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Wed, 06 Mar 2013 23:25:05 -0800
With RP's Mitchell Boggs and Fernando Salas now off to the World Baseball Classic, the St. Louis Cardinals will use RP's Eduardo Sanchez and Trevor Rosenthal in game situations.
Fri, 21 Sep 2012 14:01:02 -0700
St. Louis Cardinals manager Mike Matheny isn't declaring RPs Mitchell Boggs and Jason Motte unavailable Friday, Sept. 21, but he's aware that both relievers have had heavy workloads recently and may need to be rested. Motte has appeared in five straight games and Boggs pitched in all three of the team's last three games. RP Fernando Salas has been fresh, and he could be used more often in late-game situations as a result.
Thu, 07 Jun 2012 13:37:04 -0700
The St. Louis Cardinals recalled P Fernando Salas Thursday, June 7, to fill the roster spot of SP Jaime Garcia (shoulder). Salas went 0-3 with a 6.32 ERA in 18 games earlier this year.
Mon, 04 Jun 2012 07:27:57 -0700
St. Louis Cardinals RP Fernando Salas (abdomen) passed a kidney stone shortly after he was demoted to Triple-A Memphis. He has dealt with abdominal pain since spring training and had an ultrasound for the issue. Manager Mike Matheny said Salas has felt better in outings after the pain cleared and shown increased velocity.
Sat, 26 May 2012 10:46:58 -0700
The St. Louis Cardinals have optioned RP Fernando Salas to Triple-A Memphis. In a corresponding move, RP Chuck Fick has been called up from Memphis.
Sat, 19 May 2012 11:35:47 -0700
St. Louis Cardinals RP Fernando Salas (0-2) allowed one run on one hit over one-third of an inning in a loss to the Los Angeles Dodgers Friday, May 18, with three walks and one strikeout. Salas only threw 10 of his 26 pitches for strikes.
Mon, 14 May 2012 21:44:49 -0700
St. Louis Cardinals manager Mike Matheny gave RP Fernando Salas a rest Monday, May 14, against the Chicago Cubs. Salas threw a season-high 41 pitches over 2 2/3 innings Saturday, May 12.
Wed, 02 May 2012 23:58:53 -0700
St. Louis Cardinals RP Fernando Salas spent time Wednesday, May 2, looking at video with coaches that compared his delivery this season to last season, and he believes they may have a found a mechanical reason behind his command. Salas said he's seen times when he tries to go away from a right-handed batter and the fastball elevates up and over the plate, a sign of a glitch.
Sun, 25 Mar 2012 21:28:18 -0700
The St. Louis Cardinals bullpen appears to be set heading into the regular season. Barring any late changes or injuries, Ps Mitchell Boggs, Scott Linebrink, Kyle McClellan, Jason Motte, J.C. Romero, Marc Rzepczynski and Fernando Salas appears to comprise the team's seven-man bullpen.
Wed, 14 Mar 2012 13:05:27 -0700
St. Louis Cardinals RP Mitchell Boggs is using a modified split-fingered pitch that goes along with his hard sinking fastball. Manager Mike Matheny is approaching Boggs with a "blank slate" approach with RP Jason Motte entrenched as the closer. RP Fernando Salas is most likely to serve as the eighth-inning setup man over RP Eduardo Sanchez. RP Kyle McClellan is another setup option, but he could be used as trade bait in spring training. RPs Scott Linebrink and Marc Rzepczynski are other candidates for setup work, but Matheny isn't making any assumptions.