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Ryan Works both Ways While Thompson Departs

Ryan: Looking for a flight to Pittsburgh

One injury took him out and another re-opened the door for Brendan Ryan. The St. Louis Cardinals are activating the infielder and optioning pitcher Brad Thompson to Memphis. While the moves likely aren't ending there, they may soon become more difficult.

Infielder Brendan Ryan is being activated by the St. Louis Cardinals and will join the club in Pittsburgh on Wednesday. The 26-year-old has been on a rehab assignment, first with A-Advanced Palm Beach, then with Double-A Springfield. He logged ten hits in 31 at-bats, posting a .323/.382/.548 (BA/OBP/SLG) line between the two stops while playing at his primary position, shortstop. Ryan had... Recommended Stories

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