Found September 02, 2013 on Fox Sports Midwest:
CINCINNATI (AP) Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina left a game against the Cincinnati Reds with a sore left wrist.Molina grounded out and flied out in his two at-bats before being replaced by Rob Johnson for the bottom of the fifth inning on Monday. The Reds led 6-2.Molina missed 14 games with a strained right knee. He was activated off the disabled list on Aug. 15 and had started 15 games, with manager Mike Matheny going easy on him to prevent a recurrence of the knee problem.The Cardinals also were missing right fielder Carlos Beltran for the start of their four-game series. Beltran missed his second straight game with a stiff back. Matheny held him out as a precaution.St. Louis and Pittsburgh were tied for the NL Central lead.
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