Top Prospects Graceffo, Hence, McGreevy, Walker & Winn Highlight List
ST. LOUIS, Mo., January 17, 2023– The St. Louis Cardinals announced their non-roster invitees to 2023 Spring Training camp today. Highlighting the list of 22 non-roster players to report to Jupiter the second week of February will include current and former Cardinals draft picks, including several top prospects.
First round draft picks Jordan Walker (2020) and Michael McGreevy (2021) join second round selections Luken Baker (2018), Tink Hence (2020) and Masyn Winn (2020). Hence, Walker and Winn represent the youngest players in the group of invitees at 20-years old.
Thirteen of the players were former St. Louis Cardinals draft picks including infielder Kramer Robertson and outfielder Óscar Mercado, who are returning to the Cardinals after playing with other organizations.
Below is a positional list of players:
PITCHERS (8): Gordon Graceffo (RHP), Tink Hence (RHP), Kyle Leahy (RHP), Ryan Loutos (RHP), Michael McGreevy (RHP), Tommy Parsons (RHP), Dalton Roach (RHP), Kodi Whitley (RHP);
CATCHERS (6): José Alvarez, Aaron Antonini, Jimmy Crooks II, Pedro Pages, Nick Raposo, Wade Stauss;
INFIELDERS (6): Luken Baker, Taylor Motter, Juniel Querecuto, Jeremy Rivas, Kramer Robertson, Masyn Winn;
OUTFIELDERS (2): Óscar Mercado, Jordan Walker.
Cardinals pitchers and catchers will hold their first practice at the Roger Dean Chevrolet Stadium complex on February 15 with position player’s first practice on February 20. Players competing in the World Baseball Classic will begin reporting to Jupiter on February 13.