St. Louis Cardinals' Carlos Martinez paces around on the mound after giving up a two-run single to Arizona Diamondbacks' Ender Inciarte during the second inning of a baseball game Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2015, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
Ross D. Franklin
August 31, 2015

ST. LOUIS (AP) St. Louis Cardinals right-hander Carlos Martinez has been scratched from his scheduled start on Tuesday with a sore back.

Martinez (13-6, 2.91) suffered the injury in his last start Thursday in Arizona.

Left-hander Marco Gonzales will be recalled from Triple-A Memphis to make the start against Washington. Gonzales is 1-4 with a 5.20 ERA in 13 starts.

Cardinals manager Mike Matheny said Martinez is expected to miss just one start, adding ''We've had our eyes open looking for a time to get him some rest.''

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