Tony Cruz to start at catcher for Cardinals in Game 5
SAN FRANCISCO -- Catcher Tony Cruz is in the St. Louis lineup for Game 5 of the NL Championship Series ..... star Yadier Molina and went 1 for 6 with an RBI single Wednesday. Cruz is in to face a lefty starter in Madison Bumgarner and to catch ace
Cardinals win in 13th inning
Tony Cruz on the Cardinals' 13th-inning win over the Brewers.
Cardinals squeeze past Nationals
Tony Cruz on the Cardinals' 4-3 win over the Nationals.
Pay bumps: Sizing up the arbitration-eligible Cardinals
back up Matt Adams at first base. Tony Cruz Last year: To say he flourished when ..... start would be an overstatement but Cruz did his part in making sure the team ..... apart when Yadier Molina was out. Cruz hit .200 with one homer and 17 RBIs
Cardinals' win puts thrilling finish on important division series
LOUIS -- As third-string catcher, Tony Cruz is a long shot to be one of the 25 ..... if they reach the postseason. But Cruz will be able to find consolation in ..... Stadium during the post-season, Cruz delivered a one-out single up the
The cost of the uncalled balk
t score, because there were two outs and Tony Cruz is bad. But, let's use some math. When Cruz was batting, the Cardinals had about a 12.3% chance of winning . After Cruz got out, the Cardinals' win expectancy dropped
Cardinals get through Game 2 without Molina
confident that we have guys who will step up." Tony Cruz and 37-year-old A.J. Pierzynski are the backups. Cruz couldn't handle Trevor Rosenthal's wild ..... good game plan together and execute it," Cruz said. "Like I said, I don't count Yaddi
Cards rally to drop Brewers in 13th, move closer to division title
ST. LOUIS -- Tony Cruz singled in the winning run in the 13th inning and the St. Louis Cardinals ..... resulting in a strikeout in the ninth and Carlos Gomez fouled out to catcher Tony Cruz in the 10th.
Molina's pending return shouldn't signal Pierzynski's farewell
they hoped for -- a better bat than Tony Cruz , a solid defender and a loud voice ..... Pierzynski started. They went 10-11 when Cruz started (and beat the Dodgers in George Kottaras' lone start). Cruz was hitting .255 before Molina's
Ishikawa's 3-run HR sends Giants to World Series
with his final swing. Bumgarner did not allow a hit after Tony Cruz homered to give the Cardinals a 3-2 lead with two outs ..... s glove, then Crawford threw to second for the force. Cruz walked to load the bases with two outs after consecutive