Who’s prohibited (Sierra), who’s not (Wong) for Cards | Jeff Gordon …

Here is a demeanour during who’s prohibited and who’s not for a Cardinals:


Magneuris Sierra, OF: After a Cardinals “shook adult their roster” by compelling teenager joining maestro Chad Huffman from Memphis for whatever reason, Sierra continued his attack on Texas League pitching. He went 4 for 8 in Springfield’s doubleheader separate during Northwest Arkansas, adding 3 runs, a double and a stolen bottom to his pile. Sierra is batting .360 during a Class AA turn with 4 doubles, a triple and dual stolen bases in 13 games. He strike .375 in 8 games with a Cardinals this deteriorate and .272 in 20 games for Palm Beach this season.

It’s not “if” with Sierra, it’s “when.” 

Stephen Piscotty, OF: He went 2 for 4 with a double, a run scored and a RBI in Wednesday’s exasperating 6-4 detriment during Cincinnati. Since returning from his family leave, he has left 10 for 24 with 7 walks, dual doubles, dual homers and 5 RBIs. He carried his batting averaged from .224 to .262 during that camber and increased his on-base commission to .393.

Lance Lynn, SP: He hold a Reds to one run in 5 innings, nonetheless exited a diversion for a pinch-hitter after only 78 pitches. Say what? Naturally a bullpen blew a 4-1 lead, giving irritated Cardinals fans still another beef with manager Mike Matheny. Lynn has started 12 games this deteriorate and authorised dual runs or fewer in 9 of them. Leaning some-more on him and reduction on a service corps seems like a good idea.

Tommy Pham, OF: He went 2 for 3 with a walk, a stolen bottom and a run scored Wednesday night as an effective No. 2 hitter. In his final 5 games he had 4 hits in 14 during bats — though also 6 walks, lifting his on-base commission to .407. Pham has scored 9 runs in his final 11 games. He has also stolen 5 bases in this latest remember from Memphis.

Jedd Gyorko, 3B: He, too, gathering in a run in a 6-4 loss. He is 7 for 20 in his final 5 games, with a brief paternity leave sandwiched in there. Gyorko is batting .353 with runners in scoring position this deteriorate and .350 with RISP and dual outs. While batting in a clean-up slot, he is attack .317 with a on-base and slugging commission of .855.


Kolten Wong, 2B: He seemed on lane to returning to a Cardinals lineup this week, though he suffered a right forearm aria while personification for a Peoria Chiefs on Wednesday night. He over a diversion after creation one out and personification 3 innings in a field. “Felt it locking on me,” he told a Peoria Journal Star. “I consider it’s only my physique reacting to not carrying played in a while and removing back. we was going to only DH here on Thursday, though now my devise is to go right behind in there and play a whole diversion in a field. This will be OK. I’m not worried. My left bend (the one he was on DL for) is fine, feels great.” Well, we’ll see what happens today.

Brett Cecil, RP: He had been trending in a right direction, throwing 6 shutout innings in his final 7 appearances. But only when it seemed a Cardinals had nursed Cecil behind to health he suffered an nauseous relapse — timid only dual batters Wednesday and permitting 4 runs, 3 on a homer by somebody named Patrick Kivlehan. Ouch.

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