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Cardinals activate Jhonny Peralta from disabled list

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ST. LOUIS, MO - OCTOBER 2: Jhonny Peralta #27 of the St. Louis Cardinals fields a ground ball against the Pittsburgh Pirates in the fourth inning at Busch Stadium on October 2, 2016 in St. Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – The St. Louis Cardinals have activated infielder Jhonny Peralta from the 10-day disabled list. He had been battling an upper respiratory condition. Rookie outfielder Magneuris Sierra has been optioned to Double A Springfield.

Peralta, 34, appeared in eight games with the Cardinals to start the season before being placed on the disabled list April 17. He recently played in three games for Triple-A Memphis on an rehabilitation assignment.

Sierra, 21, made his Major League debut on May 7 and hit safely in each of his seven games played for St. Louis.