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• Left-hander John Gast has been placed on the Minor League disabled list. General manager John Mozeliak said that Gast is dealing with some shoulder soreness, though the issue is not believed to be serious. Since being promoted from Double-A Springfield, Gast has made 16 Triple-A starts. He is 8-3 with a 4.79 ERA. MLB.com ranks Gast as the organization's eighth-best prospect.

• Double-A first baseman Xavier Scruggs earned Texas League Player of the Week honors after going 9-for-21 with six extra-base hits and 11 RBIs in six games last week. Scruggs, a 19th-round selection in the 2008 First-Year Player Draft, is hitting .255 with a .354 on-base percentage in his first full Double-A season.

• Carlos Beltran (83) and Matt Holliday (79) currently rank first and second, respectively, among National League RBI leaders. According to the Elias Sports Bureau, St. Louis has never finished a season with its own two players in the top two spots of that offensive category.

Beltran is currently on pace to drive in 117 runs this year. That would be one more than his career-high of 116, set in 2006. Holliday established his career-best total of 137 RBIs in '07.

• Left-hander John Gast has been placed on the Minor League disabled list. General manager John Mozeliak said that Gast is dealing with some shoulder soreness, though the issue is not believed to be serious. Since being promoted from Double-A Springfield, Gast has made 16 Triple-A starts. He is 8-3 with a 4.79 ERA. MLB.com ranks Gast as the organization's eighth-best prospect.

• Double-A first baseman Xavier Scruggs earned Texas League Player of the Week honors after going 9-for-21 with six extra-base hits and 11 RBIs in six games last week. Scruggs, a 19th-round selection in the 2008 First-Year Player Draft, is hitting .255 with a .354 on-base percentage in his first full Double-A season.

• Carlos Beltran (83) and Matt Holliday (79) currently rank first and second, respectively, among National League RBI leaders. According to the Elias Sports Bureau, St. Louis has never finished a season with its own two players in the top two spots of that offensive category.

Beltran is currently on pace to drive in 117 runs this year. That would be one more than his career-high of 116, set in 2006. Holliday established his career-best total of 137 RBIs in '07.