• After missing five straight games while nursing a sore left wrist, Jon Jay returned to action as the starting center fielder on Tuesday. "Things are moving forward with him," manager Mike Matheny said, "and hopefully, we'll be able to stay ahead of it now."
• Lefty Tyler Lyons was named the Pacific Coast League Pitcher of the Week after throwing two complete games last week. Lyons allowed one earned run, didn't walk a batter and struck out 11 in the pair of games. He is the first PCL pitcher to throw two complete games in a week since Carlos Torres did so with Las Vegas in June 2013.
• Adam Wainwright is hosting his second annual "Waino's World of Fantasy Football" experience on Aug. 15 to raise money for various local and international organizations that service basic needs. Wainwright has recruited several teammates, including Lance Lynn, Matt Carpenter, Matt Holliday, Wacha and Shelby Miller, to participate in the fantasy football leagues. He has also spread the initiative to nine other cities, where players from other teams will also host fans for a draft day experience. To find out more about the event and participating cities, visit bigleagueimpact.org.
• The Cardinals, in conjunction with the On the Run "Six Is a Serious Number" promotion, announced that they will offer a select number of $6 tickets for their Aug. 18-20 games against the Reds. The tickets can be purchased at cardinals.com/six.
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