The St. Louis Cardinals will soon have some additional bullpen help as they signed reliever Brian Fuentes to a minor-league deal on Saturday. Fuentes should be with the team by the end of July.
Fuentes will report to #STLCards’ Gulf Coast League affiliate on Monday. Team expects him to be in minors no more than two weeks.— Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) July 14, 2012
The veteran reliever was released by the Oakland Athletics on July 11. He had an ERA of 6.84 in 26 appearances this season.
Working as a closer for most of his career, Fuentes has racked up 204 saves in 12 seasons. He has a career ERA of 3.58.
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