Jason Motte put on 15-day DL

ST. LOUIS – The St. Louis Cardinals moved pitcher Jason Motte to the disabled list Friday.

The Cardinals list Motte with a lower back sprain and have put him on 15-day DL. Pitcher Nick Greenwood has been called from Memphis and will be in the lineup for the team against Baltimore Orioles Friday night.

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Motte returned to the mound May 21 following Tommy John Surgery in 2013. Since his return, he's appeared in 23 games and had 17 scoreless outings.

Motte's DL addition is retroactive starting August 1.


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