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Cardinals starter Miles Mikolas threw four innings in his rehab start at Triple-A. Mikolas allowed three earned runs, five hits, and zero walks with five strikeouts. He will make his third rehab start over the weekend.
Mikolas hasn't pitched since 2019 but proved he can eat innings with 200.2 and 184 innings in 2018 and 2019. He's a name to monitor in 15-team leagues for potential solid ratios.
Cardinals pitcher Miles Mikolas (shoulder) is scheduled for his final rehab start on May 16th or May 17th and is expected to rejoin the Cardinals by the end of May.
Mikolas allowed two runs on five hits and one walk while striking out three across two 1/3 innings in Wednesday's rehab start in Triple-A Durham. He will build his pitch count up to 90 before joining the Cardinals’ rotation at the end of May. The Cardinals will monitor how Mikolas' shoulder responds in his final rehab start before being activated from the injured list. Mikolas didn't pitch in 2020 and owned a 4.16 ERA and 1.22 WHIP across 184 innings in 2019.
Miles Mikolas will make a rehab start on Wednesday for Triple-A Memphis.
Mikolas threw two innings on at the alternate training site on Tuesday. He is clearly on track to make it back to the big league club within the next few weeks. Although it is tough to gauge what kind of pitcher he will be, as he has not pitched an inning in the MLB since 2019. He was very good in 2018, and not so great in 2019. However, the 32 year old is worthy of a stash spot on fantasy rosters in deeper leagues.
Cardinals pitcher Miles Mikolas (shoulder) threw batting practice Monday and faced live hitters for the first time since mid-February.
Mikolas is starting to ramp up his activity and faced live hitters for the first time since February. He's currently dealing with shoulder inflammation but is trending in the right direction to return to the Cardinals rotation in late May. Mikolas is mainly worth stashing in deep league or NL-Only formats.
Cardinals RHP Miles Mikolas (shoulder) threw a bullpen on Monday and will do so once again before facing hitters.
Mikolas is still aiming to return to the Cardinals' rotation sometime in May. He's currently dealing with shoulder inflammation.