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Cardinals shut down Jake Westbrook

Updated: September 22, 2012, 1:24 PM ET
Associated Press

CHICAGO -- St. Louis Cardinals right-hander Jake Westbrook was shut down just a few pitches into his bullpen session Saturday.

Cardinals manager Mike Matheny said it was "not a good day" for Westbrook, who will be re-evaluated Sunday.

Westbrook suffered a strained right oblique Sept. 8 and postponed his bullpen session Friday. He is 13-11 with a 3.97 ERA in 28 starts this season.

The Cardinals, who play the Chicago Cubs on Saturday, will start Lance Lynn Monday in Houston in ...

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