Cardinals Manager Mike Matheny Has Ruptured Disk

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Cardinals Manager Mike Matheny Has Ruptured Disk
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VIERA, Fla. — VIERA, Fla. — St. Louis Cardinals manager Mike Matheny has a ruptured disk in his back. Matheny, a major league catcher from 1994-06, is scheduled to have an epidural injection Monday to reduce inflammation and get a particle off a nerve. If the injection doesn't help alleviate pain, he said surgery would "have to be something we would consider."

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