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Cardinals' Nolan Gorman: Slim chance of returning
Manager Oliver Marmol said Wednesday that Gorman (hamstring) has a "slim" chance of returning before the end of the season, Jeff Jones of the Belleville News-Democrat reports.
Gorman was placed on the 10-day injured list last Wednesday because of a Grade 2 right hamstring strain and the out-of-contention Cardinals have no real reason to rush him back for the final week. Tommy Edman, Jose Fermin and Juniel Querecuto are currently rotating in at second base.... See More ... See Less
Cardinals' Nolan Gorman: Lands on IL with hamstring strain
St. Louis placed Gorman on the 10-day injured list Wednesday with a Grade 2 right hamstring strain.
Gorman suffered the injury while legging out an infield single in Tuesday's win at Baltimore and could be in danger of missing the remainder of the 2023 campaign. The 23-year-old slugger holds an .805 OPS with 27 homers and 76 RBI through 119 games this season with the Cardinals, who have called up Juniel Querecuto from Triple-A Memphis in a corresponding roster move.... See More ... See Less
Cardinals' Nolan Gorman: Exits with hamstring tightness
Gorman was removed from Tuesday's game against the Orioles due to right hamstring tightness, Lynn Worthy of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports.
Gorman had to leave Tuesday's game after injuring himself while legging out an infield single in the second inning. There's still no word on how severe Gorman's injury is, but the Cardinals will likely offer more details before Wednesday's contest. Fantasy managers should consider him day-to-day for the time being.... See More ... See Less
Cardinals' Nolan Gorman: Not in Sunday's lineup
Gorman is out of the lineup for Sunday's game against the Reds.
Gorman started the Cardinals' first eight games of September but will receive Sunday off after posting a .914 OPS with three homers during that span. Luken Baker will bat sixth as the designated hitter.... See More ... See Less
Cardinals' Nolan Gorman: Knocks another homer
Gorman went 1-for-4 with a three-run home run, a walk, a stolen base and three total runs in an 11-6 win against Atlanta on Wednesday.
After snapping a 16-game homer drought with a pair of long balls Tuesday, Gorman went deep again Wednesday, smashing a 414-foot, three-run shot in the eighth inning to cap a big offensive night by the Cardinals. Prior to the two-game power surge, Gorman had been struggling mightily, batting .169 with a 40.6 percent strikeout rate since the start of August. The punchouts haven't gone away -- Gorman has six over his past three contests -- but it's hard to complain about those since he's knocked in eight runs over that stretch.... See More ... See Less
Cardinals' Nolan Gorman: Goes yard twice Tuesday
Gorman went 2-for-5 with two home runs and three RBI in Tuesday's 10-6 win over Atlanta.
A two-run blast in the third inning off Michael Soroka was followed by a solo shot in the ninth off Michael Tonkin, as Gorman snapped a 16-game homer drought that extended back to Aug, 4. In nine contests since recovering from a back issue and being activated off the IL, Gorman's batting just .133 (4-for-30) with 17 strikeouts, but three of his four hits and five of his six RBI during that stretch have come in the last two games.... See More ... See Less
Cardinals' Nolan Gorman: Sits against lefty
Gorman is out of the lineup for Wednesday's game against the Padres, Lynn Worthy of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports.
With the Cardinals and Padres getting together for a day game after a night game and with southpaw Rich Hill on the bump for San Diego, the lefty-hitting Gorman will get a day off. Gorman is sitting for the first time since he returned Friday from the 10-day injured list. He went 1-for-12 with two walks and 10 strikeouts in his first four games back in action.... See More ... See Less
Cardinals' Nolan Gorman: Returns from IL
The Cardinals reinstated Gorman (back) from the injured list Friday, Lynn Worthy of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports.
Gorman landed on the injured list last week with a lower-back strain and will now return after a minimum stay. The 23-year-old was slashing .235/.350/.412 through 40 plate appearances in August prior to getting injured, but he will remain in the dugout for Friday's game with left-hander Cristopher Sanchez on the mound for the Phillies. Gorman's return will force Jose Fermin back to Triple-A Memphis in order to clear a roster spot.... See More ... See Less
Cardinals' Nolan Gorman: On track for Friday return
Gorman (back) is expected to be activated from the 10-day injured list Friday as long as he gets through a full workout Wednesday with no setbacks, John Denton of MLB.com reports.
Gorman was forced to the IL last week with a balky back, an injury which he initially suffered back during the 2020-21 offseason during a weightlifting incident. He's feeling much better following a pain-killing injection and appears on track for activation when first eligible this weekend as the Cardinals travel to Philadelphia.... See More ... See Less
Cardinals' Nolan Gorman: Showing signs of progress
Gorman (back) will hit off a tee Monday and "increase baseball activity," John Denton of MLB.com reports.
Gorman is showing signs of progress, but he's still not feeling well enough to take part in defensive drills. He's eligible to be activated from the 10-day injured list Friday, but he may need to make significant strides in the coming days to be ready to go by the weekend.... See More ... See Less
Cardinals' Nolan Gorman: To receive injection
Gorman (back) is scheduled to receive a pain-killing injection Thursday, John Denton of MLB.com reports.
Gorman was placed on the 10-day injured list Thursday, retroactive to Aug. 14, with a lower-back strain. The second baseman has been dealing with ongoing back discomfort since late July. The injection was going to keep him sidelined for at least the next three days, so the Cardinals opted to put him on the IL and bring up Richie Palacios. It's possible Gorman could return when first eligible Aug. 25 in Philadelphia.... See More ... See Less
Cardinals' Nolan Gorman: Thinks he could DH Thursday
Gorman (back) believes he could be available at least as a designated hitter Thursday, Derrick Goold of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports.
Gorman is dealing with a nagging back injury which he actually initially suffered back in 2020-21 offseason during a weightlifting incident. It's more of an issue for him in the field when he has to bend over to field grounders, so it's possible he could stay on the roster but be limited to DH duty for a while. The Cardinals could also opt to go ahead and put him on the injured list to give him some extended rest, especially since they have a few other players that are also banged up.... See More ... See Less
Cardinals' Nolan Gorman: Placed on IL with back strain
Gorman was placed on the 10-day injured list Thursday, retroactive to Aug. 14, with a lower-back strain.
Gorman has been dealing with off-and-on back discomfort since late July and will now get an extended period of rest. He leaves behind an .815 OPS with 24 home runs and 67 RBI in 104 games on the year. Jose Fermin and Taylor Motter will likely share time at second base for the Cardinals while Gorman is on the shelf.... See More ... See Less
Cardinals' Nolan Gorman: Out with back issue Wednesday
Gorman (back) is out of the lineup for Wednesday's game against the Athletics, Jeff Jones of the Belleville News-Democrat reports.
Gorman will remain on the bench for a third consecutive game on account of lower-back tightness, affording Taylor Motter another turn at second base. The Cardinals seem to be viewing Gorman as day-to-day with the hope that he'll be able to return to the starting nine at some point during their four-game series with the Mets, which begins Thursday.... See More ... See Less
Cardinals' Nolan Gorman: Remains sidelined Tuesday
Gorman (back) is absent from the lineup Tuesday against the Athletics.
Gorman was scratched from Monday's series opener due to nagging lower-back tightness and needs at least one more day of rest. Taylor Motter is starting at second base and batting eighth for St. Louis.... See More ... See Less
Cardinals' Nolan Gorman: Scratched with tight back
Gorman was scratched from the lineup Monday against the Athletics due to lower-back tightness, Katie Woo of The Athletic reports.
This back tightness has been a lingering issue for Gorman, who may need more days off down the stretch. Taylor Motter will start at second base and bat ninth as the Cardinals open a three-game series versus Oakland.... See More ... See Less
Cardinals' Nolan Gorman: Launches two homers in loss
Gorman went 3-for-5 with a pair of solo home runs in Friday's 9-4 loss to the Rockies.
Gorman missed the prior game with a bruised foot he sustained Wednesday, but he returned with a vengeance, popping a pair of homers for the second time in his last eight contests. The second baseman is up to 24 long balls, 67 RBI, 47 runs scored, six stolen bases and a .245/.331/.512 slash line through 97 games this season. With Brendan Donovan (elbow) done for the year, Gorman will likely take on an everyday role at second base rather than sitting versus most southpaws.... See More ... See Less
Cardinals' Nolan Gorman: Back in lineup
Gorman (foot) is starting at second base and batting third Friday against the Rockies, John Denton of MLB.com reports.
After missing Thursday's game due to a bruised foot, Gorman is officially good to go for Friday's series opener. The 23-year-old came back from the All-Star break scorching hot, but he is just 1-for-11 with seven strikeouts across his last four games.... See More ... See Less
Cardinals' Nolan Gorman: Scratched with bruised foot
Gorman was scratched from the lineup Thursday versus the Twins due to a bruised foot, Jeff Jones of the Belleville News-Democrat reports.
Gorman fouled a ball off his foot Wednesday and will take a day off for rest and treatment. It's not believed to be a serious concern. Jose Fermin is now starting at second base and batting ninth for the Cardinals in Thursday's series finale against Minnesota.... See More ... See Less
Cardinals' Nolan Gorman: Back in lineup Wednesday
Gorman (back) will start at second base and bat third Wednesday against the Twins.
Gorman was on the bench for the Cardinals' last two games due to back soreness, but he'll be healthy enough to play the field Wednesday. The 23-year-old has made 26 of his starts this season as a designated hitter, but he'll likely see the overwhelming majority of his playing time at second base moving forward with Brendan Donovan (elbow) set to undergo season-ending surgery Wednesday.... See More ... See Less
|HT/WT: 6-1, 210 lbs|
|Birthplace: Phoenix, AZ|
|Bats/Throws: L, R|