Injury Update On St. Louis Cardinals Shortstop

St. Louis Cardinals shortstop Paul DeJong was recently placed on the 10-day injured list, retroactive to March 27, due to soreness in his back.

Although he has been able to participate in batting practice recently, he will need a minor league rehab assignment to fully recover from his condition.

However, DeJong is reportedly scheduled to begin a rehab assignment with Low-A Peoria soon, and if everything goes well, he should be available as a backup infielder for the Cardinals later this month.

In the meantime, Alec Burleson and Taylor Motter will be filling in for DeJong on the Cardinals' bench.

Dejong had a rough 2022 season, which saw him in and out of the lineup for the starting shortstop role.

Really though, it's been a tough past couple of seasons for DeJong, as he's managed to compile a brutal .182/.269/.352 triple-slash line, with 25 home runs, 70 RBIs, seven stolen bases and 63 runs scored across 190 games since the 2021 season.
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