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Alfonso Soriano will have arthroscopic surgery Tuesday on his ailing left knee and miss the rest of the season.
The Cubs’ left fielder has fought through pain and inflammation in the joint for much of the season and last played Sept. 3. He will finish the year with a .241 batting average, 20 home runs and 55 RBIs.
Team orthopedist Dr. Stephen Gryzlo will perform the surgery to clean out the knee, and Soriano will then have three weeks to rehab with the Cubs’ training staff before he goes home to the Dominican Republic for the [...]
Carlos Zambrano’s back injury might be behind him, but the Cubs diagnosed another problem after this second consecutive bad outing since coming off the disabled list. Zambrano gave up four runs and a season-high 11 hits in 3 1/3 innings in the Cubs’ 4-1 loss to the New York Mets on Sunday at Wrigley Field. Three of the runs were earned, but the unearned run came after an errant pick-off throw by Zambrano in the third.
The Cubs’ believe Zambrano’s latest problem is mechanical.
”[Pitching coach] Larry Rothschild says he’s opening up his front shoulder and they’re getting a good look at him,” manager Lou Piniella said. ”He’ll have to work on it.”
In his first start back Tuesday, Zambrano allowed a season-high eight runs in 4 1/3 innings against the Washington [...]
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.” [...]