NOTE: This version of the roster matrix is no longer current. It reflects the 2010-11 off-season actions and should be considered a historical reference document. For the active roster matrix covering 2011 spring training, click here.
The St. Louis Cardinals full system roster view reflects changes made during the entire 2010-11 off-season.
With the hot stove season upon us, it is once again time for a refresh of the St. Louis Cardinals system roster matrix. This version will reflect all changes made from the end of the 2010 regular season. The previous matrix reflects the rosters at the conclusion of last season.
If you are new to the blog and aren’t sure what the Cardinals organization roster matrix is all about, here is quick summary:
As the 2010 season came to its close, the St. Louis Cardinals had 320 players under contract from top to bottom, with 43 of them on the 40-man roster. The matrix places each one at his current assigned level in the system based on his assignment the end of last season as well as by position. It is kept updated daily or as transactions occur.
Nowhere else will you find this current and comprehensive single-page view of the entire Cardinals organization.
Don’t be concerned about the order of the players’ names within a team. They don’t signify anything other than often a rough approximation of alphabetical order.
The players on the 40-man roster are called out in bold.
Full team rosters and player profiles at The Cardinal Nation
Remember that to get detailed profile information on every single one of these 320 Cardinals players, simply check out their free player profiles freshly updated now at The Cardinal Nation.com / Scout.com. You can see bios, photos, videos, articles, news items, links to current season and career stats and much more – everything you need to know about a player in one place.
Click on the following links to be taken to one of the ten team pages at The Cardinal Nation:
Once there, just click on a player’s name to be taken to his individual profile page. For example, here is Adam Ottavino’s profile.
Looking ahead and back
Now that you’ve found this page once, remember one of three ways to get back here. Bookmark the page, type “Roster Matrix” in the dark blue search box at the upper right or use the dropdown menu at the top of the page: “Players/Staff” > “Depth Charts/Roster Matrix”.
For details behind past 2009 and 2010 rosters and transactions, check out the earlier versions of the Cardinals organization roster matrix as follows.
2010-2011 off-season transactions
10/4: New matrix. Organization total 320.
10/5: 14 releases: RHP Trey Hearne (Spr), OF Rich Racobaldo and IF Colt Sedbrook (PB), RHR LaCurtis Mayes and RHR Chris Notti (QC), OF Jon Edwards, RHP Matt North, RHR Travis Lawler, RHR David Kington (Bat), C Yorbel Alcala, LHS Moises Colorado, OF Anthony Fonseca, OF Alberto Rivero, OF Joe Babrick (GCL). New total 306.
10/6: Mem LHS Evan MacLane declared free agency. New total 305.
10/12: OF Shane Robinson outrighted to Mem.
10/13: RHP Bryan Augenstein claimed off waivers from Arizona. New total 306.
10/21: VSL releases: Marlon Sucre, Hayrich Martina, Lainer Bueno, Tharick Martines and Limbert Rivas. DSL releases: Jorge Lopez, Luis Polanco, Victor Ferreira and Christian Concepcion. New total 297.
11/1: Nine MLB free agents: Ps Brad Penny, Jake Westbrook, Jeff Suppan, Dennys Reyes, Mike MacDougal, C Jason LaRue, IFs Aaron Miles and Pedro Feliz and OF Randy Winn. New total 288.
11/3: OF Joe Mather (STL) claimed off waivers by ATL. New total 287.
11/4: C Matt Pagnozzi outrighted. Eligible for minor league free agency. New total 286.
11/6: Five minor league free agents: P’s Oneli Perez, Rich Rundles, Josh Kinney and Matt Scherer and IF Ruben Gotay. New total 281.
11/16: Free agent RHS Jake Westbrook signs 2-year deal with 3rd year option. New total 282.
11/17: Five players added to the 40-man roster: Ps David Kopp, Adam Reifer, Eduardo Sanchez, SS Pete Kozma and OF Adron Chambers.
11/19: Two players added to the 40-man roster: P Blake King, C Tony Cruz. Four players outrighted (off 40-man): P Adam Ottavino, C Steven Hill, OFs Nick Stavinoha and Daryl Jones.
11/23: LHP Raul Valdes signed to minor league contract with MLB spring training invite. New total 283.
11/30: IF Ryan Theriot acquired from LAD for P Blake Hawksworth. Signed FA LHP Brian Tallet. New total 284.
12/4: FA OF/1B Lance Berkman signed. New total 285.
12/9: Washington selects RHP Brian Broderick (Spr) in Rule 5 Draft. StL selects LHP Jean Mijares from Min.
12/12: Seattle acquires SS Brendan Ryan for RHP Mikael Cleto. Both on 40-man. Cleto to Spr for this document.
12/14: StL signs FA C Gerald Laird. New total 286.
01/14: FA RHPs Miguel Batista, Ian Snell sign minor league deals with spring camp invites. New total 288.
01/15: FA IF Ramon Vazquez signed to minor league contract with spring camp invite. New total 289.
01/16: FA IF/OF Freddie Bynum signed to minors deal. New total 290.
01/21: FA IF Nick Punto signed to major league contract. New total 291.
01/24: FA LHR Rich Rundles signed to minors deal. New total 292.
01/28: FA IF Ronald Ramirez signed to minors deal and assigned to Springfield. New total 293.
2/3: FA RHR Wilson Matos signed to minors deal and assigned to QC. New total 294.
2/4: FA OF Jim Edmonds signed to minors deal with spring camp invite. New total 295.
2/8: Dominican RHP Fernando Gonzalez signed. New total 296.
2/10: Dominican OF George Araujo and Venezuelan SS Leobaldo Pina signed. New total 298.
2/12: VSL LHP Angelo Echeverria released. DSL RHP Luis Mata and OF Andres Beras released. New total 295.
2/18: OF Jim Edmonds retired. New total 294.
2/23: VSL RHPs Kevin Cueto, Geudy Guerra, Jose Perez, Edubray Ramos and SS Kevin Gonzalez released. New total 289.
2/24: LHP John Gast and RHP Scott McGregor given NRIs to MLB spring camp.
The St. Louis Cardinals Organization Roster Matrix (effective 02/24/11)
* 21 non-roster major league camp invitees
+ 19 early minor league camp invitees
|St. Louis (29)||40-man (40)|
|Ja Garcia (L)||Tallet (L)||Craig|
|Walters||T Miller (L)|
|Lynn *||Fick||T Cruz||R Vazquez *||Bynum||Solano *||Chambers|
|Augenstein||Sanchez||S Hill *||Cazana *|
|Ottavino *||Parise (DL)||Robinson (DL) *|
|Valdes (L) *||Norrick (L)||Stavinoha *|
|Additon (L)||Delgado||Derba *||C Smith (DL)||Jo Martinez1(DL GCL)||Kozma||Curtis||Ant. DeJesus|
|Kopp||Eager||L DeLaCruz +||A Brown||Jo Garcia||Ramirez||M Carpenter *||Swauger|
|Thomas *||King||Cutler (DL)||Scruggs||Jones|
|Kulik (L DL)||S Freeman (L DL)||Pham (DL) +|
|Mijares (L)||Frevert||Henley (DL)|
|McGregor *||Buursma||Luna +|
|Palm Beach (20+5)|
|Schneider||Mulligan||Espinoza||Rivera (DL)||R Jackson +||Bolivar||N Vasquez||A Castellanos +|
|G Brown (L)||Bradford||P Vasquez (RL)||Beatty|
|Diapoules (DL)||Rauschenberger||R Rodriguez|
|Ri Castillo||M Tapia (DL)||Ingram|
|Quad Cities (26+6)|
|Rondon||Novak (DL)||Stock *||Adams (DL) +||L Mateo +||Ahmady||Lara|
|Fornataro||Calhoun (L)||Castro||Goodwin||R Smith|
|Bibona (L)||J Smith||Stanley +||Stidham (DL)||Swinson|
|Kelly *||Corrigan||Obregon||R Rosario|
|S Miller *||Rada||Walsh||Parejo|
|Cardenas (L DL)||Terry||Conley (DL)|
|Kiekhefer (L DL)|
|Ju Edwards (L)||Butler||Klein||V Sanchez||Bergman||Y Castillo||J Rodriguez||Biserta|
|Gast (L) *||Swagerty +||A Perez *||Edmondson|
|Russell||Wright (L) +||Longmire +|
|Blair +||Reid +||Melker (DL)|
|A Ferrara (L) +||Squatrito (DL)|
|Lyons (L DL)|
|Johnson City (33+1)|
|Copeland (L)||Benes||Tartamella||D Medina||S Rodriguez||Elkins||Cerreto||V Hill|
|H Hernamdez (L)||Corpas||Teran +||G Garcia||R DeLaCruz||S Ramos|
|Ang. De Jesus||Guzman||A Garcia||R Ruiz||Williams|
|Daugherty (L)||A Lucas||C Valera||Taveras +|
|C Johnson||Nazario (L)||Rbto Reyes|
|Rosenthal +||Revesz (L)|
|Nadeau (L)||Patterson (RL)|
|M Harris (MIL)|
|B Martinez||B Freeman (L)||Montero||Pimentel||W Perez||Tuivailala||Cox||Bryant|
|A Castillo||Aguilar||Moscatel||Washington||Vargas||Martin||H Garcia||Dodd|
|Uribe (L)||M DeLaCruz (L)|
|A Tapia||A DeLaCruz (L)||Baez||Rblys Reyes||Gil (RL)||B Hiraldo (RL)||Araujo|
|Paulino||A Gonzalez||L Perez||R Medina||Capellan|
|C Martinez +||A Toribio||Barbuena||Celestino|
|F Gonzalez||Bautista||J Pena|
|D Rodriguez (L RL)||Ro Castillo|
|JC DeLaCruz (RL)|
|P Pena (L RL)|
|S Garcia||Almeida||Velazco||B Valera||Pina||R Garcia||Acevedo|
|Montanez||I Brito||Jo Martinez2|
|Villanueva (L)||De Aguas (L DL)|
(DL): injured – on the disabled list
(TI): temporary inactive list
(SL): suspended list
(RL): restricted list
(MIL): military list
(TO): tryout player not under contract
(L) left-handed pitcher
bold: on the Cardinals’ 40-man roster
(#+#) number of active players on the roster plus number of inactive/not under contract (DL+TI+SL+RL+MIL+TO) players