"He was feeling great and appreciated his time here working with our medical staff, and now it's off to Florida, and I think he's excited about that," general manager JohnMozeliak said, per MLB.com.
"Whatever they have me doing in there is pretty much my schedule," Walden said. "Hopefully [returning] before the All-Star break would be awesome. That's what I'm shooting for."
Gonzales, who has yet to resume throwing, was diagnosed with a shoulder impingement after undergoing an MRI last week. General manager John Mozeliak said on Thursday that the pitcher was "progressing as planned."
An MRI revealed no structural damage to the shoulder of
"I think it's very good news because this is something that can be managed," general manager John Mozeliak said. "There are probably a few things that he needs to start doing in his daily routine to get him through this, and we'll make sure that he understands that and is compliant with that."
Gonzales will be rest and soon begin a strengthening program. He will then be reevaluated in 7-10-days.
"As you start to get older and with the demands of pitching every day, there are certain things you are required to do," Mozeliak said. "I think some of that was not being done, and now he will understand that and be compliant moving forward."
"We’ll know a lot more on Marco (on Tuesday)," Cardinals general manager John Mozeliak said. "At that point we’ll make a decision on what that next step will look like. … Any time you have a pitcher who is feeling discomfort especially in the shoulder or elbow areas it always sends up a flag so hopefully we’ll get good news, but we’ll see."
The highly touted prospect is on the disabled list in the minors for the second time this season with pain in his biceps/shoulder area. He is 0-1 with a 6.35 ERA in six starts for Triple-A Memphis.
Gonzales will have his left pectoral muscle examined after experiencing tightness in it.
The issue popped up while he was doing flat work on Saturday.
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