ST. LOUIS, Mo. (AP) - Cardinals first baseman Paul Goldschmidt was not in the starting lineup against Milwaukee because of lower back tightness.

St. Louis said the move was made for precautionary reasons.

The 33-year-old, starting his third season with the Cardinals, is batting .308 with no homers and two RBIs in 26 at-bats through the first six games.

Goldschmidt was a six-time All-Star with Arizona before he was acquired by the Cardinals.