- via Latino Fox News
Before the Dominican outfielder’s hard work culminated with the virtuoso performance against the Detroit Tigers in this year’s playoffs, he was an oft-injured player whom certain people considered sending to Japan.
But the Rangers, and Daniels in particular, saw too much talent in Cruz. And it paid off big time.
“It speaks to Nelly, first and foremost. He didn’t give up,” Daniels told Fox News Latino over the phone. “He stuck with it and he got with some of our coaches and made some major adjustments. He had a closed stance, so he opened up his stance and it’s made a world of difference in his production and his approach.”