ST. LOUIS, June 2 (UPI) -- The St. Louis Cardinals announced Thursday they have placed outfielder Matt Holliday on the 15-day disabled list with a quadriceps injury.
Pitcher Kyle McClellan also went on the disabled list and St. Louis called up two top pitching prospects to fill the roster spots.
Holliday was batting .342 with six home runs and 31 RBI in 44 games. He led the National League in batting while with Colorado in 2007.
McClellan is suffering from a hip strain. He is 6-2 with a 3.86 earned run average in 10 starts.
St. Louis called up Lance Lynn from Class AAA Memphis and Maikel Cleto from Class AA Springfield.
Lynn made the start Thursday night against San Francisco and gave up four runs on five hits with five strikeouts in 5 1/3 innings.