Atlanta, GA (Sports Network) - The St. Louis Cardinals activated outfielder
Matt Holliday from the 15-day disabled list prior to Saturday's game against
the Atlanta Braves.
Holliday was placed on the disabled list on July 20 with a strained right
hamstring. He suffered the injury while running out a ground ball against the
Chicago Cubs on July 11.
The 33-year-old Holliday was hitting .268 with 13 homers and 47 RBI before the
In order to make room on the roster for Holliday, the Cardinals optioned
outfielder Brock Peterson to Triple-A Memphis. He played in five games after
having his contract purchased from Memphis on July 20.
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