Former number eight prospect in the St. Louis Cardinals system, 2B Jose Martinez, is among six minor leaguers released on Thursday.
Only one 2010 draftee is among the 15 opening pitchers for the St. Louis Cardinals' New York-Penn League club.
The pitchers are up first in our annual review of the St. Louis Cardinals' draft class.
November 29, 2009
The St. Louis Cardinals chose right-handed pitcher Nick McCully in the seventh round of the 2009 First Year Player draft. The 279th overall pick was 8-1 with a 2.10 earned-run average in 28 appearances in 2009. He collected eight saves and struck out 64 batters in 73 innings pitched.