Hardball Talk "The Astros have designated first baseman Carlos Pena and shortstop Ronny Cedeno for assignment, reports Brian McTaggart. Shortstop prospect Jonathan Villar is being promoted from Triple-A Oklahoma City to take Cedeno’s spot on the roster. CSN Houston reports that Villar will be the team’s starting..." July 21
St. Louis Post-Dispatch "The Cardinals moved one step closer to finalizing their bench for opening day by walking away from the veteran they once thought could be a starter. The Cardinals granted shortstop Ronny Cedeno his outright release Tuesday afternoon, less than two months after the team signed him to a one-year,..." March 20
Ronny Cedeno says the Cardinals told him they were "going in a different direction." Adams the obvious choice to make bench now.