Summarizing Cardinals minors catching changes

Six player moves affecting six levels were announced by the St. Louis Cardinals on Tuesday.

On Tuesday, the release of infielder Ty Wigginton and subsequent promotion of catcher Rob Johnson to St. Louis created a series of related catching transactions across the system.

While hot news items detailing each move have previously been posted for subscribers to The Cardinal Nation, a summary of the transactions are listed here.

St. Louis: IF Ty Wigginton released
St. Louis: C Rob Johnson promoted from Triple-A Memphis, added to 40-man roster
Memphis: C Audry Perez promoted from Double-A Springfield
Springfield: C Casey Rasmus promoted from A-Advanced Palm Beach
Palm Beach: C Jesus Montero promoted from Class-A Peoria
Peoria: C Jonathan Keener promoted from rookie-level Johnson City

Simply click on each highlighted name to be taken to his detailed player profile page. There you can find links to all past items about the player as well as photos, links to stats and much more. (Some items will be subscriber-only.)

To see all transactions across the Cardinals minor league system as well as player assignments by level and position, check out the Cardinals organization Roster Matrix at The Cardinal Nation blog.

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