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Hamstring strain to sideline Soriano

Updated: April 18, 2007, 4:07 PM ET
Associated Press

CHICAGO -- Chicago Cubs outfielder Alfonso Soriano expects to miss about a week after straining his left hamstring while diving for a ball Monday night against the San Diego Padres.

The Cubs mulled putting the five-time All-Star on the 15-day disabled list, even though an MRI on Tuesday revealed no major structural damage. Instead, they optioned right-handed pitcher Angel Guzman to Triple-A Iowa just before Tuesday's game against the Padres and called up top prospect Felix Pie, who ...

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