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Wong gets call up by Cardinals

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Welcome to the show, Kolten Wong.

Hawaii News Now has confirmed that the former Rainbow baseball star will join the St. Louis Cardinals on Friday as they face the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field.

Wong, a Hilo native, was drafted with the 22nd overall pick by the Cardinals in the 2011 Major League Baseball draft. The former University of Hawaii All-American was the 2011 minor league player of the year for the Cardinals.

This season, Wong was batting .303 with 10 homeruns and 45 runs batted in for AAA Memphis.