LEFTY RELIEVER TYLER WEBB OPTIONED TO MEMPHIS (AAA)
ST. LOUIS, MO – August 15, 2018–The St. Louis Cardinals announced this afternoon that they have activated left-handed pitcher Brett Cecil (right foot inflammation) from the 10-day disabled list. The team also announced that left-handed reliever Tyler Webb was optioned to Memphis (AAA) following last night’s game.
Cecil, 32, logged four scoreless innings over four appearances in his recent injury rehabilitation assignment with Memphis, allowing just two hits. The veteran reliever has appeared in 27 games with the Cardinals this season, totaling 23.2 innings pitched. Cecil had been sidelined since July 23, last appearing in a game for St. Louis on July 22 at Chicago.
Webb, a waiver claim from the Padres in late June, was unscored upon in his six outings (7.2 IP) with St. Louis. He has a 2.19 ERA in six appearances with Memphis, striking out 13 batters in 12.1 innings pitched.