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Westbook scratched, sign a trade to St Louis close

- Associated Press - Saturday, July 31, 2010

TORONTO (AP) - Cleveland's Jake Westbrook has been scratched from his scheduled start at Toronto, a sign the Indians are close to trading the pitcher.

The Indians have been discussing trading the pitcher to the St. Louis Cardinals, which would be part of a three-team deal that also includes San Diego.

A 2004 All-Star, the 32-year-old right-hander is 6-7 with a 4.65 ERA in 21 starts this year and has a 69-71 record in 10 major league seasons.

Josh Tomlin will start in Westbrook's place.

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