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Cardinals Roster Moves: RHP Maikel Cleto And LHP Barret Browning Promoted To MLB

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.

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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