Cardinals claim Butler from Rangers

October, 3, 2013
10/03/13
2:34
PM CT
ARLINGTON, Texas -- Texas Rangers outfielder Joey Butler has been claimed on waivers by the St. Louis Cardinals after being designated for assignment by the club on Monday.

Butler, 27, made his major league debut with the Rangers this season, batting .333 with two doubles and an RBI. He spent the rest of the year with Triple-A Round Rock, batting .291 with 12 home runs and 51 RBIs.

Butler was originally selected by the Rangers in the 15th round of the 2008 June draft.

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TEAM LEADERS

WINS LEADER
Yu Darvish
WINS ERA SO IP
10 3.06 182 144
OTHER LEADERS
BAA. Beltre .323
HRA. Beltre 17
RBIA. Beltre 65
RA. Beltre 64
OPSA. Beltre .879
ERAY. Darvish 3.06
SOY. Darvish 182