Cardinals place Grichuk on DL

St. Louis, MO ( – The St. Louis Cardinals placed outfielder
Randal Grichuk on the 15-day disabled list Sunday due to a lower back strain.

The move is retroactive to Grichuk’s last appearance on April 17.

Grichuk first experienced back pain during spring training after lifting
weights and was again working out when he started feeling soreness again on

In 10 plate appearances for the Cardinals this year, Grichuk has two hits
including a home run.

In a corresponding move, St. Louis recalled infielder Dean Anna from Triple-A
Memphis. Anna made his major league debut with the Yankees in 2014 and was
batting .393 with a .433 on-base percentage in seven games for Memphis.