ST. LOUIS (AP) _ The St. Louis Cardinals sign right-handed
pitcher Matt Clement to a one-year contract that includes a club
option for 2009.
Clement last pitched for the Boston Red Sox in 2006. He sat out
all of last year to recover from shoulder surgery.
Clement's base salary was not immediately known.
The 33-year-old has a career 87-and-86 record with a 4.47
earned-run average. He pitched more than nine seasons in the Major
Leagues starting with San Diego.
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