ROOKIE OUTFIELDER ADOLIS GARCÍA OPTIONED TO MEMPHIS (AAA)
ST. LOUIS, MO – August 14, 2018–The St. Louis Cardinals announced this afternoon that they have activated rookie outfielder Tyler O’Neill from the 10-day disabled list. The team also announced that rookie outfielder Adolis García was optioned to Memphis (AAA) following last night’s game.
O’Neill has appeared in 23 games with the Cardinals this season, batting .309 with 3 HR’s and 9 RBI. In 64 games at Memphis, the 23-year-old O’Neill has compiled a .311 batting mark with 26 HR’s and 63 RBI.
In three games during his recent injury rehabilitation assignment with the triple-A Redbirds, O’Neill was 4-for-13 (.308) with a pair of RBI.
García, 25, appeared in five games with the Cardinals following his call-up on August 6, and collected his first Major League hit last Friday (Aug. 10) at Kansas City. He’s batting .269 with 21 HR’s and 67 RBI in 98 games at Memphis this season.
O’Neill wears uniform no. 41.