Matt Carpenter: Activated from DL Staff

Update: Carpenter (oblique) was activated from the disabled list Friday, the Cardinals' official Twitter page reports.

Recommendation: Carpenter, who last played on May 22, was activated along with outfielder Jon Jay while Matt Adams and Adron Chambers were optioned to Triple-A Memphis. Carpenter should assume first base duties right away, and will likely be in the lineup Friday against the Royals.

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