Gonzalez has been sidelined with a pectoral injury and shoulder impingement since May.
Mozeliak said Gonzalez would pitch for Class A Palm Beach and gradually increase his workload to 100 pitches by the end of the month.Analysis:
Morrow has been on the 60-day disabled list from a shoulder injury that has sidelined him since May 3.
Assuming everything goes well, Morrow will throw a simulated game for the team on Saturday.Analysis:
Lyons is 2-0 with a 5.09 ERA in five starts with the Cardinals in 2015. Cooney has no record and a 5.40 ERA through two starts.Analysis:
The right-hander made three starts for Cincinnati. He went 0-2 with a 7.30 ERA in the first three starts of his MLB career. He walked 13 batters and had eight strikeouts in 12 1/3 innings.Analysis:
Garza is having a tough season. He is 4-10 with a 5.55 ERA through 17 starts. He is winless in his last five starts and has a 7.88 ERA in his last four starts.
He said his shoulder has been bothering him for a while, according to the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. He added, however, he is confident he will only miss one start and be able to return to the rotation after the All-Star break.
Garza said he has had no prior shoulder issues in his career.Analysis:
"At some point, especially if we're in striking distance, yeah, you want to use all your weapons, absolutely," Weiss said of bringing up Gray, per The Denver Post. "No, I don't think it's early."
However, general manager Jeff Bridich isn't as eager to bring up the 2013 first-round pick, who has has logged 252 innings in the minors.
"Jon Gray is doing a great job right now of learning lessons and evolving at the Triple-A level," Bridich said. "So there are things that he needs to do and will continue to do. And we'll continue to exercise patience with him."
The top-100 prospect is 3-5 with a 4.88 ERA in 16 outings (15 starts) at Triple-A this season. He is 3-2 with a 3.47 ERA in his last 12 games.Analysis:
"We'll see how the recovery goes," general manager Neal Huntington told the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. "It is two months-ish. I mean, we have been told it is roughly two months until he is ready to compete."Analysis:
Prior to going on the disabled list in mid-June, the veteran right-hander had a 3-7 record and 6.43 ERA. He had been particularly bad over his last nine starts, going 1-6 with an 8.06 ERA.Analysis:
Collins ultimately said that Harvey and the other pitchers need to "get over it"
"They've got to," Collins said. "Matt knows that. I know he's frustrated by it, and he and I have talked about it. But you've got to come up and be creative between starts. I certainly understand it. I certainly do understand it. He's a tremendous competitor and he wants to be out there as much as he can on a regular basis. I guess the easiest way for me to say it is, 'Matt, we'll go back to a five-man, but I hope you enjoy watching the rest of the season sitting on the bench in September when we need you.' So we've got to make the adjustment."Analysis: