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.
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