Cardinals trade reliever Sam Freeman to Texas

JUPITER, Fla., March 28, 2015 - The St. Louis Cardinals announced today that they have traded left-handed reliever Sam Freeman to the Texas Rangers in exchange for a player to be named later or cash considerations.

Freeman, 27, was a 32nd round draft selection by the Cardinals in 2008. He appeared in 81 games for St. Louis, including a career-high 44 in 2014.

Today's transaction puts the number of players on the team's 40-man roster at 31 and the team now has 37 players remaining in Major League camp.