Cards recall Cleto, send down Marte

Molina accepts one-game suspension; Cards send Marte to Memphis, recall Cleto

ST. LOUIS (AP) -- The St. Louis Cardinals recalled right-hander Maikel Cleto from Triple-A Memphis on Wednesday before their game against Arizona.

Cleto was 2-2 with a 5.67 ERA in 13 games with Memphis, six as a starter.

Right-hander Victor Marte was sent to Memphis. Marte, the losing pitcher Tuesday night a 7-6, 14-inning loss to Arizona, was 0-1 with a 6.00 ERA in four appearances.

The Cardinals also announced that catcher Yadier Molina has dropped his appeal of a one-game suspension for bumping umpire Mike Everitt on Sunday. Molina, who caught all 14 innings Tuesday, will sit out Wednesday.

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