Cardinals activate Kolten Wong

Updated: July 6, 2014, 5:45 PM ET
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ST. LOUIS -- The Cardinals activated rookie second baseman Kolten Wong from the 15-day disabled list and bat him seventh in the team's 8-4 loss Sunday to the Miami Marlins.

Wong finished 2-for-4 with a solo home run in the seventh inning.

Wong was 5 for 11 with a home run and three RBIs in three rehab games at Triple-A Memphis. Entering Sunday's game, he was batting .228 with a homer and 16 RBIs this season.

Outfielder Shane Robinson was optioned to Memphis. He appeared in eight games since being recalled on June 22 with one start and was batting .140 overall with three RBIs in 31 games.

Information from The Associated Press was used in this report.

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