Peralta Up Sierra Down, Darn


The St. Louis Cardinals announced prior to tonight’s series opener with the San Francisco Giants that they have activated infielder Jhonny Peralta (upper respiratory condition) from the 10-day disabled list and optioned rookie outfielder Magneuris Sierra to Springfield (AA).

Peralta, 34, appeared in eight games with the Cardinals to begin the season, batting .120 (3-for-25) before being placed on the disabled list on April 17.   Peralta recently appeared in three games for Triple-A Memphis while on an injury rehabilitation assignment, batting .364 (4-for-11) with a double and two RBI.   Peralta also appeared in three games for Palm Beach (A) earlier this month (.250; 2-for-8).

Sierra, 21, made his Major League debut on May 7 and hit safely in each of his seven games played for St. Louis, batting .376 (11-for-30) with 8 runs scored.

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