Slama to have MRI on elbow: Twins vs. Cardinals 3/7

By: Kelly Thesier/MLB.com

FORT MYERS, Fla. — Right-hander Anthony Slama is scheduled to have an MRI on his right elbow Monday.

Slama last pitched a week ago and he said he’s been experiencing some discomfort in his elbow since then. His hope is that the MRI comes back clean and he’ll back throwing in 2-3 days.

No other injury updates so far this morning. I’ll pass along more if we I find anything out later.

The Twins will try to continue their five-game spring winning streak against a Cardinals team that’s sans Albert Pujols today, since the slugger didn’t make the trip.

Cardinals (5-3)

Skip Schumaker, 2B
Ryan Theriot, SS
Colby Rasmus, CF
Lance Berkman, DH
Allen Craig, RF
Mark Hamilton, 1B
Yadier Molina, C
David Freese, 3B
Jon Jay, LF
Pitching: RHP Jake Westbrook

Others scheduled to pitch: Lance Lynn, Joe Kelly, Trever Miller, Blake King, Adam Ottavino

Twins

(6-2)
Denard Span, CF
Matt Tolbert, SS
Jason Kubel, RF
Jim Thome, DH
Luke
Hughes, 3B
Jeff Bailey, 1B
Rene Rivera, C
Ben Revere, LF
Trevor Plouffe, 2B
Pitching: RHP Scott Baker

Others scheduled to pitch: Jose Mijares, Joe Nathan, Glen Perkins, Carlos Gutierrez, Phil Dumatrait

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