ST. LOUIS (KMOX) – Prior to Tuesday’s Spring Training game, the St. Louis Cardinals placed third baseman David Freese (lower back strain) on the 15-day disabled list with a lower back strain.
Infielder Ryan Jackson has been recalled from the AAA Memphis roster.
Freese had appeared in 12 spring games, batting .267 with 2 home runs and 5 RBI. According to a release by the team, Jackson was optioned off the Major League roster on March 17. He had appeared in 17 Grapefruit League games prior to that move. Freeman made two spring appearances, the most recent on Sunday, March 24.