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by Phil Bencomo
Just as one Cub made his much heralded return to action, another fell to injury. It seems all but certain that Alfonso Soriano will take Wood's well-used place on the disabled list. From the Daily Herald:
Running from first base in the third inning Sunday, Soriano rounded second on a single by Ryan Theriot but pulled up lame halfway to third and hopped to the base, where he was tagged out. He left the game, underwent an MRI and put a start to the process of figuring out what the Cubs are going to do now.
"Soriano is not going to be out there any time soon," Cubs manager Lou Piniella said. "It will be a minimum of two weeks and probably a month.
"He's our leadoff hitter, a valuable guy, leading our team in home runs has a lot of energy. It's going to be a tough loss."
I expect Felix Pie will be called up, but the loss is no easier to swallow.