The Cardinals have optioned RHP Angel Castro, OF Mike O’Neill, and OF Rafael Ortega to minor league camp. They have also assigned RHP Boone Whiting, RHP Kurt Heyer, 3B Patrick Wisdom, C Carson Kelly, C Casey Rasmus, and C Cody Stanley to minor league camp.
The Cardinals have agreed with IF Aledmys Diaz on a four year contract. The terms of the deal were not disclosed.
The Cardinals have a press conference scheduled for 11 am Eastern this morning. They are expected to announce a 6-year extension for 3B Matt Carpenter worth between $50 and $55 million.
The Cardinals sign IF Daniel Descalso to a 1 year, $1.29 million deal to avoid arbitration.
The Cardinals also signed CF Peter Bourjos to a 1 year, $1.2 million deal to avoid arbitration.