Allen Craig Injury: Updates on Cardinals 1B's Foot

Matt Fitzgerald@@MattFitz_geraldCorrespondent IIISeptember 4, 2013

St. Louis Cardinals All-Star first baseman Allen Craig left September 4th's game against the Cincinnati Reds with a left foot sprain, an injury that kept him out of the National League Division Series.

ESPN insider Buster Olney originally tweeted the unfortunate development for the Cardinals:

Oh, boy -- Allen Craig on the ground after rolling his left ankle. Coming out of the game.

— Buster Olney (@Buster_ESPN) September 5, 2013

Craig was left off the NLCS roster vs. Los Angeles. He is on the roster for the World Series in a DH role. However, Craig started at first base for the Cardinals in Game 5.