ST. LOUIS (BaseballStL) – The Cardinals have placed Matt Carpenter on the 10-day injured list with a contusion in his right foot.
The third baseman suffered the injury when he fouled a ball off his foot during the 7th inning against the Pirates on Monday night.
Carpenter has appeared in 81 games this year, recording a .215 batting average, 10 home runs and 29 RBIs, an on-base percentage of .321 and on OPS of .693.
The Cards have called up infielder Edmundo Sosa from AAA Memphis. Sosa has played 83 games in Memphis in 2019, recording a .252 batting average, 10 home runs and 34 RBI.
Most of his time has been spent at shortstop.