The Cardinals have announced that LHP Brian Fuentes will be promoted to the Major League bullpen in time for Wednesday night’s game against the Los Angeles Dodgers, who just a made a move of their own. To make room for Fuentes, reliever Victor Marte has been optioned to Triple-A Memphis, and minor league reliever Chuckie Fick was designated for assignment so Fuentes could be placed on the 40-man roster.
Fuentes, 36, was released by the Oakland A’s on July 11 after posting a 6.84 ERA in 26 games. The 12-year veteran has 204 career saves and a 3.58 ERA in 644 games.
More details to follow.