Jorge Soler getting closer to returning

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The Cubs placed outfielder Jorge Soler on the 15-day disabled list on June 3, and he’s expected back in the next couple weeks.

Before the St. Louis Cardinals game, Soler was spotted running the bases at Busch Stadium and tested the ankle he sprained against the Miami Marlins.

The Cubs outfielder posted a photo of him running the bases to his Instagram.

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Can’t wait to be back on the field with my teammates. Almost there! #GoCubs A photo posted by Jorgesoler68 (@jorgesoler68) on Jun 27, 2015 at 7:18am PDT

Before the injury, Soler was hitting .265 with four home runs and 19 RBI.

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