The St. Louis Cardinals rotation is about to get a boost when lefty Jaime Garcia is expected to start Tuesday's game against the Cincinnati Reds.

Out since late June with a groin strain, Garcia pitched the first five innings of a combined no-hitter for Low-A Peoria on Thursday night. It was cleared to return to the rotation after the one rehab start.

Cardinals general manager John Mozeliak confirmed Garcia's start on KMOX on Sunday.

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Garcia has faced multiple setbacks due to injury, but when he's healthy with injuries have been a near-constant throughout his career, but he has always posted good numbers when healthy. In seven starts this season, Garcia, 29, is 3-3 with a 1.69 ERA and 0.88 WHIP

(h/t Hard Ball Talk)