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>>Cards, Martinez Embarrassed By Twitter Pictures 

(Jupiter, FL)  --  The Cardinals and pitcher Carlos Martinez are doing damage control after some embarrassing "favorite" tweets went viral.  Martinez's page of tweets contained dozens of pornographic photos and links.  The team says Martinez and the team were spoken to about social media policies. 

>>Cardinals' Garcia To Visit Dr. James Andrews 

(Pensacola, FL)  --  Cardinals left-hander Jaime [[ HIGH-may ]] Garcia will visit Doctor James Andrews today for a second opinion on his shoulder.  Garcia has had recent pain and stiffness while recovering from surgery.  Cards GM John Mozeliak says more information should be available later today. 

>>Cards Plan To Be Without Motte For Opening Day 

(Jupiter, FL)  --  The Cardinals are planning to be without reliever Jason Motte for Opening Day.  The right-hander says it would be a "push" or him to be ready on his current rehab schedule.  Motte had Tommy John surgery last May after rupturing a ligament in his right elbow. 

>>Cards Open Grapefruit League Play Friday 

(Jupiter, FL)  --  The Cardinals open up Grapefruit League play on Friday afternoon against the Marlins in Jupiter.  The two teams share the facility and Roger Dean Stadium, and will also play Saturday afternoon.  The Redbirds will close out the weekend by hosting the Mets in Jupiter on Sunday. 

 
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