Cardinals activate pitcher Kevin Siegrist from DL

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PITTSBURGH, PA - JUNE 12: Kevin Siegrist #46 of the St. Louis Cardinals pitches during the ninth inning against the Pittsburgh Pirates on June 12, 2016 at PNC Park in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Joe Sargent/Getty Images)

ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)  – The St. Louis Cardinals have activated left-hander pitcher Kevin Siegrist from the 15-day disabled list. Right-handed pitcher Sam Tuivailala has been optioned to Triple-A Memphis.

Siegrist has been out since June 30 with mononucleosis.  He is tied for the National League lead among relief pitchers with five wins.

Tuivailala made three relief appearances from July 3-6.