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Injured Memphis righthander Daniel Poncedeleon had surgery in a Des Moines hospital to relieve pressure on his brain, Cardinals manager Mike Matheny said he had been told Wednesday. The 25-year-old pitcher was hit on the right side of the head by a line drive in Memphis’ game at Iowa on Tuesday. He had been carried off the field after being hit.
Cardinals prospect Daniel Poncedeleon underwent surgery to relieve pressure after being struck in the head with a batted ball on Tuesday. The 25-year-old right-hander with Triple-A Memphis was hit by a line drive in the second inning of Tuesday's game at Iowa's Principal Park.
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