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February 25, 2013

Former Cardinals RHP Kyle McClellan shut down

Shoulder problems that cost McClellan most of 2012 flare up again.

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Former Cardinals pitcher Kyle McClellan, a St. Louis native in his first season with another club than the Redbirds, has been shut down due to health issues.

According to ESPN, McClellan couldn't make it through warm ups Monday before the shoulder that knocked him out last season started to bark.

McClellan said there is no time table for his return. He is hopeful that he'll be able to pitch without pain after he builds up the muscle in back of his shoulder.

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