St. Louis will likely use the entire 30-day rehab period to monitor Clement before possibly calling on him to join the team. "We're going to find out what we really have," St. Louis Cardinals' general manager John Mozeliak told reporters over the weekend. "I suspect by the first part of July, we'll know."
It's been reported that Clement is condition to thrown up to 100 pitches, at the velocity of in the mid-to-high-80s, close to his pre-injury form
Clement was a third round pick in the 1993 draft by the San Diego Padres, for whom he pitched up until 2000 before being traded to the Florida Marlins in 2001.
In 2005, he earned his first All-Star appearance, going 13-6 with the Boston Red Sox.
He will be on an 80 to 85 pitch count for the game. Scheduled starter Brandon Dickson will have his start pushed a day back to Wednesday.
Barring any additional setbacks, Clement could be back in the Cardinals rotation by the 4th of July.