Reliever Lance Lynn leaves with injury

Updated: August 9, 2011, 11:55 PM ET
Associated Press

ST. LOUIS -- St. Louis Cardinals reliever Lance Lynn pulled a left side muscle on a full-count walk with two outs in the eighth inning against the Milwaukee Brewers and was lifted from the game.

Lynn, a rookie right-hander, bent over in pain after walking pinch-hitter George Kottaras on Tuesday night. Lynn struck out three and hadn't allowed a hit in 1 2/3 innings before the walk. He eventually walked off the field.

Octavio Dotel replaced Lynn in a double switch with Daniel Descalso replacing Skip Schumaker at second base.


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