Garrett Richards (elbow) threw 20 pitches in a simulated inning on Wednesday.
Chris Coghlan was lifted from Wednesday's game against the Pirates due to an apparent left leg injury.
Drew Pomeranz (forearm) will throw a bullpen session on Thursday.
Shin-Soo Choo (forearm) is expected to rejoin the Rangers on Friday.
Cardinals owner Bill DeWitt Jr. told the St. Louis Post-Dispatch that manager Mike Matheny is safe.
Eduardo Nunez (hamstring) is questionable for this weekend's series against the Dodgers.
Lucas Duda has been scratched from Wednesday's game against the Marlins.
Jabari Blash (finger) has been shut down for the rest of the 2016 season.
Pirates manager Clint Hurdle said Wednesday that he will "back off" catcher Francisco Cervelli (hand) the rest of the way.
Albert Pujols (foot) is not in the lineup for Wednesday's game against the A's.
Chase Whitley will start against the Rangers on Sunday.
Aaron Nola (elbow) has started into a throwing program.
Pirates manager Clint Hurdle said that Neftali Feliz (arm) is almost certainly done for the 2016 season.
Adrian Gonzalez (sinus infection) is in the lineup for Wednesday's game against the Padres.
Gregory Polanco is not in the lineup for Wednesday's game against the Cubs due to a stiff neck.