Oh, how things change swiftly. Peterson (1-for-7) was sent back to Memphis today when Matt Holliday returned from the disabled list. The good news for this 11-year minor leaguer, including '11 and half of last year with Bridgeport, CT (Atlantic League), is that he got to taste the major leagues, drove in two runs in his short stint and remains on the Cardinals' 40-man roster, which can be a hurdle itself for a player hoping to return.
Colabello, after struggling in three brief call-ups and again in a lengthier test this time, finally has clicked in less than 24 hours. He banged his first major league home, a two-run job, in the 13th Friday night in Seattle to provide a Minnesota victory, then came right back to help in a 4-0 win Saturday afternoon with two singles (2-for-4), a walk and a run. He hit fifth on Saturday and lifted his first-year average to .182 as the Twins continue to give him a solid look to see what they have in the 29-year-old, who was in the Can-Am League his first seven professional seasons.
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