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Cardinals outfielder Matt Holliday to undergo appendectomy procedure
04/01/2011 2:08 PM ET

ST. LOUIS, Mo., April 1, 2011 - The St. Louis Cardinals announced this afternoon that outfielder Matt Holliday is scheduled to undergo an appendectomy procedure later today in St. Louis. The procedure will be performed by Dr. Chris Eagon of the Washington University medical staff.

Holliday's return to play status will be determined once he undergoes a complete review by the team's Medical Staff.

Holliday was 3-for-4 with a go-ahead homer in yesterday's Season Opener against the San Diego Padres.

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