St. Louis Cardinals Organization Roster Matrix – 2020 Shutdown

NOTE: As of 6/28/20, this version of the roster matrix is no longer current. It reflects the changes during the 2020 shutdown between March 12 and the second training camp, opening July 3. It should now be considered a historical reference document. For the active roster matrix during Summer Camp, click here.

Even though no St. Louis Cardinals players are active during this caution period caused by COVID-19, a refresh of the Roster Matrix is in order. Because there was no minor league spring training, which would normally set season-opening rosters, this refresh informally reflects a number of roster adjustments that apparently occurred over the prior weeks and months. They are reflected below.

This article and the tables below reflect the status of rosters across the Cardinals system to the best of our knowledge during the current transaction freeze period.

The previous matrix showed transactions from the start of big-league camp in February – however on it, players on the minor league rosters reflected alignment at end of the 2019 season.

If you are new to The Cardinal Nation and not familiar with the Cardinals organization roster matrix, here is quick summary:

As spring training was ended early and final pre-shutdown roster moves were completed, the St. Louis Cardinals have 294 players under contract from top to bottom, including 39 players on 40-man roster, plus one player already placed on the 60-day injured list. The 40-man members are called out in bold.

The matrix places each of the 294 at his assigned level in the system as well as by position. The 20 non-roster invitees still remaining in MLB camp noted by (NRI). Those already cut have a line through the (NRI) and 40-man players optioned out are designed by (opt).

The matrix is updated whenever transactions occur.

Nowhere else will you find this current and comprehensive single-page view of the entire Cardinals organization plus a decade of history.

(Do not be concerned about the order of the players’ names within position. It has no relative significance.)

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 (click on the magnifying glass icon) or use the menu at the left of the page: “ROSTERS/PLAYERS/MOVES” > “TRANSACTIONS/ROSTER MATRIX”.

While you are using that menu, note TCN’s full rosters and player pages for every level and every player in the Cardinals system.

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International players signed for 2020

For details behind past rosters and transactions, check out the earlier versions (back to 2009) of the Cardinals organization Roster Matrix, via the following link.

Link to previous matrices

(Note that all international players signed to 2020 contracts are listed separately below. This will not be resolved until the point at which 2020 DSL team assignments are set.)


4/26: New matrix. Organization total: 294 players. 39 players on 40-man roster plus one player on the 60-day injured list (Jordan Hicks). 28 of the 39 remain in St. Louis camp, along with 20 non-roster invitees.

5/20: P Grant Black SC to GCL, SS Moises Castillo from SC to Peo. DSL P Randel Clemente signed. DSL P Josue Ramirez, 2B Erick Thomas, OF Miguel Marcos released. New organization total: 292 players.

5/27: 33 players released.  Memphis C Oscar Hernandez, Ps Johnny Hellweg and Chris Ellis. Springfield 2B Zach Kirtley, Ps Michael Baird and Will Latcham. Palm Beach P Perry DellaValle, SS Michael Perri, OF Wadye Ynfante. Peoria C Alexis Wilson, OF Brandon Riley and Kevin Woodall,  3B Brylie Ware, SS Edwin Figuera, Ps Adrian Mardueno, Connor Coward, Scott Politz and Parker Kelly. State College P’s Cameron Dulle and Jeremy Randolph, 3Bs Liam Sabino and Martin Figueroa, Johnson City OF Carlos Soler and P Walker Robbins, Dylan Pearce, John Witkowski and Tyler Peck. Gulf Coast 1B Freddy De Jesus, 2B Pablo Gomez, SS Yowelfy Rosario and Ps Anthony Green, Saniel Santana and Jeffry Abreu. 48 total in camp – 29 on 40-man, 19 NRIs. New organization total: 259 players.

6/11: 7 players drafted. Not added to organization total until signed. See bottom of Matrix.

6/14: 5 non-drafted free agents (NDFAs) signed: LHPs Mac Lardner and Omar Sanchez; RHP Gianluca Dalatri; OFs Matt Chamberlain and Matt Koperniak. New organization total: 264 players.

6/15: 3 non-drafted free agents signed – 3B Jacob Buchberger, C Nick Raposo, RHP Nick Trogrlic-Iverson. New organization total: 267 players.

6/15: Comp Bal B round pick OF Alec Burleson signed. New organization total: 268 players.

6/16: Fifth round OF LJ Jones IV signed. New organization total: 269 players.

6/19: LHP Levi Prater (3) signed. New organization total: 270 players.

6/23: 3B Jordan Walker (1) signed. New organization total: 271 players.

6/24: SS/RHP Masyn Winn (2) signed. New organization total: 272 players.

6/25: RHP Tink Hence (2) signed. New organization total: 273 players.

6/26: RHP Ian Bedell (4) signed. New organization total: 274 players.

6/26: International FA RHP Edwin Nunez signed. New organization total: 275 players.

6/27: STL P John Brebbia to 60-day IL. 40-man roster at 38+2 on the 60 IL.

The St. Louis Cardinals Organization Roster Matrix (effective 6/27/20)

St. Louis (27+2) 40-man (38+2)
Flaherty  Webb (L) Y Molina Goldschmidt Wong  DeJong Carpenter  Fowler
Mikolas A Miller (L) Wieters Ravelo Edman  B Miller Bader
D Hudson Helsley O’Neill
C Martinez  Gant L Thomas 
Wainwright Ponce de Leon 
Kim (L) G Gallegos 
Brebbia (60 IL)
Hicks (60 IL)
Cecil (L)
Gomber (L)
Memphis (28)
A Reyes (opt) Kaminsky (L NRI) Godoy (NRI) Nogowski (NRI) Schrock (NRI) Sosa (opt) E Mendoza (NRI) J Williams (opt)
Woodford (opt) R Ramirez (NRI) Knizner (opt) Carlson (NRI)
Cabrera (L opt) Whitley (NRI) Dean (opt)
Oviedo (NRI) Meisinger Capel
Kruczynski (L NRI) J Cruz (NRI)
Crismatt (NRI) Elledge (NRI)
C Jones
D Gonzalez
Ju Fernandez (opt)
Springfield (26)
A Rondon (NRI) Dayton (L) Ju Rodriguez (NRI) Yepez Dunn Robertson E Montero (opt) Nootbaar
FaGalde (NRI) S Justo Baker (NRI) I Lopez Ascanio Toerner
R Sanchez (L opt) Patterson (L) Jose Martinez Pinder
Shew Dobzanski (NRI) Hurst
Parsons (NRI) R Williams
Au Warner (L) R Santos (NRI)
Breto (L)
Palm Beach (24)
Pallante Aker D Ortega (NRI) Whalen Donovan Del Perez Gorman (NRI) Plummer
Roberts (NRI) Escobar I Herrera (NRI) D And Luna
E Gonzalez L Taveras Pages (NRI) Denton
D Cordero (L) Pacheco
Seijas (opt)
Oxnevad (L)
Thompson (L NRI)
Liberatore (L NRI)
Peoria (25)
Roach N De Jesus C Soto (NRI) D Williams M Castillo Fuller
Brettell Sisk (L) I Diaz Cedeno
Schmid (L) Tabata Machado
YaSenka Lunn Reichenborn
C Thomas (L) Pereira Vinsky
Gragg Locey
Schlesener (L)
Blanco (L)
State College (4)
P P C 1B 2B SS 3B OF
Holba Solano Jew
Johnson City (17)
P P C 1B 2B SS 3B OF
Sommers H Soto Antonini (NRI) Lott Redmond Gil M Nunez Fletcher
Guay B Baird Longa Torres
Ortiz V Garcia
F Justo
J Moreno
Gulf Coast (19)
P P C 1B 2B SS 3B OF
Statler Gingery (L) Richardson F Soto F Hernandez Montano
Paniagua L Jimenez J Garcia R Mendoza A Cruz
Hart Tena E Rodriguez J De Los Santos
N Heredia (L) R Garcia Romeri
DSL Blue (29)
P P C 1B 2B SS 3B OF
D Rodriguez J Peralta L Rodriguez F Diaz E De Jesus Del Villar B Hernandez L Pena
E Martinez Miranda J Zapata Arcia Moquete
GJ Rodriguez Saldana J Sanchez GA Rodriguez
Ozoria (L) Pimentel Orecchia Otamendi
Portillo Richard Jo Rodriguez
Suarez Arias
W Ortega Villanueva
DSL Red (25)
P P C 1B 2B SS 3B OF
V Herrera Yedis R Heredia Andujar Mora C Ramirez
Rincon Calderon Velasquez Inoa Matute Brazoban
Dominguez Cuenca E Salas
D Guerrero (L) O Lopez S Vargas
H Cordero (L) L Garcia
H Gomez Manzo
B Ramirez
DSL sign 2020 (34)
P P C 1B 2B SS 3B OF
Beltre (L) M Martinez J Guerrero Bolivar R Guzman Carbonara
Cervantes J Salas M Hernandez Encarnacion Cordoba
Cuello Curvelo Burns Espinoza Ramos
Davila Almonte M Justo Reynoso
F Guzman Giulianelli Rivas F Taveras
Ang Luna Saladin Rombley
Marte Yanez
B Lopez W Reyes
Clemente Bautista
E Nunez
2020 Draft unsigned (0)
P P C 1B 2B SS 3B OF
2020 signed (15)
P P C 1B 2B SS 3B OF
Lardner (L FA) Dalatri (FA) Raposo (FA_ Buchberger (FA) Chamberlain (FA)
O Sanchez (L FA) Trogrlic-Iverson (FA) Walker (1) Koperniak (FA)
Prater (L 3) Hence (2) Burleson (2)
Winn (2) (also SS) Bedell (4) LJ Jones (5)

(#): round player was drafted in 2020
(opt): 40-man player optioned to minor league camp
(NRI): non-roster invitee to MLB camp
(NRI): non-roster invitee to MLB camp sent to minor league camp
(IL): injured list
(TI): temporarily inactive list
(PL): paternity leave
(RL): restricted list
(L): left-handed pitcher
bold: on the Cardinals’ 40-man roster
(#+#): for teams, the number of active players on the roster plus number of inactive/not under contract (IL+TI+PL+RL) players

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