Tuesday Cards Minor League Roster Moves

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The St. Louis Cardinals made a series of minor league roster moves on Tuesday, including the promotion of highly touted righthander Chris Perez from Double-A Springfield to Triple-A Memphis.

Memphis The Cardinals have acknowledged that Chris Perez has been ready for Triple-A for awhile, but not until now have they actually decided that there is room for him at Memphis. With current closer Brian Falkenborg unable to report back to Memphis until Friday since he was designated for assignment, Perez will most likely assume the closing duties until then, at least. Perez, 22, has racked...