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Matt Garza expected to miss week

Updated: February 19, 2013, 12:55 PM ET
By Jesse Rogers | ESPNChicago.com

MESA, Ariz. -- Chicago Cubs pitcher Matt Garza has a strain on the left side of his body "where the lat meets the oblique" and is expected to miss about a week, general manager Jed Hoyer said Tuesday.

"It's a mild strain, we're probably going to let him rest for about a week," Hoyer said. "Make sure he can ramp back up his throwing."

Hoyer characterized the results as "really good news."

Garza was hurt as he threw to hitters on Sunday during batting practice and had an ...

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