Cardinals confirm Jordan Hicks has torn UCL

first_img Marcus Stroman calls Red Sox broadcaster Dennis Eckersley ‘clown’ after critical comment Hicks underwent an MRI for further evaluation, which revealed the severity of the injury.The club added it is still determining the next course of action, and Tommy John surgery is a possibility, though the procedure would surely sideline Hicks into the 2020 season. Craig Kimbrel likely to make Cubs debut later this week, report says Jordan Hicks is in jeopardy of missing time this season and beyond.The Cardinals on Monday announced the right-hander has a torn ulnar collateral ligament in his right elbow. Related News MLB All-Star Game 2019: Angels’ Shohei Ohtani would like to participate in HR Derby pic.twitter.com/aFKl1M6bnJ— St. Louis Cardinals (@Cardinals) June 24, 2019Hicks, 22, left Saturday’s 4-2 win over the Angels in the ninth inning with the injury and will likely be placed on the injured list this week.He is 2-2 with a 3.14 ERA and a team-high 14 saves through 29 games this season.The Cardinals could lean on John Gant to move into the role of closer in Hicks’ absence.last_img read more