Sign in to comment!



Cardinals add Linebrink to big league roster

The St. Louis Cardinals have purchased the minor league contract of pitcher Scott Linebrink and added him to the team's 40-man roster.

Linebrink agreed to a minor league deal with an invitation to spring training in February. He has earned a spot on the roster thanks to an earned run average of 0.93 in nine appearances this spring.

The 35-year-old right-hander pitched for Atlanta last season and was 4-4 with a 3.64 earned run average in 64 games out of the bullpen.

Linebrink is 42-31 with a 3.51 ERA over his 12 seasons in the majors. He has pitched in 607 games with San Francisco, Houston, San Diego, Milwaukee, the Chicago White Sox and Atlanta.