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The St. Louis Cardinals announced this afternoon that they have recalled outfielder Shane Robinson from Memphis (AAA) and optioned right-handed pitcher Carlos Martinez to the triple-A club. The team also added newly acquired pitchers John Lackey and Justin Masterson to its 25-man active roster.
The Cardinals also announced several new uniform numbers: John Lackey (41), Justin Masterson (63), Pat Neshek (37) and coach Chris Maloney (77).
The right-handed hitting Robinson will be making his fourth stint with the big league club in 2014. He was batting .304 with two homers and 16 RBI in 53 games at Memphis. Robinson had a .140 BA with 2 RBI in his 31 combined games with the Cardinals earlier this season.