Cardinals System News: Wednesday, August 5

Wednesday’s news and notes across the St. Louis Cardinals system – moves and more.

Martini Moves from Memphis

As reported Tuesday, the Memphis Redbirds had to make a roster move to accommodate the return of first baseman Dan Johnson from St. Louis. That news was disclosed on Wednesday when outfielder Nick Martini was returned to Double-A Springfield.

In 21 games (13 starts) since joining the Redbirds on July 4, the 25-year-old performed well. Martini compiled a .392 batting average (22-for-56), seven extra-base hits, and collected 14 RBI.

More News on the Way

As additional news across the Cardinals system comes to light on Wednesday, it will be added here.

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