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Matt Holliday activated from disabled list

Jul 27, 2013, 2:29 PM EDT

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As expected, the Cardinals have activated outfielder Matt Holliday from the 15-day disabled list. He’ll be in the starting lineup this afternoon against the Braves, batting third and playing left field.

Holliday has been sidelined since July 11 due to a strained right hamstring. He was able to make it back in the minimum 15 days and ended up missing 10 games.

Holliday has been a bit of a disappointment this season, batting .268/.351/.448 with 13 home runs and 47 RBI through 83 games. He’s hitting ground balls and infield fly balls at a career-high clip, which has made him a much easier out than normal. The 33-year-old entered this season with a .313/.387/.536 career batting line.

  1. okwhitefalcon - Jul 27, 2013 at 2:35 PM

    Brock Peterson optioned to Memphis, not sure why they went that direction instead of 3rd catcher Rob Johnson – so much for a RH bat off the bench…

  2. historiophiliac - Jul 27, 2013 at 3:07 PM

    Holliday! Celebrate!

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