ST. LOUIS - Cardinals left-hander Jaime Garcia didn't have much to say about a frustrated 2012 season Saturday when he met with reporters before taking his turn in the autograph line at the annual Winter Warm-Up.
And he's not sure what to expect in 2013 either.
Garcia, who left a start in Game 2 of the Division Series with reoccurring shoulder stiffness that cost him a good chunk of the regular season as well, was deemed healthy in November and has begun his normal throwing program for 2013.
But he's not ready to say his injured shoulder is 100 percent behind him.
"We'll see in April when we get going," Garcia said. "So far it's been good."
The left-hander went 7-7 with a 3.92 ERA in 20 starts but was sidelined for nearly three months in the middle of the season as he attempted to figure out the cause of stiffness in his left shoulder which caused problems to his release point.
Garcia returned to make nine starts before the playoffs and had a 3.25 ERA. But he was yanked from a...