Cardinals add Oscar Taveras, two others to 40-man roster
by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(11/21/2013) The Cardinals added top outfield prospect Oscar Taveras, infielder Jermaine Curtis and pitcher John Gast to the team's 40-man roster Wednesday.
Taveras, who was ranked the No. 3 prospect in baseball by MLB.com and Baseball America before the season, hit .306/.341/.462 with five home runs and 32 RBI in 173 at-bats with Triple-A Memphis. He is recovering from August ankle surgery and is expected to be ready by spring training.
Curtis hit .257/.355/.349 with five home runs, 49 RBI and 10 stolen bases in 370 at-bats with Triple-A Memphis. Gast went 2-0 with a 5.11 ERA in three starts with the Cardinals and 3-1 with a 1.16 ERA in seven starts with Triple-A Memphis.