The Cardinals activate IF Mark Ellis from the disabled list; option IF Pete Kozma to Memphis.
The Cardinals have placed 2B Mark Ellis on the 15 day disabled list for his knee injury. IF Pete Kozma takes the final spot on the 25 man roster.
The Cardinals will add RHP Pat Neshek and RHP Keith Butler to the Opening Day roster. The team also added that IF Pete Kozma will also travel with the team to Cincinnati in case 2B Mark Ellis needs to be placed on the DL.
The Cardinals option RHP Jorge Rondon to Memphis. They also assign OF Stephen Piscotty, IF Scott Moore, C Ed Easley, RHP Scott McGregor, and RHP David Aardsma to Memphis. They also outright OF Joey Butler to Memphis.
The Cardinals option OF Randal Grichuk to Memphis.
The Cardinals option LHP Sam Freeman, OF Joey Butler, SS Greg Garcia and SS Aledmys Diaz to minor league camp. They also outrighted RHP Angel Castro, removing him from the 40 man roster.