Shortstop sat out all of last season with St. Louis, due to injury
First off, Furcal will have Tommy John surgery and according to Mozeliak the shortstop is likely done for the season.
Cardinals shortstop will undergo surgery next week.
Cardinals general manager calls it the worst news you could have about shortstop’s ligament problem.
Today, there is word that Furcal also has a bone spur in his elbow. That can cause pain, obviously, and it can also limit range of motion as well.
Looking at the big picture of the entire 2012 season, the St. Louis Cardinals had an excellent year. However, they were undone by an offense that would disappear for long stretches of time.
Cardinals say shortstop has strained right elbow.
Flashing their bright orange spikes and booming bats, the San Francisco sluggers keyed a five-run blitz against Justin Verlander in the first inning that sent the National League to an 8-0 romp over the American League.
Cardinals shortstop brings a child onto the field for Monday’s batting practice.
Tony La Russa has Cardinals’ right fielder Carlos Beltran batting fifth and shortstop Rafael Furcal hitting ninth for the National League club.