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Peralta, Pham progressing on rehab trail

Jhonny Peralta could begin a Minor League rehab assignment by the third week of May, and Tommy Pham could be off the disabled list by then, Cardinals general manager John Mozeliak said while offering a list of injury updates prior to Friday night's game against the Nationals.
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Peralta progresses with light defensive drills

Jhonny Peralta, who underwent surgery on his left thumb on March 10, began light defensive drills this week as part of the next step in regaining strength in his hand.
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Report: Jhonny Peralta out 2-3 months with thumb injury

There is a perception that the St. Louis Cardinals are chasing the Chicago Cubs in the National League Central this season, and that chase may have grown just a little bit tougher. Shortstop Jhonny Peralta suffered what appears to be a torn ligament in his thumb on Saturday, and the injury could keep the All-Star shortstop out for two to three months. Jhonny Peralta has a torn...
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Cardinals Jhonny Peralta out 2-3 months with torn thumb ligament

According to Jenifer Langosch of, Cardinals All-Star shortstop Jhonny Peralta could potentially miss 2-3 months with a torn ligament in his left thumb. Langosch added that Peralta did get an MRI taken on his thumb, but that “the initial read is not positive.” As a result, Peralta is looking for a second opinion. Peralta will head back to St. Louis to receive a second...
Via Rumors and Rants
March 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Jhonny Peralta Potentially Out for 2-3 Months

With all due respect to Carter Capps, it looks like we have our first major injury of spring training. Jhonny Peralta suffered a left thumb injury on Saturday. Early indications are that he tore a ligament, could miss 2-3 months. — Jenifer Langosch (@LangoschMLB) March 7, 2016 The Cardinals have a good team, and are looking to contend again this year, but they don’t have...
Via Fangraphs
March 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Ten hottest MLB hitters right now

Let’s take a look at ten hitters that are currently in red-hot form. 10. Jhonny Peralta, Cardinals On pace to exceed all his yearly averages, Peralta has taken advantage of the second chance granted to him when he signed with the Cards this offseason following a 50-game suspension in 2013 for PED involvement. Two of his three homers this month have come over the past seven...
Via The Sports Daily
August 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Jhonny Peralta: Cardinals are receiving excellent return on investment thus far

When the St. Louis Cardinals signed Jhonny Peralta to a four-year deal this past winter, there were many eyebrows raised for many different reasons.  We will discuss some of those eyebrows in a second. But now that we are over a quarter of the way through Peralta’s first campaign in a St. Louis uniform, one thing has quickly become quite clear.  The Cardinals are receiving excellent...
Via Cardinals Farm
May 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Jhonny Peralta faces a lot of pressure as St. Louis Cardinals starting shortstop

The St. Louis Cardinals solidified their largest trouble spot from the 2013 season Nov. 24 when they signed veteran free-agent shortstop Jhonny Peralta to a four-year, $53-million contract.  Peralta will also probably face pressure unlike any he has experienced in his 11-year career. By giving Peralta the largest contract of their offseason, the Cardinals in effect told Peralta...
Via i70baseball
December 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Peralta Signing Creates Best-Case Outcome

The aggressive Cardinal offseason continued this weekend, when the club came to terms with free agent shortstop Jhonny Peralta. It is a signing that seems contrary to how the team has operated in years past, but it certifies one thing above all others: the team is ready to get over the hump. The woes that the club had at shortstop began early in the year, and continued on through...
Via i70baseball
November 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Players React To Jhonny Peralta’ Lucrative Signing With Cardinals

Free agent shortstop Jhonny Peralta and the St. Louis Cardinals agreed to a four-year, $52M contract on Sunday. Peralta, 31, was seen as one of the offseason’s best options for teams looking for a durable, consistent offensive-minded shortstop, though he comes with the added baggage of the 50-game PED suspension he served in 2013. Peralta joins fellow offenders Marlon Byrd and...
Via Baseball Hot Corner
November 25, 2013  |  Discuss

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