ST. LOUIS – Right-handed pitcher Carlos Martinez is out with a right ankle injury, and right-handed pitcher Johan Oviedo is being called up from the Cardinals AAA team in Memphis.
Martinez is now on the 10-day injured list. His time on the injured list began Sunday, May 9. He got the win against the Rockies Saturday, May 8. He is 3-4 this season with a 4.35 ERA. His opponents have hit .219 against him.
The injury happened when Martinez was celebrating Jack Flaherty’s first career homerun in the dugout.
Oviedo has made three appearances for the Cardinals this season, two have been starts. He threw 2.2 innings, 48 pitches, in a start for Memphis on Sunday, May 9.
Oviedo is number 59.
The Cardinals start a six-game road stretch Tuesday when they play the Brewers in Milwaukee at 6:40 p.m.