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01/22/2009 1:07 PM ET
Troy Glaus undergoes right shoulder surgery
Arthroscopic procedure likely to sideline him 12 weeks
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ST. LOUIS, January 22, 2009 - The St. Louis Cardinals announced today that third baseman Troy Glaus underwent arthroscopic surgery yesterday (Jan. 21) for the debridement of his right shoulder. The surgery was performed by Dr. Lewis Yocum in Los Angeles, Calif. Glaus will begin physical therapy next week and his recovery is estimated at 12 weeks.

Glaus, 32, batted .270 with 27 home runs and 99 RBI last season - his first as a member of the Cardinals. Glaus finished in the top-10 among N.L. third basemen in RBI, doubles, HR's and slugging percentage in 2008 and set a Cardinals team record for fielding pct. (.982) by a third baseman, a mark that led the league.

Glaus owns a career batting mark of .258 with 304 homers and 877 RBI in 10-plus seasons with Anaheim, Arizona, Toronto and St. Louis.

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