St. Louis Cardinals starting pitcher Adam Wainwright (50) rests in the dugout

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Wainwright Placed On 10-Day DL Again, Flaherty Recalled

Flaherty is set to start Tuesday night against the Minnesota Twins.

May 15, 2018 - 12:37 pm
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MINNEAPOLIS, MN – May 15, 2018 – The St. Louis Cardinals announced prior to tonight’s game that they have placed right-handed pitcherAdam Wainwright  (right elbow inflammation) on the 10-day disabled list, retroactive to May 14,  and recalled  right-handed pitcher Jack Flahertyfrom Memphis (AAA).  

Flaherty is set to start tonight’s series opener against the Minnesota Twins at Target Field.

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Wainwright, 36, was activated from the 10-day disabled list Sunday morning and pitched in the series finale in San Diego – a 5-3 loss. The right-hander was pulled after he re-aggravated his elbow injury, Sunday. He allowed two runs on three hits and struck out three in just 2 1/3 innings. He said the injury came on his third-to-last warm-up pitch before the game.

Flaherty, 22, made two starts for the Cardinals earlier this season (April 3 at Milwaukee and April 28 at Pittsburgh), going 0-1 with a 3.60 ERA while striking out 11 batters in 10.0 innings pitched.

In five starts for Memphis, Flaherty was 4-1 with a 2.27 ERA (2nd in the Pacific Coast League) and 41 strikeouts (T5th in PCL).   He fanned a season-high 13 batters in his most recent start on May 9 at Oklahoma City.

Flaherty wears uniform no. 32.