Cardinals place RHP Westbrook on DL
August 23, 2013
By The Associated Press
ST. LOUIS (AP) - Right-hander Jake Westbrook, who has struggled for several starts, is being placed on the 15-day disabled list by the St. Louis Cardinals because of a lower back strain.
The move, announced on Friday, is retroactive to Thursday.
Rookie right-hander Carlos Martinez was recalled from Triple-A Memphis and could take Westbrook's spot in the rotation.
In his last five starts, Westbrook has given up 30 earned runs in 26 innings. He was on the disabled list earlier this year with an elbow injury.
The 21-year-old Martinez made his first career major league start on Aug. 8 against the Dodgers and is 0-1 in 11 games with St. Louis. He is 5-3 with a 2.66 ERA in 12 starts at Memphis.
Copyright 2017 by STATS LLC and Associated Press.
Any commercial use or distribution without the express written
consent of STATS LLC and Associated Press is strictly prohibited.
11-5 GPlays, 18-8 Picks, +1,825 TY
35-14 L49 Totals, +1,556 TY
8-4 LN, 12-5 Run, 12-4 G-Plays
6-2 L8, 23-11 L34, +2,320 Totals TY
3-1 Tuesday, 12-3 L15 Totals
13-5, +893 Last 18 MLB G-Plays
4-2 L6, 9-4 Run, 7-2 Guarantees
3-0 L3 G-Plays, 8-4 +381 L3 Days
19-9 L28 Over/Under Plays
6-2 +419 L8, 10-4 +605 L7 Days
2-0 Y'day, 14-7 +736 L21 Picks
With a VI Gold Membership, you can SAVE 10%
off a Live Odds subscription, SAVE 20%
off Daily Pick packages, and receive access to up to 1,000
Member Plays each month!