19 PLAYERS DEVELOPED WITHIN THE ORGANIZATION; FIVE ROOKIES ON TEAM
CINCINNATI, Ohio, April 1, 2021 – The St. Louis Cardinals will open their 130th season of play in the National League this afternoon when they visit the Cincinnati Reds at 3:10 p.m. CDT in the opening game of the 162-game Major League Baseball regular season. The team’s 26-player active roster includes one first-time Cardinal (Nolan Arenado), five rookies (Dylan Carlson, John Nogowski, Edmundo Sosa, Justin Williams and Jake Woodford), and 19 players that were developed within the Cardinals organization.
The following is the Cardinals 2021 Opening Day active roster and injured list:
PITCHERS (13): Gėnesis Cabrera-LHP, Jack Flaherty-RHP, Giovanny Gallegos-RHP, John Gant-RHP, Ryan Helsley-RHP, Jordan Hicks-RHP, Carlos Martínez-RHP, Andrew Miller-LHP, Daniel Ponce de Leon-RHP, Alex Reyes-RHP, Adam Wainwright-RHP, Tyler Webb-LHP, Jake Woodford-RHP;
CATCHERS (2): Andrew Knizner and Yadier Molina;
INFIELDERS (7): Nolan Arenado, Matt Carpenter, Paul DeJong, Tommy Edman, Paul Goldschmidt, John Nogowski and Edmundo Sosa;
OUTFIELDERS (4): Dylan Carlson, Austin Dean, Tyler O’Neill and Justin Williams;
INJURED LIST (4): Harrison Bader-OF (10-day, right forearm), Dakota Hudson-RHP (10-day, right elbow), Kwang Hyun Kim-LHP (10-day, back) and Miles Mikolas-RHP (10-day, right shoulder).