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Nelson Cruz turns 41 in July, but apparently no one has told him that. In Monday’s exhibition against the Atlanta Braves, Cruz took a Kyle Wright 0-1 fastball 426 feet off the scoreboard in left field:
Nelson Cruz 426-ft home run szn pic.twitter.com/TLOuiTQ7CJ— Sarah Langs (@SlangsOnSports) March 22, 2021
It might be time for Vegas to take bets on who retires first: Nelson Cruz or Tom Brady. Lucky for Cruz, he can become a power-hitting DH when he no longer has the energy to play defense. As long as the 16-year vet can swing a bat, he’s got a DH gig lined up somewhere.
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