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Cardinals announce 2021 preliminary Opening Day roster

April 30, 2021

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- The Springfield Cardinals will open their 16th season at Hammons Field on Tuesday, May 4 at 6:35 p.m. against the Wichita Wind Surge. Today, the Cardinals announced their preliminary 28-man Opening Day roster that includes seven MLB.com Top 30 St. Louis Cardinals prospects and nine players with

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- The Springfield Cardinals will open their 16th season at Hammons Field on Tuesday, May 4 at 6:35 p.m. against the Wichita Wind Surge. Today, the Cardinals announced their preliminary 28-man Opening Day roster that includes seven MLB.com Top 30 St. Louis Cardinals prospects and nine players with previous Double-A Springfield experience.

MLB.com St. Louis Cardinals Top 30 prospects on Springfield's Opening Day Roster include: INF Nolan Gorman (#2), C Ivan Herrera (#3), C Julio Rodriguez (#15), INF Luken Baker (#19), INF Juan Yepez (#22), RHP Andre Pallante (#27), and OF Justin Toerner (#30).

The following is the Cardinals 28-man active roster as of 4/30/21 (Top 30 prospects in italics):

PITCHERS (15): RHP Grant Black, RHP Jacob Bosiokovic, LHP Patrick Dayton, RHP Edgar Escobar, RHP Edgar Gonzalez, RHP Salvador Justo, RHP Kyle Leahy, _RHP Andre Pallante_, LHP Jacob Patterson, RHP Dalton Roach, RHP Griffin Roberts, LHP Domingo Robles, RHP Alvaro Seijas, LHP Connor Thomas, RHP Jake Walsh

CATCHERS (3): Ivan Herrera_, Nick Raposo, _Julio Rodriguez

INFIELDERS (6): Luken Baker_, Nick Dunn, _Nolan Gorman_, Irving Lopez, Delvin Perez, _Juan Yepez

OUTFIELDERS (4): Chase Pinder, Nick Plummer, _Justin Toerner_, David Vinsky

Tickets to select May home games at Hammons Field are available now at www.springfieldcardinals.com/tickets.

Health & Safety: We are committed to the health and safety of our fans, staff and players, and a number of policies and protocols will be in place to ensure the health and safety of everyone at Hammons Field in 2021. Please join us in Playing it Safe when at Hammons Field.

Springfield Health Guidelines: Current local health guidelines limit available seating at Hammons Field in order to ensure proper social distancing. Face coverings are required while at Hammons Field at all times unless actively eating and drinking.