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Holliday (sore left knee) will start in left field Monday vs. the Reds.
Holliday was rested Sunday both in part to a balky knee and his 0-for-18 slump at the dish, but the Cardinals are banking on the therapy day revitalizing the veteran. Normally a safe candidate to deliver 20-to-25 home runs and an average near .300 on an annual basis, Holliday is batting just .260 on the campaign and is on pace to finish with only 16 round trippers.
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Holliday has been bothered by a sore left knee which factored into manager Mike Matheny's decision to sit the veteran on Sunday, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports.
Holliday is in an 0-for-18 slump and has dealt with soreness in that knee prior to this season. It's unclear if Matheny will rest Holliday for any more games in an attempt to get him feeling healthy again.
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Holliday is out of the lineup Sunday against the Padres, Jeff Sanders of the San Diego Union-Tribune reports.
Holliday has started eight straight games for the Cardinals, but will give way to Jon Jay on Sunday afternoon, while Jhonny Peralta will move up to third in the order. In the midst of an 0-for-18 slump, a day off was likely due for the veteran.
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Holliday (knee) is in the lineup for Thursday's game against the Padres.
Holliday's left knee flared up Wednesday night, prompting his removal in the seventh inning, but it seems the decision was largely precautionary on the Cardinals' behalf. He will return to right field and the three-hole in the order Thursday to face lefty Eric Stults, against whom he's 3-for-8 with a homer in his career.
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Holliday was removed from Wednesday's game due to left knee soreness, Derrick Goold of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports.
The injury does not appear serious, as Holliday expects to be in the lineup for Thursday's game. However, it's something for fantasy owners to keep an eye on in case Holliday's personal diagnosis is incorrect.
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Holliday was perfect at the dish Monday, going 4-for-4 with an RBI and a run scored.
The Cardinals' left fielder doubled twice and drove in a run on an infield single in the ninth inning to make it a one-run game. Holliday's run-scoring hit was just his fourth of the month and first in nearly a week. He's hitting .271 with 59 RBI for the season.
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Holliday hit his 12th home run of the season Sunday against Milwaukee, his only hit in four at-bats.
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Matt Holliday finished 2-for-4 with a solo home run in Sunday's win over the Cubs.
Holliday's blast was the only run either side mustered in the game. He's now got three homers in his last five games and has four since the All-Star break. It was just a matter of time before Holliday's line drives started leaving the park, and now that he's found his home run swing they should continue to come for the next two months.
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Matt Holliday had three hits, including his ninth home run of the season on Friday, but it wasn't enough to overcome the Cubs at Wrigley Field.
Holliday connected on a solo blast off Travis Wood in the fifth inning, knotting the score at 5-5. With the three-hit effort, he's now hitting .269/.374/.414 with the nine homers, 52 RBI and a pair of stolen bases on the season.
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Matt Holliday (head) went 0-for-2 with a walk and two strikeouts in his return to action Sunday night versus the Dodgers.
Holliday was lifted from the Cardinals' win on Saturday after an awkward collision with Dodgers shortstop Hanley Ramirez. He passed a concussion test on Saturday night.