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Cards send down O'Neill; Flaherty activated

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PITTSBURGH -- The Cardinals optioned outfielder Tyler O'Neill to Triple-A Memphis to clear a roster space for right-hander Jack Flaherty, who started on Saturday against the Pirates at PNC Park.

O'Neill, who was acquired last July in a trade with the Mariners, played in six games for the Cards following his April 19 callup. He went 0-for-7 with one RBI at the plate.

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PITTSBURGH -- The Cardinals optioned outfielder Tyler O'Neill to Triple-A Memphis to clear a roster space for right-hander Jack Flaherty, who started on Saturday against the Pirates at PNC Park.

O'Neill, who was acquired last July in a trade with the Mariners, played in six games for the Cards following his April 19 callup. He went 0-for-7 with one RBI at the plate.

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O'Neill, the Cardinals' No. 4 prospect according to MLB Pipeline, got off to a strong start this season in Triple-A. Through 12 games with the Redbirds, he hit six home runs with 18 RBIs with a 1.221 OPS.

Bob Cohn is a contributor to MLB.com based in Pittsburgh.

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