Cardinals' Jaime Garcia (shoulder) to throw bullpen Saturday

St. Louis Cardinals lefty starting pitcher Jaime Garcia acknowledged in spring training that his surgically repaired shoulder will never be what it was before, and he will have to learn to adjust, reported Derrick Gould of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. Although a visit to Dr. James Andrews revealed no structural damage in the shoulder, he was held back in Florida to recover from...
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Jaime Garcia could return by end of the month

St. Louis Cardinals' pitcher Jaime Garcia is set to begin playing catch within the next two days and hopes to return to the mound by the end of the month, according to a Tweet from Cards' beat reporter Jennifer Langosch.Image Courtesy of Gettyimages.comGarcia has missed significant time over the last two seasons with an ailing shoulder. Last season, after only making nine...
Via MLB Injury News
March 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Cardinals' LHP Garcia sidelined by shoulder pain

JUPITER, Fla. -- St. Louis Cardinals starter Jaime Garcia will have his sore shoulder examined by Dr. James Andrews on Monday. Garcia will also have a rehabilitation plan set up by physical therapists in Andrews' office in Birmingham, Ala. "That will really set the course of action for the next couple of weeks," Cardinals general manager John Mozeliak said Saturday...
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March 08, 2014  |  Discuss

St. Louis Cardinals: More questions about Jaime Garcia’s health

St. Louis Cardinals: More questions about Jaime Garcia’s healthIn recent years a common theme during spring training for the St. Louis Cardinals has been major injuries.  This year appears no different as pitcher Jaime Garcia left spring training in Jupiter to go back to St. Louis for tests on his sore shoulder and Garcia injuries are becoming an annual tradition of their own...
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February 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Garcia walking fine line between pitching sore and pitching hurt

JUPITER, Fla. -- There's a difference between pitching with soreness and pitching when injured. Cardinals left-hander Jaime Garcia says he knows this, too. "I think I've always pitched through soreness," he said Friday morning, sitting at his locker in the Cardinals' clubhouse at Roger Dean Stadium. "If you ask me, the issue right now is not pitching through...
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February 28, 2014  |  Discuss

St. Louis Cardinals have pitching depth, but Jaime Garcia injury still a significant setback

The St. Louis Cardinals have a deep well of pitching talent at their spring training complex in Jupiter, FL., and they’ll need to use a good portion of it, once again. They will have to shuffle pitchers around to cover innings missed by a pitcher who suffered an injury in the first two weeks of camp for the fourth season in a row. This time lefthanded starter Jaime Garcia is the...
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February 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Life without Jaime Garcia

Now that lefty Jaime Garcia has returned to St. Louis for another round of tests, his future is in serious jeopardy.Despite his repeated injuries, the St. Louis Cardinals have steadfastly remained bullish on him. The time for that sentiment may have just come to a close. What observers accepted a long time ago, the front office may now be coming to grips with: Garcia's contract...
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February 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Garcia's setback is more of a concern for Garcia than for the Cardinals

ST. LOUIS -- As the Cardinals showed last year, they have the pitching depth to overcome the absence of Jaime Garcia. They can turn to Joe Kelly, Carlos Martinez or Tyler Lyons and retain a rotation as formidable as any in the division. But this latest setback for Garcia is troubling for another reason. For Garcia and his future. Unable to make it through the first 10 days of spring...
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February 22, 2014  |  Discuss

St. Louis Cardinals have pitching depth, but Jaime Garcia still vital to starting rotation

The St. Louis Cardinals have as much, and in many cases more, talent on their pitching staff than any team in Major League Baseball, but a pitcher who missed the final four months of the 2013 season could still be a key factor in how the staff looks in 2014. Lefthanded starting pitcher Jaime Garcia was 5-2 with a 3.58 earned-run average through nine starts into mid-May when he finally...
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December 04, 2013  |  Discuss

How would you replace Jaime Garcia?

After left-hander Jaime Garcia struggled through 51 pitches in just two innings on Monday in the St. Louis Cardinals’ 12-4 National League Division Series win over Washington, he was pulled from the game.Garcia reported a return of shoulder discomfort, which he had felt in a recent bullpen session, but apparently did not share with anyone. He had missed two months of the season...
Via The Cardinal Nation blog
October 09, 2012  |  Discuss

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