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Cardinals clear Joey Butler's 40-man spot

Butler hit .211 in big-league camp

The St. Louis Cardinals have outrighted outfielder Joey Butler to Triple-A, clearing a 40-man roster spot. How will it be used?

In a move that was predicted by several, including me, the St. Louis Cardinals have cleared a spot on their 40-man roster prior to setting their opening day 25-man roster. On Friday, the club outrighted outfielder Joey Butler to Triple-A Memphis. Butler Butler, 28, was claimed off waivers by the Cardinals from the Texas Rangers in October. Since then, the in-house competition increased...

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