Peralta has surgery

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. (AP) – St. Louis shortstop Jhonny Peralta has undergone surgery for a left thumb injury. He will most likely miss about 10-to-12 weeks. Offseason acquisition Jedd Gyorko is likely to get the first chance to fill in at shortstop. The Cardinals also have utility man Greg Garcia and prospect Aledmys Diaz…

Peralta tears ligament in thumb

(KTRS) –┬áThe Cardinals could be without their starting shortstop for a good length of time to start the season. GM John Mozeliak told reporters in Florida that it appears Jhonny Peralta tore a ligament in his thumb. He injured his hand while fielding a ground ball over the weekend. Peralta could miss as much as…