HOUSTON (AP) -- St. Louis left fielder Matt Holliday left Tuesday night's game against the Houston Astros in the third inning because of discomfort in his right hand.
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Holliday flied out to right field in his only at-bat in the second inning. He is listed as day to day.
He was replaced by Allen Craig with the Astros leading 1-0.
Holliday returned to the Cardinals on Saturday after missing nine games with a tendon injury on his right middle finger.
The Cardinals entered Tuesday's game one game behind Atlanta in the NL wild-card race.
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