Kris Bryant exits Thursday’s game with flu-like symptoms

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Kris Bryant left Thursday’s game against the Dodgers before the third inning with flu-like symptoms.

The Cubs third baseman was in the starting lineup, batting third and playing third base, and made one plate appearance before departing. He struck out swinging.

Manager Joe Maddon moved Jonathan Herrera over to third base, moved Chris Coghlan to second base and replaced Bryant in the batting order with Matt Szczur, who played center field.

The Cubs trailed the Dodgers, 4-0, after two innings.

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