Cruz had missed four straight games due to the wrist strain and said the time of the year was a major factor.
The move makes room on the 40-man roster for right-handed reliever Austin Adams.
The Angels went 3 for 17 with runners in scoring position, leaving 14 men on base.
The Austin Girls Basketball team marched their way to an improbable State Tournament run, winning Section 1 as a four seed.
Each year a different guest speaker comes to talk to the crowd, this year it was Kyle Rudolph, who talked about his faith and drive to give back to Minnesota.