Cardinals placed C Tony Cruz on the paternity leave list.
Cardinals and C Tony Cruz avoided arbitration by agreeing to a one-year, $775,000 contract.
Filling in for the injured Yadier Molina (oblique), Tony Cruz ripped a solo home run in Thursday's loss to the Giants.
Tony Cruz will start behind the plate for Game 5 of the NLCS against the Giants on Thursday.
Tony Cruz went 1-for-3 with a three-run homer in Saturday's 8-4 victory over the Reds.
Tony Cruz delivered a walk-off RBI single in the 13th inning on Thursday against the Brewers, helping the Cardinals hold serve in the NL Central.
Cardinals recalled C Tony Cruz from Double-A Springfield.
Cardinals optioned C Tony Cruz to Double-A Springfield.
Tony Cruz had a rough night at the plate in Sunday's loss to the Dodgers, going 0-for-3 with a strikeout.
Tony Cruz finished 2-for-5 with three RBI in the Cardinals' defeat of the Brewers on Saturday.
Tony Cruz had a solid day at the plate in Saturday’s win over the Blue Jays, going 1-for-2 with a walk and a pair of RBI.
Tony Cruz went 2-for-4 with a two-run single and a run scored Saturday against the Nationals.
Tony Cruz (forearm) took batting practice Wednesday.
Cardinals activated C Tony Cruz from the 15-day disabled list.