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Cardinals recall outfielder Harrison Bader

Rookie outfielder Randy Arozarena optioned to Memphis (AAA)
August 20, 2019

ST. LOUIS, MO., August 20, 2019 – The St. Louis Cardinals announced today that they have recalled outfielder Harrison Bader* from Memphis (AAA) and optioned rookie outfielder Randy Arozarena* to the triple-A club. Bader, who appeared in 90 games with the Cardinals to begin the season, was batting .317 (20-for-63)

ST. LOUIS, MO., August 20, 2019 – The St. Louis Cardinals announced today that they have recalled outfielder Harrison Bader from Memphis (AAA) and optioned rookie outfielder Randy Arozarena to the triple-A club.

Bader, who appeared in 90 games with the Cardinals to begin the season, was batting .317 (20-for-63) with a 1.125 OPS, 7 home runs and 15 RBI in 16 games with Memphis. The right-handed hitting Bader, who was optioned to Memphis on July 29, had hit safely in his last nine games (.400; 14-for-35) and homered in three of his past four games.

Bader, 25, is leading Cardinals outfielders in assists (7). He was batting .195 (43-for-221) with 6 HR & 19 RBI at the time of his option.

Arozarena, 24, was purchased from Memphis on August 13 and appeared in three games (.250, 2-for-8) after debuting last Wednesday (August 14). Arozarena is batting a combined .349 with 10 HR and 42 RBI in 80 minor league games this season between Memphis (AAA) and Springfield (AA).