Mike Leake Placed on Disabled List

ST. LOUIS (KMOX) – The Cardinals will be without starting pitcher Mike Leake’s services for a week, and possibly more.

The team announced Monday it had placed the right-hander on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to August 22.

Leake has a case of the shingles.

Left-handed pitcher Dean Kiekhefer has been called up from AAA Memphis to take Leake’s roster spot.

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