Cards' Craig limps off field with injury -

Cards' Craig limps off field with injury

(AP) -- 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 bottom of the first inning.

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Craig was chasing down a popup hit by Clint Barmes and collided with a padded railing down the first-base line, apparently injuring 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 on him.  

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First baseman Albert Pujols and Weinberg helped Craig to the dugout.
Jon Jay replaced Craig.
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