• by Elliott Smith | Staff Writer

    Cardinals recall C Ed Easley from Triple-A

    The Cardinals announced they have called up catcher Ed Easley from Triple-A Memphis, per MLB.com, making him the fourth backstop on the St. Louis roster. Easley hit .251 in 88 games at Triple-A. He is hitless in two MLB at-bats with one career RBI.

  • by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com

    Cardinals promote pair from Memphis and demote two

    The Cardinals have shaken up their roster a bit, recalling first baseman Xavier Scruggs and left fielder Greg Garcia from Triple-A Memphis while optioning catcher Ed Easley and pitcher Mitch Harris. Scruggs owned a six-game hitting streak with the Redbirds before his recall. Garcia has been tearing it up all year to the tune of a .313/.405/.369 slash line with 27 runs and nine stolen bases in 214 at-bats. Harris is the more significant of the demoted. He pitched in 16 games for St. Louis this season while compiling a 3.63 ERA. Easley batted just twice in his stint with the team.

  • by Michael Hurcomb | Fantasy Writer

    Cardinals recall catcher Ed Easley on Wednesday

    The Cardinals recalled catcher Ed Easley from Triple-A Memphis on Wednesday. Easley did not make an appearance when he was with the team in April. His first appearance will be his MLB debut.

  • by R.J. White | CBSSports.com

    Cardinals activate Tony Cruz from paternity list, option Ed Easley

    The Cardinals activated catcher Tony Cruz from the paternity list Monday and optioned catcher Ed Easley to Triple-A Memphis. Neither Cruz nor Easley has yet to appear in a game for the Cardinals this season. Cruz will return to a reserve role behind Yadier Molina.

  • by Michael Hurcomb | Fantasy Writer

    Cardinals' Cruz goes on paternity leave, Easley recalled from Triple-A

    Cardinals catcher Tony Cruz was placed on the three-day paternity leave list, the team announced Friday. The Cardinals recalled catcher Ed Easley from Triple-A Memphis to take his roster spot.

  • by R.J. White | CBSSports.com

    Cardinals cut four from major-league camp Sunday

    The Cardinals have cut catcher Ed Easley and infielders Dean Anna, Xavier Scruggs and Jacob Wilson from major-league camp, MLB.com reports. The moves leave the team with 33 players in big-league camp.

  • by Al Melchior | Data Analyst

    Cardinals ink two players to minors deals

    The Cardinals signed infielder Scott Moore and catcher Ed Easley to minor league contracts with spring training invites Monday, according to MLB.com. Moore last played in the majors with the Astros in 2012, and he spent this season with the Padres' and Athletics' Triple-A affiliates. Easley has spent his entire career in the Diamondbacks' minor league system, and in 2013, he played the whole season at Triple-A Reno.