Carlos Lee to rejoin Astros
HOUSTON -- Astros left fielder Carlos Lee is scheduled to rejoin the team on Monday afternoon in Cincinnati after staying in Houston a day before to undergo tests after a rib injury.
Lee bruised his ribs in the seventh inning of Houston's 5-0 win over Milwaukee on Sunday when teammate Angel Sanchez slid knee-first into his ribs while the two were going for Mark Kotsay's pop-fly double.
Lee was carted off the field and taken to a hospital where he underwent tests. X-rays and a CT scan both came back normal and Lee is listed as day-to-day.
The Astros were off on Monday after a forecast of steady rain forced the postponement of their scheduled Monday night game against the Reds. They are to make up the game on Thursday afternoon.
Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press
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