Woodford (2-2) worked 2⅓ innings against Houston on Thursday, giving up four runs on four hits, including a home run, and walked two. He has a 5.67 ERA. The 26-year-old right-hander was also on the 15-day list in May with right shoulder problems.
The Cardinals recalled RHP James Naile from Triple-A Memphis to fill Woodford’s spot. Naile saw action in three games this season with St. Louis, allowing five runs, two earned, on eight hits over 4⅓ innings. He also walked three and struck out one.
Cardinals put RHP Jake Woodford on IL with shoulder strain