JUPITER, Fla. – The St. Louis Cardinals announced following today’s game that they have made the following roster moves, reducing their active roster to 25 players.
The team placed right-handed pitcher Jason Motte (strained right elbow) on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to March 22, and optioned pitcher Maikel Cleto and outfielder Adron Chambers to the Memphis (AAA) roster. Non-roster catcher Rob Johnson, infielder Greg Garcia and outfielder Oscar Taveras were re-assigned to minor league camp.
The Cardinals 2013 Opening Day roster follows:
PITCHERS (12 + 2 D.L.) – Mitchell Boggs, Randy Choate, Jaime Garcia, Joe Kelly, Lance Lynn, Shelby Miller, Edward Mujica, Trevor Rosenthal, Marc Rzepczynski, Fernando Salas, Adam Wainwright, Jake Westbrook.
CATCHERS (2) – Tony Cruz, Yadier Molina
INFIELDERS (7 + 2 D.L.) – Matt Adams, Matt Carpenter, Allen Craig, Daniel Descalso, Ryan Jackson, Pete Kozma, Ty Wigginton.
OUTFIELDERS (4) – Carlos Beltran, Matt Holliday, Jon Jay, Shane Robinson
Disabled List (4) - Chris Carpenter, Jason Motte, David Freese, Rafael Furcal