The Cardinals have placed infielder/outfielder Brandon Moss on the 15-day disabled list today with a left ankle sprain. Outfielder Randal Grichuk has been recalled from Memphis (AAA).
Moss is leading the team with 17 home runs (T12th in the National League) and has driven in 40 runs, fifth-most on the team. He has appeared in 75 games and since June 1 is batting .307 (27-88) with eight home runs, 16 RBI and a .705 slugging pct.
Grichuk was optioned to Triple-A on June 18, and has five homers with 15 RBI in the 15 games since his option. Grichuk was batting .206 (42-for-204) with 8 home runs and 27 RBI in 62 games in St. Louis before his option.