Cardinals bring up OF Butler, option Grichuk
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The St. Louis Cardinals selected the contract of outfielder Joey Butler from Triple-A Memphis before their series opener against the Pittsburgh Pirates.
Butler made his major league debut with the Texas Rangers last season, going 4 for 12 in eight games.
The Cardinals claimed Butler off waivers last October.
Outfielder Randal Grichuk was optioned to Memphis on Friday.
with one RBI in nine games for the Cardinals after being recalled on April 28.