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Cardinals call up hot-hitting OF prospect Tyler O’Neill

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2018 photo of Tyler O'Neill of the St. Louis Cardinals baseball team. This image reflects the Cardinals active roster as of Feb. 20, 2018 when this image was taken. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson) 2018 photo of Tyler O'Neill of the St. Louis Cardinals baseball team. This image reflects the Cardinals active roster as of Feb. 20, 2018 when this image was taken. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOV.com) – The St. Louis Cardinals announced Thursday that they have recalled rookie outfielder Tyler O’ Neill from Memphis and optioned right-handed pitcher John Brebbia to the triple-A Redbirds.

O’ Neill, 22, had a great start at Memphis, batting .388 while leading the Pacific Coast League in RBI (18) and total bases (41) and co-leading the league in home runs, while ranking in slugging pct. (.837) in the first 12 games.

Brebbia appeared in two games in relief following his April 8, 2018, recall from Memphis.

He has been assigned uniform no. 41 to debut during his first Major League game appearance. 

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