Holliday day-to-day with knee problem

Holliday day-to-day with knee problem

Holliday day-to-day with knee problem

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by Elizabeth Eisele / BaseballStL | @elizabetheisele

KMOV.com

Posted on July 5, 2014 at 7:07 PM

(BaseballStL) -- Cardinals slugger Matt Holliday left Saturday's game in the top of the eighth inning with what the trainers called a left knee contusion.

"[He] had some bruising on his knee," manager Mike Matheny explained following the game, "Not exactly sure how it happened."

Holliday had been on a hitting tear during the game, going 2 for 3 with an RBI and two runs scored. The Cardinals still had the lead before Holliday left as they went on to lose to the Marlins 6-5.

Matheny said he didn't expect the bruising to cause Holliday to miss significant time.

Shane Robinson replaced the Cardinals left fielder and flied out in the only at-bat he had in the bottom half of the eighth inning.

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