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Adam Wainwright to miss season

Updated: February 25, 2011, 5:03 PM ET
Associated Press

JUPITER, Fla. -- St. Louis Cardinals ace Adam Wainwright will have Tommy John surgery on his right elbow and miss the entire season.

Cardinals general manager John Mozeliak confirmed the news Thursday from spring training camp. He said he learned the severity of the injury Wednesday night after the 29-year-old pitcher sought a second opinion from Dr. Lewis Yocum in Los Angeles. A surgery date is not set.

"It's not a real surprise to us but certainly a disappointment," Mozeliak said. ...

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