The St. Louis Cardinals announced prior to tonight’s game that they have recalled right-handed pitcher Mike Mayers from Memphis (AAA) and placed right-handed pitcher Sam Tuivailala (left knee strain) on the 10-day disabled list, retroactive to April 10.
Mayers has appeared in two games for the Cardinals this season, allowing one run in 2.0 innings pitched. He was optioned to Memphis on April 9, but did not appear in a game with the triple-A Redbirds.
Tuivailala, who worked 2.0 scoreless innings of relief on Monday, had appeared in four games for St. Louis, allowing two runs on six hits.
Mayers wears uniform no. 59.