Cardinals’ Matt Carpenter hit by pitch, leaves game
ST. LOUIS (AP) — St. Louis infielder Matt Carpenter left the Cardinals’ game Wednesday night against the Washington Nationals after being hit on the hand by a pitch from Matt Grace in the bottom of the seventh inning.
Carpenter was removed as a precaution and X-rays were negative.
Carpenter was replaced by Patrick Wisdom.
Before leaving, Carpenter extended his on-base streak to 33 games. He has 17 homers and 30 RBIs during the run.