The St. Louis native ruptured his left Achilles’ tendon while making the final out in Philadelphia’s 1-0 loss to the Cardinals in the deciding game of the NLDS last Friday night.
The St. Louis native was injured on the final play of Philadelphia’s season-ending loss to the Cardinals in Game 5 of the NLDS on Friday night.
The Cardinals move on to face the Milwaukee Brewers this Sunday for their first NLCS since 2006 at Miller Park beginning at 3:05pm.
David Freese, the St. Louis native, was batting just .167 in his first career postseason series, but went 2-3 with a home run and 4 RBI’s.
Game 2 is Sunday night, with Cliff Lee pitching for Philadelphia against Chris Carpenter, who is starting on three days’ rest.
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The Cardinals had men on base in each of the first three innings, but after that, Lee allowed just three more hitters to reach.
Cards slugger and St. Louis native both place in top 20.