Originally posted on Cardinals Fan in Cubs Land  |  Last updated 5/22/13
It was another rough couple days for Cardinals pitching. First, according to Jennifer Langosch, Jake Westbook had to cut his bullpen session short today after 20 pitches due to experiencing more discomfort in his elbow.  Its unclear as to how long this will set him back or what the next step will be.  What is clear is that Cardinals fans everywhere will be increasing their calls for a Michael Wacha promotion. Second, Fernando Salas had to be placed on the DL yesterday, with what is described as right shoulder irritation.  This is a tough blow for an already shaky bullpen.  Salas was one of the bright spots so far this year, with a 3.86 ERA in 16.1 innings.  Finally, Eduardo Sanchez was claimed off waivers by the Cubs.  Once considered one of the Cardinals top 10 prospects by Baseball America and a potential closer, Sanchez saved 5 games for the Cards in 2011 before elbow and control issues set him back.  He has since been leap-frogged by guys like Trevor Rosenthal, Carlos Martin...
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