LHP BRETT CECIL ACTIVATED FROM DISABLED LIST
SAN DIEGO, CA – May 11, 2018 – The St. Louis Cardinals announced prior to tonight’s game that they have placed left-handed pitcher Tyler Lyons (mid back strain) on the 10-day disabled list, retroactive to May 9, and activated left-handed pitcher Brett Cecil (left shoulder strain) from the 10-day disabled list.
Cecil, who appeared in one game with the Cardinals on Opening Day, March 29, appeared in two games on a recent injury rehabilitation assignment, working one scoreless inning on May 8 for Springfield (AA) and one scoreless inning for Memphis (AAA) on May 10 at Oklahoma City.
Cecil owns a career mark of 43-46 with a 4.17 ERA in 404 career appearances between Toronto (2009-2016) and St. Louis (2017-18).
Lyons co-leads the Cardinals with his 18 relief appearances, the last on May 8. He’s gone 1-0 with a 6.17 ERA, striking out 12 in 11.2 innings pitched this season.