Cardinals name Joe Kelly fifth starter

JUPITER, Fla. (KSDK) – After leading the Cardinals to a 6-3 win over the Houston Astros Sunday, Joe Kelly has earned a starting spot.

Mike Matheny told KMOX's Tom Ackerman that Kelly is the 5th starter, and that Carlos Martinez is in a setup role "for now."

Kelly, 25, has a 3.08 ERA in 231 career major league innings. Martinez, 22, allowed seven fewer runs in the Grapefruit League this season, NBC Sports reports.


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