The St. Louis Cardinals have announced that “Chris Carpenter underwent neurogenic thoracic outlet surgery today. Mozeliak is pleased with results & anticipates a 2-3 month rehab period.”

Here’s to hoping for no setbacks and an injury-free 2013 year for Chris Carpenter…

More details to follow.

UPDATE 4:16 PM: According to Joe Strauss of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, the three-month recovery time is the time period in which Carpenter is not able to throw. It could be up until six months until he can pitch competitively again.

Essentially, this means he could be ready for next Spring Training. The surgery was performed by Dr. Greg Pearl. For more, click here