The St. Louis Cardinals reinstated Khalil Greene from a rehabilitation assignment and activated the infielder from the 15-day disabled list today. In addition, the club has also recalled RHP Josh Kinney from Triple-A Memphis. To make room on the roster the team optioned outfielder Nick Stavinoha and RHP P.J. Walters to Triple-A.
Greene has been on the disabled list since May 29 and has missed 19 games. He played in four games at Memphis during his rehab and went 6-for-15 (.400) with two doubles. Josh Kinney began the season with St. Louis and was optioned to Triple-A on April 17. He has made 21 appearances for Memphis and was 1-1 with a 3.12 ERA in 26.0 IP, collecting 30 strikeouts.