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Tony Cruz

Arnoldi Anthony Cruz

Positions: Catcher, Pinch Hitter and First Baseman
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 5' 11", Weight: 215 lb.

Born: August 18, 1986 in Palm Beach, FL
High School: Santaluces Community HS (Lantana, FL)
Schools: Okaloosa-Walton College (Niceville, FL), Palm Beach Community College (Lake Worth, FL)
Drafted
by the St. Louis Cardinals in the 26th round of the 2007 amateur draft.
Signed June 10, 2007. (All Transactions)
Debut: May 24, 2011 (Age 24.279)
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 2011 season [*]
Team: Cardinals 2011-2014
2014 Contract Status: Pre-Arb Eligible, 1 yr/$521k (14) (details) [*]
Service Time (01/2014): 2.105, Arb Eligible: 2015, Free Agent: 2018 [*], Agents: Wasserman Media Group [*]
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Standard Batting

Year Age Tm Lg G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS OPS+ TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB Pos Awards
2011 24 STL NL 38 72 65 8 17 5 0 0 6 0 1 6 13 .262 .333 .338 .672 88 22 1 1 0 0 1 2/5394
2012 25 STL NL 51 131 126 11 32 9 1 1 11 0 1 3 19 .254 .267 .365 .632 72 46 4 0 0 2 0 2/3
2013 26 STL NL 51 129 123 13 25 6 1 1 13 0 0 4 25 .203 .240 .293 .533 47 36 7 2 0 0 1 2/5D
2014 27 STL NL 29 87 76 4 16 4 0 0 11 0 1 9 17 .211 .294 .263 .557 58 20 3 0 2 0 1 2/3
4 Yrs 169 419 390 36 90 24 2 2 41 0 3 22 74 .231 .276 .318 .594 64 124 15 3 2 2 3
162 Game Avg. 162 402 374 35 86 23 2 2 39 0 3 21 71 .231 .276 .318 .594 64 119 14 3 2 2 3

Player Value--Batters

WAR Explained (v2.2): 8+ MVP, 5+ A-S, 2+ Starter, 0-2 Sub, < 0 Repl
Year Age Tm Lg G PA Rbat Rbaser Rdp Rfield Rpos RAA WAA Rrep RAR WAR waaWL% 162WL% oWAR dWAR oRAR Salary Pos Awards
2011 24 STL NL 38 72 -1 -1 -0 -2 1 -3 -0.3 2 -1 -0.1 .491 .498 0.1 -0.1 1 2/5394
2012 25 STL NL 51 131 -5 -0 -1 -2 2 -6 -0.6 4 -2 -0.2 .487 .496 -0.1 0.0 0 $481,000 2/3
2013 26 STL NL 51 129 -9 -0 0 -1 2 -8 -1.0 4 -4 -0.6 .482 .494 -0.4 0.1 -3 $503,000 2/5D
2014 27 STL NL 29 87 -5 -1 0 -2 1 -6 -0.7 3 -3 -0.4 .476 .496 -0.2 -0.1 -1 2/3
4 Seasons 169 419 -20 -2 -0 -7 6 -23 -2.6 13 -10 -1.3 .485 .496 -0.6 -0.1 -3 $984,000

Advanced Batting

Year Age Tm Lg PA Outs RC RC/G AIR BAbip BA lgBA OBP lgOBP SLG lgSLG OPS lgOPS OPS+ OWn% BtRuns BtWins TotA SecA ISO PwrSpd
2011 24 STL NL 72 50 7 3.8 97 .327 .262 .257 .333 .324 .338 .400 .672 .724 88 .426 -0.8 -0.1 .560 .154 .077
2012 25 STL NL 131 101 11 2.9 99 .287 .254 .259 .267 .324 .365 .410 .632 .734 72 .310 -5.0 -0.5 .485 .127 .111 .0
2013 26 STL NL 129 105 7 1.8 97 .247 .203 .258 .240 .323 .293 .401 .533 .723 47 .168 -9.1 -0.9 .400 .122 .089 .0
2014 27 STL NL 87 66 6 2.4 95 .271 .211 .256 .294 .320 .263 .398 .557 .719 58 .264 -4.1 -0.4 .438 .158 .053
4 Yrs 419 322 31 2.6 97 .278 .231 .258 .276 .323 .318 .403 .594 .726 64 .276 -19.1 -2.0 .459 .136 .087 .0
162 Game Avg. 402 309 30 2.6 97 .278 .231 .258 .276 .323 .318 .403 .594 .726 64 .276 -19.1 -2.0 .459 .136 .087

Postseason Batting

Year Age Tm Lg Series Opp Rslt G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
2012 25 STL NL NLDS WSN W 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2012 25 STL NL NLCS SFG L 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
1 Yr (2 Series) 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
1 NLDS 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1 NLCS 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0

Ratio Batting*

Year Age Tm Lg PA HR% SO% BB% XBH% X/H% SO/W AB/SO AB/HR AB/RBI GB/FB GO/AO IP% LD% HR/FB IF/FB
2011 24 STL NL 72 0.0% 18.1% 8.3% 6.9% 29% 2.17 5.0 10.8 0.86 0.59 72% 17% 0.0% 18%
2012 25 STL NL 131 0.8% 14.5% 2.3% 8.4% 34% 6.33 6.6 126.0 11.5 0.88 0.95 82% 16% 2.2% 22%
2013 26 STL NL 129 0.8% 19.4% 3.1% 6.2% 32% 6.25 4.9 123.0 9.5 1.28 1.79 75% 23% 2.8% 16%
2014 27 STL NL 87 0.0% 19.5% 10.3% 4.6% 25% 1.89 4.5 6.9 1.19 1.72 68% 21% 0.0% 11%
4 Yrs 419 0.5% 17.7% 5.3% 6.7% 31% 3.36 5.3 195.0 9.5 1.04 1.23 75% 19% 1.6% 18%
MLB Averages 2.5% 19.6% 8.0% 7.5% 33% 2.45 4.6 35.7 8.5 0.83 1.11 68% 21% 7.6% 13%

Win Probability*

Year Age Tm Lg BtRuns BtWins Plays WPA WPA+ WPA- aLI WPA/LI Clutch RE24 REW boLI RE24/boLI PHlev AB
2011 24 STL NL -0.8 -0.1 74 0.1 1.5 -1.3 1.05 -0.1 0.3 -1.7 -0.2 1.00 -1.5 1.50 15
2012 25 STL NL -5.0 -0.5 134 -0.3 2.1 -2.4 1.01 -0.6 0.3 -4.1 -0.4 0.98 -5.7 1.13 11
2013 26 STL NL -9.1 -0.9 130 -0.8 1.2 -2.0 .76 -1.0 -0.1 -4.6 -0.5 0.93 -7.7 0.17 15
2014 27 STL NL -4.1 -0.4 88 0.3 1.3 -1.1 .79 -0.3 0.6 -1.0 -0.1 1.01 -3.1 0.29 4
4 Yrs -19.1 -2.0 426 -0.7 6.0 -6.7 .90 -1.9 1.2 -11.4 -1.2 0.97 -17.9 0.86 45

Baserunning & Misc. Stats*

Year Age Tm Lg ROE XI RS% SBO SB CS SB% SB2 CS2 SB3 CS3 SBH CSH PO PCS OOB OOB1 OOB2 OOB3 OOBHm BT XBT% 1stS 1stS2 1stS3 1stD 1stD3 1stDH 2ndS 2ndS3 2ndSH
2011 24 STL NL 1 0 32% 28 0 1 0% 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 2 43% 1 1 0 3 1 2 3 2 1
2012 25 STL NL 1 0 29% 47 0 1 0% 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 3 50% 5 3 2 1 0 1 4 2 2
2013 26 STL NL 0 0 40% 35 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 50% 3 1 2 2 2 0 3 1 2
2014 27 STL NL 0 0 16% 28 0 1 0% 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 67% 0 0 0 1 0 1 2 1 1
4 Yrs 2 0 30% 138 0 3 0% 0 2 0 1 0 0 2 2 2 0 0 0 2 10 50% 9 5 4 7 3 4 12 6 6

Situational Batting*

Hits Pinch Hitting Home Runs SH GIDP PrdOut BaseRunners Advances
Year Age Tm Lg PA Ptn% H Inf Bnt AB H HR RBI PHlev All GS GSo vRH vLH Hm Rd IP Att Suc % DPopp DPs DP% Opp Suc % BR BRS BRS% <2,3B Scr % 0,2B Adv % PAu
2011 24 STL NL 72 39% 17 1 0 15 4 0 3 1.50 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 13 1 8% 5 0 0% 51 6 12% 4 1 25% 3 1 33% 0
2012 25 STL NL 131 31% 32 6 0 11 2 0 1 1.13 1 0 3 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 29 4 14% 10 4 40% 90 10 11% 6 3 50% 4 3 75% 0
2013 26 STL NL 129 26% 25 3 0 15 5 0 1 0.17 1 0 3 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 24 7 29% 8 3 38% 78 13 17% 5 4 80% 4 2 50% 0
2014 27 STL NL 87 29% 16 2 0 4 0 0 0 0.29 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 100% 18 3 17% 6 5 83% 62 12 19% 2 1 50% 3 2 67% 0
4 Yrs 419 31% 90 12 0 45 11 0 5 0.86 2 0 13 2 0 0 2 0 2 2 100% 84 15 18% 29 12 41% 281 41 15% 17 9 53% 14 8 57% 0
MLB Averages 55% 67% 11% 32% 14% 51% 55%

Pitch Summary -- Batting*

Year Age Tm Lg PA Pit Pit/PA Str Str% L/Str S/Str F/Str I/Str AS/Str I/Bll AS/Pit Con 1stS 30% 30c 30s 20% 20c 20s 31% 31c 31s L/SO S/SO L/SO% PAu Pitu Stru
2011 24 STL NL 72 246 3.42 167 69.0% 23.4% 16.2% 29.3% 31.1% 76.6% 5.1% 52.9% 78.9% 31.9% 6.9% 5 0 12.5% 9 4 6.9% 5 2 1 12 7.7% 0 0 0
2012 25 STL NL 131 408 3.11 283 69.4% 23.7% 14.1% 23.7% 38.5% 76.3% 0.0% 52.9% 81.5% 38.9% 3.1% 4 2 9.2% 12 4 2.3% 3 3 3 16 15.8% 0 0 0
2013 26 STL NL 130 459 3.53 311 68.4% 24.8% 16.4% 27.3% 31.5% 75.2% 2.7% 51.4% 78.2% 35.4% 3.8% 5 0 10.8% 14 7 5.4% 7 5 4 21 16.0% -1 0 0
2014 27 STL NL 87 354 4.07 233 66.6% 28.8% 13.7% 31.3% 26.2% 71.2% 3.3% 47.4% 80.7% 24.1% 3.4% 3 0 8.0% 7 1 3.4% 3 2 3 14 17.6% 0 0 0
4 Yrs 420 1467 3.49 994 68.3% 25.2% 15.1% 27.6% 32.2% 74.8% 2.5% 51.1% 79.8% 33.6% 4.0% 17 2 10.0% 42 16 4.3% 18 12 11 63 14.9% -1 0 0
MLB Averages 3.82 63.8% 27.7% 15.8% 27.0% 29.4% 72.3% 1.4% 46.1% 78.2% 26.8% 4.7% 13.9% 8.4% 24.2%

Cumulative Batting

Year Age G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS OPS+ TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
2011 24 38 72 65 8 17 5 0 0 6 0 1 6 13 .262 .333 .338 .672 88 22 1 1 0 0 1
2012 25 89 203 191 19 49 14 1 1 17 0 2 9 32 .257 .291 .356 .647 77 68 5 1 0 2 1
2013 26 140 332 314 32 74 20 2 2 30 0 2 13 57 .236 .271 .331 .602 66 104 12 3 0 2 2
2014 27 169 419 390 36 90 24 2 2 41 0 3 22 74 .231 .276 .318 .594 64 124 15 3 2 2 3

Neutralized Batting

Change to: Default / 750 Runs / 1968 Dodgers / 2000 Rockies or

All seasons are converted to 162-game seasons &
average team scoring of 716 total runs (4.42 R/G)
How this works
Year Age G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS RC Gact
2011 24 38 73 66 9 18 5 0 0 7 0 6 13 .273 .342 .348 .691 8 38
2012 25 51 132 127 11 33 9 1 1 11 0 3 19 .260 .273 .370 .643 13 51
2013 26 51 130 124 14 26 6 1 1 14 0 4 25 .210 .246 .298 .545 9 51
2014 27 29 87 76 4 16 4 0 0 11 0 9 17 .211 .294 .263 .557 6 29
4 Yrs 169 422 393 38 93 24 2 2 43 0 22 74 .237 .281 .323 .604 36 169
162 Game Avg. 162 405 377 36 89 23 2 2 41 0 21 71 .237 .281 .323 .604 35 169



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Name and misspellings: Arnoldi Anthony Tony Cruz

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