Cards activate Randal Grichuk, option Xavier Scruggs to Triple-A
The Cardinals officially activated outfielder Randal Grichuk (lower back strain) from the 15-day disabled list and optioned first baseman/outfielder Xavier Scruggs to Triple-A Memphis prior to Saturday's game against Detroit.
Grichuk, who was on the team's Opening Day roster, had been on the shelf since April 17. He hit .200 (2 for 10) with a home run and two RBI in six games played this season before landing on the DL. He will bat leadoff for the Cardinals on Saturday.
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