Fri, 11 Jul 2014 11:39:41 -0700
The St. Louis Cardinals activated SP Joe Kelly (hamstring) from the disabled list Friday, July 11, and optioned SP Tyler Lyons to Triple-A Memphis in a corresponding move. Also, SP Jaime Garcia (shoulder) was moved to the 60-day DL.
Fantasy Tip: Kelly will make the start tonight against the reeling Milwaukee Brewers. Kelly has a chance to stick in the rotation for a while after the injuries to Michael Wacha and Jaime Garcia. He's worth a look in deep mixed leagues.
Tue, 08 Jul 2014 15:42:26 -0700
St. Louis Cardinals SP Jaime Garcia (shoulder) will have surgery Friday, July 11, to address a thoracic outlet symptom.
Fantasy Tip: At this stage, Garcia's shoulder issues have become chronic, and this surgery should end his season. Unless things change, Joe Kelly will be the beneficiary within the rotation going forward. However, it is no secret the Cardinals are searching for options through the trade market to replace Garcia, and potentially fill in for the injured Michael Wacha.
Sat, 05 Jul 2014 13:23:06 -0700
St. Louis Cardinals SP Jaime Garcia (shoulder) will have surgery for thoracic outlet syndrome and miss the rest of the season.
Fantasy Tip: Garcia can be dropped in all leagues. Don't forget his name on draft day next season as he could be a nice bargain at the end of your drafts if he is healthy.
Thu, 03 Jul 2014 13:30:15 -0700
St. Louis Cardinals SP Jaime Garcia (shoulder) is in the process of receiving multiple opinions on his left shoulder to determine the next course of action.
Sun, 22 Jun 2014 14:41:39 -0700
St. Louis Cardinals general manager John Mozeliak announced SP Jaime Garcia (shoulder) has aggravated his shoulder injury and is headed for the 15-day disabled list.
Fantasy Tip: Garcia has been effective in his return, but this setback will likely cost him at least a month.
Sun, 25 May 2014 07:55:33 -0700
St. Louis Cardinals SP Jaime Garcia struck out seven and gave up two runs in 5 2/3 innings in his win over the Cincinnati Reds Saturday, May 24.
Fantasy Tip: Garcia was unhittable through the first four innings but ran into trouble in the fifth inning, which has always seemed to be his M.O. He looked strong and should be considered for a pickup in mixed leagues.
Sun, 18 May 2014 12:19:29 -0700
The St. Louis Cardinals have activated SP Jaime Garcia (shoulder) from the 15-day disabled list. In a corresponding move, RP Jorge Rondon has been optioned to Triple-A Memphis.
Wed, 14 May 2014 20:59:58 -0700
Updating a previous report, St. Louis Cardinals SP Jaime Garcia (shoulder) is expected to come off the 15-day disabled list to start Sunday, May 18, against the Atlanta Braves.
Tue, 13 May 2014 15:22:17 -0700
St. Louis Cardinals SPs Jaime Garcia (shoulder) and Tim Cooney are candidates to start for the team Saturday, May 17, according to general manager John Mozeliak.
Mon, 12 May 2014 20:47:54 -0700
St. Louis Cardinals SP Jaime Garcia (shoulder) allowed two runs, three hits and two walks over five innings with five strikeouts in a minor-league rehab outing for Triple-A Memphis. He threw 45 of his 74 pitches for strikes.