By Joe Stiglich
Friday, July 24th, 2009 at 12:09 pm in 2009 regular season.
The A’s sent out a release making the Matt Holliday trade official — he goes to St. Louis in exchange for third baseman Brett Wallace, right-hander Clay Mortensen and outfielder Shane Peterson. Wallace and Mortensen will report to Triple-A Sacramento, Peterson goes to Double-A Midland.
The team also recalled utility man Eric Patterson from Sacramento to take Holliday’s spot on the 25-man roster.