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Cubs' Ryan Sweeney has broken rib

Updated: June 30, 2013, 4:16 PM ET
By Taylor Soper | Special to ESPNChicago.com

Chicago Cubs outfielder Ryan Sweeney will miss four to six weeks after fracturing his left rib while running into the center-field wall during a 5-3 victory over Seattle on Saturday.

Initial X-rays did not show much damage, but a follow-up CT scan revealed the fracture. Sweeney will be placed on the disabled list and the Cubs will call up a replacement before Tuesday's game at Oakland.

"It's unfortunate," Cubs manager Dale Sveum said. "We're losing a big part of our offense. ...

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