Cardinals slugger Carlos Beltran has been replaced in right field with Shane Robinson in Game 1 of the World Series. Robinson started the game in center but moved to right -- with Jon Jay taking over in center -- to begin the bottom of the third inning for the Cardinals. Beltran made an unbelievable catch in the bottom of the second robbing David Ortiz of a grand slam but he crashed into the wall -- around his ribcage area. Sure enough it has been announced that Beltran left due to a right rib contusion. Losing Beltran is obviously a huge blow to the Cardinals. He's a noted postseason force and has been one of their best hitters all season. Needing a big comeback to win Game 1 yes it hurts. If he's out for any upcoming games though it's a possibly devastating injury for the Cardinals.
Carlos Beltran leaves World Series Game 1 with rib injury
CBS Sports | Oct 24