According to a report from Yahoo Sports, Alfonso Soriano will miss the next 2-4 weeks with a right quadriceps strain. Soriano left the game in the 3rd inning of Sunday night’s loss to the Mets. Lou Piniella stated he is unsure what his club will do.
Updated – 8/06/07 – 11:41am – According to a report on Cubs.com, the Cubs will callup Eric Patterson from Triple-A Iowa before tonight’s game with the Astros to take Alfonso Soriano’s sopt on the active roster. The move will require the Cubs to make room for Patterson on the 40-man roster.
Updated – 8/06/07 – 4:41pm C.T. – According to a report on Cubs.com, Brian Dopirak was designated for assignment to make room for Eric Patterson on the 40-man roster. The Cubs also placed Wade Miller on waivers to grant his unconditional release. Also, Alfonso Soriano was officially placed on the 15-day DL. A report in the Chicago Tribune mentioned Aramis Ramirez had a similar injury in 2005 and missed the final 5 weeks of the season.
Will update when more information becomes available.