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Right-hander pitcher Jordan Swagerty’s long comeback from elbow problems has hit another snag.
As we work our way into the teens, we start to see more experienced players. When it comes to experience versus potential, I have a hard time going away from experience. For younger guys, the risk is much higher and I am not one to take that risk. With that said, the player with the biggest upside on this list is Jones, but he has the least amount of experience. He was very impressive...
As elated as he was during his first throw for Cardinals major-league coaches in two years, prospect Jordan Swagerty said the final thrill came when he was done.
“To feel healthy at the end of the bullpen is the bonus,” he said.
Swagerty, 24, has spent the past two years recovering from elbow surgery that interrupted his past chance to make a first impression. A second-round...
Once a top-10 prospect in the St. Louis Cardinals system before being slowed by injury, right-hander Jordan Swagerty is mounting a comeback.
On Tuesday, the Cardinals announced their non-roster invitees to Spring Training. Lets take a look at who was invited and why they received invites.
Who: Pitchers Marco Gonzales, Lee Stoppelman, Jordan Swagerty, Tim Cooney, Sam Gaviglio, Zach Petrick, and Jose Almarante. Infielders Xavier Scruggs, Luis Mateo, Scott Moore, and Patrick Wisdom. Outfielders James Ramsey and Stephen...
As his next scheduled start is creeping ever nearer, the Cubs are asking for the "last and best offers" from the teams involved, according to Buster Olney.
Ken Rosenthal feels that the Rangers have the most motivation to acquire Garza and while they don't want to move Martin Perez, per Olney, they have other pitching prospects, such as C.J. Edward and Luke Jackson...
According to David Kaplan of CSNChicago.com, the Cubs are likely to trade Matt Garza this week and, while Texas, Toronto and Cleveland are all involved, the Cardinals are considered a darkhorse.
Per Kaplan's "significant industry source":
"The Cardinals saved a ton of money walking away from the Pujols
negotiations and now they are having the last laugh as...
Jordan Swagerty, St. Louis Cardinals second-round pick of the 2010 MLB draft, was one of
the team's top pitching prospects prior to his injury in 2012. When going to
monitor his elbow pain, team doctors found bone spurs but also decided to
proactively perform Tommy John surgery to help prevent any possible future
injury as well.
been on the road to recovery...
Any lingering uncertainty regarding Jordan Swagerty's role in the Cardinals' Minor League system can be put to rest, as Cardinals farm director John Vuch confirmed that Swagerty will return to the starting rotation in 2012.