C,DH - STL
The St. Louis Cardinals have placed catcher Willson Contreras on the 10-day injured list due to left wrist tendinitis.
Contreras joins teammate Nolan Arenado on the 10-day injured list to effectively end his season, his first with the Cardinals. The former Cubs backstop completes his campaign hitting .264 with 20 home runs, six stolen bases, and an .825 OPS across 495 trips to the plate.
Cardinals C Willson Contreras has been sent for an MRI on his injured left wrist.
Contreras felt the discomfort in his left wrist Wednesday during a swing. The 31-year-old catcher would be a candidate to be shut down before the season to avoid any long term injuries if the results of the MRI show any issues.
Willson Contreras is not in the starting lineup Tuesday vs. the Brewers.
Conteras will get a breather after going 1-for-3 with his 20th home run on Monday. Andrew Knizer will take over behind the plate and Paul Goldschmidt is serving as the DH.
Willson Contreras left Tuesday's game early due to a right hand contusion.
Contreras can be considered as day-to-day for now. His status will be one to monitor.
Willson Contreras had a productive game on Friday, driving in three runs to help the Cardinals secure a 9-4 win over the Reds.
Contreras went 1-for-4 at the plate with a home run, two runs scored, and a walk. This performance adds to his season totals of 61 RBI, 18 home runs, and a .254 batting average in 118 games played. While his batting average may not be stellar, Contreras has shown his ability to provide power and run production for fantasy owners, making him a valuable option at the catcher position.