The St. Louis Cardinals (25-20) are now a half game behind the Cincinnati Reds (25-19) and have a total of seven players on the disabled list, including three pitchers. On Friday afternoon, they got some positive injury news as it appears RP Scott Linebrink could rejoin the team shortly:
To those asking, Linebrink progressing. May get back on mound next week.— Joe Strauss (@JoeStrauss) May 25, 2012
Linebrink is a 12-year MLB veteran who signed with the Cardinals last February. He is coming off a season with the Atlanta Braves in which he sported a 3.64 ERA over 54 and 1/3 innings.
The Cardinals currently have one of the worst bullpen ERAs in the MLB with a 4.29 mark.
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