Cardinals' Jordan Hicks to Undergo Tommy John Surgery, Will Miss 12-13 Months

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Alex we're getting set for first pitch tonight between the cardinals and the f. lettuce cardinals ramping up this homestand with two games against oakland as oakland sits in the middle of the pack and their division same with the cardinals after the cubs won last night the cardinals now two and a half games out of first place in the national league central now the big news today is jordan hicks who now it's official getting tommy john surgery according to john mosaic tomorrow at with that torn u._c._l._a. that was announced yesterday here's mike scheldt with thoughts on the update on hicks first thing i did when i got that text message from our medical team was to call jordan and see is it was and we had a good conversation good place of coversation with earlier today and you know feel good about it for sure but feel like he's got his head at a spot that promising moving forward and hicks initial thoughts good right now get into it sam positive got tomorrow in the surgery done so really optimistic and ready to get started on the process and then we found out that carlos martinez according to john mosaic and mike shit will be taking over as the closer than carlos is the guy that you knows natural progression today that he's already been doing they did it last year so it's not four and two he's clearly capable of doing he's built ford not only in his competitive spirit and seek big moments but also is go actually you

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