St. Louis Cardinals minor league players

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Below is a partial list of minor league baseball players in the St. Louis Cardinals system and rosters of their minor league affiliates

Randy Arozarena[edit]

Randy Arozarena
St. Louis Cardinals – No. 78
Outfielder
Born: (1995-02-28) February 28, 1995 (age 23)
Havana, Cuba
Bats: Right Throws: Right

Randy Arozarena (born February 28, 1995) is an American professional baseball outfielder in the St. Louis Cardinals organization.

Arozarena signed with St. Louis Cardinals as an international free agent in July 2016 for $1.25 million.[1] He made his professional debut in 2017 and spent his first full professional season with both the Palm Beach Cardinals and the Springfield Cardinals, posting a combined .266 batting average with 11 home runs, 49 RBIs, 18 stolen bases and a .783 OPS in 121 games between both clubs.[2] Following the season, he played for the Mayos de Navojoa of the Mexican League where he slashed .292/.366/.558 with 14 home runs and 37 RBIs in 64 games.[3]

Arozarena was a non-roster invitee to 2018 spring training.[4] He began the season with the Memphis Redbirds. In July 2018, he was selected to represent the Cardinals in the 2018 All-Star Futures Game.[5]

Dylan Carlson[edit]

Dylan Carlson
St. Louis Cardinals
Outfielder
Born: (1998-10-23) October 23, 1998 (age 19)
Elk Grove, California
Bats: Switch Throws: Left

Dylan Carlson is an American baseball outfielder in the St. Louis Cardinals organization.[6][7][8][9] He was drafted by the St. Louis Cardinals in the first round of the 2016 Major League Baseball Draft.

Carlson attended Elk Grove High School in Elk Grove, California where he played baseball under his father, Jeff. As a senior, he batted .407 with nine home runs and 40 RBIs in 36 games along with pitching to a 6-0 record with a 1.44 ERA.[10] He was drafted by the St. Louis Cardinals in the first round, 33rd overall, of the 2016 MLB Draft.[11] He rescinded his college commitment to California State University-Fullerton, and agreed on June 14, 2016, to a signing bonus of $1.35 mil., which was $550,500 under the slot value.[12]

Carlson made his debut that same year with the GCL Cardinals and spent the whole season there, batting .251 with three home runs and 22 RBIs in 50 games. Carlson spent 2017 with the Peoria Chiefs where he slashed .240/.342/.347 with seven home runs and 42 RBIs in 115 games.[13] He began the 2018 season with Peoria, and after batting .234 with two home runs and nine RBIs in 13 games, was promoted to the Palm Beach Cardinals.

Bryce Denton[edit]

Bryce Denton
St. Louis Cardinals
Left fielder
Born: (1997-08-01) August 1, 1997 (age 20)
Brentwood, Tennessee
Bats: Right Throws: Right

Bryce Robert Denton (born August 1, 1997) is an American baseball left fielder in the St. Louis Cardinals organization.

He was born in Brentwood, Tennessee and attended Ravenwood High School.[14] He committed to play college baseball for Vanderbilt University.[15] As a senior at Ravenwood, he batted .464 with 34 RBIs and a .596 on-base percentage along with pitching to a 6-0 record and 1.68 ERA.[16] Denton was drafted in the second round by the St. Louis Cardinals in the 2015 Major League Baseball draft,[17] signed with them, and was assigned to the GCL Cardinals.

Denton spent all of 2015 with the Cardinals where he struggled, only batting .194 in 44 games. Denton spent the 2016 season with the Johnson City Cardinals,[18] where he improved, finishing the season with a .282 batting average, four home runs and 26 RBIs in 54 games.[19] He transitioned from third base to the outfield in the off season. He began 2017 with the Peoria Chiefs, and after only batting .157 in 19 games, was reassigned to the State College Spikes, where he finished the season, posted a .268 batting average with two home runs and 21 RBIS in 56 games.[20]

Denton began 2018 back with Peoria.

Tommy Edman[edit]

Tommy Edman
St. Louis Cardinals
Shortstop
Born: (1995-05-09) May 9, 1995 (age 23)
San Diego, California
Bats: Switch Throws: Right

Thomas Hyunsu Edman (born May 9, 1995) is an American professional baseball shortstop in the St. Louis Cardinals organization.

Edman graduated from La Jolla Country Day School in La Jolla, California in 2013. After graduating, he enrolled at Stanford University where he played college baseball for the Stanford Cardinal. As a junior, he batted .286 and led Stanford in runs (35), hits (61), triples (4) and stolen bases (8) and was named to the Pac-12 first team.[21] After his junior year, he was drafted by the St. Louis Cardinals in the sixth round of the 2016 MLB Draft.

Edman signed with the Cardinals and was assigned to the State College Spikes, where he spent the whole season, posting a .286 batting average with four home runs, 33 RBIs and 19 stolen bases. In 2017, he played for the Peoria Chiefs, Palm Beach Cardinals and Springfield Cardinals, batting a combined .261 with five home runs and 55 RBIs in 119 total games between the three clubs.[22]

Edman was a non-roster invitee to 2018 spring training.[23] He began the season with Springfield. During the season, he reached base in 32 straight games, breaking Springfield's all-time record.[24]

Chris Ellis[edit]

Chris Ellis
St. Louis Cardinals
Pitcher
Born: (1992-09-22) September 22, 1992 (age 25)
Birmingham, Alabama
Bats: Right Throws: Right

Christopher John Ellis (born September 22, 1992) is an American professional baseball pitcher in the St. Louis Cardinals organization.

Ellis was drafted by the Los Angeles Dodgers in the 50th round of the 2011 Major League Baseball Draft out of Spain Park High School in Hoover, Alabama.[25] He did not sign with the Dodgers and attended the University of Mississippi (Ole Miss) to play college baseball.

Ellis was then drafted by the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim in the third round of the 2014 MLB Draft.[26][27] He signed and made his professional debut with the Orem Owlz where he pitched to a 6.89 ERA in 15.2 innings.[28] Ellis started 2015 with the Inland Empire 66ers, and after going 4-5 with a 3.88 ERA in 11 games, was promoted to the Arkansas Travelers, where he finished the season, posting a 7-4 record and 3.92 ERA in 15 games.[29][30]

On November 12, 2015, the Angels traded Ellis, Sean Newcomb, Erick Aybar and cash to the Atlanta Braves for Andrelton Simmons and Jose Briceno.[31][32] Ellis was assigned to the Mississippi Braves to start the 2016 season, and promoted to the Gwinnett Braves in June.[33][34] Ellis ended 2016 with a combined 12-9 record and 4.49 ERA in 28 total games started between both clubs.[35] After the 2016 season, the Braves assigned Ellis to the Salt River Rafters of the Arizona Fall League.

On December 1, 2016, the Braves traded Ellis, John Gant, and Luke Dykstra to the St. Louis Cardinals for Jaime García.[36] Ellis spent 2017 with both the Springfield Cardinals and Memphis Redbirds, posting a combined 7-12 record with a 5.29 ERA in 30 games (22 starts) between both teams.[37] He returned to Springfield to begin the 2018 season.

Junior Fernández[edit]

Junior Fernández
St. Louis Cardinals
Pitcher
Born: (1997-03-02) March 2, 1997 (age 21)
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Bats: Right Throws: Right

Junior Fabio Fernández (born March 2, 1997) is a Dominican professional baseball pitcher in the St. Louis Cardinals organization.

Fernández signed with the St. Louis Cardinals as an international free agent in July 2014.[38] He made his professional debut with the Dominican Summer League Cardinals and spent all of 2014 there, posting an 0-5 record and 5.79 ERA in seven games (six starts). He spent 2015 with the Gulf Coast Cardinals, going 3-2 with a 3.88 ERA in 11 games (nine starts) and also appeared in two games with the Palm Beach Cardinals, giving up one run in 6.2 innings.[39] Fernández started 2016 with the Peoria Chiefs,[40][41] and ended with the Palm Beach Cardinals. He finished the 2016 season with a combined 8-7 record and 4.06 ERA in 24 games (20 starts) between both clubs.[42] Fernández returned to Palm Beach for the 2017 season where he posted a 5-3 record with a 3.69 ERA in 16 games started.[43] He began 2018 back with Palm Beach.

Derian González[edit]

Derian González
St. Louis Cardinals – No. 71
Pitcher
Born: (1995-01-31) January 31, 1995 (age 23)
Santa Barbara, Venezuela
Bats: Right Throws: Right

Derian Antonio González Biasino (born January 31, 1995) is a Venezuelan professional baseball pitcher in the St. Louis Cardinals organization.

González signed with the St. Louis Cardinals as an international free agent in September 2012. He made his professional debut in 2013 with the DSL Cardinals, posting a 1-2 record and 4.83 ERA in 12 games. He returned to the Cardinals in 2014 where he greatly improved, pitching to a 2-2 record, 3.11 ERA, and a 1.35 WHIP. González spent 2015 with the GCL Cardinals where he went 3-5 with a 4.23 ERA in 55.1 innings pitched. In 2016, he split time between the Peoria Chiefs and the Palm Beach Cardinals, posting a combined 6-2 record and 2.16 ERA along with a career low 1.25 WHIP in a career high 100 innings pitched between both teams. He spent 2017 with Palm Beach where he posted a 4.33 ERA with a 4-7 record in 18 games.[44] The Cardinals added him to their 40-man roster after the 2017 season.[45]

He began 2018 with the Memphis Redbirds.

Ryan Helsley[edit]

Ryan Helsley
St. Louis Cardinals
Pitcher
Born: (1994-07-18) July 18, 1994 (age 23)
Tahlequah, Oklahoma
Bats: Right Throws: Right

Ryan Dalton Helsley (born July 18, 1994) is an American professional baseball pitcher in the St. Louis Cardinals organization.

Helsley attended Sequoyah High School in Tahlequah, Oklahoma and played college baseball at Northeastern State University.[46] As a sophomore, he pitched to a 14-8 record and 4.06 ERA in 126.1 innings pitched.[47] After his sophomore season he was drafted by the St. Louis Cardinals in the fifth round of the 2015 Major League Baseball Draft[48][49] and he signed.

After signing, Helsley made his professional debut with the Johnson City Cardinals and spent all of 2015 there, posting a 2.01 ERA in 40.1 innings. In 2016, he pitched for the Peoria Chiefs, where he posted a 10-2 record with a 1.61 ERA in 17 starts.

Helsley started 2017 with the Palm Beach Cardinals and after going 8-2 with a 2.69 ERA in 17 games (16 starts), he was promoted to the Springfield Cardinals in July.[50] In six starts for Springfield, he was 3-1 with a 2.67 ERA.[51] He also made one start for the Memphis Redbirds at the end of the season.[52] He was named the Florida State League Pitcher of the Year.[53] Helsley was a non-roster invitee to 2018 spring training.[54]

Helsley began 2018 with Springfield.

Scott Hurst[edit]

Scott Hurst
St. Louis Cardinals
Outfielder
Born: (1996-03-25) March 25, 1996 (age 22)
Glendora, California
Bats: Left Throws: Right

Scott Andrew Hurst (born March 25, 1996) is an American baseball outfielder in the St. Louis Cardinals organization.

Hurst graduated from Bishop Amat High School in La Puente, California in 2014. He is one of only six Bishop Amat baseball players to have their jersey retired.[55] In September 2013, he played for the USA 18U baseball team that won the IBAF World Cup in Taiwan.[56] As a senior, he batted .414 and pitched to a 0.66 ERA, helping lead Bishop Amat to a CIF Southern Section Divison 3 title.[57] He was not drafted out of high school in the 2014 MLB draft and he enrolled at California State University, Fullerton where he played college baseball for the Cal State Fullerton Titans.

Hurst struggled as a freshman and a sophomore, batting .250 in 41 games while dealing with back injuries and .215 in 51 games, respectively. After his sophomore year, he played in the Cape Cod Baseball League. As a junior in 2017, he broke out and started all 63 of Cal State Fullerton's games, batting .328 with 12 home runs and 40 RBIs[58] and being named to the All-Big West first team.[59] After his junior year, he was drafted by the St. Louis Cardinals in the third round (94th overall) of the 2017 MLB draft.[60]

Hurst signed with the Cardinals for $450,000[61] and was assigned to the State College Spikes, where he spent the whole season. In 55 games, he slashed .282/.354/.432 with three home runs, 21 RBIs, and six triples.[62] He began 2018 with the Peoria Chiefs.

Casey Meisner[edit]

Casey Meisner
St. Louis Cardinals
Pitcher
Born: (1995-05-22) May 22, 1995 (age 23)
Cypress, Texas
Bats: Right Throws: Right

Casey Edward Meisner (born May 22, 1995) is an American professional baseball pitcher in the St. Louis Cardinals organization.

Meisner attended Cypress Woods High School in Cypress, Texas[63] and signed to play college baseball at Texas Tech University. He was drafted by the New York Mets in the third round of the 2013 Major League Baseball Draft.[64][65] He signed with the Mets, forgoing his commitment to Texas Tech, and made his professional debut and spent his first season with the Gulf Coast Mets where he posted 1-3 record and 3.06 ERA in 35.1 inning pitched. He played 2014 with the Brooklyn Cyclones, going 5-3 with a 3.75 ERA in 13 games started. He started 2015 with the Savannah Sand Gnats[66] and was later promoted to the St. Lucie Mets.

On July 27, 2015, the Mets traded Meisner to the Oakland Athletics for Tyler Clippard.[67] Oakland assigned him to the Stockton Ports.[68] In 25 combined games with Savannah, St. Lucie and Stockton, he posted a 13-5 record, 2.45 ERA, and a 1.12 WHIP in 25 starts. Meisner returned to Stockton in 2016 where he pitched to a 1-14 record with a 4.85 ERA in 28 games (19 starts). He began 2017 back with Stockton, and after posting a 6-5 record and 3.98 ERA in 16 appearances (12 starts), he was promoted to the Midland RockHounds where he went 4-4 with a 4.12 ERA in 12 starts to finish the season.[69]

He was traded to the St. Louis Cardinals on March 31, 2018, in exchange for pitcher Josh Lucas.[70] He began the season with the Springfield Cardinals.

Evan Mendoza[edit]

Evan Mendoza
St. Louis Cardinals
Third baseman
Born: (1996-06-28) June 28, 1996 (age 22)
Sarasota, Florida
Bats: Right Throws: Right

Evan Mendoza (born June 28, 1996) is an American baseball third baseman in the St. Louis Cardinals organization.

Mendoza graduated from Sarasota High School in Sarasota, Florida. As a senior in 2014, he was 7-2 with a 0.78 ERA in 54 innings pitched.[71] He was not drafted out of high school in the 2014 MLB draft and enrolled at North Carolina State University where he played college baseball for the NC State Wolfpack.

As a freshman at NC State in 2015, Mendoza struggled, posting a 6.75 ERA in nine appearances. After his freshman season, he was converted from a pitcher to a position player.[72] As a sophomore he lead NC State with a .362 batting average and was named to the All-ACC second team.[73] In 2017, as a junior, he started all 61 of NC State's games and batted .262 with five home runs and 35 RBIs.[74] After his junior year, he was drafted by the St. Louis Cardinals in the 11th round of the 2017 MLB draft.[75]

Mendoza signed with the Cardinals for $150,000[76] and was assigned to the State College Spikes. After batting .370/.431/.549 with three home runs, 28 RBIs, and 14 doubles in 41 games he was promoted to the Peoria Chiefs in August where he finished the season, batting .270 with one home run, eight RBIs, and six doubles in 18 games. While playing for State College, he was named to the New York-Penn League All-Star Game,[77] and his .370 batting average won him the title of 2017 New York-Penn League batting champion.[78] He began 2018 with the Palm Beach Cardinals where he was named to the Florida State League All-Star Game[79] After batting .349/.394/.456 with three home runs and 16 RBIs through 37 games, he was promoted to the Springfield Cardinals in May.[80] Mendoza was selected as St. Louis' Minor League Player of the Month for May after batting a combined .369 with an .895 OPS in 28 total games played between Palm Beach and Springfield during the month.[81]

Andrew Morales[edit]

Andrew Morales
St. Louis Cardinals
Pitcher
Born: (1993-01-16) January 16, 1993 (age 25)
Covina, California
Bats: Right Throws: Right

Andrew John Morales (born January 16, 1993) is an American professional baseball pitcher in the St. Louis Cardinals organization.

Morales graduated from South Hills High School and played college baseball at Rio Hondo College from 2011 to 2012 before transferring to UC Irvine and playing there from 2013 to 2014.[82][83] In 2014, he was named an All-American and won the Senior CLASS Award for baseball.[84] During his college career he went 42–3 with a 2.00 earned run average (ERA) and 361 strikeouts.

Morales was drafted by the St. Louis Cardinals in the second round of the 2014 Major League Baseball Draft.[85] He signed with the Cardinals and spent his professional season with both the Gulf Coast Cardinals and the Palm Beach Cardinals, where he went 1-1 with a 2.19 ERA between both clubs.[86] Morales spent 2015 with the Double-A Springfield Cardinals, where he went 5-8 with a 5.00 ERA in 26 starts. He returned to Springfield in 2016, going 4-4 with a 3.35 ERA in only 14 starts due to injury. Morales began 2017 on the disabled list with Springfield, and after he was activated, was assigned to Palm Beach; however, he soon returned back to Springfield, and was then assigned to Memphis, but once again returned to Springfield. Morales finished 2017 with a 2-1 record, a 3.55 ERA, and 36 strikeouts in 34 innings pitched.[87]

Morales began 2018 with Memphis.

Matt Pearce[edit]

Matt Pearce
St. Louis Cardinals
Pitcher
Born: (1994-02-24) February 24, 1994 (age 24)
Bonita Springs, Florida
Bats: Right Throws: Right

Matthew M. Pearce (born February 24, 1994) is an American professional baseball pitcher in the St. Louis Cardinals organization.

Pearce graduated from Estero High School in Estero, Florida. He graduated in 2012.[88] Pearce attended Polk State College.[89]

The Cardinals selected Pearce in the 13th round of the 2014 MLB Draft.[90] He signed and was assigned to the Johnson City Cardinals, where he spent all of his first professional season, posting a 2-4 record and 4.20 ERA in ten games started. In 2015, while pitching for the Peoria Chiefs, Pearce set a league record by not walking a batter for ​54 13 innings.[91] He spent all of 2015 with Peoria and pitched to an 11-10 record, a 2.43 ERA, and a 1.11 WHIP in 24 starts. Pearce spent 2016 with the Palm Beach Cardinals, Springfield Cardinals, and Memphis Redbirds, posting a combined 9-12 record and 3.08 ERA in 25 total starts between the three teams. He began 2017 back with Springfield and was named the league's and the Cardinals' organizations minor league pitcher of the month for May after compiling a 5-0 record and 0.69 ERA in five starts.[92] Pearce was promoted to Memphis in July after going 9-5 with a 3.11 ERA in 17 starts for Springfield. Pearce finished the season in Memphis, starting ten games, compiling a 5-3 record and 6.00 ERA.[93]

On March 23, 2018, Pearce was suspended 50 games without pay following a second positive test for a drug of abuse.[94]

Rangel Ravelo[edit]

Rangel Ravelo
Rangel Ravelo and Jorge Bonifacio (cropped).jpg
St. Louis Cardinals
First baseman
Born: (1992-04-24) April 24, 1992 (age 26)
Havana, Cuba
Bats: Right Throws: Right

Rangel Ravelo (born April 24, 1992) is a Cuban professional baseball first baseman in the St. Louis Cardinals organization.

Ravelo was drafted by the Chicago White Sox in the sixth round of the 2010 Major League Baseball draft out of Hialeah High School in Hialeah, Florida. He signed with the White Sox and made his professional debut with the Bristol White Sox. In 2011, he played for Bristol and Kannapolis Intimidators and also spent 2012 with Kannapolis.[95] He returned to Kannapolis to start 2013 and was promoted to the Winston-Salem Dash early in the season.[96] Ravelo played 2014 with the Double-A Birmingham Barons. During the season, he had a 26-game hitting streak.[97][98] After the season, he was named the Barons Player of the Year after hitting .309 with a .859 on-base plus slugging (OPS) and 11 home runs.[99]

After the 2014 season, the White Sox traded Ravelo, Josh Phegley, Marcus Semien, and Chris Bassitt to the Oakland Athletics in exchange for Jeff Samardzija and Michael Ynoa.[100] He played for three Athletics affiliates in 2015: the Arizona League Athletics, Double-A Midland RockHounds, and Triple-A Nashville Sounds. He spent the entire 2016 season with Nashville, finishing with a .262 batting average with 8 home runs and 54 RBI.[101] He was designated for assignment and sent outright to Nashville after the season. The A's invited him to spring training in 2017 as a non-roster player. With no natural position to play at Triple-A, due to Matt Olson's full-time first base assignment, and being too advanced for Double-A, Ravelo was released before the start of the season.[102]

Ravelo then signed a minor league contract with the St. Louis Cardinals,[103] and was assigned to the Memphis Redbirds, where he spent the whole season, posting a .314 batting average with eight home runs and 41 RBIs.[104] He began 2018 back with Memphis.

Max Schrock[edit]

Max Schrock
St. Louis Cardinals – No. 79
Second baseman
Born: (1994-10-12) October 12, 1994 (age 23)
Tacoma, Washington
Bats: Left Throws: Right

Max W. Schrock (born October 12, 1994) is an American professional baseball second baseman in the St. Louis Cardinals organization.

Schrock attended Cardinal Gibbons High School in Raleigh, North Carolina. He was drafted by the Arizona Diamondbacks in the 28th round of the 2012 Major League Baseball draft.[105] He did not sign with the Diamondbacks and attended the University of South Carolina, where he played college baseball. After his junior year, he was drafted by the Washington Nationals in the 13th round of the 2015 MLB Draft.[106]

Schrock made his professional debut with the Auburn Doubledays in 2015 and spent the whole season there, posting a .308 batting average with two home runs and 14 RBIs in 46 games. He started 2016 with the Hagerstown Suns and was promoted to the Potomac Nationals in June.[107] On August 25, the Nationals traded Schrock to the Oakland Athletics for Marc Rzepczynski.[108] Oakland assigned him to the Stockton Ports before promoting him to the Midland RockHounds. Shrock batted a combined .331 with nine home runs and 71 RBIs in 2016, along with 22 stolen bases between the four clubs. He spent 2017 with Midland, where he posted a .321 batting average with seven home runs and 46 RBIs in 106 games.[109]

On December 14, 2017, the Athletics traded Schrock and Yairo Muñoz to the St. Louis Cardinals in exchange for Stephen Piscotty.[110] He was a non-roster invitee to 2018 spring training.[111]

Schrock began 2018 with the Memphis Redbirds.

Edmundo Sosa[edit]

Edmundo Sosa
St. Louis Cardinals – No. 80
Shortstop
Born: (1996-03-06) March 6, 1996 (age 22)
Panama City, Panama
Bats: Right Throws: Right

Edmundo Sosa (born March 6, 1996) is a Panamanian professional baseball shortstop in the St. Louis Cardinals organization.

Sosa signed with the St. Louis Cardinals as an international free agent in July 2012.[112] He made his professional debut in 2013 with the Dominican Summer League Cardinals and the whole season there, batting .314 with three home runs and 27 RBIs in 47 games. He played for both the Gulf Coast Cardinals and State College Spikes in 2014, batting a combined .274 with one home run and 23 RBIs in 55 total games between both teams, and the Johnson City Cardinals in 2015, slashing .300/.369/.485 with seven home runs and 16 RBIs in 49 games.[113] In 2016, Sosa played for the Panama national baseball team in the 2017 World Baseball Classic qualifiers. Sosa spent 2016 with both the Peoria Chiefs and the Palm Beach Cardinals, and he finished 2016 batting a combined .270 with three home runs and 34 RBIs in 97 total games between both teams.[114] The Cardinals added him to their 40-man roster after the season.[115] Sosa's 2017 season was limited due to injury; he played in only 58 games, posting a .288 batting average with one home run and 16 RBIs. After the season, the Cardinals assigned Sosa to the Surprise Saguaros of the Arizona Fall League (AFL).[116] Sosa appeared in 17 total games in the AFL, batting .305 with seven RBIs, along with a .715 OPS.

Sosa began 2018 with the Springfield Cardinals.

Patrick Wisdom[edit]

Patrick Wisdom
Patrick Wisdom April 2017 Memphis.jpg
Wisdom with the Memphis Redbirds in 2017
St. Louis Cardinals – No. 73
Third baseman
Born: (1991-08-27) August 27, 1991 (age 26)
Murrieta, California
Bats: Right Throws: Right

Patrick Ian Wisdom (born August 27, 1991) is an American professional baseball third baseman in the St. Louis Cardinals organization.

Wisdom played college baseball at Saint Mary's College of California. He was drafted by the St. Louis Cardinals in the first round of the 2012 Major League Baseball Draft.[117] He signed and spent 2012 with the Batavia Muckdogs where he batted .282 with six home runs and 32 RBIs in 65 games. In 2013, Wisdom played with the Peoria Chiefs and Palm Beach Cardinals, compiling a combined .235 batting average with 15 home runs and 73 RBIs in 129 total games between both teams, and in 2014, he played for the Springfield Cardinals where he slashed .215/.277/.367 with 14 home runs and 53 RBIs in 128 games. Wisdom returned to Springfield in 2015 where he collected a .237 batting average with 14 home runs and 61 RBIs in 114 games.[118][119] He spent the 2016 season with the Memphis Redbirds where he batted .233 with five home runs and 30 RBIs in 78 games, and he returned to Memphis for the 2017 season, posting a .243 batting average with 31 home runs and 89 RBIs in 127 games.[120]

Wisdom began 2018 back with Memphis.

Jake Woodford[edit]

Jake Woodford
St. Louis Cardinals – No. 87
Pitcher
Born: (1996-10-28) October 28, 1996 (age 21)
Tampa, Florida
Bats: Right Throws: Right

Jacob Robert Woodford (born October 28, 1996) is an American professional baseball pitcher in the St. Louis Cardinals organization.

Woodford graduated from Plant High School in Tampa, Florida. He was teammates with Kyle Tucker who was also selected in the first round of the 2015 MLB Draft.[121][122] He committed to the University of Florida to play college baseball.[123] As a senior at Plant, he was 7-0 with a 0.67 ERA.[124] He was drafted by the St. Louis Cardinals, 39th overall, in the 2015 Major League Baseball Draft and signed, forgoing his commitment to Florida.[125][126] He made his professional debut with the Gulf Coast Cardinals and spent all of 2015 there, pitching to a 1-0 record and a 2.39 ERA in eight games. He spent the 2016 season with the Peoria Chiefs where he posted a 5-5 record with a 3.31 ERA and 82 strikeouts in 21 starts,[127] and 2017 with the Palm Beach Cardinals, where he went 7-6 with a 3.10 ERA in 23 games (21 starts).[128] Woodford was a non-roster invitee to 2018 spring training.[129]

Woodford began the 2018 season with the Springfield Cardinals.

J. B. Woodman[edit]

J. B. Woodman
St. Louis Cardinals
Outfielder
Born: (1994-12-13) December 13, 1994 (age 23)
Orlando, Florida
Bats: Left Throws: Right

John Bryant "J. B." Woodman (born December 13, 1994) is an American professional baseball outfielder with the St. Louis Cardinals organization.

Woodman attended Edgewater High School in his hometown of Orlando, Florida where he starred in baseball and football. He was a four year starter on the varsity baseball team and hit for a .575 average while leading his team to the state finals his senior season. He was also a three year starter at quarterback on the Edgewater varsity football team. After making it clear he was going to college, he was selected in the 40th round of the 2013 Major League Baseball draft by the New York Mets but did not sign, and instead attended the University of Mississippi.[130] In 2014, his first season with the Ole Miss Rebels, Woodman batted .298 with two home runs and 20 runs batted in (RBI).[131] In 2015, he was one of two Rebels to start all 58 games of the season, and hit .274 with seven home runs and 23 RBI.[131] In 2016, as a junior, Woodman became the 23rd All-American in Mississippi history, and was a finalist for the Ferriss Trophy, annually awarded to the best college baseball player in the state. He finished the season with an SEC-leading 14 home runs, a .323 batting average, and 55 RBI.[131] He was named to the All-SEC First Team and the SEC All-Defensive Team.[132]

Woodman was selected in the second round of the 2016 Major League Baseball draft by the Toronto Blue Jays, and received a $975,000 signing bonus.[133] He was assigned to the Short Season-A Vancouver Canadians, and appeared in 54 games before being promoted to the Class-A Lansing Lugnuts. In 63 total games in the 2016 season, Woodman hit .297 with four home runs, 29 RBI, and 10 stolen bases.[130] Woodman was assigned to Lansing for the entire 2017 campaign, and hit .240 with seven home runs and 45 RBI in 96 games.[130]

On December 1, 2017, Woodman was traded to the St. Louis Cardinals in exchange for Aledmys Díaz.[134] He began 2018 with the Class A-Advanced Palm Beach Cardinals.

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  • 38 Estarlin Arias
  • 32 Jacob Evans
  • 47 Elniery Garcia
  • 31 Connor Jones
  • 22 Will Latcham
  • 43 Yeison Medina
  • 16 Héctor Mendoza
  • 30 Mike O'Reilly
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  • 18 Johnny Rodriguez

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  • 11 Jobel Jimenez (hitting)
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  • 28 Eric Carter
  • 36 Junior Fernández
  • 38 Robbie Gordon
  • 18 Evan Guillory
  • 35 John Kilichowski
  • 25 Evan Kruczynski
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  • 34 Jacob Patterson
  • 16 Thomas St. Clair
  • 37 Colton Thomson
  • 31 Jake Walsh
  • 26 Jason Zgardowkski

Catchers

  • 27 Jose Godoy
  • 32 Brian O'Keefe

Infielders

  • 12 Taylor Bryant
  •  4 Danny Hudzina
  • 23 Ryan McCarvel
  •  3 Kramer Robertson
  • 22 Stefan Trosclair
  • 44 Juan Yepez
  • 15 Andy Young

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Class A[edit]

Peoria Chiefs roster
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Pitchers

  • 35 Paul Balestrieri
  • 21 Fabian Blanco
  • 37 Franyel Casadilla
  • 46 Jesus Cruz
  • 19 Patrick Dayton
  • 40 Bryan Dobzanski
  • 13 Alex Fagalde
  • 29 Levi MaVorhis
  • 44 Johan Oviedo
  • 43 Zach Prendergast
  • 36 C.J. Saylor
  • 22 Alvaro Seijas
  • 16 Andrew Summerville Injury icon 2.svg
  • 32 Kodi Whitley

Catchers

  • 28 Dennis Ortega
  • 34 Julio Rodriguez
  • 47 Alexis Wilson

Infielders

  • 18 Rayder Ascanio
  •  7 J.R. Davis
  • 33 Yariel Gonzalez
  • 26 Zach Kirtley Injury icon 2.svg
  •  3 Irving Lopez
  •  4 Jose Martinez
  • 39 Elehuris Montero
  • 16 Wood Meyers

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Manager

  •  8 Chris Swauger

Coaches

  • 30 Russ Chambliss (hitting)
  • 27 Cale Johnson (pitching)


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Short A[edit]

State College Spikes roster
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Pitchers

  • 40 Michael Baird
  • 37 Will Changarotty
  • -- Diego Cordero
  • 34 Jake Dahlberg
  • 38 Gabriel Gentner
  • 47 Edgar Gonzalez
  • 33 Kevin Hamann
  • 50 Chris Holba
  • 19 Eli Kraus
  • 35 Cory Malcom
  • 16 Troy Montemayor
  • 18 Winston Nicacio
  • 32 Angel Rondon
  • 22 Jacob Schlesener
  • 43 Brett Seeburger
  • 41 Hector Villalobos
  • 44 Jim Voyles

Catchers

  •  8 Matt Duce
  • 43 Cameron Knight
  • 25 Joe Gomez

Infielders

  •  5 Imeldo Diaz
  • 27 Brendan Donovan
  • 29 Nick Dunn
  • 21 Stanley Espinal
  •  7 Edwin Figuera
  • 23 Delvin Pérez
  • 31 Brady Whalen

Outfielders

  •  4 Andres Luna
  • 55 Lars Nootbaar
  • 39 Walker Robbins
  • 28 Justin Toerner
  • 12 Wadye Ynfante


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Advanced Rookie[edit]

Johnson City Cardinals roster
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Pitchers

  • 27 Juan Alvarez
  • 26 Mike Brettell
  • 35 Noel De Jesus
  • 28 Oneiver Diaz
  • 36 Junior Gonzalez
  • 13 Parker Kelly
  • 33 Kyle Leahy
  • 56 David Oca
  • 12 Tommy Parsons
  • 39 Enrique Perez
  • 18 Edwar Ramirez
  • 11 Colin Schmid
  • 22 Evan Sisk
  • 30 Jake Sylvester
  • 38 Dionis Zamora

Catchers

  • 15 Zach Jackson
  • 31 Benito Santiago
  • 47 Carlos Soto

Infielders

  •  7 Moises Castillo
  •  5 Leandro Cedeno
  • 16 Luis Flores
  • 25 Dariel Gomez
  •  4 Nolan Gorman
  •  8 Michael Perri
  • 24 Kevin Woodall

Outfielders

  • 51 Jonatan Machado
  • 32 Brandon Riley
  • 19 Sanel Rosendo
  • 23 Brian Sanchez
  •  3 Donivan Williams


Manager

  • 41 Roberto Espinoza

Coaches

  • 29 Cody Gabella (Hitting)
  • 41 Rick Harig (Pitching)


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Rookie[edit]

Gulf Coast League Cardinals roster
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Pitchers

  • 22 Cole Aker
  • 29 Starlin Balbuena
  • 18 Ty Cohen
  • 13 Connor Coward
  • 21 Perry DellaValle
  • 26 Edgar Escobar
  • 47 Alex Gallegos
  • 40 Jose Geronimo
  • 37 Chris Hunt
  •  8 Francisco Justo
  • 39 Wilfredo Pereira
  • 25 Brian Pirela
  • 15 Chris Rivera
  • 35 Wilberto Rivera
  • 30 Griffin Roberts
  • 33 Emmanuel Solano
  • 50 Ben Yokley

Catchers

  • 49 Joe Freiday
  • 32 Ivan Herrera
  •  4 Brandon Purcell

Infielders

  • 46 Luken Baker
  • 38 Zack Gahagan
  • 16 Mateo Gil
  • 48 Cole Kreuter
  • 27 Raffy Ozuna
  • 52 Liam Sabino
  •  5 Josh Shaw
  • 23 Kevin Vargas

Outfielders

  • 34 Terry Fuller
  • -- Diomedes Del Rio
  • 41 Brandon Benson
  • 31 Victor Garcia
  • 12 William Jimenez
  • 36 Andrew Warner


Manager

  • -- Erick Almonte

Coaches


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Foreign Rookie[edit]

Dominican Summer League Cardinals Blue roster
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Pitchers

  •  4 Martin Cordova ‡
  • 35 Derek Diaz
  • 25 Freddy Pacheco
  • 38 Inohan Paniagua
  • 26 Julio Puello
  • 31 Josue Ramirez
  • 43 Dionys Rodriguez
  • 39 Saniel Santana
  • 46 Enmanuel Solano
  • 23 Hector Soto
  • 49 Ronald Suarez
  • 55 Leonardo Taveras
  • 50 Luis Tena
  • 37 Anthony Trompiz
  • 27 Francis Ventura
  • 34 Miguel Yedis
  • 40 Dionis Zamora
  • 33 Cristoffer Zapata

Catchers

  •  4 Luis Rodriguez
  • 12 Jose Zapata

Infielders

  • 16 Freddy De Jesus
  • 48 Darlyn Del Villar
  • 57 Pablo Gomez
  • 47 Ramon Mendoza ‡
  • 15 Erik Pena
  • 44 Yowelfy Roasio

Outfielders

  • 52 Diowill Burgos
  • 41 Diomedes Del Rio
  • 30 Darlin Moquete
  •  5 Leudy Pena
  •  3 Jean Selmo
  • 21 Carlos Soler


Manager

  • 11 Fray Peniche

Coaches

  • -- Renee Cortez (pitching)
  •  8 Jose Leon (hitting)


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Outfielders


Manager

  • -- John Matos

Coaches

  • -- Nabo Martinez (hitting)


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