Nationals’ Jeremy Hellickson exits game after collision

              St. Louis Cardinals' Harrison Bader, left, celebrates on a wild pitch by Washington Nationals starting pitcher Jeremy Hellickson (58) during the fifth inning of a baseball game Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018, in St. Louis. Hellickson was injured on the play and left the game. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Washington Nationals right-hander Jeremy Hellickson was removed from Wednesday night’s game in St. Louis in the fifth inning after colliding with Cardinals outfielder Harrison Bader at the plate.

Hellickson was covering home after a wild pitch. He stumbled over Bader as Bader slid home safely.

Hellickson was charged with three runs, two earned, on three hits in his 4 1/3 innings. He struck out two and walked two.