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Nelson Cruz ties the legendary Carl Ripken Jr. in home runs.

Nelson Cruz ties the legendary Carl Ripken Jr. in home runs.

Nelson Cruz equaled Cal Ripken Jr. in connected home runs in Major League Baseball-MLB history.

Through the Minnesota Twins’ game against the Seattle Mariners, Nelson Cruz added his 14th homer of the season by depositing the ball on the second level of Safeco Field through left field in the MLB.

This was the 431st home run of his MLB career for Nelson Cruz, achieving that mark in 1,200 games and more than 4,000 fewer at-bats than Cal Ripken Jr., who had more than 3,000 hits in about 21 seasons in the majors. This season, at 40, he is hitting 297. with 14 homers with 34 RBIs.

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With this home run, Nelson Cruz proves once again that he should be invited to the MLB all-star game as a designated hitter, and although Shohei Ohtani is leading the vote, at least Cruz’s ballots should increase. (Fielding)

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