Tuesday, May 7, 2013

Motte has Tommy John surgery

(Photo by Chris Lee, clee@post-dispatch.com)

Motte had Tommy John surgery performed in St. Louis by the Cardinals team physician Dr. George Paletta at Mercy Hospital. The surgery went as expected, according to a team official.

The ligament transplant procedure was necessary to repair a torn ligament within Motte's right elbow.

The standard recovery from the surgery is about 12 months.

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