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Maikel Cleto Called Up for a Second Go-Around

While the team on the north side of town made some big news in terms of call-ups this afternoon, the White Sox made a minor transaction themselves. The team purchased the contract of Maikel Cleto from AAA Charlotte to take the place of Taylor Thompson, who was optioned back to AAA after yesterday’s game. This comes on the heels of yesterday’s bullpen meltdown, which left us with...
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August 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Cleto’s Replacement Makes Sox Debut

Over the weekend, a lot of us here at GSB! were busy with all sorts of college graduation stuff. So, you may have missed that after his horrendous showing against the Cubs on Thursday, Maikel Cleto was designated for assignment. To take his place, Frank Francisco (pictured above attempting a putout at first base) was called up from AAA Charlotte. After being signed by the organization...
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May 11, 2014  |  Discuss

White Sox claim RHP Cleto off waivers from Royals

The Chicago White Sox have claimed right-handed pitcher Maikel Cleto on waivers from the Kansas City Royals. The White Sox made the move Wednesday. They designated infielder Jake Elmore for assignment. The 24-year-old Cleto pitched in one game for the St. Louis Cardinals last year. He was a combined 3-5 with a 5.52 ERA in Triple-A for St. Louis and Kansas City, pitching as both...
Via AP on Fox
February 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Former Cardinals pitcher Maikel Cleto claimed by Royals

The Kansas City Royals claimed Maikel Cleto off waivers from the St. Louis Cardinals on Sunday. The right-handed pitcher will be assigned to the Omaha Storm Chasers, the Royals' Triple-A affiliate. Cleto was 2-3 with a 6.92 ERA in 16 appearances -- including nine starts -- for the Memphis Redbirds. He pitched in one game for the Cardinals earlier this season, pitching 2 13...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
June 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Royals claim RHP Maikel Cleto off waivers from St. Louis

The Kansas City Royals claimed Maikel Cleto off waivers from the St. Louis Cardinals on Sunday. The right-handed pitcher will be assigned to Triple-A Omaha, with the Royals designating outfielder Quintin Berry for assignment to create room on the 40-man roster. Cleto was 2-3 with a 6.92 ERA in 16 appearances -- including nine starts -- for the Memphis Redbirds, the Cardinals'...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
June 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Bench clearing brawl erupts between Dodgers and Cardinals minor leaguers (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes. In triple-A minor league baseball action Saturday, an ugly bench clearing brawl erupted between the Albuquerque Isotopes (affiliate of the Los Angeles Dodgers) and Memphis RedBirds (affiliate of the St. Louis Cardinals). It happened in the bottom of the fourth inning when RedBirds pitcher Maikel Cleto hit Isotopes batter Justin Sellers...
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June 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Cards demote Cleto, promote LHP Kevin Siegrist

ST. LOUIS -- The Memphis-to-St. Louis shuttle stayed busy Friday morning when the Cardinals called up rookie left-hander Kevin Siegrist and sent down rookie right-hander Maikel Cleto. The club needed bullpen reinforcement after Joe Kelly threw 80 pitches and Cleto 59 in Wednesday's 10-3 loss to the Arizona Diamondbacks. Manager Mike Matheny said afterward that Kelly, who allowed...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
June 06, 2013  |  Discuss

St. Louis P Maikel Cleto: Here and gone

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June 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Memphis P Maikel Cleto: A fresh arm

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June 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Cardinals recall Cleto to join team in New York

Courtesy: Cardinals Media Relations ST. LOUIS The St. Louis Cardinals recalled right-handed pitcher Maikel Cleto (my-KULL CLAY-toe), 23, and optioned pitchers Chuckie Fick and Brandon Dickson to Triple-A Memphis. Cleto made 22 relief appearances in Memphis posting a 1-1 record with a 4.50 ERA and struck out 34 over 26 innings for a team leading 11.8 strikeouts9 IP. The right...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
May 31, 2012  |  Discuss
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