ST. LOUIS (KMOV.com) -- Tuesday it was announced Mercy Hospital will serve as the official medical provider of the St. Louis Cardinals.
The partnership means the hospital will manage the team’s orthopedic, sports medicine and other needs.
General Manager John Mozeliak says there is a lot of work done behind the scenes by their medical staff to keep the team in peak position, and he believes Mercy puts them in the best position to win.
“Whether its concussions in football, elbows and shoulders in baseball, its all about who can be the best at being ahead of the curve,” he said.
The Mercy Group includes 550 doctors in nearly 140 locations around the metro area.