ST. LOUIS, Mo. (BaseballStL)- The St. Louis Cardinals announced Wednesday their signing of former Cubs' pitcher Carlos Villanueva.
St. Louis Cardinals sign RHP Carlos Villanueva to a minor league deal. Will receive an invitation to Spring Training. pic.twitter.com/w26LhPa8za— St. Louis Cardinals (@Cardinals) February 4, 2015
Villanueva, 30, most recently going 5-7 with a 4.64 ERA in 77 innings with the Cubs in 2014 and has spent time with the Brewers and Blue Jays in his nine major league seasons.
Villanueva will be invited to spring training and could add depth and versatility to the Cardinals' bullpen and possibly compete for a spot in the rotation.