Adam Wainwright to get second opinion

Updated: February 24, 2011, 12:15 PM ET
Associated Press

St. Louis Cardinals ace Adam Wainwright is getting a second opinion on his injured right elbow, which the team fears will require reconstructive surgery.

Team spokesman Brian Bartow said Wednesday night that results of MRIs and other tests were being examined by Dr. Lewis Yocum in Los Angeles. The team anticipated a news conference Thursday afternoon to disclose the findings.

Wainwright, a 20-game winner and runner-up for the NL Cy Young Award last year, was sent back to St. ...

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