Peña and Maness begin rehab assignments

Both will start in Springfield (AA) with Peña tonight and Maness on Wednesday

The St. Louis Cardinals will begin injury rehabilitation assignments for catcher Brayan Peña and right-handed pitcher Seth Maness at their Double-A Springfield affiliate.

Peña, 34, began the season on the disabled list after suffering a left knee injury during 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 on Wednesday night. Maness pitched 12.2 innings over 13 relief appearances with an 0-1 record and a 6.39 ERA before landing on the disabled list.