Cards' Punto Leaves Game with Tight Hamstring

6 years 7 months 2 weeks ago Sunday, May 01 2011 May 1, 2011 Sunday, May 01, 2011 1:24:00 PM CDT May 01, 2011 in Sports
Source: The Associated Press

ATLANTA (AP) -- St. Louis second baseman Nick Punto has been removed from the Cardinals' game against the Braves due to tightness in his left hamstring. The team announced Punto left Sunday's game in the top of the fourth inning as a precaution. Daniel Descalso replaced him at second base.
Punto was batting leadoff and opened the game with a single and scored on Matt Holliday's double in the first inning. Punto struck out in the second inning.

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