Cardinals Designate Andrew Brown For Assignment

The Cardinals have designated Andrew Brown for assignment to make room on the 40-man roster for Lance Lynn, according to Matthew Leach of MLB.com.  Lynn, a right-handed pitcher, was tabbed by the Cards in the first-round of the 2008 draft.

Brown posted a slash line of .182/.182/.227 in 22 plate appearances for the Cards this season but he hit .284/.382/.501 with 20 homers in 428 plate appearances for Triple-A Memphis.  The 27-year-old spent most of this season at Memphis playing in the corner outfield spots but has plenty of first base experience under his belt as well.

 


5 Responses to Cardinals Designate Andrew Brown For Assignment Leave a Reply

  1. qudjy1 4 years ago

    22 Plate appearances isnt even worth mentioning.

  2. Huh? thought Lynn was a 2nd round pick. No need for Brown with Craig ready to play right field.

    • SLUCARD 4 years ago

      Lynn was 39th overall. 1st Supplemental round.

    • This guy was the talk of the Cards minor league system offense-wise until he got called up.  I was hoping he’d make for a good trade chip.  He strikes out way too much against major league pitching but that could be worked on with a good hitting coach. I’d be surprised if he cleared outright waivers, but it would be nice to get something back for him.

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