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A Bird on the Mend: Walden working out in Jupiter

After missing the entire 2015 season with the exception of 10 1/3 innings, reliever Jordan Walden is working out at the team’s training complex in Jupiter, Florida, strengthening his right shoulder to a point that he hopes will allow him to play a role in 2016’s bullpen. The team’s official day for pitchers and catchers to report fell on Wednesday, but Walden has been present...
Via STLSportsMinute
February 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Cardinals reliever Walden expected to be full participant in spring training

While Jason Heyward has departed the St. Louis Cardinals in free agency for the Chicago Cubs, the Redbirds still have one piece of the trade with the Atlanta Braves in reliever Jordan Walden.Walden was limited in 2015, appearing in only 12 games before his season ended prematurely on April 30 with a biceps injury. Instead of opting for surgery, the setup man elected to rehab the...
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January 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Buffa: Jordan Walden’s absence stings Cards badly

Good morning, Let’s talk injuries. The trainers room has been full at Busch Stadium for the St. Louis Cardinals for much of the season. Aces drop. Veteran outfielders. Versatile bats. Young sluggers. While every injury has stung the team in more ways than one, the injury that is cutting the deepest is setup man Jordan Walden. He went down with a biceps injury in late April and...
Via STLSportsMinute
July 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Cardinals' Walden takes step forward in rehab

The Cardinals have had the best pitching staff in baseball for most of the season and it appears they may be getting even stronger in the near future. Right-hander Jordan Walden has been out since late Paril with inflammation in his biceps, but he will throw a bullpen session on Monday, a big step in the right direction. “Very encouraging,” Cardinals manager Mike Matheny told...
Via Fox Sports
July 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Cardinals shutting down Walden for six to 10 weeks; shoulder injury won't require surgery

ST. LOUIS -- St. Louis Cardinals setup man Jordan Walden will be shut down for six to 10 weeks for a strained muscle in his right shoulder. The 27-year-old was placed on the 15-day disabled list last week and the decision was made Wednesday after a second opinion. The Cardinals say the injury will not require surgery. Walden was acquired from the Atlanta Braves in November along...
Via Associated Press
May 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Cardinals' place Walden on 15-day DL with inflamed right biceps

ST. LOUIS -- Cardinals setup man Jordan Walden has been placed on the 15-day disabled list because of an inflamed right biceps. Reliever Sam Tuivailala was recalled from Triple-A Memphis. Walden stopped warming up in the eighth inning Saturday. He's 0-1 with an 0.87 ERA in 12 games with 12 strikeouts in 10 1/3 innings. The Cardinals also said they would recall lefty Tyler Lyons from...
Via Associated Press
May 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Cards Sign Reliever Jordan Walden To New Pact

PITCHER SIGNED THRU 2016 WITH CLUB OPTION FOR 2017 ST. LOUIS, Mo., December 23, 2014 – The St. Louis Cardinals announced today that they have agreed with recently-acquired right-handed reliever Jordan Walden on a two-year contract for the 2015 and 2016 seasons, thus avoiding salary arbitration.  The new pact also includes a club option for the [...]
Via The Cardinal Conclave
December 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Braves activate Walden, send Wood to Triple-A Gwinnett

Jordan Walden is officially back in the bullpen mix for the Atlanta Braves. After missing five weeks with a strained hamstring, the right-hander joins the team in Denver looking to help provide some stability for a unit that has struggled in recent weeks. Walden, 26, has been one of the Braves' most effective relievers this season, owning a 2.92 ERA and a 2.51 fielding-independent...
Via Fox Sports South
June 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Braves' Walden put on DL with hammy strain; Thomas promoted

ATLANTA -- The Atlanta Braves have placed right-hander Jordan Walden on the 15-day disabled list with a strained left hamstring and recalled left-hander Ian Thomas from Triple-A Gwinnett. The move with Walden is retroactive to May 5. Walden has one save and a 2.92 ERA in 14 games as one of the team's top setup relievers. Thomas was 1-1 with a 4.26 ERA in 10 games before he was sent...
Via Fox Sports South
May 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Walden, Braves agree to $1.49M, 1-year contract

Reliever Jordan Walden and the Atlanta Braves have agreed to a $1.49 million, one-year contract that avoided salary arbitration. Walden would earn a $10,000 performance bonus under Thursday's deal if he has 30 games finished next season. Acquired from the Los Angeles Angels in November 2012, Walden was 4-3 with a 3.45 ERA this year with 54 strikeouts in 47 innings. He made $541...
Via Associated Press
December 12, 2013  |  Discuss

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