Jaime Garcia (shoulder) is expected to begin the season on the disabled list as he continues to battle arm soreness and fatigue.
Jaime Garcia was scratched from his scheduled start Sunday after experiencing a setback with his surgically repaired left shoulder.
Derrick Goold of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch said on 920 AM in St. Louis that the schedule currently points to Jaime Garcia beginning the season as the fifth starter.
Jaime Garcia fanned seven Mets while allowing two runs in four innings on Thursday.
Jaime Garcia limited the Orioles to one run over four innings and struck out five in the Cardinals' 8-2 victory Thursday.
Jaime Garcia surrendered one run and three hits in 1 1/3 innings Saturday against the Nationals.
While he's preparing to be a starting pitcher, Jaime Garcia (shoulder) is open to pitching out of the bullpen if it's in the best interest of the Cardinals.
Cardinals general manager John Mozeliak said reports on Jaime Garcia's (shoulder) rehab progress are "extraordinarily positive."
Cardinals activated LHP Jaime Garcia from the 60-day disabled list.
Cardinals transferred LHP Jaime Garcia from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list.
Jaime Garcia will undergo thoracic outlet syndrome surgery on Friday.
Jaime Garcia has opted to have surgery for thoracic outlet syndrome and will be sidelined for the remainder of the 2014 season.
Jaime Garcia is in the process of getting additional opinions from shoulder specialists before the next step in his rehab is determined.
Cardinals placed LHP Jaime Garcia on the 15-day disabled list with a left shoulder injury.