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Who Should I Trade?

Nelson Cruz for Javier Baez (2021)


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Who Should I Trade? Player Summaries
 
Experts' Pick
 
  Nelson Cruz
DH - MIN
Nelson Cruz
MIN vs BOS Tue, Apr 13th 2:10pm
Javier Baez
SS - CHC
Javier Baez
CHC @ MIL Tue, Apr 13th 7:40pm
Expert
Recommendation
64%
Recommended by
7 of 11 experts
36%
Recommended by
4 of 11 experts
Rankings 
   
Rest of Season
VBR# 79# 54
   
Projections 
   
Runs6872
Home Runs2925
RBI8081
Stolen Bases111
Batting Average.246.241
   
Misc 
   
Injury Alert--
Weather36 F, Overcast51 F, Mostly Cloudy
   
Expert Ranks 
   
Chris Meaney
FTN
# 37# 39
   
Mick Ciallela
Fantrax
# 34# 37
   
Brendan Tuma
FantasyPros
# 37# 47
   
Carmen Maiorano
FantasyPros
# 24# 41
   
Jordan Eisen
Field of Vision Sports
# 36# 44
   
Chris Clegg
Fantrax
# 34# 44
   
Joe Pisapia
FantasyPros
# 35# 53
   
Dan Harris
FantasyPros
# 42# 34
   
Mike Maher
FantasyPros
# 44# 27
   
Brad Camara
FantasyPros
# 47# 25
   
Ryan Amore
Pitcher List
# 48# 40
   
Who Should I Trade? Player Statistics
  Nelson Cruz
DH - MIN
Nelson Cruz
MIN
Javier Baez
SS - CHC
Javier Baez
CHC
2021 Stats 
   
   
At Bats2733
   
Runs94
   
Hits128
   
Singles75
   
Doubles10
   
Triples00
   
Home Runs43
   
RBI106
   
Stolen Bases03
   
Caught Stealing00
   
Walks31
   
Strikeouts615
   
Batting Average.444.242
   
On Base Pct.469.286
   
Slugging Pct.926.515
   
On-base Plus Slugging1.395.801
   
Who Should I Trade? Player Projections
  Nelson Cruz
DH - MIN
Nelson Cruz
MIN
Javier Baez
SS - CHC
Javier Baez
CHC
2021 Projections 
   
   
At Bats473566
   
Runs6872
   
Hits116136
   
Singles6680
   
Doubles2027
   
Triples14
   
Home Runs2925
   
RBI8081
   
Stolen Bases111
   
Caught Stealing04
   
Walks5028
   
Strikeouts137169
   
Batting Average.246.241
   
On Base Pct.334.282
   
Slugging Pct.477.436
   
On-base Plus Slugging.812.717
   
Who Should I Trade? Player Notes
  Nelson Cruz
DH - MIN
Nelson Cruz
MIN
Javier Baez
SS - CHC
Javier Baez
CHC
News 
 Minnesota DH Nelson Cruz went 2-for-3 with a two-run homer and a walk in a 4-3 loss to the Mariners on Saturday.
Matthew Terelle
Sat, Apr 10th
Javier Baez went 1-for-4 versus the Brewers Monday. His ninth-inning double drove in two runs.
Jamie Mellor
Tue, Apr 13th
 Minnesota Twins DH Nelson Cruz went 3-for-5 with a solo homer in a 4-3 loss to the Tigers on Tuesday.
Matthew Terelle
Tue, Apr 6th
Javier Baez connected with a second-inning homer to briefly give the Cubs a 1-0 lead Sunday versus the Pirates. The homer was his third of the season.
Jamie Mellor
Mon, Apr 12th
 Minnesota Twins DH Nelson Cruz had a big game in a 15-6 win over the Tigers on Monday. Cruz went 3-for-6 with a double, two homers, and five RBI in the win.
Matthew Terelle
Mon, Apr 5th
Javier Baez connected on a two-run homer versus the Pirates Thursday. It changed the score from Pittsburgh 2-1 to the Cubs 3-2. The Cubs would win 4-2. Baez also stole his third base of the season.
Jamie Mellor
Fri, Apr 9th
 Nelson Cruz is serving as the Twins' DH and hitting third on Monday against the Tigers.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Mon, Apr 5th
Javier Baez went 1-for-3 versus Milwaukee Monday. His lone hit was also his first homer of the season which was a solo blast. Baez got hit right above his knee but stayed in the game.
Jamie Mellor
Tue, Apr 6th
 Twins DH Nelson Cruz is absent from Thursday's Opening Day lineup.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Thu, Apr 1st
Javier Baez went 0-for-4 versus the Pirates Sunday. He did drive in the eventual winning run when the Pirates committed an error. Baez seems to be involved in more than his share of weird plays so after awhile, you might be tempted to refer to it as the Baez Effect. My father and I do.
Jamie Mellor
Mon, Apr 5th
Notes 
There are no recent notes for these players
Who Should I Trade? Player Schedules
  Nelson Cruz
DH - MIN
Nelson Cruz
MIN
Javier Baez
SS - CHC
Javier Baez
CHC
Date OppOpp PitcherVBROppOpp PitcherVBR
Thu, Apr 1st@ MILvs PIT
Sat, Apr 3rd@ MILvs PIT
Sun, Apr 4th@ MILvs PIT
Mon, Apr 5th@ DETvs MIL
Tue, Apr 6th@ DETvs MIL
Wed, Apr 7th@ DETvs MIL
Thu, Apr 8thvs SEA@ PIT
Sat, Apr 10thvs SEA@ PIT
Sun, Apr 11thvs SEA@ PIT
Mon, Apr 12thvs BOS@ MIL
Tue, Apr 13thvs BOS@ MIL
Wed, Apr 14thvs BOS@ MIL
Thu, Apr 15thvs BOS   
Fri, Apr 16th@ LAAvs ATL
Sat, Apr 17th@ LAAvs ATL
Sun, Apr 18th@ LAAvs ATL
Mon, Apr 19th@ OAK   
Tue, Apr 20th@ OAKvs NYM
Wed, Apr 21st@ OAKvs NYM
Fri, Apr 23rdvs PITvs MIL
Sat, Apr 24thvs PITvs MIL
Sun, Apr 25thvs PITvs MIL
Mon, Apr 26th@ CLE@ ATL
Tue, Apr 27th@ CLE@ ATL
Wed, Apr 28th@ CLE@ ATL
Fri, Apr 30thvs KC@ CIN
Sat, May 1stvs KC@ CIN
Sun, May 2ndvs KC@ CIN
Mon, May 3rdvs TEXvs LAD
Tue, May 4thvs TEXvs LAD
Wed, May 5thvs TEXvs LAD
Thu, May 6thvs TEX   
Fri, May 7th@ DETvs PIT
Sat, May 8th@ DETvs PIT
Sun, May 9th@ DETvs PIT
Tue, May 11th@ CWS@ CLE
Wed, May 12th@ CWS@ CLE
Thu, May 13th@ CWS   
Fri, May 14thvs OAK@ DET
Sat, May 15thvs OAK@ DET
Sun, May 16thvs OAK@ DET
Mon, May 17thvs CWSvs WSH
Tue, May 18thvs CWSvs WSH
Wed, May 19thvs CWSvs WSH
Fri, May 21st@ CLE@ STL
Sat, May 22nd@ CLE@ STL
Sun, May 23rd@ CLE@ STL
Mon, May 24thvs BAL   
Tue, May 25thvs BAL@ PIT
Wed, May 26thvs BAL@ PIT
Fri, May 28thvs KCvs CIN
Sat, May 29thvs KCvs CIN
Sun, May 30thvs KCvs CIN
Mon, May 31st@ BALvs SD
Tue, Jun 1st@ BALvs SD
Wed, Jun 2nd@ BALvs SD
Thu, Jun 3rd@ KC@ SF
Fri, Jun 4th@ KC@ SF
Sat, Jun 5th@ KC@ SF
Sun, Jun 6th@ KC@ SF
Tue, Jun 8thvs NYY@ SD
Wed, Jun 9thvs NYY@ SD
Thu, Jun 10thvs NYY   
Fri, Jun 11thvs HOUvs STL
Sat, Jun 12thvs HOUvs STL
Sun, Jun 13thvs HOUvs STL
Mon, Jun 14th@ SEA@ NYM
Tue, Jun 15th@ SEA@ NYM
Wed, Jun 16th@ SEA@ NYM
Fri, Jun 18th@ TEXvs MIA
Sat, Jun 19th@ TEXvs MIA
Sun, Jun 20th@ TEXvs MIA
Mon, Jun 21stvs CINvs CLE
Tue, Jun 22ndvs CINvs CLE
Thu, Jun 24thvs CLE@ LAD
Fri, Jun 25thvs CLE@ LAD
Sat, Jun 26thvs CLE@ LAD
Sun, Jun 27thvs CLE@ LAD
Mon, Jun 28th@ CWS@ MIL
Tue, Jun 29th@ CWS@ MIL
Wed, Jun 30th@ CWS@ MIL
Thu, Jul 1st@ CWS   
Fri, Jul 2nd@ KC@ CIN
Sat, Jul 3rd@ KC@ CIN
Sun, Jul 4th@ KC@ CIN
Mon, Jul 5thvs CWSvs PHI
Tue, Jul 6thvs CWSvs PHI
Wed, Jul 7thvs CWSvs PHI
Thu, Jul 8thvs DETvs PHI
Fri, Jul 9thvs DETvs STL
Sat, Jul 10thvs DETvs STL
Sun, Jul 11thvs DETvs STL
Fri, Jul 16th@ DET@ ARI
Sat, Jul 17th@ DET@ ARI
Sun, Jul 18th@ DET@ ARI
Mon, Jul 19th@ CWS@ STL
Tue, Jul 20th@ CWS@ STL
Wed, Jul 21st@ CWS@ STL
Thu, Jul 22ndvs LAA@ STL
Fri, Jul 23rdvs LAAvs ARI
Sat, Jul 24thvs LAAvs ARI
Sun, Jul 25thvs LAAvs ARI
Mon, Jul 26thvs DETvs CIN
Tue, Jul 27thvs DETvs CIN
Wed, Jul 28thvs DETvs CIN
Fri, Jul 30th@ STL@ WSH
Sat, Jul 31st@ STL@ WSH
Sun, Aug 1st@ STL@ WSH
Tue, Aug 3rd@ CIN@ COL
Wed, Aug 4th@ CIN@ COL
Thu, Aug 5th@ HOU@ COL
Fri, Aug 6th@ HOUvs CWS
Sat, Aug 7th@ HOUvs CWS
Sun, Aug 8th@ HOUvs CWS
Mon, Aug 9thvs CWSvs MIL
Tue, Aug 10thvs CWSvs MIL
Wed, Aug 11thvs CWSvs MIL
Fri, Aug 13thvs TB@ MIA
Sat, Aug 14thvs TB@ MIA
Sun, Aug 15thvs TB@ MIA
Mon, Aug 16thvs CLE@ CIN
Tue, Aug 17thvs CLE@ CIN
Wed, Aug 18thvs CLE@ CIN
Thu, Aug 19th@ NYY   
Fri, Aug 20th@ NYYvs KC
Sat, Aug 21st@ NYYvs KC
Sun, Aug 22nd@ NYYvs KC
Tue, Aug 24th@ BOSvs COL
Wed, Aug 25th@ BOSvs COL
Thu, Aug 26th@ BOS   
Fri, Aug 27thvs MIL@ CWS
Sat, Aug 28thvs MIL@ CWS
Sun, Aug 29thvs MIL@ CWS
Tue, Aug 31stvs CHC@ MIN
Wed, Sep 1stvs CHC@ MIN
Fri, Sep 3rd@ TBvs PIT
Sat, Sep 4th@ TBvs PIT
Sun, Sep 5th@ TBvs PIT
Mon, Sep 6th@ CLEvs CIN
Tue, Sep 7th@ CLEvs CIN
Wed, Sep 8th@ CLEvs CIN
Thu, Sep 9th@ CLE   
Fri, Sep 10thvs KCvs SF
Sat, Sep 11thvs KCvs SF
Sun, Sep 12thvs KCvs SF
Tue, Sep 14thvs CLE@ PHI
Wed, Sep 15thvs CLE@ PHI
Fri, Sep 17th@ TOR@ MIL
Sat, Sep 18th@ TOR@ MIL
Sun, Sep 19th@ TOR@ MIL
Tue, Sep 21st@ CHCvs MIN
Wed, Sep 22nd@ CHCvs MIN
Thu, Sep 23rdvs TOR   
Fri, Sep 24thvs TORvs STL
Sat, Sep 25thvs TORvs STL
Sun, Sep 26thvs TORvs STL
Tue, Sep 28thvs DET@ PIT
Wed, Sep 29thvs DET@ PIT
Thu, Sep 30thvs DET@ PIT
Fri, Oct 1st@ KC@ STL
Sat, Oct 2nd@ KC@ STL
Sun, Oct 3rd@ KC@ STL
Thu, Apr 22nd   vs NYM
Thu, Apr 29th   @ ATL
Thu, May 20th   vs WSH
Thu, May 27th   @ PIT
Mon, Jun 7th   @ SD
Thu, Jun 17th   @ NYM
Thu, Jul 29th   vs CIN
Thu, Aug 12th   vs MIL
Mon, Aug 23rd   vs COL
Thu, Sep 2nd   vs PIT
Thu, Sep 16th   @ PHI