|Fri Jul 3||17:46||Matt Holliday: (Quad) Increases Intensity While Running|
Holliday (quad) increased the intensity of his running Friday, Jim Hayes of Fox Sports Midwest reports.
Although the increased intensity would fall under the umbrella of progress, Holliday said that he's nowhere near full speed yet. With the All-Star break looming in just over a week, it would hardly be surprising to see him remain on the DL for the next two weeks if the Cards elect to take a cautious approach with the final steps in his recovery.
|Fri Jul 3||15:46||Matt Holliday: (Quad) Increases Intensity While Running|
St. Louis Cardinals outfielder Matt Holliday increased the intensity of his running Friday while recovering from a quadriceps injury, according to Fox Sports Midwest.
St. Louis Cardinals outfielder Matt Holliday increased the intensity of his running Friday while recovering from a quadriceps injury, according to Fox Sports Midwest. Holliday said he is not close to running at full speed yet.
|Sun Jun 28||10:29||Holliday (quadriceps) took batting practice Saturday|
Holliday (quadriceps) took batting practice Saturday, Luke Thopmson of FOX Sports Midwest reports.
Holliday has been incrementally increasing his baseball-related activities in recent days, with the batting-practice session representing his latest step forward. Manager Mike Matheny hopes that Holliday will resume running within a couple of days, after which the Cardinals might be able to etch out a timetable for his return. Holliday only had three homers and 26 RBI across 178 at-bats prior to suffering the partial quad tear in early June, but owns an excellent .417 on-base percentage on the season.
|Sun Jun 28||08:29||Matt Holliday: (Quadriceps) Takes BP|
St. Louis Cardinals outfielder Matt Holliday took batting practice Saturday as he continues to recover from a quadriceps injury, according to FOX Sports Midwest.
St. Louis Cardinals outfielder Matt Holliday took batting practice Saturday as he continues to recover from a quadriceps injury, according to FOX Sports Midwest. Hollidy has incrementally increased his baseball-related activities over the last few days, and Cardinals manager Mike Matheny hopes the outfielder will resume running soon.
|Fri Jun 26||18:32||Holliday expected to test his injured quad with some running nex...|
Holliday is expected to test his injured quad with some running next week, Jenifer Langosch of MLB.com reports.
He's been ramping up his activity in recent days, hitting off a tee and throwing, but Holliday has yet to progress to running after suffering a Grade 2 quad tear in early June. Regardless, the Cardinals are still holding out hope that he could return before the All-Star break.
|Fri Jun 26||10:11||Holliday (quad) hitting off tee and throwing|
Holliday (quad) has been hitting off a tee and throwing, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports.
While the Cardinals haven't provided an estimate or timetable, Holliday seemingly remains on track for a return at some point in July. His increased activity level suggests he could be back before the All-Star break, but Cardinals manager Mike Matheny said the team will take a cautious approach.
|Wed Jun 17||11:42||Holliday (quadriceps) seems to be recovering well from Grade 2 t...|
Holliday (quadriceps) seems to be recovering well from the Grade 2 tear he suffered in early June, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports.
Wainwright said "We've got some guys coming back soon. Matt (Holliday) will be back." That's good news for fantasy owners, Holliday was due to be reevaluated later this week so his status should be clearer then.
|Tue Jun 9||19:16||Matt Holliday: Has Partial Quad Tear, To Be Reevaluated In Two Weeks|
Holliday has been diagnosed with a partial quadriceps tear and will be reevaluated in two weeks, the St. Louis Post Dispatch's Derrick Goold reports.
Teammate Matt Adams suffered a complete tear earlier this season, which required surgery, but Holliday's Grade 2 tear means he may be able to avoid surgery. He was already going to miss two weeks after being placed on the 15-day DL, but it now sounds like the recovery process will exceed the minimum stay on the DL.
|Tue Jun 9||17:16||Matt Holliday: Has Partial Quad Tear|
St. Louis Cardinals outfielder Matt Holliday has a partial tear of his right quadriceps and will be evaluated again in two weeks, according to the St. Louis Post Dispatch.
St. Louis Cardinals outfielder Matt Holliday has a partial tear of his right quadriceps and will be evaluated again in two weeks, according to the St. Louis Post Dispatch. Holliday was placed on the 15-day disabled list Tuesday after suffering the injury during Monday's game, and will seemingly be out past June 23 when he is first eligible to be activated.
|Tue Jun 9||16:54||Holliday (quad) placed on 15-day DL|
Holliday (quad) has been placed on the 15-day DL.
Holliday departed Monday's game and was later diagnosed with a right quad strain. The team has not provided a firm timetable, but Holliday will miss at least a couple of weeks, meaning Jon Jay is likely to see a bump in playing time. To fill Holliday's roster spot, the Cardinals called up right-handed pitcher Miguel Socolovich from Triple-A Memphis.
|Tue Jun 9||14:54||Matt Holliday: (Quadriceps) Lands on DL|
St. Louis Cardinals outfielder Matt Holliday was placed on the 15-day disabled list Tuesday due to a strained right quadriceps.
St. Louis Cardinals outfielder Matt Holliday was placed on the 15-day disabled list Tuesday due to a strained right quadriceps. Holliday apparently suffered the injury while chasing after a fly ball during Monday's game and will be out until at least Jun. 23 as he recovers.
|Mon Jun 8||21:42||Matt Holliday: Strains Right Quad|
Holliday's injury has been clarified as a right quad strain, MLB.com's Tracy Ringolsby reports.
He left Monday's game after suffering the injury and will reportedly be examined further Tuesday. Jon Jay replaced Holliday in left field and will likely see a short-term boost in playing time if the injury persists.
|Mon Jun 8||21:23||Holliday left Monday's game against Rockies after suffering appa...|
Holliday left Monday's game against the Rockies after suffering an apparent leg injury.
He was able to walk off the field under his own strength after apparently jamming his knee, so it initially appears that Holliday avoided serious injury. We'll await a postgame update, but consider him day-to-day at this point. Jon Jay replaced him in left field.
|Wed Jun 3||02:22||Holliday ejected by home plate umpire Joe West for arguing calle...|
Holliday was ejected by home plate umpire Joe West for arguing a called third strike in the seventh inning Tuesday, ending his National League-record 45-game on-base streak.
Holliday was just eight games away from tying Derek Jeter's all-time mark of 53, so he was understandably upset by the blown call by West. He finished 0-for-3 with the lone strikeout and will look to put the ejection and the impressive on-base streak behind him in his next outing.
|Tue Jun 2||00:38||Holliday (illness) 1-3 with walk in Monday's loss to Brewers|
Holliday (illness) went 1-for-3 with a walk in Monday's loss to the Brewers.
He was scratched from the lineup Sunday due to illness, but Holliday was able to play all nine innings in the loss Monday and is seemingly fit for regular duty throughout the upcoming week as a result.
|Mon Jun 1||16:15||Matt Holliday: (Illness) Returns To Lineup Monday|
Holliday (illness) will rejoin the lineup Monday against the Brewers.
Holliday missed Friday's game due to a fever, started Saturday but was removed early, and missed Sunday's game to essentially miss most of the weekend series against the Dodgers. He'll attempt to rejoin the lineup Monday, hoping that this time the illness is permanently behind him.
|Mon Jun 1||14:15||Matt Holliday: (Illness) Returns To Lineup Monday|
St. Louis Cardinals outfielder Matt Holliday, who has been suffering from an illness, is back in the lineup Monday against the Milwaukee Brewers.
St. Louis Cardinals outfielder Matt Holliday, who has been suffering from an illness, is back in the lineup Monday against the Milwaukee Brewers. Holliday sat out Friday and had to leave Saturday's game after attempting to return prematurely, and then sat again Sunday.
|Sun May 31||12:08||Matt Holliday: (Illness) Out Sunday|
Holliday (illness) was scratched from Sunday's lineup for the Cardinals' game against the Dodgers, MLB.com's Jenifer Langosch reports.
Holliday was pulled after just two plate appearances Saturday due to the illness, and though the Cardinals initially expected him to return to the outfield Sunday, manager Mike Matheny decided the 35-year-old could benefit from an extra day off. Peter Bourjos will swap in for Holliday, covering center field while Randal Grichuk moves over to left.
|Sun May 31||10:08||Matt Holliday: (Illness) Out Sunday|
St. Louis Cardinals outfielder Matt Holliday was scratched from the lineup Sunday against the Los Angeles Dodgers because of an illness, according to MLB.com.
St. Louis Cardinals outfielder Matt Holliday was scratched from the lineup Sunday against the Los Angeles Dodgers because of an illness, according to MLB.com. Holliday left Saturday's game after just two plate appearances because of the ailment.
|Sat May 30||22:41||Holliday left Saturday's game, presumably because of illness tha...|
Holliday left Saturday's game, presumably because of the illness that held him out of Friday's game.
Jayson Heyward came into the game to play right field, while Randal Grichuk moved from right field to take Holliday's position in left field. Holliday reached base in the game though, the extend his on base streak to 44 games. Holliday will likely return to the Cardinals' lineup Sunday.