Cards take Holliday off DL, option Peterson to Memphis
JUL 27, 2013 11:34a ET
Holliday had been out since July 12 with a strained right hamstring.
With Holliday's return, Allen Craig is starting at first base. Craig played left field with Matt Adams at first base during Holliday's absence. Adams is not starting Saturday.
The Cardinals optioned outfielder-first baseman Brock Peterson to Triple-A Memphis to clear a roster spot for Holliday.
Holliday has a .268 batting average with 13 homers and 47 RBIs. Peterson, who was recalled from Memphis when Holliday was placed on the disabled list, had one hit in seven at-bats.