CHICAGO (AP) Chicago Cubs left fielder Alfonso Soriano left Monday’s game against the Houston Astros after straining his left quadriceps after trying to beat out a grounder in the first inning.

A few feet from first base, Soriano pulled up holding his left thigh. After limping off the field, Soriano was replaced in left field by Blake DeWitt in the second inning.

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Soriano came into the game hitting .273 with 12 homers and 29 RBIs. Soriano will have an MRI.

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The Cubs had already placed utility infielder Jeff Baker on the 15-day disabled list earlier Monday, a day after putting Reed Johnson on the DL with back spasms. Johnson is hitting .367 with two home runs and 18 RBIs in 34 games.

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