clock menu more-arrow no yes

Filed under:

2012 Cardinals Roster: St. Louis Cuts 7 More, Roster At 37

The St. Louis Cardinals announced their latest roster cuts on Tuesday afternoon. Here's a list of the cut players, per STLToday.com:

Optioned to Triple-A Memphis

RHP Chuckie Fick
RHP Adam Ottavino
LHP Sam Freeman

Reassigned to Minor-League Camp

RHP Trevor Rosenthal
LHP R.J. Swindle
SS Ryan Jackson
C Steven Hill

Most notable among the cut players is Trevor Rosenthal, the tall righty who ranks among the team's Top 15 Prospects. Rosenthal threw 7.0 innings for the Cardinals this Spring Training, striking out 5 and walking only 2. In 2011, he pitched 120.1 innings in High-A and managed an impressive 3.04 FIP.

SS Ryan Jackson also ranks among the team's top prospects, and the soon-to-be 24-year-old is expected to start the season in Double- or Triple-A.

For more on the St. Louis Cardinals, head over to Viva El Birdos, SB Nation's Cards blog. Stay tuned to SB Nation St. Louis for more breaking news and updates concerning all matters St. Louis sports, and MLB Daily Dish for all your MLB rumors and news.

Check out the SB Nation Channel on YouTube