Cecil (hamstring) debuted a new sidearm delivery while facing hitters Tuesday at the Cardinals' summer camp, Rick Hummel of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports.

Slowed by a right hamstring strain during spring training, Cecil was able to make a full recovery from the injury during baseball's three-plus-month hiatus. About a week and a half before reporting to summer camp, Cecil began to experiment with a new delivery, hoping the change would limit the strain on his left arm while improving his chances of cracking the Cardinals' 30-man Opening Day roster. A major disappointment since inking a four-year, $30.5 million deal with the Cardinals in November 2016, Cecil will likely have to settle for low-leverage work early on in the season if he clinches a spot in the St. Louis bullpen.

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