|St. Louis Cardinals acquire pitcher Joel Pineiro and cash for minor league player|
|Written by Admin|
|Tuesday, 31 July 2007 06:12|
Pineiro, 28, was a 16-game winner in 2003. He was used exclusively in relief this year by the Red Sox before being sent to Triple-A Pawtucket on July 25.
Pineiro played seven seasons with the Seattle Mariners before signing a free agent deal with the Red Sox in January. He was 1-1 with a 5.03 ERA in 31 relief appearances for the Red Sox, but had a 3.60 ERA in 16 road appearances covering 15 innings.
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Reyes ended a 12-game losing streak on Saturday and will get at least one more start, probably bumping Maroth later this week.
Pineiro has a career record of 59-56 with a 4.50 ERA in 26 games, including 148 starts. He was 14-7 in 2002 and 16-11 in 2003.