After missing the last 45 games, Paul DeJong has been activated from the disabled list and will be the starting shortstop tonight for the St. Louis Cardinals.
To make room on the active roster, pitcher Austin Gomber was optioned to Memphis (AAA).
Hit by a pitch on May 17th, DeJong required surgery to repair a fractured left fifth metacarpal.
DeJong will bat sixth tonight in the lineup…
1B Matt Carpenter
CF Tommy Pham
C Yadier Molina
LF Marcell Ozuna
3B Jedd Gyorko
SS Paul DeJong
2B Kolten Wong
RF Harrison Bader
P John Gant
WISDOM IN HR DERBY
–Named to the PCL All-Star team last week, Patrick Wisdom was today chosen to participate in the Triple-A Home Run Derby. The event is scheduled for Monday, July 9th at 8:15 p.m. (CT).
Currently with 12 home runs, Wisdom hit 31 bombs last year, which was tied for fourth-most in the PCL and led all Cardinals minor leaguers.
Since May 1st, Wisdom is hitting .316 (65-for-206).