Cards’ Craig limps off field with injury
St. Louis Cardinals right fielder Allen Craig left Tuesday’s
game in Houston after running into a barrier trying to catch a foul
ball in the top of the first inning.
Craig was chasing down a popup hit by Clint Barmes and collided
with a padded railing down the first-base line, suffering what the
team called a contusion to his right knee. He crumpled to the
ground as the ball bounced away, and assistant trainer Barry
Weinberg and manager Tony La Russa came out of the dugout to check
First baseman Albert Pujols and Weinberg helped Craig to the
Jon Jay replaced Craig.