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St. Louis Cardinals closer Jason Motte had season-ending Tommy John surgery Tuesday.
Motte tweeted the ligament replacement surgery on his right elbow ''went well.''
''One day closer to getting back out there then yesterday,'' he wrote on Twitter.
The Cardinals announced before their game against the Cubs that they had activated first baseman Matt Adams (right oblique) from the disabled list.
Motte was placed on the Cardinals' disabled list March 29 with right elbow soreness. After trying to rehab the injury and play catch, the team decided he should have the elbow-ligament replacement procedure.
Motte saved 42 games in 2012 with a 2.75 ERA.
Edward Mujica has taken over as the closer for St. Louis. He has converted all eight of his chances and has a 2.08 ERA.
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Cardinals pither Jason Motte underwent Tommy John surgery on his right elbow on Tuesday. The surgery was performed by team physician Dr. Georg Paletta and has been called a success according to the St. Louis Post Dispatch.
Motte attempted to rehab the torn ligament in his elbow initially but opted for surgery after experiencing a setback lat week.
The former closer will miss the...
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Every Monday, John Nagel of CardinalsFarm.com will provide StlSportsMinute.com with a St. Louis Cardinals Weekly Farm report. This will name a player and pitcher of the week in the Cardinals' farm system and will also run through each team and talk about players who have had good weeks, bad weeks, and also player movement.
Week 3 covers games from April 29th to May 5th...
The bullpen of the St. Louis Cardinals, among the worst in baseball during the first three weeks of the season, has stabilized somewhat with the emergence of Edward Mujica as closer. In addition, Trevor Rosenthal has settled in and first-time call ups Carlos Martinez and Seth Maness have shown nicely.
The club recently logged a six-game winning streak, longer than any in 2012...
The St. Louis Cardinals have optioned infielder Jermaine Curtis to their Triple-A Memphis minor league affiliate. He was designated for assignment a few days back and has cleared the waiver wire process. He provides organizational depth for the Red Birds.
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First baseman Matt Adams was activated from the 15-day disabled list Monday by the St. Louis Cardinals. Missing time with an oblique strain, the big youngster looks to provide a solid bat when given an opportunity to be in the lineup.
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As expected, the St. Louis Cardinals activated first baseman Matt Adams from the disabled list yesterday, according to Jenifer Langosch of MLB.com.
Not that this should be news but #STLCards have officially activated Matt Adams from the DL; Jermaine Curtis was sent down to Triple-A.
— Jenifer Langosch (@LangoschMLB) May 7, 2013
To make room for Adams on the roster...
Mike Shannon has been a radio broadcaster for the St. Louis Cardinals since 1972. He’s also the guest on this edition of FanGraphs Audio.
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(AP) -- Jake Westbrook owns the lowest ERA in baseball, but a visit to Wrigley Field could put that in jeopardy.
Westbrook looks to give the St. Louis Cardinals another strong effort on the mound in order to help them salvage a split of this two-game set with the archrival Chicago Cubs on Wednesday.
The Cardinals (20-12) have the best rotation in baseball with a 2.22 ERA, and Westbrook...
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The high-ceiling potential attached to the arm of Carlos Martinez has been no secret since he signed with St. Louis back in 2010. Three years and 260 MiLB innings later, a once raw 18-year old has made quick progress in the critical areas of mental maturity (strike throwing), mound intelligence (pitch selection) and off speed/breaking ball refinement...
Carlos Beltran and Jon Jay drove in two runs apiece, and the St. Louis Cardinals capped an impressive trip with a 5-4 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Wednesday.
Beltran also had three hits as St. Louis won for the seventh time in eight games and improved to a major league-best 14-7 on the road. The Cardinals went 5-1 on a six-game swing to Milwaukee and Chicago, with the lone loss...
St. Louis Cardinals starter Lance Lynn entered Tuesday night's game at Wrigley Field against the Chicago Cubs with an undefeated 5-0 record. But, thanks to a two-run home run off the bat of Nate Schierholtz in the fourth inning and a lackluster and quiet performance by the Cardinals offense, Lynn picked up his first loss of the season in a 2-1 defeat to the Cubs.
Our friends over at Big League Stew had a nice little post about a new product that Topps (yes, the same company that makes ball cards) has created: LINK HERE
They're called 'Minis' and they're pretty... stinking... cool.
2.5" vinyl figurines of my favorite Cardinals? Put a couple in the office. Maybe give a few as gifts. The possibilities are endless...
The St. Louis Cardinals have the best rotation in baseball, and Lance Lynn is leading the charge with a personal winning streak that's reached double digits.
Lynn goes for an 11th straight regular-season victory Tuesday night, when he tries to remain unbeaten against the Chicago Cubs in the opener of a two-game set at Wrigley Field.
St. Louis (20-11) has the NL's best record...