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Tony Cruz
Birthdate: 8/18/1986 (28 y, 8 m, 8 d)     Bats/Throws: R/R     Height/Weight: 5-11/215     Position: C
Drafted: 2007 June Amateur Draft - Round: 26, Pick: 18, Overall: 802, Team: St. Louis Cardinals
Contract: $0.8M / 1 Years (2015)
RotoWire News: Cruz will return to the Cardinals' 25-man roster for Monday's home opener, MLB.com reports. (4/13/2015)



SeasonTeamGPAHRRRBISBBB%K%ISOBABIPAVGOBPSLGwOBAwRC+BsROffDefWAR
2007Cardinals (R)73408412.9 %20.6 %.156.462.375.382.531.416152    
2007Cardinals (R)62722217.4 %7.4 %.320.238.280.333.600.408147    
2007Cardinals (A-)41702400.0 %29.4 %.063.545.375.412.438.402146    
2007Cardinals (A)492165263437.9 %11.6 %.138.298.282.338.421.347116    
2008Cardinals (A+)893788415835.0 %13.2 %.148.302.279.316.427.337107    
2009Cardinals (AA)11044410444817.7 %19.1 %.146.253.220.281.366.29572    
2010Rafters (R)19843131708.3 %16.7 %.158.383.342.393.500.398126    
2010Cardinals (A+)462021212509.4 %16.3 %.116.338.282.348.398.348117    
2010Cardinals (AA)4016962620010.1 %17.8 %.188.325.289.363.477.374128    
2010Cardinals (AAA)41512106.7 %6.7 %.214.167.214.267.429.30071    
2011Cardinals (AAA)451644132506.7 %18.9 %.128.304.262.315.389.31473    
2011Cardinals387208608.3 %18.1 %.077.327.262.333.338.299890.4-0.50.10.2
2012Cardinals511311111102.3 %14.5 %.111.287.254.267.365.27268-0.4-5.32.50.1
2012Cardinals2100000.0 %100.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100    
2013Cardinals511291131303.1 %19.4 %.089.247.203.240.293.23444-0.8-8.91.9-0.3
2014Cardinals (AA)2500000.0 %40.0 %.000.333.200.200.200.1848    
2014Cardinals501501111708.7 %18.7 %.059.245.200.270.259.24251-2.3-10.50.5-0.6
2014Cardinals47121028.6 %28.6 %.600.000.200.429.800.502229    
2015Depth Charts471962162015.6 %19.2 %.091.272.225.272.316.26164-0.7-8.62.60.0
2015Steamer371512121326.0 %19.0 %.099.271.228.278.326.26970-0.2-5.32.20.1
2015ZiPS561551131805.2 %19.4 %.083.272.222.266.306.25459-0.9-8.00.8-0.3
2015Cardinals310000010.0 %20.0 %.111.286.222.300.333.285820.0-0.20.20.0
2015ZiPS (R)491361111505.4 %19.4 %.085.273.222.268.307.25461-0.7-6.80.8-0.2
Total- - -1934923434705.5 %17.7 %.085.270.225.271.310.25760-3.0-25.55.2-0.6
Postseason- - -68121025.0 %37.5 %.500.000.167.375.667.439188    

SeasonTeamGABPAH1B2B3BHRRRBIBBIBBSOHBPSFSHGDPSBCSAVG
2007Cardinals (R)7323412750084107010010.375
2007Cardinals (R)625277320222212000010.280
2007Cardinals (A-)416176510024005100000.375
2007Cardinals (A)49195216553910152634170251301031.282
2008Cardinals (A+)89351378986522384158190502511730.279
2009Cardinals (AA)1104044448952252104448342851321610.220
2010Rafters (R)197684262030313177014010000.342
2010Cardinals (A+)4618120251331611212519033011502.282
2010Cardinals (AA)4014916943271006262017330111500.289
2010Cardinals (AAA)414153200121101000100.214
2011Cardinals (AAA)451491643929514132511031112701.262
2011Cardinals3865721712500866113100101.262
2012Cardinals51126131322191111113019020401.254
2012Cardinals2110000000001000000.000
2013Cardinals51123129251761113134125200700.203
2014Cardinals (AA)2551100000002000000.200
2014Cardinals501351502721501111713128002603.200
2014Cardinals4571000121202000000.200
2015Depth Charts471811964129912162011138111 12.225
2015Steamer37139151322271212139129111 21.228
2015ZiPS56144155322371113188130111602.222
2015Cardinals39102110000102000200.222
2015ZiPS (R)49127136282061111157126111 02.222
Total- - -1934584921037226234347273873222005.225
Postseason- - -6681000121203000000.167

SeasonTeamBB%K%BB/KAVGOBPSLGOPSISOSpdBABIPUBRwGDPwSBwRCwRAAwOBAwRC+
2007Cardinals (R)2.9 %20.6 %0.14.375.382.531.914.1566.0.462  0.262.2.416152
2007Cardinals (R)7.4 %7.4 %1.00.280.333.600.933.3203.9.238  0.251.6.408147
2007Cardinals (A-)0.0 %29.4 %0.00.375.412.438.849.0631.6.545  0.030.9.402146
2007Cardinals (A)7.9 %11.6 %0.68.282.338.421.758.1384.4.298  0.2294.0.347116
2008Cardinals (A+)5.0 %13.2 %0.38.279.316.427.743.1484.5.302  0.7463.1.337107
2009Cardinals (AA)7.7 %19.1 %0.40.220.281.366.647.1463.2.253  0.140-15.5.29572
2010Rafters (R)8.3 %16.7 %0.50.342.393.500.893.1581.6.383  0.0153.1.398126
2010Cardinals (A+)9.4 %16.3 %0.58.282.348.398.746.1162.9.338  -0.9263.8.348117
2010Cardinals (AA)10.1 %17.8 %0.57.289.363.477.840.1881.8.325  0.0265.6.374128
2010Cardinals (AAA)6.7 %6.7 %1.00.214.267.429.695.2141.6.167  0.01-0.6.30071
2011Cardinals (AAA)6.7 %18.9 %0.35.262.315.389.704.1282.4.304  -0.517-6.3.31473
2011Cardinals8.3 %18.1 %0.46.262.333.338.672.0772.4.3270.80.1-0.57-1.0.29989
2011Average8.1 %18.6 %0.44.255.321.399.720.1445.1.295     .316 
2012Cardinals2.3 %14.5 %0.16.254.267.365.632.1113.2.2870.4-0.3-0.510-4.6.27268
2012Cardinals0.0 %100.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000  0.00-0.3.000-100
2012Average8.0 %19.8 %0.40.255.319.405.724.1515.2.297     .315 
2013Cardinals3.1 %19.4 %0.16.203.240.293.533.0893.4.2470.5-1.2-0.16-8.1.23444
2013Average7.9 %19.9 %0.40.253.318.396.714.1434.9.297     .314 
2014Cardinals (AA)0.0 %40.0 %0.00.200.200.200.400.0000.1.333  0.00-0.5.1848
2014Cardinals8.7 %18.7 %0.46.200.270.259.530.0592.0.245-0.3-0.7-1.38-7.8.24251
2014Cardinals28.6 %28.6 %1.00.200.429.8001.229.6002.6.000  0.021.0.502229
2014Average7.6 %20.4 %0.37.251.314.386.700.1355.0.299     .310 
2015Depth Charts5.6 %19.2 %0.29.225.272.316.588.0913.1.2720.0 -0.714-7.3.26164
2015Steamer6.0 %19.0 %0.32.228.278.326.604.0994.2.2710.0 -0.211-4.7.26970
2015ZiPS5.2 %19.4 %0.27.222.266.306.572.0833.5.272  -0.910-6.7.25459
2015Cardinals10.0 %20.0 %0.50.222.300.333.633.1110.1.286  0.01-0.2.28582
2015Average8.0 %20.2 %0.40.246.312.386.698.1415.0.289     .308 
2015ZiPS (R)5.4 %19.4 %0.28.222.268.307.575.0853.3.2730.0 -0.79-5.6.25461
Total- - -5.5 %17.7 %0.31.225.271.310.581.0852.9.2701.4-2.1-2.333-21.6.25760
Postseason- - -25.0 %37.5 %0.67.167.375.6671.042.5002.6.000  0.020.8.439188

SeasonTeamGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%
2011Cardinals1.2015.4 %46.2 %38.5 %15.0 %0.0 %4.2 %0.0 %
2012Cardinals1.1413.8 %45.9 %40.4 %15.9 %2.3 %12.0 %0.0 %
2012Cardinals0.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %
2013Cardinals1.9618.4 %54.1 %27.6 %25.9 %3.7 %3.8 %0.0 %
2014Cardinals2.2218.7 %56.1 %25.2 %22.2 %3.7 %3.3 %0.0 %
2014Cardinals0.0033.3 %0.0 %66.7 %50.0 %50.0 %0.0 %0.0 %
2015Cardinals6.000.0 %85.7 %14.3 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %
Total- - -1.6216.4 %51.7 %31.9 %19.3 %2.5 %5.7 %0.0 %
Postseason- - -0.0033.3 %0.0 %66.7 %50.0 %50.0 %0.0 %0.0 %

SeasonTeamGBFBLDIFFBIFHBUBUHBallsStrikesPitches
2011Cardinals24208310079167246
2012Cardinals5044157600122282404
2012Cardinals0000000134
2013Cardinals5327187200148311459
2014Cardinals6027206220198386584
2014Cardinals0211000121628
2015Cardinals610000092635
Total- - -1931196123112055611721728
Postseason- - -0211000131932

SeasonTeamWPA-WPA+WPARE24REWpLIphLIPHWPA/LIClutch
2011Cardinals0.13-1.321.45-1.94-0.231.061.5017-0.170.29
2012Cardinals-0.32-2.382.06-4.24-0.471.011.1212-0.570.25
2012Cardinals0.000.000.00-0.54-0.060.030.031-0.020.00
2013Cardinals-0.82-1.971.15-4.88-0.540.770.1616-0.89-0.18
2014Cardinals-0.01-2.372.36-6.56-0.740.870.217-0.830.82
2014Cardinals0.10-0.120.220.540.061.542.2010.25-0.18
2015Cardinals-0.05-0.100.05-1.33-0.150.45 0-0.09-0.02
Total- - --1.07-8.147.07-18.94-2.130.900.8352-2.551.36
Postseason- - -0.10-0.120.220.000.001.351.1220.22-0.15

SeasonTeamFB%SL%CT%CB%CH%SF%KN%XX%
2011Cardinals58.7% (91.1)21.9% (83.1)0.8% (92.0)9.9% (74.9)6.2% (81.1)2.5% (87.3) 1.6%
2012Cardinals58.9% (91.4)16.1% (82.2)6.7% (87.0)11.1% (76.3)4.2% (80.0)1.7% (86.4)1.2% (74.6) 
2013Cardinals61.1% (92.6)18.5% (83.5)6.4% (88.0)8.8% (78.1)4.6% (82.5)0.7% (86.3) 0.9%
2014Cardinals65.7% (91.5)11.6% (83.7)4.8% (87.3)9.5% (77.7)7.8% (82.5)0.5% (82.3) 1.0%
2015Cardinals83.3% (92.6)8.3% (85.0) 4.2% (78.0)4.2% (84.0)  31.4%
Total- - -62.1% (91.7)15.9% (83.2)5.0% (87.5)9.7% (77.0)5.8% (81.9)1.1% (86.1)0.3% (74.6)1.4%

SeasonTeamFA%FT%FC%FS%FO%SI%SL%CU%KC%EP%CH%SC%KN%UN%
2011Cardinals40.5 %11.2 %0.8 %1.2 % 6.2 %22.3 %10.3 %  7.0 %   
2012Cardinals33.1 %10.8 %6.1 %2.9 % 14.0 %16.7 %10.3 %  4.9 % 1.2 % 
2013Cardinals32.5 %23.3 %4.4 %0.9 % 4.8 %19.4 %8.5 %0.9 % 4.6 %   
2014Cardinals33.4 %14.9 %7.7 %1.0 %0.2 %13.5 %11.3 %8.2 %1.7 % 6.9 % 0.2 % 
2015Cardinals42.9 %31.4 %    11.4 %11.4 %  2.9 %   
Total- - -34.3 %16.0 %5.3 %1.5 %0.1 %10.0 %16.3 %9.1 %0.8 % 5.7 % 0.4 % 

SeasonTeamvFAvFTvFCvFSvFOvSIvSLvCUvKCvEPvCHvSCvKN
2011Cardinals91.490.589.485.9 89.483.275.4  82.1  
2012Cardinals92.091.288.685.3 89.882.376.2  79.5 74.5
2013Cardinals92.692.888.485.5 91.083.877.783.7 81.8  
2014Cardinals92.191.187.282.680.991.683.778.077.5 82.5 69.5
2015Cardinals92.793.4    84.881.3  83.6  
Total- - -92.191.887.984.880.990.783.377.179.3 81.7 73.7

SeasonTeamwFBwSLwCTwCBwCHwSFwKNwFB/CwSL/CwCT/CwCB/CwCH/CwSF/CwKN/C
2011Cardinals1.8-2.90.01.1-0.8-0.1 1.29-5.552.204.38-5.43-1.31 
2012Cardinals-0.2-1.3-0.7-1.1-1.6-0.4-0.2-0.09-1.98-2.72-2.34-9.42-6.20-3.95
2013Cardinals-10.01.2-1.81.2-1.1-0.2 -3.601.42-6.282.93-5.13-5.44 
2014Cardinals-7.20.7-0.7-0.7-2.9-0.7 -1.901.10-2.50-1.20-6.53-23.18 
2015Cardinals-0.9-0.2 0.00.5  -4.75-10.35 0.0046.98  
Total- - --16.5-2.5-3.20.5-6.0-1.4-0.2-1.56-0.93-3.730.31-6.02-7.22-3.95

SeasonTeamwFAwFTwFCwFSwFOwSIwSLwCUwKCwEPwCHwSCwKN
2011Cardinals2.3-1.3-0.1-0.3 0.8-2.81.0  -0.7  
2012Cardinals0.9-0.4-1.5-0.1 0.1-3.30.1  -1.2 -0.2
2013Cardinals-4.7-4.1-1.0-0.2 -0.40.11.0-0.1 -1.7  
2014Cardinals-4.5-1.0-1.6-0.8-0.2-0.20.5-0.5-0.3 -2.4 -0.1
2015Cardinals-0.8-1.3    0.6-0.2  0.5  
Total- - --6.9-8.1-4.2-1.4-0.20.3-4.81.3-0.4 -5.6 -0.2

SeasonTeamwFA/CwFT/CwFC/CwFS/CwFO/CwSI/CwSL/CwCU/CwKC/CwEP/CwCH/CwSC/CwKN/C
2011Cardinals2.38-4.85-4.73-8.76 5.14-5.193.88  -4.06  
2012Cardinals0.63-0.95-6.02-1.08 0.21-4.860.24  -5.92 -3.62
2013Cardinals-3.18-3.79-4.82-5.56 -1.960.172.53-2.20 -8.24  
2014Cardinals-2.31-1.17-3.59-13.69-18.71-0.220.76-1.15-2.98 -6.10 -5.45
2015Cardinals-5.52-11.93    16.23-4.95  46.98  
Total- - --1.16-2.94-4.55-5.74-18.710.17-1.710.83-2.76 -5.63 -3.93

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%F-Strike%SwStr%
2011Cardinals33.6 %71.8 %53.3 %71.8 %87.6 %82.8 %51.7 %59.7 %8.9 %
2011Average30.6 %65.0 %46.2 %68.1 %87.9 %80.7 %45.3 %59.4 %8.6 %
2012Cardinals39.6 %69.7 %54.4 %66.3 %93.4 %83.3 %49.1 %61.8 %8.9 %
2012Average30.8 %64.7 %46.0 %66.8 %87.2 %79.7 %44.9 %59.8 %9.1 %
2013Cardinals37.0 %68.4 %51.6 %72.2 %87.4 %81.6 %46.2 %66.7 %9.4 %
2013Average31.0 %65.5 %46.4 %66.6 %87.0 %79.5 %44.7 %60.3 %9.3 %
2014Cardinals35.9 %64.7 %48.9 %70.5 %92.1 %83.4 %45.0 %57.3 %7.9 %
2014Average31.3 %65.7 %46.7 %65.8 %87.3 %79.4 %44.9 %60.6 %9.4 %
2015Cardinals12.5 %50.0 %37.5 %100.0 %87.5 %88.9 %66.7 %70.0 %2.9 %
2015Average29.9 %65.3 %46.3 %64.7 %86.9 %79.3 %46.5 %60.5 %9.4 %
Total- - -36.6 %67.7 %51.4 %70.2 %90.4 %82.9 %47.6 %61.6 %8.6 %

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%Pace
2011Cardinals36.1 %69.7 %53.1 %69.8 %89.4 %82.8 %50.6 %22.2
2011Average28.9 %62.1 %45.6 %64.7 %88.0 %80.6 %50.1 %21.6
2012Cardinals34.7 %68.8 %52.9 %63.6 %92.7 %83.8 %53.4 %23.9
2012Average29.3 %62.2 %45.6 %63.6 %87.3 %79.6 %49.5 %22.1
2013Cardinals33.0 %68.8 %51.2 %68.9 %87.4 %81.6 %50.8 %24.9
2013Average29.7 %62.7 %45.9 %63.2 %87.3 %79.4 %49.2 %22.6
2014Cardinals33.7 %63.6 %47.9 %69.6 %91.4 %83.4 %47.6 %26.1
2014Average30.1 %63.1 %46.2 %62.9 %87.5 %79.3 %48.8 %23.0
2015Cardinals25.0 %63.2 %45.7 %100.0 %91.7 %93.8 %54.3 %21.9
2015Average29.7 %63.1 %45.8 %63.4 %87.2 %79.2 %48.3 %22.0
Total- - -33.9 %67.2 %50.7 %68.5 %90.4 %83.1 %50.4 %24.7

SeasonTeamPosGGSInnPOAEFETEDPDPSDPTDPFScpSBCSPBWPFPTZ
2011CardinalsC20899.09060001010 22171.000 
2012CardinalsC4728293.1255232020300 188310.993 
2013CardinalsC4428267.0234141010101 12626.996 
2014CardinalsC4735325.0275151010100 186412.997 
2015CardinalsC3223.02000000000 00011.000 
Total- - -C1611011007.1874584041511 50221036.996 
2011Cardinals1B2110.08000040040    1.000 
2012Cardinals1B202.21100021011    1.000 
2014Cardinals1B204.04000000000    1.000 
Total- - -1B6116.213100061051    1.000 
2011Cardinals2B101.0000000000     .000 
Total- - -2B101.0000000000     .000 
2011Cardinals3B3111.0020000000     1.000 
2013Cardinals3B305.0010000000     1.000 
2014Cardinals3B103.0010001100     1.000 
Total- - -3B7119.0040001100     1.000 
2011CardinalsRF216.0100000000     1.000 
Total- - -RF216.0100000000     1.000 
2011CardinalsOF216.0100000000     1.000 
Total- - -OF216.0100000000     1.000 

SeasonTeamPosInnrSBrGDPrARMrGFPrPMDRSBIZPlaysRZROOZCPPRPPTZLFSRARMDPRRngRErrRUZRUZR/150
2011CardinalsC99.00  -1 -2    6-0.6 0      
2012CardinalsC293.1-1  1 -2    150.2 0      
2013CardinalsC267.0-1  1 -1    111.1 0      
2014CardinalsC325.0-2  -1 -4    16-0.7 -2      
2015CardinalsC23.00  0 0              
Total- - -C1007.1-4  0 -9    470.0 -2      
2011Cardinals1B10.0 0 00000 0   0  -0.20.0-0.20.0
2012Cardinals1B2.2 0 000111.0000   0 0.10.70.00.91.9
2014Cardinals1B4.0 0 000111.0000   0  0.10.10.120.0
Total- - -1B16.2 0 000221.0000   0 0.10.60.10.8101.6
2011Cardinals2B1.0 0 00000 0   0      
Total- - -2B1.0 0 00000 0   0      
2011Cardinals3B11.0 0 000111.0001   0  -0.10.10.0-1.7
2013Cardinals3B5.0 0 00031.3330   0  -0.60.1-0.5-72.1
2014Cardinals3B3.0 0 000111.0000   0 0.10.20.00.32.6
Total- - -3B19.0 0 00053.6001   0 0.1-0.40.2-0.2-17.3
2011CardinalsRF6.0  000000 1   0-0.1 0.20.00.2-8.1
Total- - -RF6.0  000000 1   0-0.1 0.20.00.2-8.1
2011CardinalsOF6.0  000000 1   0-0.1 0.20.00.2-8.1
Total- - -OF6.0  000000 1   0-0.1 0.20.00.2-8.1

SeasonTeamPosInnImpossible (0%) Remote (1-10%)Unlikely (10-40%)Even (40-60%)Likely (60-90%)Routine (90-100%)
2012CardinalsC293.10.0%      (3)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)33.3%     (3)0.0%      (0)100.0%    (12)
2013CardinalsC267.00.0%      (3)0.0%      (1)16.7%      (6)0.0%     (1)100.0%      (1)83.3%      (6)
2014CardinalsC325.00.0%      (7)0.0%      (6)55.6%      (9)0.0%     (1)0.0%      (0)100.0%    (12)
Total- - -C1007.10.0%    (13)0.0%      (7)40.0%    (15)20.0%     (5)100.0%      (1)96.7%    (30)
2012Cardinals1B2.20.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)0.0%      (0)100.0%      (1)
2014Cardinals1B4.00.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)0.0%      (0)100.0%      (1)
Total- - -1B16.20.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)0.0%      (0)100.0%      (2)
2013Cardinals3B5.00.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)0.0%      (0)100.0%      (1)
2014Cardinals3B3.00.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)0.0%      (0)100.0%      (1)
Total- - -3B19.00.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)0.0%      (0)100.0%      (2)

SeasonTeamInnVotesInstinctsFirst StepSpeedHandsReleaseArm StrengthArm AccuracyOverallFSR
2011Cardinals127.01437373649485350440
2012Cardinals296.01147344046555152460
2013Cardinals272.01050383754484747460
2014Cardinals332.0234128274438414037-2
Total- - -1027.0584533354847474743-2

SeasonTeamBattingBase RunningFieldingPositionalOffenseDefenseLeagueReplacementRARWARDollarsSalary
2011Cardinals-0.90.4-0.60.8-0.50.10.12.11.90.2$1.5 
2012Cardinals-4.9-0.40.02.5-5.32.50.23.91.30.1$0.9 
2013Cardinals-8.2-0.8-0.42.3-8.91.90.13.7-3.2-0.3($2.5) 
2014Cardinals-8.3-2.3-2.32.8-10.50.50.24.2-5.6-0.6($4.6) 
2015Cardinals-0.20.00.00.2-0.20.20.00.30.30.0$0.3 
Total- - --22.5-3.0-3.38.5-25.55.20.814.2-5.3-0.6($4.6) 

  • $0.8m / 1 Years (2015) (Edit)
    • signed by St. Louis Cardinals on 1/15/2015 (Avoided Arbitration)
    • 2015: $0.8M
    • Agent / Agency: Wasserman Media Group
    • Originally Reported By: Jon Heyman
    • Source: twitter.com
    • Submitted by matthewyaspan
  • $0.5m / 1 Years (2014) (Edit)
    • signed by St. Louis Cardinals on 1/1/2014 (League Minimum)
    • 2014: $0.5M
    • Agent / Agency: Wasserman Media Group
    • Submitted by matthewyaspan
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  • 2007 June Amateur Draft - Round: 26, Pick: 18, Overall: 802
    • Team: St. Louis Cardinals
    • School: Palm Beach CC
  • 2005 June Amateur Draft - Round: 42, Pick: 25, Overall: 1272
    • Team: Los Angeles Dodgers
    • School: Okaloosa Walton CC, FL