Cardinals optioned RHP Carlos Martinez to Triple-A Memphis.
Cardinals recalled RHP Carlos Martinez from Triple-A Memphis.
Carlos Martinez left Thursday's start against the Dodgers with a right index finger cramp.
Carlos Martinez will make his first major league start on Thursday night against the Dodgers.
Derrick Goold of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that scouts from the Phillies, Padres, Royals and Blue Jays watched Carlos Martinez pitch Sunday at Triple-A.
The Cardinals have not settled on a second-half role for top pitching prospect Carlos Martinez.
Carlos Martinez has a 2.02 ERA and 34 strikeouts in 34 2/3 innings since he was sent to Triple-A Memphis.
Carlos Martinez threw a scoreless inning Sunday as the Cardinals completed a four-game sweep in Milwaukee.
Cardinals purchased the contract of RHP Carlos Martinez from Double-A Springfield.