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Cardinals activate Grichuk from 15-day disabled list

ST. LOUIS (AP) - The St. Louis Cardinals have activated rookie outfielder Randal Grichuk from the 15-day disabled list, but only to pinch run for the time being.

The 24-year-old Grichuk missed 18 games with a strained right elbow but remained among the National League rookie leaders in doubles, triples, home runs, RBIs and extra-base hits. He was sidelined earlier this season with a lower back strain. He hasn't been cleared to hit or throw.

Grichuk was batting .284 with 15 homers and 44 RBIs.

The move was made Sunday.

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