Strained left calf forces Pujols to leave game
CINCINNATI -- St. Louis first baseman Albert Pujols was helped off the field with a strained left calf he suffered in the seventh inning of the Cardinals' game Tuesday at Cincinnati.
Pujols, who hit his 16th homer of the season in the third inning, hit a grounder to first baseman Joey Votto and took three steps before reaching down to grab his left lower leg and falling to the ground.
St. Louis was leading 6-2 with nobody out at the time.
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