Cardinals’ Matt Adams exits game with knee contusion

Matt Adams (shown in a May 2 game) left Thursday's game with a knee contusion.

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ST. LOUIS — Cardinals first baseman Matt Adams has bruised his left knee and exited Thursday’s game at St Louis.

Adams was injured when he collided with Philadelphia’s Cameron Rupp in a play at first base in the first inning.

Adams left in the fourth inning for precautionary reasons.