At 29 years old, Alberto Rosario got his first taste of the big leagues during the 2016 campaign after injuries rendered Brayan Pena unable to play and the Cardinals were in need of a backup catcher. While with the club, Rosario was almost nonexistent in 20 games. After the season he was outrighted off the 40-man roster and figures to begin the 2017 season at Triple-A Memphis, staying there for the foreseeable future. While underwhelming in the majors, Rosario has been a decent performer with Memphis. However, power (or a lack thereof) will keep Rosario from being a viable solid offensive option at any level, as he owns a bleak .308 slugging percentage in his minor-league career.
The Cardinals outrighted Rosario off its 40-man major-league club. His destination isn't yet known, but Rosario was at best the fourth catcher on the extended September roster anyway.
The Cardinals have optioned catcher Michael Ohlman, and also reassigned Mike Mayers, John Gast, Steve Bean and Alberto Rosario down to minor-league camp, according to MLB.com on Saturday.
The Los Angeles Angels reassigned catcher Alberto Rosario, a non-roster invitee, to their minor-league camp on Sunday. Rosario collected one hit in three at-bats during three games in Cactus League play this spring.