June 16, 2016

Cards agree to terms with a half-dozen players

5th ROUND DRAFTEE WALKER ROBBINS & THREE FREE-AGENTS ALSO COME TO TERMS 


ST. LOUIS, Mo., June 16, 2016 – The St. Louis Cardinals announced today that they have agreed to terms with six players on minor league contracts, including their 2016 fifth round selection (166th player overall) Walker Robbins, an outfielder from George County (Miss.) High School.   The team also announced that they have come to terms with draftees Stefan Trosclair  (20th round) and Noel Gonzalez (29th round).  In addition, the team has added non-drafted free-agent pitchers Keaton Siomkin, Colton Thomson and Ross Vance.
The team announced yesterday that they had reached agreements with 20 players, including first round selection (33rd overall) Dylan Carlson.

2016 FIRST-YEAR PLAYER SELECTIONS - AGREED TO TERMS – JUNE 16
Rd., Player (overall pick)          Pos.        B-T     Ht.      Wt.     School                                                       Hometown                     
  5. Walker Robbins (166)             OF           L/L     6-3      210     George County (Miss.) HS                     Leakesville, Miss.
20. Stefan Trosclair (616)             1B           R/R     6-2      200     University of Louisiana-Lafayette       Sulphur, La.
29. Noel Gonzalez (886)                RHP        R/R     5-11    190     Lewis-Clark State (Idaho) College       Naches, Wash.

NON-DRAFTED FREE AGENTS - AGREED TO TERMS – JUNE 16
Name                                                Pos.        B-T     Ht.      Wt.     School                                                                 
Keaton Siomkin                               RHP        R/R     6-0      205     University of California-Berkeley      
Colton Thomson                             LHP        L/L     60-      190     University of New Mexico
Ross Vance                                       LHP        L/L     6-0      180     West Virginia University