2015 Projected Roster

The following is a projected 2015 roster for the St. Louis Cardinals. Roster spots are filled with the longest tenured internal candidate unless otherwise noted by the team. For example, Shane Robinson is expected to be arbitration eligible this fall. It is not expected that the team will tender him a contract. However, he will stay on the projected roster until the team announces he will not be returning.

PosPlayerSalaryNotes (FA after)
CYadier Molina15.2003rd year of 5 year contract (2017 + opt)
1BMatt Adams~0.5003rd year of team control (2018)
2BKolten Wong~0.5002nd year of team control (2019)
SSJhonny Peralta15.0002nd year of 4 year contract (2017)
3BMatt Carpenter3.7502nd year of 6 year contract (2019 + opt)
LFMatt Holliday17.0006th year of 7 year contract (2016 + opt)
CFJon JayArb22nd year of arbitration (2016)
RFRandal Grichuk~0.5001st year of team control (2020)
CTony CruzArb11st year of arbitration (2017)
IFDaniel DescalsoArb22nd year of arbitration (2016)
IFPete Kozma~0.5002nd year of team control (2019)
OFPeter BourjosArb22nd year of arbitration (2016)
OFShane RobinsonArb11st year of arbitration (2017)
SPAdam Wainwright19.5002nd year of 5 year contract (2018 + opt)
SPJaime Garcia9.3754th year of 4 year contract (2015 + opt)
SPLance LynnArb11st year of arbitration (2017)
SPShelby Miller~0.5003rd year of team control (2018)
SPMichael Wacha~0.5002nd year of team control (2019)
SPJohn Lackey0.500Option year of five year deal (2015)
LHPRandy Choate3.0003rd year of 3 year contract (2015)
LHPKevin Siegrist~0.5002nd year of team control (2019)
RHPCarlos Martinez~0.5002nd year of team control (2019)
RHPTrevor Rosenthal~0.5003rd year of team control (2018)
RHPSeth Maness~0.5002nd year of team control (2019)
LHPMarco Gonzales~0.5001st year of team control (2019)
GUARANTEED83.3258 signed
ARBITRATION (Est.)TBD6 arbitration cases
TEAM CONTROL~5.50011 team control
TOTAL88.82519 players (does not include arbitration players)

*-Player to start the season on the DL.

I don’t factor in contract buyouts or salary obligations for released players. Any players who have guaranteed major league contracts who are on the disabled list will be shown above.