ST. LOUIS (AP) -- St. Louis Cardinals rookie third baseman David Freese will miss the rest of the season with a tendon injury in his right leg that will require surgery.
Freese was hurt rounding third base in his first rehab game for Double-A Springfield on Monday night and pulled up about 30 feet from home plate. The team believes this injury is unrelated to the injury, a bone bruise on the right ankle, that landed Freese on the 15-day disabled list on June 28.
General manager John Mozeliak said Freese injured a tendon that holds the ankle in place. The general manager said the injury is more common to football players.
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