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Cardinals News
#6 P
Steven Matz: MRI coming up
May 22nd
Cardinals manager Oliver Marmol said after Sunday's 18-4 win over the Pirates that Matz (shoulder) will undergo an MRI later in the day, John Denton of MLB.com reports.
#6 BP
Drew VerHagen: Grabs first win Saturday
May 22nd
VerHagen (1-0) earned the win Saturday versus the Pirates, allowing one walk and striking out two over 2.1 scoreless innings.
#5 PROS
Matthew Liberatore: Headed back to Triple-A
May 22nd
The Cardinals optioned Liberatore to Triple-A Memphis on Sunday, John Denton of MLB.com reports.
#3 LF
Corey Dickerson: Second straight start in left field
May 22nd
Dickerson will start in left field and bat seventh in Sunday's game against the Pirates, John Denton of MLB.com reports.
#1 CF
Harrison Bader: Back in action Sunday
May 22nd
Bader (illness) will start in center field and bat ninth in Sunday's game in Pittsburgh, John Denton of MLB.com reports.
#1 RF
Dylan Carlson: Out Sunday, could be IL-bound
May 22nd
Carlson (hamstring) is out of the lineup for Sunday's game against the Pirates, John Denton of MLB.com reports.
#1 2B
Brendan Donovan: Gets first start in outfield
May 22nd
Donovan will start in right field and bat fifth in Sunday's game against the Pirates, John Denton of MLB.com reports.
#1 C
Yadier Molina: Takes seat Sunday
May 22nd
Molina is out of the lineup for Sunday's game against the Pirates, John Denton of MLB.com reports.
#1 1B
Paul Goldschmidt: Gets Sunday off
May 22nd
Goldschmidt is out of the lineup for Sunday's game against the Pirates, John Denton of MLB.com reports.
#1 CL
Ryan Helsley: Secures second save
May 21st
Helsley earned the save against the Pirates on Saturday, pitching a perfect inning during which he struck out one batter.
#2 SS
Edmundo Sosa: Returns to lineup
May 21st
Sosa (ankle) is starting Saturday against Pittsburgh, John Denton of MLB.com reports.
#1 DH
Nolan Gorman: Not starting Saturday
May 21st
Gorman isn't starting Saturday against the Pirates, John Denton of MLB.com reports.
#2 CL
Giovanny Gallegos: Earns five-out save
May 20th
Gallegos struck out all five batters he faced to earn the save in Friday's win over the Pirates.
#2 P
Adam Wainwright: Logs another quality start
May 20th
Wainwright (5-3) allowed a run on four hits and three walks while striking out three in seven innings to earn the win over the Pirates on Friday.
#5 P
Andre Pallante: Posts two scoreless innings
May 19th
Pallante allowed three hits and struck out two over two scoreless innings during Thursday's 7-6 extra-inning loss to the Mets.
#2 DH
Juan Yepez: First career three-hit game
May 19th
Yepez went 3-for-4 with a solo home run and one strikeout during Thursday's 7-6 loss to the Mets.
#4 P
Dakota Hudson: Shaky outing in no-decision
May 19th
Hudson didn't factor into the decision after allowing four runs on five hits and two walks across 4.2 innings during Thursday's 7-6 loss to the Mets. He struck out two.
#1 P
Jack Flaherty: Shifts to 60-day injured list
May 19th
Flaherty (shoulder) was transferred to the 60-day injured list Thursday, Jeff Jones of the Belleville News-Democrat reports.
#1 LF
Tyler O'Neill: Placed on 10-day IL
May 19th
O'Neill (shoulder) was placed on the 10-day injured list Thursday, Jeff Jones of the Belleville News-Democrat reports.
#1 SS
Tommy Edman: Shifting to shortstop
May 19th
Edman will primarily play shortstop moving forward with prospect Nolan Gorman being promoted Friday to play second base, Jeff Jones of the Belleville News-Democrat reports.
#9 BP
Packy Naughton: Back on farm
May 19th
The Cardinals optioned Naughton to Triple-A Memphis on Wednesday.
#5 BP
T.J. McFarland: Gives up five runs in mop-up duty
May 18th
McFarland allowed five runs on four hits and a walk in one inning during Wednesday's 11-4 loss to the Mets.
#3 DH
Albert Pujols: Drives in two runs, steals base
May 18th
Pujols went 2-for-4 with two RBI and a stolen base Wednesday in a loss to the Mets.
#1 3B
Nolan Arenado: Swats ninth homer
May 18th
Arenado went 2-for-4 with a two-run home run in Wednesday's loss to the Mets.
#3 BP
Jordan Hicks: Wild in no-decision
May 18th
Hicks pitched four innings against the Mets on Wednesday, allowing two runs on three hits and three walks while striking out five. He did not factor in the decision.
#11 PROS
Joshua Baez: Placed on injured list
May 18th
Baez was placed on the 7-day minor-league injured list with a left wrist sprain Wednesday, Daniel Guerrero of MLB.com reports.
#7 PROS
Moises Gomez: Pacing minors in homers
May 18th
Gomez slugged his 16th homer of the season Tuesday and is how hitting .339/.403/.826 across 30 games for Double-A Springfield.
#3 P
Miles Mikolas: Stuck with loss in quality start
May 18th
Mikolas (3-2) took the loss in the first game of Tuesday's doubleheader against the Mets, giving up three runs (two earned) on seven hits and a walk over six innings. He struck out five.
#2 C
Andrew Knizner: Adds three RBI
May 16th
Knizner went 1-for-1 with a hit-by-pitch and three RBI in Sunday's 15-6 win over the Giants.
#11 BP
Alex Reyes: Shut down from throwing
May 15th
Reyes (shoulder) experienced renewed soreness when throwing this week and has been shut down, Jeff Jones of the Belleville News-Democrat reports.
#10 BP
Jake Woodford: Optioned to minors
May 15th
Woodford was optioned to Triple-A Memphis on Sunday, Jeff Jones of the Belleville News-Democrat reports.
#2 BP
Nick Wittgren: Faltering in May
May 10th
Wittgren allowed a run on three hits and struck out one in 1.1 innings in Tuesday's 5-3 loss to the Orioles.
#1 BP
Genesis Cabrera: Takes loss Sunday
May 8th
Cabrera (1-1) allowed one run on one hit in one inning, taking the loss Sunday versus the Giants.
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Pirates News
#5 BP
Yerry De Los Santos: Called up by Bucs
May 22nd
De Los Santos had his contract selected by the Pirates on Sunday, Jason Mackey of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports.
#3 P
Roansy Contreras: Called up by Bucs
May 22nd
Contreras was recalled from Triple-A Indianapolis on Sunday, Jason Mackey of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports.
#1 PROS
Henry Davis: Dealing with non-displaced fracture
May 22nd
Pirates general manager Ben Cherington clarified Sunday that Davis is recovering from a "small non-displaced fracture" in his left wrist, Jason Mackey of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports.
#5 SS
Kevin Newman: Hits snag during rehab assignment
May 22nd
Pirates general manager Ben Cherington said Newman (groin) suffered a hamstring-related setback during the infielder's rehab assignment at Triple-A Indianapolis, Justice delos Santos of MLB.com reports.
#1 DH
Daniel Vogelbach: Tending to lower-body injury
May 22nd
Manager Derek Shelton said Vogelbach is being held out of the lineup Sunday against the Cardinals due to a lower-body issue, Justice delos Santos of MLB.com reports.
#1 RF
Jack Suwinski: Takes seat against lefty
May 22nd
Suwinski is out of the lineup for Sunday's game against the Cardinals.
#1 C
Michael Perez: Riding pine Sunday
May 22nd
Perez is out of the lineup for Sunday's game against the Cardinals.
#1 1B
Yoshi Tsutsugo: Tallies multi-hit game
May 22nd
Tsutsugo went 2-for-4 with a double and an RBI on Saturday against the Cardinals.
#1 CF
Bryan Reynolds: Slugs two-run shot
May 21st
Reynolds went 2-for-4 with a two-run home run and a double in Saturday's loss to the Cardinals.
#1 P
Jose Quintana: Can't escape fourth inning in loss
May 21st
Quintana (1-2) took the loss against St. Louis on Saturday, allowing five runs (two earned) on seven hits and one walk while striking out four across 3.2 innings.
#1 2B
Josh VanMeter: On bench against lefty
May 21st
VanMeter will sit Saturday against the Cardinals.
#1 LF
Ben Gamel: Reaches base three times
May 20th
Gamel went 1-for-2 with two walks and run scored Friday against St. Louis.
#2 1B
Michael Chavis: Homers in loss
May 20th
Chavis went 2-for-4 with a solo home run and two strikeouts in Friday's 5-3 loss to the Cardinals.
#5 P
Zach Thompson: Charged with loss Friday
May 20th
Thompson (2-4) allowed a run on five hits and a walk while striking out two in five innings to take the loss Friday against the Cardinals.
#3 C
Roberto Perez: Undergoes surgery
May 20th
Perez underwent surgery to repair a ruptured hamstring Friday, Rob Biertempfel of The Athletic reports.
#14 PROS
Carmen Mlodzinski: Comes off IL
May 19th
Double-A Altoona activated Mlodzinski (shoulder) from its 7-day injured list Thursday, Mike Persak of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports.
#7 BP
Wil Crowe: Solid as opener
May 18th
Crowe allowed one earned run on one hit and one walk while striking out three across two innings Wednesday against the Cubs. He did not factor into the decision.
#1 3B
Ke'Bryan Hayes: Swipes fourth bag
May 18th
Hayes went 1-for-5 with a double, a stolen base and a run scored Wednesday against the Cubs.
#1 CL
David Bednar: Posts eighth save
May 18th
Bednar saved Wednesday's 3-2 win against the Cubs, allowing one hit with two strikeouts in two innings.
#4 P
Mitch Keller: Logs first win
May 18th
Keller (1-5) earned the win during Wednesday's 3-2 victory over the Cubs, allowing one run on three hits and two walks with three strikeouts in 2.2 innings.
#8 PROS
Quinn Priester: Set to face live hitters
May 18th
Priester (oblique) is expected to begin throwing live batting practice within the next 7-to-10 days, Alex Stumpf of DKPittsburghSports.com reports.
#11 PROS
Lonnie White: Injuries considered minor
May 18th
White is dealing with mild elbow soreness and a minor hamstring injury, Jason Mackey of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports.
#12 BP
Blake Cederlind: Receiving PRP injection
May 18th
Cederlind (elbow) will receive a platelet-rich plasma injection, Alex Stumpf of DKPittsburghSports.com reports.
#3 PROS
Nick Gonzales: Shows signs of life in Double-A
May 18th
Gonzales went 3-for-4 with a homer and two doubles for Double-A Altoona on Tuesday, followed by two more hits Wednesday, but he's still hitting just .243/.363/.378 on the season.
#2 P
JT Brubaker: Whiffs 10 in loss
May 17th
Brubaker (0-4) took the loss during Tuesday's 7-0 defeat at the hands of the Cubs, allowing six runs (four earned) on six hits and three walks with 10 strikeouts in 5.2 innings.
#8 BP
Dillon Peters: Chased in first inning
May 16th
Peters (3-2) allowed five runs in four hits and a walk while taking a loss against the Cubs on Monday. He recorded two outs.
#2 SS
Diego Castillo: On bench Monday
May 16th
Castillo isn't starting Monday against the Cubs.
#2 C
Tyler Heineman: Claimed by Pirates
May 16th
Heineman was claimed off outright waivers by the Pirates on Monday.
#1 BP
Chris Stratton: Picks up second win
May 15th
Stratton (2-1) allowed one hit and one walk while striking out one across a scoreless eighth inning to earn the win Sunday against the Reds.
#3 BP
Duane Underwood: Mixed results in return
May 13th
Underwood allowed two earned runs on four hits and struck out four across two innings Thursday against the Reds.
#4 CF
Jake Marisnick: Gets 4-to-6-week recovery timeline
May 12th
Marisnick underwent surgery Thursday to address UCL damage to his left thumb and is expected to remain out for 4-to-6 weeks before resuming baseball activities, Rob Biertempfel of The Athletic reports.
#9 BP
Tyler Beede: Claimed by Pittsburgh
May 12th
Beede was claimed off waivers by the Pirates on Thursday, Jason Mackey of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports.
#10 PROS
Travis Swaggerty: Activated from injured list
May 11th
Swaggerty (concussion) was activated from the 7-day minor-league injured list Wednesday, Alex Stumpf of DKPittsburghSports.com reports.