Rowand leaves Giants game early with hip injury

May 30, 2011, 11:22 pm
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May 30, 2011
ST. LOUIS (CSNAP) San Francisco's Aaron Rowand bruised his right hip when he was struck by the ball while diving into second base on a pickoff attempt in the fifth inning.Rowand stayed on base after testing his legs but Nate Schierholtz replaced the outfielder in the bottom of the fifth against the St. Louis Cardinals on Monday.Schierholtz played right field and Cody Ross moved from right field to left field.
Rowand is hitting just .247 with one home run and 10 RBI in 42 games this season.