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MLB Injury News:
The St. Louis Cardinals have shortstop Rafael Furcal on a
program as he continues to recover from the elbow injury he suffered in late August. However, the Cardinals don’t anticipate the veteran having any
limitations as a result of the elbow injury, according to Jenifer Langosch of
"He feels like he's pretty much on program,"
manager Mike Matheny said. "You have to realize what you had last year. We
went pretty slow with him and he came out of the box carrying us. We understand
that we can put him on a program and we'll be good as long as things point in a
Furcal suffered a tear of the ulnar collateral ligament in
his right elbow last season. This limited him to 121 games, over which he hit
.264/.325/.346 with 18 doubles and five home runs.
The Cardinals are going to take it slow with Furcal,
listening to what the trainers are saying and how the shortstop feels through the recovery process. Bu...
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IP, which are the team averages for the NL. These are then
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2013 (1) | 2012 (12) | 2011 (24) | 2010 (29) | 2009 (8)
2012 Affiliate Records
MLB: [88-74] NL Central
AAA: [57-87] Pacific Coast League – Memphis
AA: [77-61] Texas League – Springfield
A+: [64-72] Florida State League – Palm Beach
A: [68-71] Midwest League – Quad Cities (Peoria beginning 2013)
A(ss): [44-32] New York...
Let's take a look a some of the news items from Week 1 of Cardinals Spring Training.
ITEM 1: Cardinals are moving from Jupiter.
It is what it is.
I don't have a tie to Jupiter. Only know it from Twitpics and news coverage. But it always sucks to lose a team as a city.
That being said, they are moving. You can't keep playing games when there isn...
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