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Who Should I Trade?

Yordan Alvarez for Nelson Cruz (2021)

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Who Should I Trade? Player Summaries
Experts' Pick
  Nelson Cruz
Nelson Cruz
MIN vs BOS Tue, Apr 13th 2:10pm
Yordan Alvarez
Yordan Alvarez
HOU vs DET Tue, Apr 13th 8:10pm
Recommended by
6 of 11 experts
Recommended by
5 of 11 experts
Rest of Season
VBR# 79# 48
Home Runs3330
Stolen Bases12
Batting Average.272.277
Injury Alert--
Weather36 F, Overcast79 F, Humid and Mostly Cloudy
Expert Ranks 
Chris Meaney
# 37# 38
Dan Harris
# 42# 51
Brendan Tuma
# 37# 39
Carmen Maiorano
# 24# 35
Jordan Eisen
Field of Vision Sports
# 36# 38
Chris Clegg
# 34# 35
Joe Pisapia
# 35# 18
Mick Ciallela
# 34# 33
Mike Maher
# 44# 36
Ryan Amore
Pitcher List
# 48# 38
Brad Camara
# 47# 46
Who Should I Trade? Player Statistics
  Nelson Cruz
Nelson Cruz
Yordan Alvarez
Yordan Alvarez
2021 Stats 
At Bats2742
Home Runs42
Stolen Bases00
Caught Stealing00
Batting Average.444.262
On Base Pct.469.289
Slugging Pct.926.500
On-base Plus Slugging1.395.789
Who Should I Trade? Player Projections
  Nelson Cruz
Nelson Cruz
Yordan Alvarez
Yordan Alvarez
2021 Projections 
At Bats470450
Home Runs3330
Stolen Bases12
Caught Stealing01
Batting Average.272.277
On Base Pct.360.367
Slugging Pct.532.544
On-base Plus Slugging.892.911
Who Should I Trade? Player Notes
  Nelson Cruz
Nelson Cruz
Yordan Alvarez
Yordan Alvarez
 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
Friday was not a good day for Astros slugger Yordan Alvarez. The 23-year-old went hitless through four at-bats, striking out every time.
Andersen Pickard
Sat, Apr 10th
 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
Astros slugger Yordan Alvarez went 2-for-4 with a home run and double on Thursday. He scored once and knocked in two runs in addition to striking out twice.
Andersen Pickard
Fri, Apr 9th
 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
The offensive output keeps coming for the Astros' lineup. Yordan Alvarez had another big game on Saturday, finishing 3-for-4 with two runs and three RBI. He gave Houston extra insurance in the top of the ninth with a three-run homer.
Andersen Pickard
Sat, Apr 3rd
 Nelson Cruz is serving as the Twins' DH and hitting third on Monday against the Tigers.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Mon, Apr 5th
Astros slugger Yordan Alvarez contributed to the Astros' run parade on Thursday with three RBI of his own. Houston beat Oakland, 8-1, as Alvarez finished 1-for-3 with a bases-clearing double.
Andersen Pickard
Fri, Apr 2nd
 Twins DH Nelson Cruz is absent from Thursday's Opening Day lineup.
Brendan Tuma - Too Much Tuma
Thu, Apr 1st
Yordan Alvarez (knee) is scheduled to be the Astros designated hitter for Sunday’s game against the Cardinals.
Brad Camara
Fri, Mar 12th
There are no recent notes for these players
Who Should I Trade? Player Schedules
  Nelson Cruz
Nelson Cruz
Yordan Alvarez
Yordan Alvarez
Date OppOpp PitcherVBROppOpp PitcherVBR
Thu, Apr 1st@ MIL@ OAK
Fri, Apr 2nd   @ OAK
Sat, Apr 3rd@ MIL@ OAK
Sun, Apr 4th@ MIL@ OAK
Mon, Apr 5th@ DET@ LAA
Tue, Apr 6th@ DET@ LAA
Thu, Apr 8thvs SEAvs OAK
Fri, Apr 9th   vs OAK
Sat, Apr 10thvs SEAvs OAK
Mon, Apr 12th   vs DET
Tue, Apr 13thvs BOSvs DET
Wed, Apr 14thvs BOSvs DET
Fri, Apr 16th@ LAA@ SEA
Sat, Apr 17th@ LAA@ SEA
Sun, Apr 18th@ LAA@ SEA
Tue, Apr 20th@ OAK@ COL
Wed, Apr 21st@ OAK@ COL
Thu, Apr 22nd   vs LAA
Fri, Apr 23rdvs PITvs LAA
Sat, Apr 24thvs PITvs LAA
Sun, Apr 25thvs PITvs LAA
Mon, Apr 26th@ CLEvs SEA
Tue, Apr 27th@ CLEvs SEA
Wed, Apr 28th@ CLEvs SEA
Thu, Apr 29th   vs SEA
Fri, Apr 30thvs KC@ TB
Sat, May 1stvs KC@ TB
Sun, May 2ndvs KC@ TB
Tue, May 4thvs TEX@ NYY
Wed, May 5thvs TEX@ NYY
Thu, May 6thvs TEX@ NYY
Fri, May 7th@ DETvs TOR
Sat, May 8th@ DETvs TOR
Sun, May 9th@ DETvs TOR
Mon, May 10th   vs LAA
Tue, May 11th@ CWSvs LAA
Wed, May 12th@ CWSvs LAA
Thu, May 13th@ CWSvs TEX
Fri, May 14thvs OAKvs TEX
Sat, May 15thvs OAKvs TEX
Sun, May 16thvs OAKvs TEX
Tue, May 18thvs CWS@ OAK
Wed, May 19thvs CWS@ OAK
Thu, May 20th   @ OAK
Fri, May 21st@ CLE@ TEX
Sat, May 22nd@ CLE@ TEX
Sun, May 23rd@ CLE@ TEX
Tue, May 25thvs BALvs LAD
Wed, May 26thvs BALvs LAD
Fri, May 28thvs KCvs SD
Sat, May 29thvs KCvs SD
Sun, May 30thvs KCvs SD
Mon, May 31st@ BALvs BOS
Tue, Jun 1st@ BALvs BOS
Wed, Jun 2nd@ BALvs BOS
Thu, Jun 3rd@ KCvs BOS
Fri, Jun 4th@ KC@ TOR
Sat, Jun 5th@ KC@ TOR
Sun, Jun 6th@ KC@ TOR
Tue, Jun 8thvs NYY@ BOS
Wed, Jun 9thvs NYY@ BOS
Thu, Jun 10thvs NYY@ BOS
Fri, Jun 11thvs HOU@ MIN
Sat, Jun 12thvs HOU@ MIN
Sun, Jun 13thvs HOU@ MIN
Tue, Jun 15th@ SEAvs TEX
Wed, Jun 16th@ SEAvs TEX
Thu, Jun 17th   vs CWS
Fri, Jun 18th@ TEXvs CWS
Sat, Jun 19th@ TEXvs CWS
Sun, Jun 20th@ TEXvs CWS
Mon, Jun 21stvs CIN@ BAL
Tue, Jun 22ndvs CIN@ BAL
Wed, Jun 23rd   @ BAL
Thu, Jun 24thvs CLE@ DET
Fri, Jun 25thvs CLE@ DET
Sat, Jun 26thvs CLE@ DET
Sun, Jun 27thvs CLE@ DET
Mon, Jun 28th@ CWSvs BAL
Tue, Jun 29th@ CWSvs BAL
Wed, Jun 30th@ CWSvs BAL
Thu, Jul 1st@ CWS@ CLE
Fri, Jul 2nd@ KC@ CLE
Sat, Jul 3rd@ KC@ CLE
Sun, Jul 4th@ KC@ CLE
Tue, Jul 6thvs CWSvs OAK
Wed, Jul 7thvs CWSvs OAK
Thu, Jul 8thvs DETvs OAK
Fri, Jul 9thvs DETvs NYY
Sat, Jul 10thvs DETvs NYY
Sun, Jul 11thvs DETvs NYY
Fri, Jul 16th@ DET@ CWS
Sat, Jul 17th@ DET@ CWS
Sun, Jul 18th@ DET@ CWS
Mon, Jul 19th@ CWSvs CLE
Tue, Jul 20th@ CWSvs CLE
Wed, Jul 21st@ CWSvs CLE
Fri, Jul 23rdvs LAAvs TEX
Sat, Jul 24thvs LAAvs TEX
Sun, Jul 25thvs LAAvs TEX
Mon, Jul 26thvs DET@ SEA
Tue, Jul 27thvs DET@ SEA
Wed, Jul 28thvs DET@ SEA
Fri, Jul 30th@ STL@ SF
Sat, Jul 31st@ STL@ SF
Sun, Aug 1st@ STL@ SF
Tue, Aug 3rd@ CIN@ LAD
Wed, Aug 4th@ CIN@ LAD
Thu, Aug 5th@ HOUvs MIN
Fri, Aug 6th@ HOUvs MIN
Sat, Aug 7th@ HOUvs MIN
Sun, Aug 8th@ HOUvs MIN
Tue, Aug 10thvs CWSvs COL
Wed, Aug 11thvs CWSvs COL
Fri, Aug 13thvs TB@ LAA
Sat, Aug 14thvs TB@ LAA
Sun, Aug 15thvs TB@ LAA
Mon, Aug 16thvs CLE@ KC
Tue, Aug 17thvs CLE@ KC
Wed, Aug 18thvs CLE@ KC
Thu, Aug 19th@ NYY@ KC
Fri, Aug 20th@ NYYvs SEA
Sat, Aug 21st@ NYYvs SEA
Sun, Aug 22nd@ NYYvs SEA
Mon, Aug 23rd   vs KC
Tue, Aug 24th@ BOSvs KC
Wed, Aug 25th@ BOSvs KC
Fri, Aug 27thvs MIL@ TEX
Sat, Aug 28thvs MIL@ TEX
Sun, Aug 29thvs MIL@ TEX
Mon, Aug 30th   @ SEA
Tue, Aug 31stvs CHC@ SEA
Wed, Sep 1stvs CHC@ SEA
Fri, Sep 3rd@ TB@ SD
Sat, Sep 4th@ TB@ SD
Sun, Sep 5th@ TB@ SD
Mon, Sep 6th@ CLEvs SEA
Tue, Sep 7th@ CLEvs SEA
Wed, Sep 8th@ CLEvs SEA
Fri, Sep 10thvs KCvs LAA
Sat, Sep 11thvs KCvs LAA
Sun, Sep 12thvs KCvs LAA
Mon, Sep 13th   @ TEX
Tue, Sep 14thvs CLE@ TEX
Wed, Sep 15thvs CLE@ TEX
Thu, Sep 16th   @ TEX
Fri, Sep 17th@ TORvs ARI
Sat, Sep 18th@ TORvs ARI
Sun, Sep 19th@ TORvs ARI
Mon, Sep 20th   @ LAA
Tue, Sep 21st@ CHC@ LAA
Wed, Sep 22nd@ CHC@ LAA
Thu, Sep 23rdvs TOR@ LAA
Fri, Sep 24thvs TOR@ OAK
Sat, Sep 25thvs TOR@ OAK
Sun, Sep 26thvs TOR@ OAK
Tue, Sep 28thvs DETvs TB
Wed, Sep 29thvs DETvs TB
Thu, Sep 30thvs DETvs TB
Fri, Oct 1st@ KCvs OAK
Sat, Oct 2nd@ KCvs OAK
Sun, Oct 3rd@ KCvs OAK
Wed, Apr 7th@ DET   
Sun, Apr 11thvs SEA   
Thu, Apr 15thvs BOS   
Mon, Apr 19th@ OAK   
Mon, May 3rdvs TEX   
Mon, May 17thvs CWS   
Mon, May 24thvs BAL   
Mon, Jun 14th@ SEA   
Mon, Jul 5thvs CWS   
Thu, Jul 22ndvs LAA   
Mon, Aug 9thvs CWS   
Thu, Aug 26th@ BOS   
Thu, Sep 9th@ CLE