Kolten Wong leaves the Cardinals-Cubs game with a head contusion

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In the fifth inning of today’s Cardinals-Cubs game, Kolten Wong ranged back to make a catch on a fly ball on which he went running back, making a looping, falling catch in shallow right field. You can watch it here.

Unfortunately Wong was slow to get up and slow to get off the field. He came to bat in the top of the sixth, struck out and then was removed from the game in the bottom of the seventh. The Cardinals then announced that Wong had left the game with the head contusion.

He’ll likely be checked for a concussion. You can assume that he won’t play in the nightcap of today’s doubleheader.