Kevin Siegrist Placed on Disabled List; Sam Freeman Recalled

CINCINNATI, Ohio, May 24, 2014 - The St. Louis Cardinals announced prior to tonight's game that
they have placed lefthanded pitcher Kevin Siegrist on the 15-day disabled list with a left forearm strain. Lefthander Sam Freeman has been recalled from Memphis (AAA). Siegrist, who pitched 1.1 shutout, hitless innings in last night's game at Cincinnati, is tied for the team lead with 23 appearances and leads the National League with 12 Holds. Siegrist is 1-1 with a 3.60 ERA in 20.0 innings pitched.

Freeman, has one appearance with St. Louis this season during a stint with the club from May 13-15,
pitching a scoreless inning against Chicago on May 13. Freeman is 0-1 with a 3.54 ERA in 16 games (20.1 IP) with Triple-A.