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Jorge Soler leaves game with side tightness

Pittsburgh Pirates v Chicago Cubs

CHICAGO, IL - AUGUST 31: Jorge Soler #68 of the Chicago Cubs is seen in the dugout before a game against the Pittsburgh Pirates at Wrigley Field on August 31, 2016 in Chicago, Illinois. The Cubs defeated the Pirates 6-5. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

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The Cubs trotted out the pupu platter lineup this afternoon, what with today’s game coming after a late night division clinch. One of the few regulars in the lineup was Jorge Soler. Bad luck for him: he left the game with tightness in his side.

The concern, of course, would be that it’s an oblique, which can linger for a few weeks. The Cubs have some time before the playoffs, but not the 4-6 weeks more severe oblique strains can set someone back for. Here’s hoping it’s not serious.

Soler had one at bat in this game. On the year he’s hitting .234/.336/.448 with 12 homers and 31 RBI. He’s done better than that, however, since coming off the DL in mid-August.