Matt Belisle

#37 RP / St. Louis Cardinals / EXP: 12YRS Height: 6-4 Weight: 225 lb Age: 35 College: None Bats/Throws R/R

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    • by Ruben Palacios | Staff Writer

      Cardinals RP Matt Belisle activated off 15-day DL

      The Cardinals activated relief pitcher Matt Belisle off the 15-day disabled list on Saturday, according to Belisle was on the disabled list with a forearm injury.

    • by Sean d'Oliveira |

      Cardinals' Matt Belisle, Matt Adams making progress from injuries

      Cardinals pitcher Matt Belisle recently threw a live batting practice session and is expected to throw another session in the next few days, reports the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. An elbow injury has kept him out since late June. Meanwhile, first baseman Matt Adams was able to conduct sprints close to full speed Saturday. He recently suffered a setback from his quad injury, but is expected to return in mid-September.

    • by Sean d'Oliveira |

      Cardinals RP Matt Belisle throws bullpen session

      Cardinals pitcher Matt Belisle was able to throw a bullpen session Friday, reports It was the first time he threw off a mound since being placed on the disabled list with an elbow injury in late June.

    • by Marty Gitlin |

      Throwing sessions have Cardinals RP Matt Belisle optimistic

      Cardinals reliever Matt Belisle gave himself a positive report after a recent throwing session as he rehabs from right elbow inflammation. "I had a great long-toss session and a great mound session," he told the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. "I did real well today throwing all my pitches on flat ground and I'll be back on the mound tomorrow, so we're rolling." The veteran right-hander had performed well before going down in late June. If maintained, his 3.00 ERA would be his lowest since 2010.

    • by Marty Gitlin |

      Cardinals RP Matt Belisle targeting September comeback

      Cardinals veteran reliever Matt Belisle, who has been sidelined for nearly two months with right elbow inflammation, is hoping to return in September, per Belisle, who will accompanying the team this weekend to the West Coast so it can monitor his progress, has been throwing on flat ground.

    • by Sean d'Oliveira |

      Cardinals pitcher Matt Belisle unsure when he'll return

      Cardinals pitcher Matt Belisle is progressing from his forearm issue, but was unsure when he'll be able to return, reports "We're just progressing each day to ensure that we don't take any steps back," Belisle said Wednesday. "I think we've pinpointed a little bit more the source of the issue, and I have a much better idea of how to attack the protocol to get me back pitching more quickly. In the interim, this extra bit of rest, although it's tough to do, is going to get me back quicker." Belisle is dealing with a mild strain of a ligament near a joint in the forearm, but there are no structural issues. "From what they're looking at, the medical team is confident that by biting the bullet a little bit longer on the rest, I'll be better off," Belisle said. "My whole mindset is just to take care of the minutes and the hours and the days and not look at anything past that. Everybody wants to know when [I'll be back], but it's better just to bracket it into days and weeks and make sure I'm seeing an improvement."

    • by Michael Hurcomb | Fantasy Writer

      Cardinals' Matt Belisle throwing, unlikely ready for start of 2nd half

      Cardinals reliever Matt Belisle (elbow) has resumed throwing on the team's current road trip, according to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. However, general manager John Mozeliak said he doesn't anticipate Belisle being ready for the start of the second half.

    • by Marty Gitlin |

      Cardinals place RP Matt Belisle on DL

      Cardinals reliever Matt Belisle has been placed on the disabled list with right elbow inflammation. The move has been made retroactive to June 26. Belisle had been struggling a bit before going down with four runs allowed in his last three innings pitched. But he had not yielded a run in his previous eight appearances and has maintained a decent 3.00 ERA.

    • by Shawn Krest |

      Kevin Siegrist hopes to win Cardinals' setup job

      With reliever Jordan Walden out until at least late June, the Cardinals are looking for someone to handle the eighth-inning setup role. Kevin Siegrist got the opportunity on Friday, pitching a scoreless inning with two strikeouts. "It's a role I would like to have," he said, per He'll get a shot at winning the role, as will Seth Maness and Matt Belisle. "I think it's going to be a combination of matchups, I think it's going to be availability, and it is going to be playing the hot hand," Matheny said. "It's going to be a combination of all of those until we have somebody who just puts himself as this is my job. We'll give a few guys that opportunity."

    • by Igor Mello |

      Matt Belisle signs $3.5 million deal with Cardinals

      Pitcher Matt Belisle signed a one-year contract worth approximately over $3.5 million with the St. Louis Cardinals on Tuesday, according to Baseball Insider Jon Heyman on Tuesday. The deal was first reported by Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports, who added Belisle can earn bonuses up to $4 million. Belisle posted a 4.87 ERA, a 1.44 WHIP and 43:19 K:BB ratio in 64 2/3 innings of relief with Colorado in 2014.

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