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Cardinals' David Freese leaves Game 3 with calf tightness

By Dayn Perry | Baseball Writer

David Freese was forced to exit Game 3 of the NLCS. (USATSI)
David Freese was forced to exit Game 3 of the NLCS. (USATSI)

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Cardinals third baseman David Freese was forced to exit Game 3 of the NLCS against the Dodgers after experiencing tightness in his right calf.

He appeared to suffer the injury while running the bases after a single in the fifth-inning. He was replaced at third by Daniel Descalso. Freese is listed as day-to-day.

In the regular season, Freese batted .262/.340/.381 with nine homers in 138 games. He entered Game 3 batting .125 in the NLCS.

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