Pena, Maness to start injury rehab assignments in Double A
ST. LOUIS -- Two ailing St. Louis Cardinals, catcher Brayan Pena and pitcher Seth Maness, are taking another significant step in their road to recovery.
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The team announced Tuesday that both players will begin injury rehabilitation assignments this week at Double-A Springfield.
Pena, 34, began the season on the disabled list after suffering a left knee injury in spring training. His assignment will start tonight when Springfield hosts Arkansas.
Maness, 27, was placed on the 15-day disabled list with right elbow inflammation on May 13. He will begin his assignment Wednesday night. Maness pitched 12 2/3 innings over 13 relief appearances with an 0-1 record and a 6.39 ERA before landing on the DL.