Cardinals call up John Gant, option Brebbia after first career save
St. Louis Cardinals starting pitcher John Gant delivers during the first inning of a baseball game against the Pittsburgh Pirates, Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017 in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOV.com) -- The St. Louis Cardinals announced Thursday they have recalled right-handed pitcher John Gant from Memphis (AAA) and optioned right-handed pitcher John Brebbia to the triple-A Redbirds.
Gant, 25, has posted a 3-0 mark with a 2.25 ERA in his four starts in Triple-A ball this year. His most recent appearance came on April 21 in a win at Iowa when he threw 5.0 innings, allowing three runs.
Brebbia earned his first career save with 3.0 scoreless innings to cap off last night’s win. He’s not allowed a run in his three appearances with St. Louis, totaling 5.0 innings with seven strikeouts.