"In spring training last year I started to feel it and I knew the area," Maness said. "I saw my game regressing. I had the feeling in the back of my head, but you don't want to accept it. You just want to go as long as you can and try to ride it out until you've got to go on the shelf."
"I'm going to go out there and check it out," said Cardinals reliever Seth Maness, a lifetime National Leaguer making his first visit to the ballpark, who was sitting in the stands before the team's workout. "That's something you don't see on TV."