MEJIA & ROSARIO OUTRIGHTED, ROSENTHAL GIVEN UNCONDITIONAL RELEASE;
TEAM TENDERS QUALIFYING OFFER TO FREE-AGENT PITCHER LANCE LYNN
ST. LOUIS, MO, November 6, 2017 – The St. Louis Cardinals announced today that the team has outrighted infielder Alex Mejia and catcher Alberto Rosario off the team’s 40-man Major League roster and gave right-handed pitcher Trevor Rosenthal his unconditional release. Mejia will be assigned to the triple-A Memphis roster and Rosario is now eligible to become a minor league free-agent.
The Cardinals also announced today that they have tendered a qualifying offer to free-agent pitcher Lance Lynn.
Following today’s moves, the Cardinals Major League roster currently stands at 35 players.