Matt Carpenter batting

St. Louis Cardinals' Matt Carpenter bats during the first inning of a baseball game against the Arizona Diamondbacks Saturday, April 7, 2018, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

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.

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