Cardinals Minor League Medical Report

15 St. Louis Cardinals minor leaguers begin their 2010 regular season on the shelf. Names, teams and reasons follow.

As the St. Louis Cardinals set their four full-season minor league rosters on Thursday's opening day, 14 players were placed on the disabled list and one on the temporary inactive list of one of four clubs - the Memphis Redbirds of the Triple-A Pacific Coast League, the Springfield Cardinals of the Double-A Texas League, the Palm Beach Cardinals of the A-Advanced Florida State League and the Quad Cities River Bandits of the Midwest League. They follow.

Name Pos Team Reason
Trey Hearne   SP Memphis DL Right shoulder
Mark Hamilton   1B Memphis DL  Right thumb
P.J. Walters   SP Memphis Temp. Inact. List Family
Josh Dew   RP Springfield DL Right elbow
Samuel Freeman   RP Springfield DL Left elbow
Kyle Mura   RP Springfield DL Right elbow
Francisco Samuel   RP Springfield DL Right shoulder
Jose Martinez   2B Springfield DL Right shoulder
Scott Bittle   SP Palm Beach DL Right shoulder
George Brown   SP Palm Beach DL Left shoulder
Jason Buursma   RP Palm Beach DL Right ankle
Jermaine Curtis   3B Palm Beach DL Right hamstring
Hector Cardenas   SP Quad Cities DL Left elbow
Miguel Tapia   SP Quad Cities DL Right shoulder
Jonathan Rodriguez  1B Quad Cities DL Right shoulder

Remember to click on the "Minor League Rosters" in the red bar above to be taken to the full rosters and player pages for the entire Cardinals minor league system.



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