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Cards' Lane Thomas goes on IL with wrist fracture

Outfielder Tyler O’Neill activated from injured list
August 30, 2019

ST. LOUIS, MO., August 30, 2019 – The St. Louis Cardinals announced today, prior to their series opener with Cincinnati, that rookie outfielder Lane Thomas* (right wrist fracture) has been placed on the 10-day Injured List, retroactive to August 28, and outfielder Tyler O’Neill* has been activated from the 10-day

ST. LOUIS, MO., August 30, 2019 – The St. Louis Cardinals announced today, prior to their series opener with Cincinnati, that rookie outfielder Lane Thomas (right wrist fracture) has been placed on the 10-day Injured List, retroactive to August 28, and outfielder Tyler O’Neill has been activated from the 10-day I.L.

Thomas, who suffered hit by pitches to his right arm in back-to-back games Monday and Tuesday, is batting .316 (12-for-38) with four home runs and 12 RBI in 34 games with St. Louis, and ranks T2nd among National League leaders in pinch-hit homers with three.

O’Neill is returning to the active roster after a six-game injury rehabilitation stint with both Memphis (AAA) and Springfield (AA), where he combined to go 6-for-22 (.273) with a home run on Tuesday (Aug. 27) against Frisco.

The right-handed hitting O’Neill has appeared in 46 games with St. Louis this season, batting .279 (36-for-129) with 5 HR’s & 16 RBI. He was placed on the Injured List on August 1, due to a left wrist strain, and missed 25 games.

The Cardinals also announced today that infielder/outfielder Drew Robinson has cleared release waivers and is now a free agent.