March 1, 2011

TJ for Waino

Adam Wainwright went under the knife Monday in St. Louis, team physician, George Paletta performing Tommy John surgery on Wainwright's pitching elbow.

Recovery time for TJ surgery is typically 12-15 months.

Wainwright miss at minimum, the entire 2011 season. He is expected to rejoin the Cardinals in Jupiter, Florida before the end of March.

Wainwright narrowly missed winning the Cy Young Award last season while winning 20 games.