The Milwaukee Brewers have sent reliever John Axford to the St. Louis Cardinals for a player to be named. The 30-year old Axford is 6-7 with a 4.45 ERA in 62 relief appearances this season. Axford didn’t record a save this season, but he ranks second on the all-time franchise list in that category (106), trailing only Dan Plesac (133). Axford went 21-19 with a 3.35 ERA and 106 saves in 268 relief appearances with theBrewers from 2009-13. His 46 saves in 2011 set a franchise record.
Story courtesy of Wisconsin Radio Network.