The St. Louis Cardinals restructured their bullpen on Saturday morning, as they promoted relievers Maikel Cleto and Barret Browning and assigned Sam Freeman and Eduardo Sanchez to Triple-A Memphis. Freeman posted a 6.00 ERA over 12.0 innings in St. Louis and Sanchez struggled to a 6.60 ERA in 15.0 innings, so they have both been sent down as the organization looks for more consistency out of the pen.
Cards shuffle bullpen roster: RHP Maikel Cleto & rookie LHP Barret Browning called up. Freeman and Sanchez sent down to Triple-A Memphis.— St. Louis Cardinals (@Cardinals) June 30, 2012
Browning is a 27-year-old rookie who posted an impressive 1.89 ERA with 36 strikeouts over 38.0 innings at Triple-A Memphis in 2012.
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