Nelson Cruz, 43, who recently announced his retirement, has found a new role.
Local media such as “ESPN” and “The Athletic” reported on the 30th (Korea time) that Cruz will join the LA Dodgers as an advisor.
Although the exact position or role has not yet been confirmed, ESPN said Cruz will mainly work at the club’s academy in his hometown of the Dominican Republic.굿모닝토토 주소
Here, he is expected to serve as a mentor for Latino prospects who dream of becoming a future big leaguer.
Cruz played in 2055 games for eight teams, including the Texas Rangers, in 19 seasons in the Major League, posting a batting average of 0.274 on-base percentage of 0.343 slugging percentage of 0.513 464 home runs and 1325 RBIs.
He is a seven-time All-Star and four-time Silver Slugger winner and won the 2011 Championship Series MVP.
He announced his retirement from active duty in early November and later played in five games for the Dominican Winter League’s Gigantes del Shiba Inu and had a kind of “retirement tour.”
Cruise was a bio back in 2013He was suspended for 50 games for his involvement in the Genesis scandal and taking banned drugs, but later tried to show exemplary performance both on and off the field, and as a result, he won the Roberto Clemente Award in 2021.
At the 2023 World Baseball Classic, he also served as the head of the Dominican Republic national team.