Scott Rolen not in starting lineup

Updated: April 23, 2011, 12:59 AM ET
Associated Press

ST. LOUIS -- Cincinnati Reds third baseman Scott Rolen had two cortisone injections to relieve pain and stiffness in his left shoulder and neck and was not in Friday night's starting lineup.

Rolen had the injections on Thursday before flying to St. Louis for the start of a three-game series against his old team, the Cardinals. Rolen said he had issues with the shoulder for a week to 10 days before consulting team medical personnel.

"I've been battling with it, trying to get over the ...

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