Cardinals pitcher Boone Whiting has been placed on the disabled list at Triple-A Memphis, due to a right shoulder strain. MLB.com he will rehab at the team's spring training facility, and it is not clear when he will return to action. Whiting had an 0-5 record and 5.15 ERA in eight starts prior to the injury.
The Cardinals announced Monday they optioned Angel Castro, Mike O'Neill and Rafael Ortega to Triple-A Memphis. The team also reassigned Kurt Heyer, Boone Whiting, Patrick Wisdom, Carson Kelly, Casey Rasmus and Cody Stanley to minor-league camp.