Daily Archives: June 23, 2011

Valdes up as Cardinals continue changes

The Cardinals continued their renovation of the bullpen today as they called up Raul Valdes from Memphis and optioned Maikel Cleto back to the minor leagues. The move really reflects just how poorly the Cardinals bullpen has pitched in recent days. Cleto, I believe, had the Cardinals’ longest active scoreless innings streak at 1.1 innings. Valdes, however, hopefully will solidify the Cardinals’ issues against left handed batters. While he struggled … Continue reading

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