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Tony Cruz

+ Kansas City Royals Status: Active (MLB)

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Biography Data
Positions: C-442, 3B-143, P-57, 1B-18, rf-2, DH-1, 2b-1
Proper Name: Anthony Arnoldi Cruz
Born: August 18, 1986 (29.174)
Place Lake Worth, Florida
Height/Weight: 5-11 / 205 Bats/Throws: Right-Right
High School: Santaluces (Lantana,FL)
College: Northwest Florida State College , Middle Georgia State College
Drafted: 2007 -- 26th round (802nd overall) by St. Louis Cardinals (June-Reg)
MLB Debut:May 24,2011 (24.279)
Service Time:4.105 (2015)
TBC Player ID:54766
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Career Activity
Recent Tranx: 2016-01-15 - Kansas City Royals - Signed to 1-year contract for 2016-2016 ($0.975m) [Avoids arbitration] More
Recent Contract:Signed to 1-year contract for 2016-2016 ($0.975m) [Avoids arbitration] by Kansas City Royals (2016-01-15)
Organizations:SLN, DET, KCA
Signed by:Charlie Gonzalez

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  • Salary Information
    Player Movement (May 2012-)
    2016MLB TeamPosStatusActual TeamLevelTransaction Notes40Man
    2016-01-15Kansas City RoyalsCActive-MLBKansas City RoyalsMLBSigned to 1-year contract for 2016-2016 ($0.975m) [Avoids arbitration]40man
    2015-12-02Kansas City RoyalsCActive-MLBKansas City RoyalsMLBTraded from Cardinals to Royals by Jose Martinez40man
    2015-04-14St. Louis CardinalsCActive-MLBSt. Louis CardinalsMLBReinstated from Paternity Leave40man
    2015-04-10St. Louis CardinalsCPat LeaveSt. Louis CardinalsMLBPlaced on paternity leave40man
    2014-09-02St. Louis CardinalsCActive-MLBSt. Louis CardinalsMLBRecalled from Springfield (AA)40man
    2014-08-30St. Louis CardinalsCMinorsSpringfieldAAAssigned to Springfield (AA)40man
    2014-08-29St. Louis CardinalsCMinorsMemphisAAAAssigned to Memphis (AAA)40man
    2013-09-01St. Louis CardinalsCActive-MLBSt. Louis CardinalsMLBActivated from DL40man
    2013-08-15St. Louis CardinalscDL-15St. Louis CardinalsMLBDL-15 Stress fracture in left forearm [-]40man
    2012-05-07St. Louis CardinalscActive-MLBSt. Louis CardinalsMLB40man
    2012-02-29St. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis CardinalsMLB---
    2010-11-19St. Louis CardinalsSt. Louis CardinalsMLB---
    Pre-2012 Transactions
    Tranx DateDescription
    Traded by Tigers with Julio Rodriguez to Royals for Wilson Betemit
    Draft Instances
    Drafted: Selected by St. Louis Cardinals in 26th round (802nd overall) of 2007 Amateur Draft (June-Reg Phase)
    *Did not sign* ... Selected by Los Angeles Dodgers in 42nd round (1272nd overall) of 2005 Amateur Draft (June-Reg Phase)
    Salary Metrics 1985-
    YearTeamSalaryLg RankTeam RankCentileLg MinimumLg AverageContracts
    2015St. Louis Cardinals$ 775,0005131944$ 507,500$ 3,574,087
    2014St. Louis Cardinals$ 521,0005442040$ 500,000$ 3,256,497
    2013St. Louis Cardinals$ 503,0005962034$ 490,000$ 3,017,275
    2012St. Louis Cardinals$ 481,0007332618$ 480,000$ 2,952,4822012-02-29 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2012-2012 ($0.481m)
    2011St. Louis Cardinals$ 414,000789350$ 414,000$ 2,722,607

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