2020 Fantasy Rankings
5X5 $27 · Overall # 22 · DH # 1 (Tier 1)
NFBC ADP (15-team): 6.07, 82nd
Twins
Depth

Nelson Cruz

DH, Minnesota Twins

Bats R Throws R
Height 6'2" Weight 230 DOB 1980-07-01 Age 39
Hometown Las Matas de Santa Cruz, DOM

Season Projections
2020 Season, Updated Feb 21
Source 5X5 G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SO% SB CS AVG OBP SLG OPS ISO
ATC $21 131 560 491 82 138 24 1 36 101 56 134 23.9 0 1 .281 .355 .554 .909 .273
Steamer $25 144 627 549 95 155 27 1 39 111 63 154 24.6 1 1 .282 .367 .548 .915 .266
THE BAT $21 144 623 555 90 149 28 1 38 102 53 149 23.9 1 0 .268 .332 .528 .860 .260
Zeile $23 - 578 510 84 142 25 1 38 106 58 141 24.4 1 1 .278 .363 .555 .918 .277
Draft Buddy $27 - 615 548 101 159 27 0 45 114 63 143 23.3 0 1 .290 .372 .586 .958 .296

ATC projections by Ariel Cohen. Steamer projections by Steamer Projections Blog. THE BAT projections by Derek Carty. Zeile Consensus projections by FantasyPros. Draft Buddy projections by Chris Spencer.

Position Rankings
Rank Name 5X5 ADP1 Comment
Tier 1
1 Nelson Cruz, MIN $27 6.07
Tier 2
2 Yordan Alvarez, HOU $13 3.10
Tier 3
3 Khris Davis, OAK $8 12.06
Fantasy News from the Past 120 Days
  • Nelson Cruz set to play Monday
    Feb 24 · FantasyPros (Fantasy)
    Twins Nelson Cruz
  • Nelson Cruz suffers bruised wrist
    Feb 20 · FantasyPros (Fantasy)
    Twins Nelson Cruz
  • Twins exercise $12M option on Nelson Cruz - Nelson Cruz | MIN
    Nov 1 · RotoWorld (Fantasy)
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  • Season Team 5X5 G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SO% SB CS AVG OBP SLG OPS ISO
    2006 TE - 41 138 130 15 29 3 0 6 22 7 32 23.2 1 0 .223 .261 .385 .646 .162
    2007 TE - 96 331 307 35 72 15 2 9 34 21 87 26.3 2 4 .235 .287 .384 .671 .149
    2008 TE - 31 133 115 19 38 9 1 7 26 17 28 21.1 3 1 .330 .421 .609 1.030 .279
    2009 TE - 127 515 462 75 120 21 1 33 76 49 118 22.9 20 4 .260 .332 .524 .856 .264
    2010 TEX - 108 444 399 60 127 31 3 22 78 38 81 18.2 17 4 .318 .374 .576 .950 .258
    2011 TEX - 124 513 475 64 125 28 1 29 87 33 116 22.6 9 5 .263 .312 .509 .821 .246
    2012 TEX - 159 642 585 86 152 45 0 24 90 48 140 21.8 8 4 .260 .319 .460 .779 .200
    2013 TEX $14 109 456 413 49 110 18 0 27 76 35 109 23.9 5 1 .266 .327 .506 .833 .240
    2014 BAL $33 159 678 613 87 166 32 2 40 108 55 140 20.6 4 5 .271 .333 .525 .858 .254
    2015 SEA $33 152 655 590 90 178 22 1 44 93 59 164 25.0 3 2 .302 .369 .566 .935 .264
    2016 SEA $29 155 667 589 96 169 27 1 43 105 62 159 23.8 2 0 .287 .360 .555 .915 .268
    2017 SEA $28 155 645 556 91 160 28 0 39 119 70 140 21.7 1 1 .288 .375 .549 .924 .261
    2018 SEA $20 144 591 519 70 133 18 1 37 97 55 122 20.6 1 0 .256 .342 .509 .851 .253
    2019 MIN $26 120 517 454 81 141 26 0 41 108 56 131 25.3 0 1 .311 .392 .639 1.031 .328
    2020 ATC $21 131 560 491 82 138 24 1 36 101 56 134 23.9 0 1 .281 .355 .554 .909 .273
    2020 Steamer $25 144 627 549 95 155 27 1 39 111 63 154 24.6 1 1 .282 .367 .548 .915 .266
    2020 THE BAT $21 144 623 555 90 149 28 1 38 102 53 149 23.9 1 0 .268 .332 .528 .860 .260
    2020 Zeile $23 - 578 510 84 142 25 1 38 106 58 141 24.4 1 1 .278 .363 .555 .918 .277
    2020 Draft Buddy $27 - 615 548 101 159 27 0 45 114 63 143 23.3 0 1 .290 .372 .586 .958 .296

    Historic stats obtained free of charge from and are copyrighted by Retrosheet. ATC projections by Ariel Cohen. Steamer projections by Steamer Projections Blog. THE BAT projections by Derek Carty. Zeile Consensus projections by FantasyPros. Draft Buddy projections by Chris Spencer.

    Fielding
    Season Team LF CF RF OF DH
    2006 TE 1 2 38 39 0
    2007 TE 16 0 82 94 1
    2008 TE 0 0 31 31 0
    2009 TE 2 0 120 122 5
    2010 TEX 14 0 94 101 3
    2011 TEX 18 0 109 115 8
    2012 TEX 6 0 151 151 7
    2013 TEX 0 0 102 102 7
    2014 BAL 60 0 11 70 89
    2015 SEA 0 0 80 80 72
    2016 SEA 0 0 48 48 107
    2017 SEA 0 0 5 5 147
    2018 SEA 0 0 4 4 136
    2019 MIN 0 0 0 0 114
    2019
    NFBC 15-Team 5X5 Scoring Review · Switch
    Date Opp Result AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SO% SB CS AVG OBP SLG OPS ISO
    Mar 28 vs CLE W 2-0 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 50.0 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .500 .000
    Mar 30 vs CLE L 1-2 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0.0 0 0 .000 .500 .000 .500 .000
    Mar 31 vs CLE W 9-3 5 1 3 1 0 1 2 0 1 20.0 0 0 .600 .600 1.400 2.000 .800
    Apr 2 at KC W 5-4 5 0 2 1 0 0 3 1 1 16.7 0 0 .400 .500 .600 1.100 .200
    Apr 3 at KC W 7-6 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 20.0 0 0 .000 .600 .000 .600 .000
    Apr 7 at PHI L 1-2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 100.0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000
    Apr 13 vs DET W 4-3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 50.0 0 0 .000 .500 .000 .500 .000
    Apr 14 vs DET W 6-4 4 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 25.0 0 0 .500 .500 .500 1.000 .000
    Apr 15 vs TOR L 3-5 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 25.0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000
    Apr 16 vs TOR L 5-6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.0 0 0 1.000 1.000
    Apr 17 vs TOR W 4-1 3 1 2 1 0 0 2 1 0 0.0 0 0 .667 .750 1.000 1.750 .333
    Apr 18 vs TOR L 4-7 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 25.0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000
    Apr 20 at BAL W 6-5 5 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0.0 0 0 .200 .200 .200 .400 .000
    Apr 20 at BAL W 16-7 5 4 4 1 0 2 3 0 0 0.0 0 0 .800 .800 2.200 3.000 1.400
    Apr 21 at BAL W 4-3 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 40.0 0 0 .000 .400 .000 .400 .000
    Apr 22 at HOU W 9-5 5 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 20.0 0 0 .400 .400 .400 .800 .000
    Apr 23 at HOU L 4-10 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 25.0 0 0 .000 .250 .000 .250 .000
    Apr 24 at HOU L 1-7 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 25.0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000
    Apr 26 vs BAL W 6-1 4 2 3 0 0 2 2 0 1 25.0 0 0 .750 .750 2.250 3.000 1.500
    Apr 27 vs BAL W 9-2 5 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 20.0 0 0 .400 .400 .600 1.000 .200
    Apr 28 vs BAL W 4-1 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 75.0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000
    Apr 29 vs HOU W 1-0 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 1.000 1.000 2.000 3.000 1.000
    Apr 30 vs HOU L 0-11 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 66.7 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000
    May 1 vs HOU W 6-2 4 1 2 1 0 0 2 0 1 25.0 0 0 .500 .500 .750 1.250 .250
    May 2 vs HOU W 8-2 4 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 2 50.0 0 0 .250 .250 .500 .750 .250
    May 3 at NYY L 3-6 3 1 1 0 0 1 2 1 2 50.0 0 0 .333 .500 1.333 1.833 1.000
    May 4 at NYY W 7-3 5 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 20.0 0 0 .200 .200 .800 1.000 .600
    May 5 at NYY L 1-4 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 50.0 0 0 .000 .250 .000 .250 .000
    May 6 at TOR W 8-0 5 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 .600 .600 .600 1.200 .000
    May 7 at TOR W 3-0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 50.0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000
    May 8 at TOR W 9-1 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 50.0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000
    May 10 vs DET W 6-0 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 25.0 0 0 .333 .500 .333 .833 .000
    May 11 vs DET L 3-5 5 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 20.0 0 0 .200 .200 .400 .600 .200
    May 11 vs DET W 8-3 3 2 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0.0 0 0 .333 .400 .333 .733 .000
    May 12 vs DET L 3-5 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 66.7 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000
    Jun 4 at CLE L 2-5 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 75.0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000
    Jun 5 at CLE L 7-9 4 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 2 50.0 0 0 .250 .250 1.000 1.250 .750
    Jun 7 at DET W 6-3 4 1 1 0 0 1 1 1 1 20.0 0 0 .250 .400 1.000 1.400 .750
    Jun 8 at DET L 3-9 3 1 2 0 0 1 1 1 1 25.0 0 0 .667 .750 1.667 2.417 1.000
    Jun 9 at DET W 12-2 6 1 3 0 0 1 3 0 2 33.3 0 0 .500 .500 1.000 1.500 .500
    Jun 11 vs SEA W 6-5 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.0 0 0 .000 .250 .000 .250 .000
    Jun 12 vs SEA L 6-9 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 20.0 0 0 .250 .400 .250 .650 .000
    Jun 13 vs SEA W 10-5 4 2 3 0 0 1 3 1 1 20.0 0 0 .750 .800 1.500 2.300 .750
    Jun 15 vs KC W 5-4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 75.0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000
    Jun 16 vs KC L 6-8 5 1 2 1 0 1 3 1 3 50.0 0 0 .400 .500 1.200 1.700 .800
    Jun 17 vs BOS L 0-2 4 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 25.0 0 0 .250 .250 .500 .750 .250
    Jun 18 vs BOS W 4-3 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 33.3 0 0 .200 .333 .200 .533 .000
    Jun 19 vs BOS L 4-9 4 2 1 1 0 0 0 1 2 40.0 0 0 .250 .400 .500 .900 .250
    Jun 21 at KC W 8-7 4 1 1 0 0 0 2 1 1 20.0 0 0 .250 .400 .250 .650 .000
    Jun 22 at KC W 5-3 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 60.0 0 0 .000 .200 .000 .200 .000
    Jun 23 at KC L 1-6 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 20.0 0 0 .000 .200 .000 .200 .000
    Jun 25 vs TB W 9-4 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 20.0 0 0 .200 .200 .200 .400 .000
    Jun 26 vs TB W 6-4 4 1 3 1 0 0 3 0 1 25.0 0 0 .750 .750 1.000 1.750 .250
    Jun 27 vs TB L 2-5 5 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 2 28.6 0 0 .200 .429 .200 .629 .000
    Jun 28 at CWS L 4-6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.0 0 0 1.000 1.000
    Jun 29 at CWS W 10-3 5 2 4 1 0 2 5 0 0 0.0 0 0 .800 .800 2.200 3.000 1.400
    Jun 30 at CWS L 3-4 4 1 1 0 0 1 2 0 0 0.0 0 0 .250 .250 1.000 1.250 .750
    Jul 2 at OAK L 6-8 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000
    Jul 4 at OAK L 2-7 5 2 3 1 0 0 0 0 1 20.0 0 1 .600 .600 .800 1.400 .200
    Jul 5 vs TEX W 15-6 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 50.0 0 0 .500 .500 1.000 1.500 .500
    Jul 6 vs TEX W 7-4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 50.0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000
    Jul 7 vs TEX L 1-4 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0.0 0 0 .000 .400 .000 .400 .000
    Jul 12 at CLE W 5-3 4 1 1 0 0 1 1 1 1 20.0 0 0 .250 .400 1.000 1.400 .750
    Jul 13 at CLE W 6-2 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 20.0 0 0 .000 .400 .000 .400 .000
    Jul 14 at CLE L 3-4 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 75.0 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .500 .000
    Jul 16 vs NYM L 2-3 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 20.0 0 0 .000 .200 .000 .200 .000
    Jul 17 vs NYM L 4-14 4 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 25.0 0 0 .250 .250 1.000 1.250 .750
    Jul 18 vs OAK W 6-3 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .500 .000
    Jul 19 vs OAK L 3-5 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 20.0 0 0 .333 .600 .333 .933 .000
    Jul 20 vs OAK L 4-5 4 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 25.0 0 0 .250 .250 1.000 1.250 .750
    Jul 21 vs OAK W 7-6 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 20.0 0 0 .250 .400 .250 .650 .000
    Jul 22 vs NYY W 8-6 3 1 1 0 0 1 2 0 1 33.3 0 0 .333 .333 1.333 1.666 1.000
    Jul 23 vs NYY L 12-14 5 2 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0.0 0 0 .200 .333 .800 1.133 .600
    Jul 24 vs NYY L 7-10 4 2 2 0 0 1 1 1 2 40.0 0 0 .500 .600 1.250 1.850 .750
    Jul 25 at CWS W 10-3 5 3 3 0 0 3 5 0 1 20.0 0 0 .600 .600 2.400 3.000 1.800
    Jul 26 at CWS W 6-2 4 1 3 0 0 1 2 1 0 0.0 0 0 .750 .800 1.500 2.300 .750
    Jul 27 at CWS L 1-5 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 50.0 0 0 .000 .250 .000 .250 .000
    Jul 28 at CWS W 11-1 5 1 2 1 0 0 2 0 2 40.0 0 0 .400 .400 .600 1.000 .200
    Jul 31 at MIA W 7-4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000
    Aug 1 at MIA L 4-5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 1.000 1.000
    Aug 2 vs KC W 11-9 4 2 3 2 0 1 5 1 1 20.0 0 0 .750 .800 2.000 2.800 1.250
    Aug 3 vs KC W 11-3 4 3 3 0 0 3 5 0 1 25.0 0 0 .750 .750 3.000 3.750 2.250
    Aug 4 vs KC W 3-0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 25.0 0 0 .000 .250 .000 .250 .000
    Aug 5 vs ATL W 5-3 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 50.0 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .500 .000
    Aug 6 vs ATL L 7-12 5 2 4 0 0 2 4 0 0 0.0 0 0 .800 .800 2.000 2.800 1.200
    Aug 7 vs ATL L 7-11 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 20.0 0 0 .000 .200 .000 .200 .000
    Aug 8 vs CLE L 5-7 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 100.0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000
    Aug 19 vs CWS L 4-6 5 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0.0 0 0 .400 .400 .400 .800 .000
    Aug 20 vs CWS W 14-4 5 3 4 3 0 1 3 0 0 0.0 0 0 .800 .800 2.000 2.800 1.200
    Aug 21 vs CWS L 0-4 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 50.0 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .500 .000
    Aug 23 vs DET L 6-9 5 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 3 60.0 0 0 .200 .200 .400 .600 .200
    Aug 24 vs DET W 8-5 4 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 25.0 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .500 .000
    Aug 25 vs DET W 7-4 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 25.0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000
    Aug 27 at CWS W 3-1 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 25.0 0 0 .500 .500 .500 1.000 .000
    Aug 28 at CWS W 8-2 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0.0 0 0 .000 .400 .000 .400 .000
    Aug 29 at CWS W 10-5 4 0 2 0 0 0 3 1 0 0.0 0 0 .500 .600 .500 1.100 .000
    Aug 30 at DET W 13-5 4 1 3 0 0 0 2 0 0 0.0 0 0 .750 .600 .750 1.350 .000
    Aug 31 at DET L 7-10 5 1 2 0 0 1 1 0 2 40.0 0 0 .400 .400 1.000 1.400 .600
    Sep 1 at DET W 8-3 5 0 3 0 0 0 2 0 1 20.0 0 0 .600 .600 .600 1.200 .000
    Sep 2 at DET W 4-3 5 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 .400 .400 .400 .800 .000
    Sep 3 at BOS W 6-5 4 1 1 0 0 1 1 1 2 40.0 0 0 .250 .400 1.000 1.400 .750
    Sep 4 at BOS L 2-6 5 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 20.0 0 0 .200 .200 .200 .400 .000
    Sep 5 at BOS W 2-1 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000
    Sep 6 vs CLE L 2-6 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 50.0 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .500 .000
    Sep 10 vs WAS W 5-0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 50.0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000
    Sep 11 vs WAS L 2-6 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 25.0 0 0 .000 .500 .000 .500 .000
    Sep 12 vs WAS L 6-12 5 1 2 0 0 1 2 0 2 40.0 0 0 .400 .400 1.000 1.400 .600
    Sep 14 at CLE W 2-0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 75.0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000
    Sep 14 at CLE W 9-5 3 2 1 0 0 1 2 1 1 25.0 0 0 .333 .500 1.333 1.833 1.000
    Sep 16 vs CWS W 5-3 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 25.0 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .500 .000
    Sep 17 vs CWS W 9-8 3 2 1 0 0 0 0 3 0 0.0 0 0 .333 .667 .333 1.000 .000
    Sep 18 vs CWS L 1-3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0.0 0 0 .000 .500 .000 .500 .000
    Sep 19 vs KC W 8-5 4 2 2 0 0 2 5 0 0 0.0 0 0 .500 .500 2.000 2.500 1.500
    Sep 20 vs KC W 4-3 3 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0.0 0 0 .333 .250 .667 .917 .334
    Sep 21 vs KC L 5-12 5 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 2 40.0 0 0 .400 .400 .400 .800 .000
    Sep 22 vs KC W 12-8 3 4 2 0 0 1 1 2 0 0.0 0 0 .667 .800 1.667 2.467 1.000
    Sep 24 at DET W 4-2 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 25.0 0 0 .333 .500 .333 .833 .000
    Sep 25 at DET W 5-1 4 1 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 0.0 0 0 .500 .500 .750 1.250 .250
    Sep 27 at KC W 6-2 4 0 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 0.0 0 0 .750 .750 .750 1.500 .000
    Sep 28 at KC W 4-3 4 1 2 1 0 1 1 0 1 25.0 0 0 .500 .500 1.500 2.000 1.000