Paul DeJong (rib) on shortstop for Cardinals Friday afternoon
The St. Louis Cardinals activated infielder Paul DeJong (ribs) from the 10-day injured list.
DeJong missed a month. He will return to shortstop over Edmundo Sosa and hit eighth in Friday afternoon's series opener against right-hander Kohl Stewart and the Chicago Cubs. DeJong has a .177 batting average and .371 slugging percentage this season.
Per numberFire's MLB Heat Map, the Cardinals have an implied total of 4.2 runs on Friday. Stewart enters the contest with an 18.4 strikeout percentage and 7.9 walk percentage on the season.
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