Alfonso Soriano was scratched from Tuesday’s game because of a sore knee that’s been nagging him for four months, but the Cubs left fielder will hold off on getting an MRI to see if he responds to treatment.
Soriano was examined during Tuesday’s game, a 15-6 loss to the Washington Nationals, by the team’s medical staff.
“[The doctor] thinks it’s nothing big,” Soriano said after the game. “He said if I keep playing, and I have a sore knee, we’ll do an MRI. I know I want to do it anyway, but he said if I play tomorrow or Thursday and it’s sore, we’ll do it right away.” [...]