Cruisin! How a Mariners fan learned to love Nelson Cruz

Hated Texas Ranger to
Player I’m glad we didn’t sign last year to
Player I’m annoyed we overpaid for this year to
Player I’m reconciled to having on the team to
Player whose early home runs I like to
Player I’m beginning to love to
“Where’s my Cruz jersey!?”

A Lookout Landing commenter’s ode to Nelson Cruz, following the Mariners’ improbable 11-10 win over the Texas Rangers earlier today. Cruz had two home runs and batted in the game’s winning run with a single in the bottom of the ninth.