Carpenter has recontructive surgery on elbow
ST. LOUIS -- Cardinals ace Chris Carpenter had reconstructive elbow surgery Tuesday, an operation likely to sideline him for at least a year.
The 2005 NL Cy Young Award winner, out since Opening Day, had surgery in early May to remove bone spurs and was on a rehab assignment for Class A Palm Beach when he developed swelling and stiffness on July 8.
St. Louis team physician Dr. George Paletta operated Tuesday to
repair the ulnar collateral ligament in Carpenter's right ...
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