Originally posted on Fox Sports Midwest  |  Last updated 7/4/12
ST. LOUIS It's understandable for Allen Craig to fly under the radar while batting in a lineup that includes Matt Holliday, David Freese and All-Stars Carlos Beltran, Yadier Molina and Rafael Furcal. But had Craig not missed so many games due to injury earlier this season, he'd probably have better number than all of them. Craig has quietly had a remarkable season for the Cardinals, hitting .322 with 13 home runs and 43 RBI entering Tuesday's tilt with the Colorado Rockies. But he's done it while playing in just 40 of the Cardinals 80 games so far. "I am trying to make up for lost time," Craig said. "Being on the DL is not fun but I'm just trying to make the most of my opportunities when I'm out there playing." The talented slugger has done just that, putting up All-Star worthy numbers in nearly half the amount of time as the rest of the league. He's only four RBI behind National League MVP favorite Joey Votto and has just one fewer home run. Holliday, Molina and Freese all al...
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