John Gast

#58 SP / St. Louis Cardinals / EXP: 1YRS / MINORS Height: 6-2 Weight: 190 lb Age: 26 College: None Bats/Throws L/L

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    • by Igor Mello |

      Cardinals send down Michael Ohlman, four others to minors

      The Cardinals have optioned catcher Michael Ohlman, and also reassigned Mike Mayers, John Gast, Steve Bean and Alberto Rosario down to minor-league camp, according to on Saturday.

    • by Chris Cwik |

      Cardinals' John Gast finally feels 100 percent

      Cardinals pitcher John Gast finally feels 100 percent recovered after shoulder surgery, according to Gast had the surgery back in 2013, but said he didn't feel like he was all the way back when he returned to pitch last season. "All around, I felt off," Gast said. "The whole year was tough with every pitch, really." This spring, though, things seem to be much better. Gast believes his velocity is back to normal, and said his pitches have "more life than last year." Gast will likely open the season in the minors, but general manager John Mozeliak believes he can pitch in the big leagues. "I think he's capable of pitching in the big leagues," Mozeliak said. "Now it's going out and showing that he has the durability to compete every fifth day."

    • by Shawn Krest |

      Improved velocity for Cardinals' John Gast in bullpen session

      Cardinals LHP John Gast threw a bullpen session on Tuesday, continuing his comeback from shoulder surgery that kept him out all last season. Gast struggled to reclaim his velocity during minor-league rehab appearances last season. He told Derrick Goold of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, "I wasn't 100 percent once," in 2014. Tuesday's bullpen session was a different story. "The most drastic (difference) was the velo," he said. "It finally feels like I can let it go and put something behind the ball."

    • by Scott White | Senior Fantasy Writer

      John Gast, Jermaine Curtis outrighted

      The Cardinals outrighted starting pitcher John Gast and outfielder Jermaine Curtis to Triple-A Memphis Wednesday. Both spent time in the majors in 2013. Gast made three starts before tearing his left lat in July. Curtis went hitless in three at-bats.

    • by R.J. White |

      Cardinals add Oscar Taveras, two others to 40-man roster

      The Cardinals added top outfield prospect Oscar Taveras, infielder Jermaine Curtis and pitcher John Gast to the team's 40-man roster Wednesday. Taveras, who was ranked the No. 3 prospect in baseball by and Baseball America before the season, hit .306/.341/.462 with five home runs and 32 RBI in 173 at-bats with Triple-A Memphis. He is recovering from August ankle surgery and is expected to be ready by spring training. Curtis hit .257/.355/.349 with five home runs, 49 RBI and 10 stolen bases in 370 at-bats with Triple-A Memphis. Gast went 2-0 with a 5.11 ERA in three starts with the Cardinals and 3-1 with a 1.16 ERA in seven starts with Triple-A Memphis.

    • by Igor Mello |

      John Gast goes under the knife

      Cardinals pitcher John Gast underwent surgery to repair a muscle in the lat region of his left shoulder, according to Friday. He is expected to miss 8-12 months, which will keep him out for the remainder of the season. He went 2-0 with a 5.11 ERA in 12 1/3 innings before the injury.

    • by R.J. White |

      John Gast scheduled for lat surgery Friday

      Cardinals pitcher John Gast will have surgery to repair a tear in his left lat Friday, which will likely keep him out for the remainder of the season, reports. He was initially placed on the disabled list with a shoulder strain, but the muscle wasn't recovering at an ideal pace. Gast went 2-0 with a 5.11 ERA in 12 1/3 innings for the Cardinals.

    • by Igor Mello |

      John Gast diagnosed with lat strain

      Cardinals starting pitcher John Gast has been diagnosed with a left lat strain, according to, who was placed on the disabled list Sunday, has no concrete timetable for his return. He went 2-0 with 5.11 ERA in three starts before getting hurt."The timetable is to be determined, but the good news is that it's not the shoulder or the elbow," general manager John Mozeliak said. "Hopefully, it's something that won't take too long. With a lat, it can be up to a month or a month and a half. We'll see."

    • by Jack Moore |

      Cardinals place John Gast on disabled list

      The Cardinals placed starter John Gast on the disabled list with a left shoulder injury, the club announced Sunday. Gast couldn't make it through two innings in Saturday's start due to the injury. The Cardinals have not announced a replacement, but prospect Michael Wacha has been scratched from his Sunday start at Triple-A Memphis and is the most likely replacement.

    • by R.J. White |

      John Gast leaves game with shoulder tightness

      Cardinals starting pitcher John Gast left Saturday's start in the second inning with shoulder tightness, the team announced. He faced one batter in the second inning before leaving. Gast gave up an earned run on a hit and two walks Saturday, giving him a 5.11 ERA.

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