SP,RP - St. Louis Cardinals
The Cardinals placed Steven Matz on the 15-day IL Monday with a left lat strain.
Matz’s injury comes at a point where he was on a roll for the Cardinals, posting a 1.86 ERA in his last seven starts. With the Cardinals out of playoff contention, it remains to be seen if they will just shut Matz down for the remainder of the season.
Steven Matz earned the win on Saturday against the Royals, allowing two runs on four hits across six innings.
Matz delivered another solid outing Saturday afternoon, earning his fourth win on the year and lowering his ERA to 3.86 on the season.
Steven Matz earned the win on Saturday against the Rockies, allowing one run on five hits across six innings.
Matz earned his third win and lowered his ERA to 3.91 in the strong start against Colorado.
Matz delivered a strong outing, allowing just five hits and one walk while striking out six over six shutout innings, but the Cardinals' offense couldn't provide enough run support as they fell to the Diamondbacks 3-1.
With this performance, Matz's season ERA sits at 4.34 with a 1.44 WHIP, 8.8 K/9, and a 2.83 strikeout-to-walk ratio.
Steven Matz delivered a solid performance on Thursday, allowing just three hits and one earned run over five innings while striking out six batters to earn his first win of the season.
With a 4.67 ERA and a 1.47 WHIP through 13 starts, Matz will look to build on this outing and continue to improve his numbers moving forward.