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Walden's season likely done for Cards with shoulder injury

ST. LOUIS (AP) St. Louis Cardinals reliever Jordan Walden is not expected to pitch again this season. Cardinals general manager John Mozeliak announced the news Sunday. Walden made his last appearance April 29 before going on the disabled list with right biceps inflammation. Walden was acquired in a trade from the Atlanta Braves last November and shortly after signed a two-year...
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September 06, 2015  |  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

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

Jordan Walden throws scoreless inning at Gwinnett, expected back Tuesday

The Atlanta Braves are expecting right handed reliever Jordan Walden to return on Tuesday in Colorado. Walden competed his second rehab appearance Sunday at Triple-A Gwinnett throwing a scoreless inning. Walden had two strikeouts and a walk in what proved to be a 4-2 win for Gwinnett. “I felt good out there, hamstring felt good,” Walden said via the Atlanta Journal Constitution...
June 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Braves Injury Update: Jordan Walden sent on rehab assignment

Atlanta Braves right-handed reliever Jordan Walden, on the DL since May 5 with a strained left hamstring, began his rehab Thursday night at Triple-A Gwinnett, according to Mark Bowman and Joe Morgan  of Prior to his injury, Walden made 14 appearances, allowing four runs (ERA 2.92), striking out 19 and walking six. At Gwinnett, Walden threw 23 pitches (14 strikes),...
Via Sports Injury Alert
June 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Braves Injury Update: Jordan Walden aiming to return by end of week

According to Mark Bowman of, Jordan Walden could return within a week if his hamstring continues to improve. #485665459 / gettyimages.comWalden completed a bullpen session without feeling any pain and will begin a rehab assignment soon and could make a couple appearances before he’s ready to go. Walden has been on the disabled list since May 5 with a strained left hamstring...
Via Sports Injury Alert
June 04, 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 AP on Fox
December 12, 2013  |  Discuss

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