The St. Louis Cardinals announced today that they have recalled right-handed pitcher Miguel Socolovich from Memphis (AAA) and they had optioned right-handed pitcher Sam Tuivailala to Memphis following last night's game.
The St. Louis Cardinals announced today that they have placed right-handed pitcher Seth Maness (right elbow strain) on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to August 14, and recalled right-handed pitcher Sam Tuivailala from Memphis (AAA).
The St. Louis Cardinals have purchased the contract of rookie right-handed pitcher Luke Weaver to make the start in today's 1:20 p.m., game against the Chicago Cubs. Outfielder Matt Holliday has been placed on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to August 12 with a thumb fracture suffered in Thursday night's game.
The St. Louis Cardinals announced prior to tonight's game that they have purchased the contract of rookie right-handed pitcher Alex Reyes from Memphis (AAA) and placed right-handed pitcher Michael Wacha (right shoulder inflammation) on the 15-day disabled list.
After splitting their recent 10-game road trip, the Cardinals return to Busch Stadium for a six game homestand. The homestand starts with a three game weekend series against the Atlanta Braves (August 5-7) and concludes with three games versus the Cincinnati Reds (August 8-10). The homestand is highlighted by Christian Day at the Ballpark, "Be The Match" donor drive and a vintage Cardinals bobblehead giveaway.
The St. Louis Cardinals announced prior to tonight's series opener with Atlanta that they have activated All-Star infielder Matt Carpenter (right oblique) from the 15-day disabled list and optioned left-handed pitcher Dean Kiekhefer to Memphis (AAA).
The St. Louis Cardinals announced that they have launched @cardenales, a Spanish language Twitter account in an effort to better reach a rapidly growing segment of the team's domestic and international fan base.