ST. LOUIS (AP) - St. Louis Cardinals rookie third baseman David Freese will miss the rest of the season with a tendon injury in his right leg that will require surgery.
Freese was hurt rounding third base in his first rehab game for AA Springfield on Monday night and pulled up about 30 feet from home plate. The team believes this injury is unrelated to the injury, a bone bruise on the right ankle, that landed Freese on the 15-day disabled list on June 28.
General manager John Mozeliak said Freese injured a tendon that holds the ankle in place. The general manager said the injury is more common to football players.