Kim, whose replacement was soon a big pitch for him, made fans of Luis Urias and Jacob Nottingham and retired Avicel Garcia on a liner from first baseman Paul Goldsmith.
Injured list replaced by Martinez, Ovido
Carlos Martinez has officially dropped his last ball for the regular season and is unlikely to reappear even though the Cardinals made a long playoff run – if they make it to the playoffs.
Martinez suffered his last hit on Wednesday after a 12-3 defeat in Kansas City on Thursday, leaving the left (left) tame tense, allowing eight runs. The 29-year-old right-hander has been placed on a 10-day injury list and Johan Ovido, who was being brought in on Sunday, joined the club a few days ago and will be working from a five-match series. With the Milwaukee Brewers, which starts Thursday night at Bush Stadium.
Manager Mike Schilt, discussing Martinez’s condition, said he “would not believe at all” that Martinez would not be able to shout again this season. “But it’s not favorable,” Schultz said. “Even if we run this deep race, it is unlikely.”
Pitchers are regularly treated with this type of injury for a month or more.
“It simply came to our notice then. We don’t expect him to do much, “said Schultz.