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Talking Friars Ep. 318: Padres Add Nelson Cruz! Is a Trade in the Works?

What will Nelson Cruz’s role be with the Padres?

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AJ Preller wanted to bring in Nelson Cruz before last season but saw him head to the Washington Nationals. Well he got his wish this time around, as the 42-year-old is coming to San Diego for $1 million. What will his role be and what does this signing mean for what’s next for the Padres?

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