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Tony Cruz
Birthdate: 8/18/1986 (27 y, 10 m, 25 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: $0.5M / 1 Years (2014)
RotoWire News: Cruz is set to assume primary catching duties for the Cardinals in the wake of Yadier Molina's (thumb) ligament tear, MLB.com's Jenifer Langosch reports. (7/10/2014)



SeasonPAH2B3BHRRRBISBCSBBSOBB%K%ISOBABIPAVGOBPSLGwOBAwRC+
Today521000300020.0 %40.0 %.200.667.400.400.600.434184
201471153004110181311.3 %18.3 %.048.306.242.329.290.28682

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 %.077.327.262.333.338.299890.1-0.80.10.2
2012Cardinals511311111102.3 %14.5 %.111.287.254.267.365.27270-0.3-5.02.50.2
2012Cardinals2100000.0 %100.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100    
2013Cardinals511291131303.1 %19.4 %.089.247.203.240.293.234450.4-7.61.9-0.2
2014Steamer381542131415.3 %17.9 %.107.270.231.277.338.271710.0-5.03.20.3
2014Oliver1436009565715.5 %19.2 %.110.279.235.281.345.27674-1.5-19.013.11.3
2014ZiPS661932182204.7 %20.2 %.099.291.238.276.337.26969-0.5-7.25.50.4
2014Cardinals2366048012.1 %16.7 %.035.283.228.323.263.275750.2-1.70.30.1
2014ZiPS (R)247116806.1 %19.5 %.087.289.236.285.323.27172-0.2-2.41.60.1
2014ZiPS (U)471371101609.0 %18.1 %.063.286.232.303.295.273730.0-4.11.90.2
2014Steamer (R)351422121216.3 %17.4 %.101.271.231.284.333.275750.0-4.01.90.2
2014Steamer (U)582082162018.1 %17.2 %.081.274.230.297.312.275750.2-5.72.20.3
Total- - -1633982363805.3 %17.1 %.086.281.235.280.321.265660.4-15.14.90.2
Postseason- - -2100000.0 %100.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100    


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
2014Steamer38142154332371213148127111 11.231
2014Oliver14355760013190302956573321154421911.235
2014ZiPS661811934330101218229139111 01.238
2014Cardinals2357661311200488011001201.228
2014ZiPS (R)2466711511301684014001 01.236
2014ZiPS (U)471231372822501101612025002 02.232
2014Steamer (R)35130142302171212129025111 11.231
2014Steamer (U)581872084332912162017036112 12.230
Total- - -163371398876122223638212683211403.235
Postseason- - -2110000000001000000.000

SeasonTeamBB%K%BB/KAVGOBPSLGOPSISOSpdBABIPUBRwSBwRCwRAAwOBAwRC+
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 %0.46.262.333.338.672.0772.4.3270.6-0.57-1.0.29989
2011Average8.1 %18.6 %0.44.255.321.399.720.1445.1.295    .316 
2012Cardinals2.3 %14.5 %0.16.254.267.365.632.1113.2.2870.2-0.510-4.6.27270
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 %0.16.203.240.293.533.0893.4.2470.5-0.16-8.1.23445
2013Average7.9 %19.9 %0.40.253.318.396.714.1434.9.297    .314 
2014Steamer5.3 %17.9 %0.30.231.277.338.615.1073.6.2700.2-0.212-5.2.27171
2014Oliver5.5 %19.2 %0.29.235.281.345.626.1102.7.279-0.9-0.648-17.8.27674
2014ZiPS4.7 %20.2 %0.23.238.276.337.613.0992.9.291 -0.514-6.7.26969
2014Cardinals12.1 %16.7 %0.73.228.323.263.586.0351.4.2830.6-0.55-1.9.27575
2014Average7.8 %20.3 %0.39.252.316.391.706.1395.0.299    .312 
2014ZiPS (R)6.1 %19.5 %0.32.236.285.323.608.0872.6.2890.1-0.35-2.3.27172
2014ZiPS (U)9.0 %18.1 %0.50.232.303.295.599.0632.1.2860.7-0.711-4.2.27373
2014Steamer (R)6.3 %17.4 %0.36.231.284.333.617.1013.4.2710.2-0.211-4.1.27575
2014Steamer (U)8.1 %17.2 %0.47.230.297.312.608.0812.6.2740.8-0.617-6.0.27575
Total- - -5.3 %17.1 %0.31.235.280.321.600.0863.1.2811.9-1.529-15.5.26566
Postseason- - -0.0 %100.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000 0.00-0.3.000-100

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 %
2014Cardinals2.5023.9 %54.3 %21.7 %20.0 %0.0 %8.0 %0.0 %
Total- - -1.5017.0 %49.8 %33.1 %18.8 %2.0 %7.2 %0.0 %
Postseason- - -0.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %

SeasonTeamGBFBLDIFFBIFHBUBUHBallsStrikesPitches
2011Cardinals24208310079167246
2012Cardinals5044157600122282404
2012Cardinals0000000134
2013Cardinals5327187200148311459
2014Cardinals251011221095179274
Total- - -152101521911104449391383
Postseason- - -0000000134

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
2014Cardinals0.37-0.791.160.190.000.780.294-0.120.60
Total- - --0.64-6.465.82-10.87-1.250.900.8749-1.751.04
Postseason- - -0.000.000.00-0.54-0.060.030.031-0.020.00

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%
2014Cardinals61.6% (91.4)17.1% (83.6)5.4% (88.4)10.9% (78.9)5.0% (83.5)  5.8%
Total- - -60.1% (91.7)18.1% (83.1)5.3% (87.8)10.1% (77.1)4.9% (81.7)1.2% (86.8)0.4% (74.6)1.7%

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 %   
2014Cardinals31.4 %12.8 %7.7 %0.7 % 15.7 %16.4 %9.9 %1.1 % 4.0 % 0.4 % 
Total- - -33.8 %15.4 %4.9 %1.5 % 9.9 %18.5 %9.6 %0.5 % 5.0 % 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  
2014Cardinals92.390.686.582.1 91.583.378.878.7 83.6 69.5
Total- - -92.191.887.985.1 90.583.277.081.5 81.5 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-1.70.50.0-1.2-0.3  -1.081.25-0.28-4.42-2.63  
Total- - --10.1-2.5-2.5-0.1-3.8-0.7-0.2-1.24-1.01-3.54-0.05-5.81-4.22-3.95

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  
2014Cardinals0.30.8-0.70.0 -2.00.6-1.2-0.2 -0.1 -0.1
Total- - --1.3-5.0-3.3-0.6 -1.6-5.30.9-0.3 -3.7 -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  
2014Cardinals0.302.22-3.51-1.57 -4.701.39-4.32-6.18 -1.03 -5.71
Total- - --0.28-2.35-4.85-3.08 -1.14-2.080.67-3.90 -5.39 -3.97

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 %
2014Cardinals38.9 %57.4 %47.2 %68.5 %93.9 %82.5 %45.3 %62.1 %8.4 %
2014Average30.5 %65.3 %46.3 %65.7 %87.2 %79.5 %45.4 %60.4 %9.3 %
Total- - -37.6 %67.5 %51.9 %69.6 %90.3 %82.5 %47.9 %63.1 %9.0 %

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
2014Cardinals35.4 %57.5 %45.6 %65.4 %93.2 %81.6 %46.4 %25.4
2014Average29.6 %62.9 %45.8 %63.1 %87.5 %79.4 %48.7 %23.0
Total- - -34.6 %66.9 %50.9 %66.8 %90.4 %82.5 %50.7 %24.3

SeasonTeamPosGGSInnPOAEFETEDPDPSDPTDPFScpSBCSPBWPFPTZ
2011CardinalsC20899.09060001010 22171.000 
2012CardinalsC4728293.1255232020300 188310.993 
2013CardinalsC4428267.0234141010101 12626.996 
2014CardinalsC2214139.012050000000 82411.000 
Total- - -C13378798.1699483031411 40181024.996 
2011Cardinals1B2110.08000040040    1.000 
2012Cardinals1B202.21100021011    1.000 
2014Cardinals1B102.02000000000    1.000 
Total- - -1B5114.211100061051    1.000 
2011Cardinals2B101.0000000000     .000 
Total- - -2B101.0000000000     .000 
2011Cardinals3B3111.0020000000     1.000 
2013Cardinals3B305.0010000000     1.000 
Total- - -3B6116.0030000000     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      
2014CardinalsC139.0-1  0 -1              
Total- - -C798.1-3  1 -6    320.7 0      
2011Cardinals1B10.0 0 00000 0   0  -0.20.0-0.20.0
2012Cardinals1B2.2 0 000111.0000   0 0.10.70.00.91.9
2014Cardinals1B2.0 0 000111.0000      0.00.10.116.1
Total- - -1B14.2 0 000221.0000   0 0.10.60.10.897.7
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
Total- - -3B16.0 0 00042.5001   0  -0.60.1-0.5-36.9
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)
2014CardinalsC139.00.0%      (2)0.0%      (0)50.0%      (4)0.0%     (1)0.0%      (0)100.0%      (4)
Total- - -C798.10.0%      (8)0.0%      (1)30.0%    (10)20.0%     (5)100.0%      (1)95.5%    (22)
2012Cardinals1B2.20.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)0.0%      (0)100.0%      (1)
2014Cardinals1B2.00.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)0.0%      (0)100.0%      (1)
Total- - -1B14.20.0%      (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)
Total- - -3B16.00.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)0.0%      (0)100.0%      (1)

SeasonTeamInnVotesInstinctsFirst StepSpeedHandsReleaseArm StrengthArm AccuracyOverallFSR
2011Cardinals127.01437373649485350440
2012Cardinals296.01147344046555152460
2013Cardinals272.01050383754484747460
Total- - -695.03546363850515050460

SeasonTeamBattingBase RunningFieldingPositionalOffenseDefenseLeagueReplacementRARWARDollarsSalary
2011Cardinals-0.90.1-0.60.8-0.80.10.12.11.50.2$0.7 
2012Cardinals-4.7-0.30.02.5-5.02.50.33.91.60.2$0.8 
2013Cardinals-8.00.4-0.42.3-7.61.90.13.7-1.8-0.2($1.0) 
2014Cardinals-1.90.2-0.91.2-1.70.30.11.90.50.1$0.3 
Total- - --15.50.4-1.96.7-15.14.90.611.51.90.2$0.8 

SeasonTeamAgeGPAHRRRBISBBB%K%ISOBABIPAVGOBPSLGwOBAwRC+BsROffDefWAR
2014Oliver271436009565715.5 %19.2 %.110.279.235.281.345.27674-1.5-19.013.11.3
2015Oliver281436009565615.7 %19.2 %.110.278.234.281.344.27674-1.5-19.113.11.3
2016Oliver291436008555515.8 %19.0 %.105.275.231.279.335.27271-1.5-20.913.11.1
2017Oliver301436008545415.8 %19.2 %.099.273.229.278.328.26869-1.5-22.513.10.9
2018Oliver311436008545315.8 %19.2 %.097.268.225.274.323.26566-1.4-24.113.10.8

  • $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