Outfielder is now free to seek a deal with another MLB team.
The team also announced plans to recall rookie right-handers Eric Fornataro and Jorge Rondon from Memphis for tonight’s series opener in Washington D.C.
Reliever Keith Butler lands final roster spot for opening day.
Tyler Lyons is slated to start game two of the twin bill.
The St. Louis Cardinals have optioned right-handed pitcher Keith Butler to Triple-A Memphis.
All four players were purchased from Springfield (AA).