- Associated Press - Wednesday, July 23, 2014

ST. LOUIS (AP) - The St. Louis Cardinals have activated lefty reliever Kevin Siegrist from the 15-day disabled list and optioned rookie lefty Nick Greenwood to Triple-A Memphis.

Siegrist had been on the DL for two months with a left forearm strain. In five rehab appearances with Double-A Springfield, he allowed no runs in 4 2-3 innings. In his most recent outing Monday, he worked 1 1-3 scoreless innings.

As a rookie last year, Siegrist set a franchise record for a reliever with a 0.45 ERA.

This season, he was 1-1 with a 3.60 ERA in 23 games with 27 strikeouts in 20 innings.

Greenwood was 1-1 with a 4.74 ERA in nine games and worked two perfect innings Tuesday.