CHICAGO (AP) — Cubs star Kris Bryant left their game against St. Louis Sunday afternoon after he got hurt while trying to beat out a double play.

Bryant stepped hard on first and tumbled to the ground in the third inning. The 2016 NL MVP then had to be helped off the field.

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Bryant was bothered by right knee soreness for part of this summer. He is batting .282 with 31 homers and 77 RBIs.

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Ian Happ replaced Bryant at third base on Sunday.

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