The St. Louis Cardinals positioned pitcher Jack Flaherty on the 15-day injured checklist due to a proper shoulder pressure and heart fielder Harrison Bader on the 10-day injured checklist due to plantar fasciitis in his proper foot, the staff introduced on Monday.
Flaherty, 26, has made solely three begins this season due to shoulder irritation, posting a 5.63 ERA. He left his newest outing on Sunday in opposition to the Chicago Cubs after simply two innings. He has labored by way of accidents for the higher a part of two years, making a complete of simply 18 begins.
Supervisor Oliver Marmol described Flaherty’s situation to reporters as a “lifeless arm” as a substitute of a continuation of any earlier harm.
Bader, 28, is hitting .256 with 5 residence runs, 21 RBIs and a .673 OPS this season.
The Cardinals referred to as up two rookies to take the place of Flaherty and Bader, as right-hander James Naile and outfielder Conner Capel will make their main league debuts when referred to as upon. They’d be the Cardinals’ tenth and eleventh gamers to take action this season, second solely to the Pittsburgh Pirates (12).
Regardless of a spate of accidents this season, St. Louis is only a recreation out of first place within the Nationwide League Central whereas holding one of many three wild-card positions.