Cardinals activated C Tony Cruz from the 15-day disabled list.
Tony Cruz (forearm) will not return from the disabled list on Friday, the first day he's eligible.
Cardinals placed C Tony Cruz on the 15-day disabled list with a stress fracture in his left forearm.
Tony Cruz has collected only two singles and a walk in 13 plate appearances.
Tony Cruz went 2-for-4 and scored both of the Cardinals' runs in a loss to the Reds on Saturday.
Tony Cruz went 1-for-4 with a run scored in Wednesday night's 7-2 victory over the Diamondbacks.
Cardinals general manager John Mozeliak told B.J. Rains of FOX Sports Midwest that Tony Cruz and Bryan Anderson will compete for the backup catcher job during spring training.
Cardinals recalled C Tony Cruz from Triple-A Memphis.
Cardinals optioned C Tony Cruz to Triple-A Memphis.
Tony Cruz returned to action on Friday July 29.
Tony Cruz has been diagnosed with a right hand contusion.
Tony Cruz was pulled from Thursday's game after suffering an apparent finger injury.
Tony Cruz hit a walkoff RBI double in the Cardinals' 7-6 win over the Diamondbacks on Saturday.
Tony Cruz was 2-for-3 with a run and two RBI in the Cardinals' 12-2 rout over the Phillies on Thursday.