Cardinals' David Freese leaves Game 3 with calf tightness

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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Dayn Perry has been a baseball writer for CBS Sports since early 2012. Prior to that, he wrote for FOXSports.com and ESPN.com. A member of the BBWAA, He's the author of three books, the most recent being... Full Bio

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