Courtesy: Cardinals Media Relations
ST. LOUIS, Mo The St. Louis Cardinals optioned left-handed pitcher Barrett Browning to Memphis (AAA) following yesterdays game and announced today that they have recalled right-handed pitcher Brandon Dickson from Memphis. Dickson will be in uniform (65) for tonights series opener in Cincinnati.
Dickson, 27, made two relief appearances for the Cardinals earlier this season (May 19 at LAD & May 24 vs. PHI), allowing one unearned run on three hits in his 2.1 innings pitched. He has fashioned a 5-11 mark with a 3.55 ERA in 22 starts at Memphis this season, ranking 4th among Pacific Coast League ERA leaders.
Dickson has posted a 3.25 ERA in four August starts for the Triple-A Redbirds, holding the opposition to a .225 batting average. His last appearance came in a start on August 17 vs. Salt Lake.