New Hire Orientation: Fernando Salas

Oh, um, hello. Come on in. It's Fernando Salas, right? Thanks for coming in... I guess. /rifles through paperwork Look, I'm going to level with you. I barely know who you are. Sure, I know your name, but aside from that, all I know is that our GM, Jerry, went out of his way to bring you on board. I have no idea why. I'm not trying to insult you, but he really...
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December 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Fernando Salas could be St. Louis Cardinals most important reliever in late-July

St. Louis Cardinals right-handed reliever Fernando Salas returned to the team Friday to start the second half of the regular season after a 56-day stint on the disabled list.  The results of his first outing weren’t pretty but the Cardinals need Salas to pitch well possibly more than any pitcher in their bullpen. Salas allowed a run on two hits and a walk in the eighth inning...
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July 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Cardinals recall right-handed reliever Salas

ST. LOUIS Fernando Salas has been recalled by the St. Louis Cardinals in a roster move that was made possible after right-handed reliever Keith Butler was shipped back to Triple-A Memphis following last Sunday night's game at Chicago. Salas was 0-2 with a 3.86 ERA in 15 games prior to going on the disabled list with right shoulder inflammation. The right-handed reliever did...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
July 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Cardinals placed Fernando Salas on DL

The St. Louis Cardinals have placed right-handed reliever Fernando Salas on the 15-day disabled list due to right shoulder inflammation, according to Jenifer Langosche of MLB.com. Salas notified the Cardinals about his ailing shoulder prior to Tuesday's game. His arm tested as weak during following evaluations, and St. Louis decided to send him for further review yesterday...
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May 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Finding Fernando Salas

  The talk of the St. Louis Cardinals’ offseason has been the strength of its pitching staff. A particularly exciting component is the potential of the bullpen, which has a chance to be amongst the best in all of baseball. However, there has been one part of the equation that has largely gone unconsidered in most discussion, and this is Fernando Salas. It is a pivotal season for...
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February 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Fernando Salas has struggled in September

<img class="zemanta-img-inserted" width="300" height="186" alt="The current "birds on the bat" logo ..." src="http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/thumb/b/b4/St_Louis_Cardinals_1998-present_logo.png/300px-St_Louis_Cardinals_1998-present_logo.png" /> After a slow start to the season, St. Louis Cardinals reliever...
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September 13, 2012  |  Discuss

Cardinals recap: Miami Marlins 5 St. Louis Cardinals 3

Fernando Salas and the St. Louis Cardinals bullpen had a rough night in their 5-3 loss to the Miami Marlins. - (Photo credit: Wikipedia) The strength of the St. Louis Cardinals run in September and in the playoffs in 2011 was their overpowering, consistent, and stellar bullpen.  In 2012, the bullpen has been anything but. The Cardinals bullpen allowed three earned runs in just...
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June 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Fernando Salas has pitched well since being recalled

Cardinals reliever Fernando Salas has returned after a short  stint with Triple AAA Memphis throwing the ball well and  has not allowed a run in his past three appearances. - Photo  courtesy of Getty Images Throughout 2011, St. Louis Cardinals reliever Fernando Salas was among the most reliable bullpen options for then manager Tony La Russa.  After starting the season with...
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June 13, 2012  |  Discuss

Cards DL Garcia, recall Salas from Memphis

Courtesy: Cardinals Media Relations ST. LOUIS - The St. Louis Cardinals announced today that they have placed left-handed pitcher Jaime Garcia on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to June 6, with a left shoulder strain. The team has recalled right-handed pitcher Fernando Salas from Memphis (AAA) and he is expected to join the Cardinals tonight for their series finale in Houston...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
June 07, 2012  |  Discuss

Cardinals option reliever Salas to Triple-A

The St. Louis Cardinals optioned struggling reliever Fernando Salas, their closer much of last season, to Triple-A Memphis. The 26-year-old Salas, a right-hander, had a team-leading 24 saves and a 2.28 ERA last year. This year he's 0-2 with a 6.32 ERA in 18 appearances. Fick is also 26 and also a right-hander. He was expected to be in uniform Saturday night against the Phillies...
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May 26, 2012  |  Discuss

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