Holliday to Miss Game with Stomach Illness

5 years 10 months 16 hours ago July 26, 2011 Jul 26, 2011 Tuesday, July 26 2011 Tuesday, July 26, 2011 5:37:00 PM CDT in Baseball
Source: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Matt Holliday was in the St. Louis Cardinals' first starting lineup Tuesday night,then was taken out when the All-Star outfielder became sick. Manager Tony La Russa said Holliday will sit out the game against the Houston Astros because of a stomach virus.

All-Star Lance Berkman was back in the lineup after sitting out Monday's 10-5 victory over the Astros with an ailing shoulder. Berkman injured his right shoulder on his final swing Sunday in the Cardinals' 4-3 loss at Pittsburgh. X-rays taken Monday were negative. Berkman, who will play right field, has an NL-leading 27 homers and a team-high 69 RBIs.

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