Cardinals ace Adam Wainwright underwent minor elbow surgery Friday to trim a piece of cartilage from his pitching elbow. He will begin physical therapy in two weeks and the team says it won't affect the 33-year-old's preparation this offseason for the 2015 season. Wainwright was 20 and 9 this season in 32 starts.
In Sikeston, 23-year-old Terriante McClinton of Scott County was charged with assault of a corrections officer while in custody. Sheriff's office report McClinton was talking with Corrections Officer Sierra Sides, when he struck her face and broke her glasses. McClinton was charged with a Class C felony of assault of a corrections officer, and a Class B misdemeanor of assault second-degree.
On Thursday, a subsidiary of Ameren Transmission Co. of Illinois was ruled against by Cole County Circuit Judge Dan Green. The legal dispute concerned a proposed 100-mile power line in Missouri and whether or not Ameren needs state permission to construct it. The Missouri power line would be a part of a proposed 480-mie transmission route stretching from Iowa to western Indiana.