ST. LOUIS (AP) — Scooter Gennett has been scratched from the Milwaukee Brewers lineup with a finger injury on his left hand.
Elian Herrera replaces Gennett at second base and bats eighth against the Cardinals on Friday night.
Gennett had been batting fifth in the original lineup. The players batting behind him – Khris Davis, Lyle Overbay and Jean Segura – all move up one spot.
Gennett is hitting .302 with eight homers and 35 RBIs. Herrera is hitting .270 in 89 at-bats with two RBIs.