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Michael Wacha not cleared to throw

Updated: July 7, 2014, 8:46 PM ET
Associated Press

ST. LOUIS -- The St. Louis Cardinals say an MRI exam on right-hander Michael Wacha's injured shoulder showed progress, but not enough for him to resume throwing.

General manager John Mozeliak said Monday that Wacha, the National League Championship Series MVP last fall, will be evaluated again in two weeks. He said continued treatment along with weight training to strengthen the area around the stress fracture was in the pitcher's best interest.

"It's not there yet," Mozeliak said. ...

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