Royals released C Tony Cruz.
Royals designated C Tony Cruz for assignment.
Royals recalled C Tony Cruz from Triple-A Omaha.
Royals optioned C Tony Cruz to Triple-A Omaha.
Royals and C Tony Cruz avoided arbitration by agreeing to a one-year, $975,000 contract.
Royals acquired C/INF Tony Cruz from the Cardinals for INF Jose Martinez.
Cardinals activated C Tony Cruz from the paternity leave list.
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.