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Jorge Soler suffers stress fracture

Updated: June 27, 2013, 7:14 PM ET
By Sahadev Sharma | Special to ESPNChicago.com

MILWAUKEE -- Chicago Cubs top prospect Jorge Soler has a stress fracture in his left tibia and will be in a walking boot for four to six weeks, the team announced Thursday.

The timing of his recovery means Soler won't play in the All-Star Futures Game on July 14 at Citi Field.

Cubs president of baseball operations Theo Epstein said Soler fouled a ball off his shin at the end of spring training.

"It was fine, then it returned a couple months later," Epstein said. "Those stress ...

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