The St. Louis Cardinals have reached an agreement on a 1-year contract with Kyle McClellan, according to STL Today. Terms of the deal have not yet become official, thought the 4th-year pro is due a raise from his $1.4M salary in 2011.
McClellan had spent the previous three seasons as a workhorse in the Cardinals' bullpen, but when injuries struck the team in 2011, McClellen was called on to start 17 games for the red birds.
The Cardinals originally drafted McClellan in the 25th round of the 2002 Amateur Draft. In 2011, he managed a 4.19 ERA and 4.92 FIP in over 141.2 innings.
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