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ST. LOUIS (KSDK) - St. Louis Cardinals shortstop Rafael Furcal will undergo surgery next week on his ailing elbow.

Dr. James Andrews, who examined Furcal yesterday, will perform "Tommy John" surgery on his right elbow.

Cardinals GM John Mozeliak spoke to NewsChannel 5's Rene Knott by phone Thursday morning. Click the video player above to listen to the interview.

St. Louis University Orthopedic Surgeon and sports medicine specialist Dr. Scott Kaar joined Kay Quinn on First@4 to explain Tommy John Surgery.