15DJhonny Peralta
SS/3B STL
2 days ago

Peralta (thumb) said Saturday that he hopes to be cleared to swing a bat in the next day or two, Jim Hayes of FOX Sports Midwest reports.

EDGE Analysis

A thumb ligament issue forced Peralta back to the DL this week, but the injury is unrelated to the one he suffered in spring training. It sounds like Peralta is confident this will ultimately prove a minor setback, but a return timetable won't probably won't take shape until he successfully ramps up his activity and gets close to a rehab assignment.

15DJhonny Peralta
SS/3B STL
6 days ago

Peralta (thumb) was placed on the DL Tuesday, Jenifer Langosch of MLB.com reports.

EDGE Analysis

Peralta will head to the DL for a second time this season as he deals with a thumb issue that flared up during a check swing in Sunday's game. The 34-year-old already missed two months of the season due to a thumb injury but the team has said that this ailment is unrelated. Greg Garcia figures to see a boost in playing time at shortstop while Peralta is on the DL.

15DJhonny Peralta
SS/3B STL
7 days ago

Peralta is dealing with thumb soreness after experiencing a flare up after a check swing in Sunday's game, Jim Hayes of Fox Sports Midwest reports.

EDGE Analysis

Perlata is not in the lineup for Monday's game and should be considered day-to-day for the time being. More information surrounding his injury should be released in the near future.

15DJhonny Peralta
SS/3B STL
7 days ago

Peralta is out of the lineup for Monday's game against the Padres.

EDGE Analysis

Peralta has struggled since his return, hitting .221/.258/.416 with five home runs and 13 RBI in 30 games this season, which is well below his career averages of .267/.330/.425. Greg Garcia will get the start in his place at third base, but Peralta will likely be back in the lineup Tuesday.

15DJhonny Peralta
SS/3B STL
1 week ago

Peralta went 1-for-4 with a solo homer Saturday against the Marlins.

EDGE Analysis

Peralta cranked out his sixth homer of 2016 to give the Cards a 5-0 lead in the fifth inning of a home victory. He's now homered in two of his last three games, and he's slashing .225/.263/.423 since returning from the disabled list on June 7.

15DJhonny Peralta
SS/3B STL
2 weeks ago

Peralta went 1-for-5 with a solo homer Saturday at the Brewers.

EDGE Analysis

Peralta's fourth homer of the year came in the second inning to get the Cardinals on the board and provide a lead they'd never relinquish. He now has two homers in his last six games to raise his slugging percentage to .424 over 103 at-bats this season.

15DJhonny Peralta
SS/3B STL
2 weeks ago

Peralta (thumb) is back in the lineup Saturday against the Brewers, Jim Hayes of FOX Sports Midwest reports.

EDGE Analysis

Peralta had missed the last three games with soreness in his thumb, but he'll return to action as his usual third base spot Saturday. Peralta will bat fifth in the order against Milwaukee's Chase Anderson.

15DJhonny Peralta
SS/3B STL
2 weeks ago

Peralta (thumb) remains out of the lineup Friday against the Brewers.

EDGE Analysis

There was some hope Peralta would return in time for the start of the Milwaukee series after being down for two days, but the Cardinals will keep him on the bench for at least one more game. Greg Garcia will get the start at third base once again. Peralta's injury is to his left thumb, the same one he had operated on in spring training, but he seems optimistic this will prove to be a minor setback.

15DJhonny Peralta
SS/3B STL
3 weeks ago

Peralta (thumb), who did not appear in Thursday's win over Pittsburgh, is hopeful that he will be able to play Friday in Milwaukee, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports.

EDGE Analysis

Although injuries are piling up in the St. Louis infield recently, the Cards may opt to take a cautious approach with Peralta given that he's dealing with a problem in his surgically-repaired thumb. Nevertheless, he's considered day-to-day heading into the final series before the All-Star break, and Greg Garcia remains at the ready to step in as needed.

15DJhonny Peralta
SS/3B STL
3 weeks ago

Peralta (thumb) remains out of the lineup Thursday against the Pirates.

EDGE Analysis

Peralta departed Tuesday's game after aggravating a thumb injury, and he'll now miss a second straight game while dealing with lingering soreness. Greg Garcia will get another nod at shortstop in his place Thursday.