Sun, 25 May 2014 14:19:59 -0700
St. Louis Cardinals RP Keith Butler (elbow) will need Tommy John surgery after getting confirmation he suffered a tear to his ulnar collateral ligament. Butler was on the Cardinals 40-man roster but had been pitching in Triple-A.
Thu, 17 Apr 2014 09:57:05 -0700
The St. Louis Cardinals placed SP Joe Kelly (hamstring) on the disabled list Thursday, April 17. The club is recalling RPs Eric Fornataro and Jorge Rondon from Triple-A Memphis and optioning RP Keith Butler in corresponding moves.
Fantasy Tip: Tyler Lyons is believed to be the replacement in the rotation for Kelly. Lyons won't miss a lot of bats, but he'll have at least two weeks to give you valuable innings in NL-only universes.
Fri, 28 Mar 2014 23:59:31 -0700
St. Louis Cardinals RP Keith Butler made the team by claiming the final bullpen spot. The team also optioned 1B Xavier Scruggs and OF Stephen Piscotty to Triple-A Memphis and outrighted OF Joey Butler to the club.
Thu, 08 Aug 2013 10:53:47 -0700
The St. Louis Cardinals recalled RP Sam Freeman from Triple-A Memphis Thursday, Aug. 8, and optioned 1B Brock Peterson and P Keith Butler to Memphis in a corresponding move.
Tue, 30 Jul 2013 10:04:08 -0700
The St. Louis Cardinals recalled SP Tyler Lyons and P Keith Butler from the minors Tuesday, July 30, and optioned RPs Marc Rzepczynski and Fernando Salas in corresponding moves.
Fantasy Tip: Lyons was brought up to start one of the games of a doubleheader Tuesday.
Fri, 31 May 2013 14:31:10 -0700
The St. Louis Cardinals recalled RP Keith Butler from the minors Friday, May 31, and optioned RP Mitchell Boggs to Triple-A Memphis in a corresponding move.
Thu, 18 Apr 2013 07:56:27 -0700
St. Louis Cardinals general manager John Mozeliak said he's happy RP Keith Butler is at Triple-A Memphis because RPs Maikel Cleto, Victor Marte and Eduardo Sanchez are struggling.
Sun, 17 Mar 2013 21:53:24 -0700
The St. Louis Cardinals optioned P Keith Butler and SS Ryan Jackson to Triple-A Memphis, and they reassigned SP John Gast to their minor-league camp Sunday, March 17.
Tue, 20 Nov 2012 13:07:40 -0800
The St. Louis Cardinals added Ps Michael Blazek, Keith Butler, Eric Fornataro and Kevin Siegrist to their 40-man roster Tuesday, Nov. 20, in order to protect them from the Rule 5 Draft.