Tony Cruz Newswire

Tony Cruz Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Tony Cruz.

Results 1 - 20 of 52 in Tony Cruz

  1. Non-tendered free agents the Royals should considerRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2016 | Royals Review

    Friday was the non-tender deadline, the last day teams could decide to tender their arbitration-eligible players, or non-tender them, making them free agents. The Royals had no difficult decisions to make as they had already jettisoned their non-tender candidates - Dillon Gee, Tony Cruz, and Tim Collins.

    Comment?

  2. With full roster, non-tender options availableRead the original story

    Nov 30, 2016 | Kansas City Royals

    ... been non-tendered are already off the roster. Left-hander Tim Collins opted for free agency recently, and catcher Tony Cruz was designated for assignment. Cruz cleared waivers and is now a free agent. The rest of the 40-man roster appears set, ...

    Comment?

  3. Offseason in Review: November 25thRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2016 | Royals Review

    ... that we got nothing out of either this year, but what else was there to expect. The Royals could have traded Tony Cruz for another catcher, but instead, they let him go and got nothing back. So now, we need a new major league ready catcher that can ...

    Comment?

  4. KC Royals: Releasing C Tony Cruz Clarifies Payroll PictureRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2016 | Kings of Kauffman

    ... Kansas City Royals announced Wednesday that they requested unconditional release waivers on 30-year-old catcher Tony Cruz . The Royals acquired Cruz on December 2, 2015 in return for then 19-year-old shortstop Jose Martinez . At the time, I believed ...

    Comment?

  5. Royals add four to roster, Tim Collins becomes free agentRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2016 | Royals Review

    ... the Royals added Jake Junis, Andrew Edwards, Cam Gallagher, and Samir Duenez to the 40-man roster. Tim Collins and Tony Cruz were taken off the roster and become free agents. The moves put the Royals at the 40-man roster limit, and while they can ...

    Comment?

  6. Junis among 4 Royals added to 40-man rosterRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2016 | Kansas City Royals

    The Royals made a flurry of roster moves ahead of Friday's deadline for protecting Rule 5 Draft candidates, first designating for assignment catcher Tony Cruz , then adding pitchers Jake Junis and Andrew Edwards, catcher Cameron Gallagher and first baseman Samir Duenez to the The Royals acquired Cruz, 30, from St. Louis last December for Minor League infielder Jose Martinez . Cruz spent most of the year at Triple-A Omaha before getting a September callup.

    Comment?

  7. Royals sign catcher Butera to $3.2M, 2-year contractRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2016 | Kansas City Nursing News

    ... when the Royals were out of the playoff hunt, hitting .355 in the final 12 games of September and October. Catcher Tony Cruz was designated for assignment, while left-handed pitcher Tim Collins elected free agency rather than accept an outright ...

    Comment?

  8. Who needs to be protected from the Rule 5 draft?Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2016 | Royals Review

    ... currently have 37 players on their 40-man roster, but could open up some more spaces by letting go Tim Collins or Tony Cruz. Other possibilities to be designated for assignment would include Ramon Torres, Miguel Almonte, and Bubba Starling. Those ...

    Comment?

  9. Our Backup CatcherRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2016 | Royals Review

    ... candidates listed here to a 2-3 year deal to keep depth at backup catcher for a while. And no, I do not believe Tony Cruz is the answer to our problem. There was even an article on Redbird Rants that lists him as one of the worst players to play in ...

    Comment?

  10. Backup CatchersRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2016 | Royals Review

    ... if Perez or any of the candidates on this list are not able to appear in a game. If the Royals aren't going to use Tony Cruz at all this year, then it's not a bright idea to keep him. Another team could use his services. Anyway, here are backup ...

    Comment?

  11. Royals Non-Tender Decisions Could Tip Payroll CrunchRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2016 | Kings of Kauffman

    ... is nothing more than a no. 5 starter. The Royals have plenty of outfield options besides the marginal Daniel Nava. Tony Cruz was the team's no. 3 catcher and spent most of the season in AAA Omaha as emergency depth. By non-tendering the latter four ...

    Comment?

  12. Stop it with the NegativityRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2016 | Royals Review

    ... So that list of players that I made were players in which they could use a change of scenery to find success. Even Tony Cruz or Miguel Almonte can find a way to succeed with the right organization. Now I do get angry and jump to conclusions to throw ...

    Comment?

  13. Arbitration estimates and the 2017 Royals payrollRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2016 | Royals Review

    ... due a hefty raise for a middle reliever, more than doubling his salary. Dillon Gee, Tim Collins, Daniel Nava, and Tony Cruz are all non-tender candidates, meaning the Royals can let them go and not pay the $7.6 million in projected salaries for ...

    Comment?

  14. Vogt drives in 5 runs as A's win 14-5 to sweep 4 from RoyalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2016 | NewsOK.com

    ... against the Kansas City Royals at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Mo., Thursday, Sept. 15, 2016. Royals catcher Tony Cruz, right, waits for the next batter. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner) Oakland Athletics' Khris Davis hits a two-run double off Kansas ...

    Comment?

  15. Vogt drives in 5 runs as A's win 14-5 to sweep RoyalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2016 | SFGate

    ... against the Kansas City Royals at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Mo., Thursday, Sept. 15, 2016. Royals catcher Tony Cruz, right, waits for the next batter. less Oakland Athletics' Marcus Semien (10) is congratulated by Max Muncy (12) after his ...

    Comment?

  16. A's bats do major damage in sweep of RoyalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2016 | Major League Baseball

    ... first Major League hit with a double in the ninth. Moments earlier, they ended a 17-inning scoreless streak with Tony Cruz 's sacrifice fly. Hunter Dozier rips a double to deep left field for his first career hit in the bottom of the night inning "I ...

    Comment?

  17. Kansas City's handling of Hunter Dozier has been ridiculousRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2016 | Royals Review

    ... up Daniel Nava , Kevin McCarthy , and Christian Colon . A few days earlier on September 2, the Royals called up Tony Cruz , Whit Merrifield , and Terrance Gore. Other than Cruz, whose sole existence on the roster is to be the tertiary and emergency ...

    Comment?

  18. Royalsa Ned Yost hopeful Salvador Perez could return Friday after getting hit in the wristRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2016 | The Wichita Eagle

    ... - it's not a good sound." Reserve catcher Drew Butera drew the start on Wednesday. The Royals also have catcher Tony Cruz available after he joined the team as a September callup. First baseman Eric Hosmer was selected as the Royals' nominee for ...

    Comment?

  19. Royals promote Hunter Dozier to the big leaguesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2016 | Royals Review

    ... today, and the Royals are expected to call up several players, including infielder Whit Merrifield, catcher Tony Cruz, and outfielder Daniel Nava. Update: It is official. The Royals bring up catcher Tony Cruz, infielders Hunter Dozier and Whit ...

    Comment?

  20. Cabrera Homers, Drives In 4 Runs As Tigers Top Royals [VIDEO]Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 3, 2016 | CBS Local

    ... who hit 23 HRs with 75 RBIs this season with Double-A Northwest Arkansas and Triple-A Omaha. They also recalled C Tony Cruz, IF-OF Whit Merrifield and OF Terrance Gore. Erick Aybar started at third base for the Tigers. It was only his second career ...

    Comment?