ST. LOUIS – The St. Louis Cardinals have activated catcher Yadier Molina and pitcher Carlos Martinez following stints on the disabled list.
Molina missed 26 games with a pelvic injury and traumatic hematoma after being hit in the groin by a foul ball on May 5. He played two games for the Springfield Cardinals (AA) on a rehab assignment.
Meanwhile, Martinez returns after recuperating from a right lat strain suffered on May 8. At the time of his injury, Martinez led the National League with a 1.62 ERA. He pitched four innings in Springfield on May 31 and will start for the Cardinals Tuesday evening against the Miami Marlins.