Matt Holliday: (Back) Dealing With Pinched Nerve Staff

Update: Holliday is dealing with a pinched nerve in his back that has preventing him from rotating his head to face pitches, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports.

Recommendation: This certainly sounds worse than simple back tightness for Holliday, who has already missed two games. While the Cardinals will likely wait a few days and see how Holliday recovers, a trip to the DL can't be ruled out at this juncture. Continue to check back on his status heading into the weekend series with the Marlins.