Dusty Baker made his first round of roster cuts Tuesday. There were 12 in all and none of the players came as a real surprise.
Here is the list of the players who were cut:
RHP Nick Christiani
RHP Chad Rogers
C Nevin Ashley
OF Kris Negron
OF Ryan LaMarre
LHP Ismael Guillon
OF Yorman Rodriguez
RHP Carlos Contreras
RHP Josh Ravin
RHP Kyle Lotzkar
RHP Daniel Corcino
LHP Tony Cingrani
Cingrani and Corcino were optioned to Triple-A Louisville.
Lotzkar and Ravin were optioned to Double-A Pensacola.
Contreras and Rodriguez were optioned to Single-A Bakersfield.
Guillon was optioned to Single-A Dayton.
The rest were reassigned to the minor league camp.
Baker must whittle down the roster size to 25 players by Opening Day.
Via John Fay