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Cubs recall Tyler Colvin from minors

by TigerNet Staff - Tuesday, May 31, 2011 5:24 PM
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Tyler Colvin
Pos: OF   Height: 6-3   Weight: 210   Hometown: Augusta, GA (Clemson HS)   Years Played:



From Cubs.com

CHICAGO -- Outfielder Alfonso Soriano was placed on the 15-day disabled list on Tuesday with a strained left quadriceps, and Tyler ColvinTyler Colvin
Outfielder
# 6-3, 210
Augusta, GA

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was added to the roster.

Soriano left Monday's game in the first inning and underwent an MRI to determine the severity of the injury. He is not expected to need the full 15 days, but the Cubs don't want to play short-handed.

Colvin was at Wrigley Field on Tuesday to take part in hitting drills with coach Rudy Jaramillo. He began the year with the big league team but was sent to Triple-A Iowa after batting .113 in 28 games. He was hitting .260 in 12 games with five doubles, two triples and one home run in the Minors.
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