Former Cougar Cruz agrees to deal with Twins

Former Kane County Cougars outfielder Nelson Cruz reportedly has agreed to a 1-year, $14 million deal with the Minnesota Twins, with a $12 million club option for the 2020 season.

The 38-year-old slugger batted .256 with 37 HR and 97 RBI in 144 games with the Seattle Mariners during the 2018 season. The 14-year MLB veteran played for the Kane County Cougars in 2003, batting .238 with 20 HR and 85 RBI in 119 games.

Nelson Cruz playing for the 2003 Kane County Cougars

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