Wednesday, August 14, 2013

Oscar Taveras To Have Season-Ending Surgery; Adam Wainwright On Pace For Career-High Workload; Matt Holliday Returns To Lineup After Spraining Ankle; Worth Noting

Still bothered by a high right ankle sprain that he suffered in May, Cardinals top prospect Oscar Taveras is scheduled to undergo a season-ending surgical procedure next week. General manager John Mozeliak said the recommendation to have Taveras' ankle scoped came from Charlotte (N.C.)-based foot and ankle specialist, Dr. Robert Anderson, this week.

There will be no September call-up for Cardinals top prospect Oscar Taveras who will undergo a procedure on his ankle next week.

Oscar Taveras, the top prospect in the Cardinals’ farm system, will undergo season-ending surgery on his right ankle next week, ending an injury-filled season for the 21-year-old outfielder.
STL Sports Page

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