Ozuna returns ahead of interleague action, O’Neill sent to IL
OAKLAND, Calif — The St. Louis Cardinals have activated outfielder Marcell Ozuna from the 10-day Injured List ahead of an interleague series with the Oakland Athletics.
Ozuna returns after being sidelined for nearly a month with finger fractures to his right hand. He missed 28 games from his injury.
Prior to his injury, Ozuna was hitting .259 with a then team-high 20 HR and 62 RBI in 78 games. In three injury rehab games with Memphis earlier this week, Ozuna went 4-for-9 (.444) with 6 RBI.
In a corresponding move, outfielder Tyler O’Neill was place on the 10-day Injured List with a left wrist strain. O’Neill was hitting .279 with 5 HR and 16 RBI in 46 games this season.