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If his right elbow does not respond to rest and ongoing treatment by the end of this month, Cardinals closer Jason Motte will be scheduled for ligament replacement surgery and miss the entire season.
Cardinals general manager John Mozeliak announced the May 1 deadline after damage in Motte’s ligament was confirmed Tuesday during a followup visit with the team’s physician.
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