Rookie pitcher Andre Pallante to make Opening Day roster; Jack Flaherty placed on 10-day inured list
JUPITER, Fla., – The St. Louis Cardinals announced today that rookie right-hand pitcher Andre Pallante has made the team’s 28-player Opening Day roster. The team will make a corresponding roster move prior to Thursday’s game to make room for Pallante on its 40-player Major League roster.
The team also announced today that pitcher Jake Walsh has been optioned to Memphis (AAA), and that pitcher Connor Thomas, catcher Julio Rodriguez and infielder Cory Spangenberg have been re-assigned to the minors.
In addition, right-handed pitcher Jack Flaherty (right shoulder) has been placed on the 10-day Injured List.
The Cardinals Spring Training roster is currently at 28 players with the team set to break camp following tomorrow morning’s 11:05 a.m. ET game against Miami.