Jaime Garcia Officially Put on Disabled List

The St. Louis Cardinals will be missing Jaime Garcia for at least two more weeks with a groin strain.

The St. Louis Cardinals announced Sunday that left-handed pitcher Jaime Garcia (left groin strain) has been placed on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to July 4, and that left-handed pitcher Tim Cooney has been recalled from Peoria (A).

Manager Mike Matheny announced Sunday that Cooney and Memphis (AAA) lefty Tyler Lyons are slated to draw the starting assignments for the Cardinals in Tuesday’s (July 7) split doubleheader at Chicago.

Cooney, who started for the Cardinals last Thursday (July 2), is 0-0 with a 5.40 ERA in two starts for St. Louis this season. The Pacific Coast League All-Star is 6-4, 2.74 ERA in his 14 starts for Memphis (AAA).

Lyons is 2-0, 5.09 ERA in five starts for St. Louis this season, winning each of his last two (June 13 vs. Kansas City and June 19 vs. Philadelphia). He’s 5-4 with a 3.10 ERA in 10 starts at Memphis.

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