBPIBBGDP
Guaranteed Rate Field1037817207196600.5351.081.4594000020
Fenway Park3132200111300.214.385.154500003
Progressive Field72644003441400.267.500.1541300010
Kauffman Stadium6231610065700.433.304.261700200
Oakland Coliseum292310000101.333.444.333400001
Oriole Park at Camden Yards3135510241200.467.923.3851200100
Target Field6725048761902158337500.389.632.30415820347
Rogers Centre3150300000500.200.200.200300002
Marlins Park210000000000.500.000.000000100
Citizens Bank Park110000000100.000.000.000000000
Yankee Stadium3112200232500.308.727.182800000
Comerica Park939619104113800.512.821.4873210011
Minute Maid Park3122200011300.231.167.167200000
CATEGORYGABRH2B3BHRRBIBBSOSBCSOBPSLGAVGTBSFSHHBPIBBGDP
vs. Lefthanded Pitcher641152637501629202900.424.783.3229020281
vs. Righthanded Pitcher1123355410220024783610101.379.579.304194105013
CATEGORYGABRH2B3BHRRBIBBSOSBCSOBPSLGAVGTBSFSHHBPIBBGDP
Turf3150300000500.200.200.200300002
Grass11643580136250401075612501.397.646.313281307812
CATEGORYGABRH2B3BHRRBIBBSOSBCSOBPSLGAVGTBSFSHHBPIBBGDP
Post All-Star572174374902461275500.418.714.34115520368
Pre All-Star6223337651601646297501.367.554.27912910426
CATEGORYGABRH2B3BHRRBIBBSOSBCSOBPSLGAVGTBSFSHHBPIBBGDP
RISP961064039100458223200.478.575.3686130385
RISP w/Two out543519155002071400.535.571.4292000130
Runners on Base11220556701201683365701.441.634.341130303814
Bases Empty11724524691302424207300.346.629.28215400400
Bases Loaded221164300100600.364.636.364700000
Late Inning Pressure485071220311141500.433.460.2402300331
LIP-Runners On33224620087600.484.364.273800231
with 0 outs941311944100133493401.393.710.3369310417
with 1 out1011603249401941284200.411.688.30611020247
with 2 outs1031592946110832195400.369.509.2898100130
Leading Off6269825608831800.413.797.3625500300
1st Inning113992235501022132600.425.707.3547010006
>= 7th Inning1081322234701232224500.380.583.2587700441
Extra Innings671200012300.444.286.286200010
CATEGORYGABRH2B3BHRRBIBBSOSBCSOBPSLGAVGTBSFSHHBPIBBGDP
Lineup Slot 311344780138240401075412901.388.631.309282306814
Lineup Slot 6210000001100.500.000.000000000
Lineup Slot 81101100000001.0002.0001.000200000
Lineup Slot 9310000001000.667.000.000000100
CATEGORYGABRH2B3BHRRBIBBSOSBCSOBPSLGAVGTBSFSHHBPIBBGDP
Designated Hitter11344780138240401075412901.388.631.309282306814
Pinch Hitter630110002100.667.667.333200100
2019 Game Log
MARCH
DATETEAMOPPONENTRESULTABRH2B3BHRRBIBBKSBCSHBPAVGSLG%YTD OBP%
03/28vsW2-0411000002000.250.250.250
03/30vsL2-1200000110000.167.167.250
03/31vsW9-3513101201000.364.727.385
APRIL
DATETEAMOPPONENTRESULTABRH2B3BHRRBIBBKSBCSHBPAVGSLG%YTD OBP%
04/02@W5-4502100311000.375.688.400
04/03@W7-6200000021000.333.611.385
04/07@L2-1100000001000.316.579.370
04/13vsW4-3200000022000.286.524.364
04/14vsW6-4412000001000.320.520.378
04/15vsL5-3400000001000.276.448.341
04/16vsL6-5000000010000.276.448.349
04/17vsW4-1312100210000.313.500.375
04/18vsL7-4400000001000.278.444.346
04/20@W6-51045102400000.326.609.371
04/21@W4-3310000012000.306.571.358
04/22@W9-5512000101000.315.556.361
04/23@L10-4310000011000.298.526.351
04/24@L7-1400000001000.279.492.333
04/26vsW6-1423002201000.308.600.353
04/27vsW9-2512100001000.314.600.356
04/28vsW4-1400000003000.297.568.340
04/29vsW1-0101100000000.307.587.347
04/30vsL11-0300000002000.295.564.337
MAY
DATETEAMOPPONENTRESULTABRH2B3BHRRBIBBKSBCSHBPAVGSLG%YTD OBP%
05/01vsW6-2412100201000.305.573.343
05/02vsW8-2401100102000.302.570.340
05/03@L6-3311001212000.303.596.342
05/04@W7-3511001101000.298.606.336
05/05@L4-1300000012000.289.588.331
05/06@W8-0503000000000.304.588.341
05/07@W3-0400000002000.292.566.331
05/08@W9-1600000003000.277.536.316
05/10vsW6-0301000011000.278.530.319
05/11vsL5-3822100111000.276.520.318
05/12vsL5-3300000002000.270.508.312
JUNE
DATETEAMOPPONENTRESULTABRH2B3BHRRBIBBKSBCSHBPAVGSLG%YTD OBP%
06/04@L5-2400000003000.262.492.304
06/05@L9-7411001102000.261.507.302
06/07@W6-3411001111000.261.522.304
06/08@L9-3312001111000.270.546.312
06/09@W12-2613001302000.279.565.318
06/11vsW6-5310000010000.273.553.315
06/12vsL9-6401000011000.273.545.316
06/13vsW10-5423001311000.285.570.327
06/15vsW5-4400000003000.278.556.320
06/16vsL8-6512101313000.281.575.324
06/17vsL2-0401100001000.281.573.322
06/18vsW4-3501000012000.278.563.321
06/19vsL9-4421100012000.278.561.321
06/21@W8-7411000211000.277.554.322
06/22@W5-3400000013000.271.543.318
06/23@L6-1400000001000.266.531.313
06/25vsW9-4501000001000.264.523.310
06/26vsW6-4413100301000.274.532.317
06/27vsL5-2511000022000.272.524.318
06/28@L6-4000000010000.272.524.319
06/29@W10-3524102500000.284.564.328
06/30@L4-3411001200000.284.572.327
JULY
DATETEAMOPPONENTRESULTABRH2B3BHRRBIBBKSBCSHBPAVGSLG%YTD OBP%
07/02@L8-6400000000000.279.562.322
07/04@L7-2523100001010.286.567.327
07/05vsW15-6201100001000.288.571.329
07/06vsW7-4400000002000.283.561.324
07/07vsL4-1300000020000.279.554.323
07/12@W5-3411001111000.278.561.323
07/13@W6-2300000021000.275.554.322
07/14@L4-3401000003000.275.549.321
07/16vsL3-2400000011000.270.540.318
07/17vsL14-4411001101000.270.548.318
07/18vsW6-3401000000000.270.543.317
07/19vsL5-3311000011000.270.541.318
07/20vsL5-4411001101000.270.548.317
07/21vsW7-6401000011000.270.543.318
07/22vsW8-6311001201000.270.552.318
07/23vsL14-12521001100000.269.556.316
07/24vsL10-7422001112000.272.566.319
07/25@W10-3533003501000.278.599.323
07/26@W6-2413001210000.285.611.329
07/27@L5-1300000012000.282.605.327
07/28@W11-1512100202000.284.605.328
07/31@W7-4100000000000.283.603.327
AUGUST
DATETEAMOPPONENTRESULTABRH2B3BHRRBIBBKSBCSHBPAVGSLG%YTD OBP%
08/01@L5-4000000000000.283.603.327
08/02vsW11-9423201511000.289.621.332
08/03vsW11-3433003501000.295.652.337
08/04vsW3-0300000011000.292.646.335
08/05vsW5-3411000002000.292.641.334
08/06vsL12-7524002400000.300.662.340
08/07vsL11-7400000011000.296.654.337
08/08vsL7-5200000002000.294.650.336
08/19vsL6-4502000100000.296.646.337
08/20vsW14-4534301300000.303.667.342
08/21vsL4-0401000002000.303.662.341
08/23vsL9-6501100103000.301.658.340
08/24vsW8-5411000101000.301.653.339
08/25vsW7-4400000101000.297.646.336
08/27@W3-1402000001000.299.644.337
08/28@W8-2300000020000.297.639.336
08/29@W10-5402000310000.299.637.339
08/30@W13-5413000200000.304.638.342
08/31@L10-7512001102000.305.643.343
SEPTEMBER
DATETEAMOPPONENTRESULTABRH2B3BHRRBIBBKSBCSHBPAVGSLG%YTD OBP%
09/01@W8-3503000201000.309.643.346
09/02@W4-3502000000000.311.639.346
09/03@W6-5411001112000.310.643.346
09/04@L6-2511000001000.308.638.344
09/05@W2-1400000000000.305.631.342
09/06vsL6-2401000002000.305.627.341
09/10vsW5-0400000002000.302.621.338
09/11vsL6-2200000021000.300.618.338
09/12vsL12-6512001202000.301.623.339
09/14@W2-0721001214000.299.622.337
09/16vsW5-3401000101000.298.618.336
09/17vsW9-8321000030000.299.616.338
09/18vsL3-1200000020000.297.613.338
09/19vsW8-5422002500000.299.626.339
09/20vsW4-3301100100000.299.626.339
09/21vsL12-5512000102000.300.624.339
09/22vsW12-8342001120000.303.631.342
09/24@W4-2301000011000.303.629.343
09/25@W5-1412100100000.305.630.344
09/27@W6-2403000100000.309.631.347
09/28@W4-3412101101000.311.639.348
Past Projections
  • 02 Sep 2019

    Nelson Cruz is a Great DFS Value on Fanduel ($4.2K) and DraftKings ($5.7K) for 9/2

    Scout Fantasy Baseball Outlook 2019
  • 01 Sep 2019

    Nelson Cruz Injures Wrist

    Nelson Cruz is Projected to Be the #4 Outfielder...Behind Mookie Betts and Ahead of Juan Soto the Rest of the Season
  • 31 Aug 2019

    Nelson Cruz Injures Wrist

    Nelson Cruz is Projected to Be the #1 First Baseman-DH...Ahead of J.D. Martinez the Rest of the Season
  • 30 Aug 2019

    Nelson Cruz Injures Wrist

    Nelson Cruz is Projected to Be the #1 First Baseman-DH...Ahead of J.D. Martinez the Rest of the Season