Found May 19, 2013 on MLB Injury News:
The St. Louis Cardinals are dealing with yet another injured pitcher.  Jaime Garcia was placed on the 15-day disabled list yesterday.  The 26-year old pitcher has suffered a shoulder strain, and he and the team are concerned the injury could be even more significant than originally thought. According to Jennifer Langosch of MLB.com, there is a possibility that Garcia may need surgery on the shoulder.  The official diagnosis right now remains a left shoulder strain.  However, a shoulder impingement seems to be the real concern.  Generally, impingements require surgery to correct properly.  If Garcia does have to undergo surgery, he would likely be moved from the 15-day DL to the 60-day DL. Yesterday, the Cardinals activated Mitchell Boggs.  He is expected to be available today if necessary.  Boggs was on the disabled list with a strained back.  Although Boggs will be returning, the team is still taking a big hit with the loss of Garcia.  Garcia was having a nice start to the season. In nine starts, Garcia was 5-2 with a 3.58 ERA.  In his career, Garcia owns a 3.45 ERA.  He has been a solid pitcher for the Cardinals since he made his debut with them in 2008. Follow @mlbinjurynews Looking for fantasy baseball advice?
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