Walden is expected to be on the same program as all of the Cardinals' other pitchers this spring, yet there is still some uncertainty about whether his shoulder can hold up for a full season, MLB.com's Jenifer Langosch reports. Walden missed the final five months of last season due to rotator cuff and labrum damage. He's still expected to fill a set-up role, but the Cardinals' signing of Jonathan Broxton and Seung Hwan Oh suggests that the team isn't sure how Walden will hold up.
Cardinals pitcher Jordan Walden will not return during the 2015 season, reports the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. Walden is dealing with a biceps injury and he has the option of rehab or surgery. Walden produced a 0.87 ERA over 10 1/3 innings before sustaining the injury.
Cardinals relief pitcher Jordan Walden will visit doctors to determine any additional steps that he can take to ensure a return from a biceps injury, per Stltoday.com. Walden has been on the disabled list since April 30, and has been unable to get his arm to respond to rest and recover from appearances since.
Cardinals pitcher Jordan Walden is not progressing from his shoulder issue and the team recalled him from his rehab assignment, reports the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. "One step forward," manager Mike Matheny said. "Two steps back." Walden has not pitched since April 29 after sustaining a biceps strain. There is no timetable on his return.
Cardinals right-handed reliever Jordan Walden began his rehab assignment with Double-A Springfield on Thursday. Walden is on the 60-day disabled list with a biceps strain. He pitched a scoreless inning, recording a strikeout and giving up one hit. He threw 10 pitches, with all but two of them going for strikes. It is not clear when the Cardinals expect Walden to return to the bullpen.