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Cardinals Get New Injury Updates About Jack Flaherty, Alex Reyes

The Cardinals of St. Louis received updates on two of their pitchers, including Jack Flaherty, on Friday and it wasn’t great.

Cardinals are waiting for status Jack Flaherty and Alex Reyes on Friday and while they haven’t received the best news in response, the team has plans for both going forward.

Officer ace Flaherty suffered a minor tear and inflammation in his shoulder that caused him to miss opening day.

Based on Derrick Goold of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Flaherty traveled to Los Angeles on Friday, where he received a second opinion on his shoulder as well as being injected with plasma-rich platelets. Goold spoke with John Mozeliak, the Cardinals’ president of baseball operations, about Flaherty’s condition.

Mozeliak told Goold that the right wing had a “small” SLAP tear where the shoulder met the biceps.

A source for the Post-Dispatch confirmed that Flaherty will be out for two weeks on Friday, and that he will start the season on the injury list. . His treatment will help reduce the inflammation in the joints that are causing discomfort.

Cardinals get tough update on Jack Flaherty, Alex Reyes

Flaherty will start the season on the injury list as he has to go two weeks without any throwing activity. Flaherty received the shot from Dr. Neal ElAttrache, the Dodgers’ chief physician, and a team of doctors looking to shoulder problems. Flaherty is visiting the doctor for a second opinion on his shoulder.

The team will have a better idea of ​​how Flaherty should proceed when they see the way he answered for injection.

Mozeliak mentioned Jake Woodford and Matthew Liberatore possible options to replace Flaherty’s position in the rotation.

Regarding Alex Reyes, the team announced that he has a torn labrum.

Goold reports that Reyes will be out until May or early June. Reyes was injected with stem cells into the area around the torn labrum and had to wait two weeks before resuming pitching operations.

Reyes’ place on the list was determined this spring. The club will work on other options while they wait for him to return to baseball activities in two weeks.

https://fansided.com/2022/03/18/cardinals-injury-updates-jack-flaherty-alex-reyes/ Cardinals Get New Injury Updates About Jack Flaherty, Alex Reyes

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