"It just kind of got a little more inflamed than I would have liked my last start." Jake Westbrook has been trying to ignore elbow pain since spring training. The St. Louis Cardinals have placed right-hander Jake Westbrook on the 15-day disabled list with right elbow inflammation. The Cardinals will place the right-hander on the 15-day disabled list with elbow inflammation and plan to select the contract of left-hander John Gast in time for Tuesday night's game against the New York Mets. He said after the 35-year-old pitcher got a cortisone injection on Friday that he'd certainly not be able to make his next start.