Ryan Franklin released by Cardinals

BALTIMORE (STLToday.com) - The Cardinals have released one-time closer Ryan Franklin.

The team has yet to make an announcement about a corresponding move. This story will be updated when the move occurs.

Franklin (1-4, 8.46 ERA, nine homers allowed in 27.2 innings) has struggled all season and was rocked again Tuesday by the Orioles.

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