This newest Roster Matrix, covering St. Louis Cardinals and the minor league system, is refreshed with the short season team assignments for St. Louis and its four full-season affiliates plus two rookie level teams. The latter two squads, in the Florida Complex League and Dominican Summer League, opened their seasons on Monday, June 6.
For reference, the previous matrix outlined all organizational transactions during the 2022 regular season through June 5.
If you are new to The Cardinal Nation and not familiar with the Cardinals organization roster matrix, here is quick summary:
As the 2022 rookie ball season opened, the St. Louis Cardinals had 242 players under contract from top to bottom, including a full 40-man roster plus two on the 60-day injured list. The 40-man members are called out in bold.
The matrix places each of the 242 by position at his assigned level in the system as well as by position.
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. These rosters remain in sync with the Roster Matrix and carry biographical information on all players.
For details behind prior years’ rosters and transactions (back to 2009), check out the earlier versions of the Cardinals organization Roster Matrix, via the following link.
6/6: New matrix. 40-man roster full. Organization total: 242 players. PB OF Elijah Cabell off 7-day IL. C Jake Burns, OF Albert Inoa from PB to FCL. C Leonardo Bernal, RHP Alfredo Ruiz from FCL to PB. 3 DSL RHPs released – Frankely Guzman, Marlyn Almonte, William Miranda. New organization total: 239 players.
6/7: StL OF Tyler O’Neill off 10-day IL. RHR Jake Walsh from StL to Mem. RHS Connor Lunn and IF Roberto Baldoquin off Springfield 7-day IL. FCL RHP Reinys Portillo released. New organization total: 238 players.
6/10: StL OF Dylan Carlson off 10-day IL. OF Lars Nootbaar from StL to Mem. Mem RHR Jake Walsh to 7-day IL.
6/14: LHS Matthew Liberatore from Mem to StL (27th man DH).
6/15: LHS Matthew Liberatore from StL to Mem. StL RHS Jack Flaherty off 60-day IL. LHP Packy Naughton from StL to Mem. Mem C Ali Sanchez designated for assignment.
6/16: C Pedro Pages from Spr to Mem. Peo IF Jacob Buchberger and RHR Colin Schmid to 7-day IL.
6/17: StL C Yadier Molina to 10-day IL. C Ivan Herrera from Mem to StL. C Austin Romine signed to minors deal, assigned to Mem. SS Mack Chambers to Peo IL. RHR Edgar Manzo, 3B Osvaldo Tovalin from PB to Peo. C Carlos Linarez, 1B Jesus Orecchia from FCL to PB. New organization total: 239 players.
6/18: Peo 1B Thomas Francisco to 7-day injured list. Mem C Ali Sanchez claimed off waivers by Detroit. New organization total: 238 players.
6/20: StL OF Tyler O’Neill to 10-day IL. OF Lars Nootbaar from Mem to StL. Mem 2B Irving Lopez to 7-day IL. UT Delvin Perez from Spr to Mem. C Aaron Antonini from Peo to Spr. C Wade Stauss from PB to Peo. RHR Johan Quezada from Spr to Complex. Peo RHR Nick Trogric-Iverson to 7-day IL.
6/21: C Carlos Linarez from PB to Complex. C Jake Burns from FCL to PB.
6/22: PB LHP Chris Gerard to temporarily inactive list. RHP Chris Holba from Complex to PB. StL LHR T.J. McFarland to 10-day (COVID) IL. RHR Junior Fernandez from Mem to StL.
6/23: IF Roberto Baldoquin and RHR Freddy Pacheco from Spr to Mem. RHR Michael YaSenka from Peo to Spr.
6/24: RHR Drew VerHagen to StL 15-day IL. LHP Packy Naughton from Mem to StL.
6/25: StL LHR Genesis Cabrera to 10-day IL (COVID). RHP Jake Woodford from Mem to StL.
6/27: RHS Jack Flaherty to 15-day IL. CF Harrison Bader to 10-day IL. RHR James Naile, OF Conner Capel to 40-man roster, from Mem to StL. McFarland and Cabrera on COVID IL exempt them from 40-man.
6/28: OF Moises Gomez from Spr to Mem. RHP Chris Roycroft acquired from Joliet of the Frontier League, assigned to Peo. New organization total: 239 players.
6/29: IF Roberto Baldoquin from Mem to Spr. LHP Garrett Williams from Spr to Mem. IF Irving Lopez off Mem 7-day IL. IFs Mack Chambers, Thomas Francisco off Peo 7-day IL. OF Patrick Romeri off PB 7-day IL.
7/1: RHRs Grant Black, Ryan Loutos from Spr to Mem. OF Chase Pinder off Spr 7-day IL. RHS Logan Gragg, LHP John Beller, OF Mike Antico from Peo to Spr. IF Jacob Buchberger off Peo IL. PB RHR Chris Gerard off TI List.
7/2: SS Mack Chambers to Peo 7-day IL. 1B Brady Whalen from PB to Peo. StL RHR Jordan Hicks off 15-day IL. LHS Matthew Liberatore from Mem to StL. RHP Jake Woodford from StL to Mem. StL RHR Nick Wittgren designated for assignment.
The St. Louis Cardinals Organization Roster Matrix (effective 7/2/22)
|St. Louis (26+11)||40-man (40+3)|
|Flaherty (15 IL)||Cabrera (L 10 IL)||Y Molina (10 IL)||Goldschmidt||Edman||Sosa||Arenado||O’Neill (10 IL)|
|Wainwright||Wittgren (DFA)||Knizner||Pujols||Donovan||Bader (10 IL)|
|Mikolas||Z Thompson (L)||I Herrera||Yepez||Gorman||Carlson|
|D Hudson||Helsley||Dickerson (10 IL)|
|Matz (L 15 IL)||A Reyes (60 IL)||Nootbaar|
|Liberatore (L)||McFarland (L 10 IL)|
|VerHagen (15 IL)|
|C Thomas (L)||Waddell (L)||C Coulter||L Baker||I Lopez||E Mendoza||Spangenberg||Hurst|
|G Williams (L)||A Rondon||M Gomez|
|Walsh (7 IL)|
|Newsome (60 IL)|
|Lunn||Brettell||Ju Rodriguez||M Nunez||Dunn||Winn||Walker||Toerner|
|Leahy||Roberts (60 IL)||Antonini||Koperniak|
|Gragg||Pike (L)||J Davis|
|Escobar||E Gonzalez (60 IL)||Antico|
|Graceffo||C Thompson (7 IL)|
|Kealey (L 7 IL)|
|Mills||Solano||Stauss||Francisco||Chambers (7 IL)||F Hernandez||Jew|
|Love||Ralston (7 IL)||C Soto||LC Rodriguez||Buchberger (7 IL)||Lott|
|D Rodriguez||L Taveras||Richardson (7 IL)||Whalen||Mendlinger||Reichenborn|
|Bedell (7 IL)||Schmid (L 7 IL)||R Mendoza||LJ Jones|
|N Heredia (L)|
|Trogrlic-Iverson (7 IL)|
|Palm Beach (28+4)|
|Paniagua||Cuenca (7 IL)||Burns||Orecchia||Rivas||B Hernandez||Romeri|
|Pope||R Garcia||Bernal||Mora||Baez (7 IL)|
|T Baker||Heinecke (L)||McKeithan||Fletcher (7 IL)|
|Hence||N Contreras (L)||Torres|
|Gerard (L)||Ruiz (L)||Cabell|
|GJ Rodriguez||Holgate (7 IL)|
|FL Complex (40)|
|P||P (from DSL)||C||1B||2B||SS||3B||OF|
|Willis||Arias||R Heredia||F Reynoso||Inoa||Grant||S De La Rosa||R Cabrera|
|Richard||Rincon||E Rodriguez||F Diaz||Bolivar||R Guzman||Otamendi|
|Giulianelli||Clemente||J Zapata||Espinoza||J Ramos|
|E Nunez||B Ramirez||Linarez||Pino|
|Davila||Y Dominguez||Velasquez||F Taveras|
|Quezada||D Guerrero (L)||Cho|
|O Sanchez (L)||Calderon||Cordoba|
|L Jimenez||W Ortega|
|P (2021/prior)||P (1st year 2022)||C||1B||2B||SS||3B||OF|
|H Gomez||Y Herrera (L)||Loaiza||M Justo||Carmona|
|W Reyes (60 IL)||Chirinos||J Guerrero||A Encarnacion||Rombley|
|O Lopez||D Dominguez||M Hernandez||Y Guerrero||Suarez|
|B Lopez||Galvez||L Rodriguez||E Reynoso||M Vargas|
|Beltre (L)||Sequera||M Perez||Y Ramos|
|Cuello (60 IL)||Suriel (60 IL)||Batista||Y Pena|
(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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