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Holliday back in lineup after injury scare

Holliday back in lineup after injury scare

ST. LOUIS -- Cardinals outfielder Matt Holliday was back in the starting lineup on Sunday after missing the final inning of Saturday's 3-0 win over Colorado.

Holliday stumbled slightly when hitting the first-base bag on an eighth-inning groundout on Saturday.

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"He told me before he left last night that he was going to be fine," St. Louis manager Mike Matheny said. "This morning, he checked out fine. I think it just scared him a little bit."

Holliday entered Sunday's series finale against the Rockies hitting .273 with five homers and 21 RBIs.

Steve Overbey is a contributor to MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.

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