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  • Cardinals' Cesar Prieto: Dealt to Cardinals for Flaherty

    The Cardinals acquired Prieto, left-hander Drew Rom and right-hander Zack Showalter from the Orioles on Tuesday in exchange for right-hander Jack Flaherty. Prieto looks like he has a big-league future, but he was sufficiently blocked in the Orioles organization. A 24-year-old Cuban infielder, Prieto is hitting .317/.365/.471 with two home runs, two steals and an 8.7 percent strikeout rate in 27 games at Triple-A Norfolk. He'll likely report to the Cardinals' top affiliate in Memphis but could be in the mix for a late-season call-up to the big leagues.
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  • Orioles' Cesar Prieto: Back from 7-day IL

    High-A Aberdeen activated Prieto (hamstring) from the 7-day injured list ahead of Wednesday's game against Hudson Valley. He'll start at second base and bat sixth as he makes his return to the Aberdeen lineup following a two-week absence due to a strained right hamstring. Before picking up the injury, the 23-year-old slashed .328/.378/.701 with seven home runs and two stolen bases across 74 plate appearances with Aberdeen.
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  • Orioles' Cesar Prieto: Lands on injured list

    Prieto (hamstring) was placed on the 7-day minor-league injured list Monday, Roch Kubatko of reports. Prieto sustained a Grade 1 right hamstring strain Friday and will miss at least a week due to the injury. However, the Orioles are optimistic that the 22-year-old will be back in action following a short-term stay on the injured list.
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