St. Louis Cardinals Jordan Walden Shelved, Detroit Tigers Justin Verlander Green-Lighted
UNDATED (AP) — St. Louis Cardinals setup man Jordan Walden has landed on the disabled list and will be shut down for six to 10 weeks for a strained muscle in his right shoulder.
The Cardinals say the injury will not require surgery.
Walden has compiled a 0.87 ERA in 12 games since being acquired from the Atlanta Braves in November.
In other baseball news:
— Tigers pitcher Justin Verlander has been given the go-ahead to resume throwing after being sidelined since the start of the season with a strained right triceps. Verlander threw in the outfield at U.S. Cellular Field before Wednesday's game against the Chicago White Sox.
— The Kansas City Royals have activated All-Star closer Greg Holland from the disabled list. Holland had been out with a strained pectoral muscle since April 18, the day after picking up his fourth save of the season.
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