St. Louis Cardinals first baseman and cleanup hitter Allen Craig said Sunday he is recovered from a foot injury and is ready to play.
Game 1 of the World Series between the Cardinals and Boston Red Sox is Wednesday.
Craig has not played since Sept. 4 because a left foot sprain. He said he expects to be the designated hitter in Game 1 at Boston.
Craig batted a major league-best .454 during the regular season with runners in scoring position.
The Cardinals worked out at Busch Stadium Sunday, two days after beating the Los Angeles Dodgers in Game 6 of the National League Championship Series for the pennant.