Cardinals activate Trevor Rosenthal from D.L.

Sam Tuivailala optioned to Memphis (AAA)

The St. Louis Cardinals announced today, prior to their series opener against the Washington Nationals, that they have activated right-handed pitcher Trevor Rosenthal (right lat strain) from the 10-day disabled list. Right-handed pitcher Sam Tuivailala was optioned to Memphis (AAA) following yesterday's game to make room for Rosenthal on the team's 25-man active roster.

Rosenthal, 26, appeared in five games (one start) during spring training, going 1-0 with a 1.80 ERA in 10.0 IP with 11 strikeouts.

Rosenthal owns a career mark of 8-20 with a 2.92 ERA and 110 saves in 278 games. He set the Cardinals single-season save mark with 48 rescues in 2015 after posting 45 saves in 2014.