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Justin Ruggiano out 3-4 weeks with hamstring injury

Justin Ruggiano Cubs

Cubs outfielder Justin Ruggiano has been placed on the disabled list after injuring his hamstring trying to chase down a fly ball in yesterday’s loss to the Diamondbacks.

Carrie Muskat of reports that Ruggiano has a Grade 2 strain--he described hearing a “pop” at the time of the injury--which likely means at least 3-4 weeks on the sidelines.

Acquired from the Marlins during the offseason, Ruggiano hit just .229 with one homer and a .651 OPS in 14 games. He played mostly versus left-handed pitchers in a platoon pairing with Nate Schierholtz in right field.

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