Found April 08, 2013 on The Cardinal Nation blog:
With regular-season action underway for the full-season 2013 clubs, it is time for another refresh of the St. Louis Cardinals system roster matrix. This version reflects the changes made from the conclusion of 2013 spring training through the beginning of the regular season and extended spring training until the draft and the start of short-season action in June. The previous matrix reflects the rosters as they evolved from when spring training invitations were issued through the end of camp. If you are new to the blog and not familiar with the Cardinals organization roster matrix, here is quick summary: At the time of this posting, the St. Louis Cardinals had 246 players under contract from top to bottom, including 38 players on the 40-man roster and one more on the 60-day disabled list. The matrix places each one at his assigned level in the system by position and is updated daily or whenever transactions occur. Extended spring training camp invitees are shown in separate groups b...
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