Cardinals sign Nate Robertson to minor league deal

ST. LOUIS (AP) - The St. Louis Cardinals have signed left-handed

pitcher Nate Robertson to a minor league contract.

The 32-year-old Robertson was released by Florida last month. He

was 6-8 with a 5.47 ERA for the Marlins and his last start came on

July 20.

The Cardinals said Monday that Robertson will report to Triple-A


Robertson started for the Detroit Tigers from 2004-08. He won a

career-high 13 games in 2006 and started Game 3 of the World Series

that year.