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Astros claim former Cardinals reliever

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ST. LOUIS, MO - MAY 26: Reliever Chuckie Fick #44 of the St. Louis Cardinals makes his debut against the Philadelphia Phillies at Busch Stadium on May 26, 2012 in St. Louis, Missouri.  (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images) By Dilip Vishwanat ST. LOUIS, MO - MAY 26: Reliever Chuckie Fick #44 of the St. Louis Cardinals makes his debut against the Philadelphia Phillies at Busch Stadium on May 26, 2012 in St. Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images) By Dilip Vishwanat

ST. LOUIS (BaseballStL) -- The Houston Astros claimed former Cardinals call-up Chuckie Fick on waivers on Friday.

The move comes two days after Fick was designated for assignment to help make room for the Cardinals to promote Brian Fuentes from Springfield.

Fick allowed one earned run over 1.2 innings pitched in two appearances with the Cardinals this year.

The 26-year-old was drafted by the Cardinals in the 15th round of the amateur draft in 2007.

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