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Cardinals' Matt Szczur: Demoted to minor-league camp

Szczur was reassigned to minor-league camp Thursday. Szczur dealt with a quadriceps injury that kept him sidelined for two weeks in the middle of March. He's since returned to Grapefruit league action, but will not make the team as a non-roster invitee.
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Cardinals' Matt Szczur: Dealing with quad issue

Szczur has not seen Grapefruit League action since March 2 due to a left quadriceps injury, Adam Berry of MLB.com reports. The non-roster invitee's chances of sticking past spring training are naturally taking a hit with his extended absence, although Szczur at least has 363 games on his big-league resume. The 31-year-old was hitless over four at-bats before going down, but manager Mike Shildt seemed to indicate Friday the issue may not linger much longer. "Very light quad issue, but significant enough to keep him out for a week," Shildt said. "Somewhat [of a] precaution, obviously some of it necessary."
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St. Louis Cardinals News: Matt Szczur signed for outfield depth

The St. Louis Cardinals have been scouring the remaining players looking for players to add. Now, they have signed Matt Szczur to a minor-league deal. Coming into 2021, the St. Louis Cardinals have one of the youngest starting outfields they have had in years if the roster doesn’t change. The...
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Cardinals' Matt Szczur: Invited to Cardinals camp

Szczur signed a minor-league contract with the Cardinals on Saturday as a non-roster invitee, Jim Salisbury of NBC Sports Philadelphia reports. Szczur was released by the Phillies prior to the 2020 season after serving as a non-roster invitee during spring training. He'll be invited to the Cardinals' big-league camp in 2021 and will attempt to return to the majors for the first time since 2018.
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