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Arizona Republic Jun 19, 2016

Stiff back could force David Peralta to DL

Diamondbacks outfielder David Peralta could find himself back on the disabled list, this time with back problems.         
BenFred: Diaz turns the corner on defense

BenFred: Diaz turns the corner on defense

Repetition, advice from Jhonny Peralta and a phone call from Jose Oquendo have helped the Cardinals' rookie shortstop settle in.
Viva El Birdos Jun 8, 2016

Matt Carpenter and a brief history of offense-focused lineup decisions

Matt Carpenter's return to second base is the latest in a long line of Cardinals lineup decisions which sacrifice defense for offensive production. In 2013, Matt Carpenter was the seventh-best position player in baseball by Fangraphs WAR. He was not a significantly better hitter than he is now, but because he played second base, a position with less expected offensively, his offense was even more valuable, as the gap between Carpenter and the average second baseman offensively is greater than the gap between Carpenter and the average third baseman. With Jhonny Peralta set to return to the...
Peralta sees third base as his possible future, too

Peralta sees third base as his possible future, too

CINCINNATI • When the Cardinals approached All-Star shortstop Jhonny Peralta with the plan to play him at third base so they could keep rookie Aledmys Diaz at shortstop, he understood they weren’t just talking about the team’s future.
Viva El Birdos Jun 6, 2016

Matt Carpenter will move to second with return of Jhonny Peralta - A Hunt and Peck

Because anyone can play second base... With the imminent return of Jhonny Peralta, the Cardinals find themselves with a somewhat unusual bit of positional flexibility in the infield. Who will be sent down when Peralta returns remains to be seen, though a conclusion will be reached soon, what players play where is a question which many different possible answers. One of those answers looks like it will put Matt Carpenter back at second base, a position he played regularly in 2013, and Peralta will move to third. Per Derrick Goold of the St. Louis Post Dispatch: Matt Carpenter, who was a...
Viva El Birdos Jun 6, 2016

Cardinals Farm Report: Weaver's Grand Return, Bader's Bat Highlight Weekend Action

Filling you in on all the weekend action from each level of the Cardinals' farm system. St. Louis infielder Jhonny Peralta had his rehab assignment moved to the High-A Palm Beach Cardinals, his last stop before joining the major-league team for the first time in the regular season. Peralta is expected to be activated off the disabled list and added to the Cardinals’ 25-man roster on Tuesday, June 7. Right-handed pitcher Luke Weaver and shortstop Juan Herrera both came off the disabled list and joined the Double-A Springfield Cardinals, who they both made their season debuts over the...
Arizona Republic May 31, 2016
D-Backs' Peralta could return this weekend

D-Backs' Peralta could return this weekend

Diamondbacks outfielder David Peralta could be activated off the disablied list this weekend         
Viva El Birdos May 29, 2016

Ruben Tejada designated for assignment

Signed as an injury replacement for Jhonny Peralta, the ex-Met lasted just 40 plate appearances with the Cardinals. On Saturday, hours before the Cardinals' 9-4 victory over the Washington Nationals, the Cardinals designated shortstop Ruben Tejada for assignment, opting instead to retain Greg Garcia on the Major League club. Tejada was signed by the Cardinals on March 19 in light of Jhonny Peralta's thumb injury and questions about the team's depth at the shortstop position. Unlike the team's internal candidates for the position, Tejada had a 431 game track record at shortstop in the big...

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