Cards Coach Dave Duncan to Take Leave of Absence


August 22nd, 2011 by Jim Field

ST. LOUIS, Mo., August 22, 2011 – The St. Louis Cardinals announced today that Pitching Coach Dave Duncan will take a leave of absence from the ballclub.  Duncan’s wife, Jeanine, underwent major surgery on Sunday (August 21) and will require additional tests and rehabilitation.  Duncan will remain with his wife during this period.  The Duncan family asks for privacy during this time.  They are optimistic that Jeanine will have a positive recovery and the Cardinals have expressed their full support to the Duncan family during this difficult time.