SAN DIEGO The Cardinals will decide in the next day or so whether or not to let Jaime Garcia make his next scheduled start Saturday in Los Angeles.
Garcia allowed four runs, seven hits and three walks Monday night, continuing an ugly trend of poor performances away from the friendly confines of Busch Stadium. The left-hander has a 2.63 ERA at home this season compared to a 6.19 ERA on the road.
The Cardinals have lost seven of the last eight starts made by Garcia on the road and are deciding whether reworking the rotation to allow him to start at home might be a better idea for the short term.
"I think body language wise, he just seems to be a little bit more fidgety, more nervous at times when he's on the road," general manager John Mozeliak said before Tuesday's game against the San Diego Padres.
"When we try to consider all the different angles, I think we have to try to put him in a position where he feels he can be successful.
"Everything just seems to be a bit slower and...