Mejia Joins Springfield

By Dan Lucy |

Published 07/01 2014 06:14PM

Updated 07/01 2014 08:51PM

SPRINGFIELD, Mo--The Springfield Cardinals hit the road Tuesdasy for Corpus Christi and a eight day, six game Texas League road trip.

And there's a new face on the bus.

Shortstop Alex Mejia joined the team from Single A Palm Beach, he's a fourth round draft pick from 2012.

Meanwhile the status of Springfield's other shortstop Aledmys Diaz is up in the air.

Diaz did not play in the nightcap of Monday night's double header against San Antonio.

Postgame reports said he reinjured his shoulder that had him on the disabled list earlier this season.

Springfield starts a three game series in Corpus Christi Wednesday night. 

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