The Cubs lost outfielder Jorge Soler to an oblique injury on Aug. 24, the second time the Cubs outfielder was placed on the disabled list this season.
Soler said he hopes to start his rehabbing as soon as Friday in time to return for the final stretch of the season.
Soler (oblique) update: Says hopes to start swinging bat Fri. but not certain. Believes injury is not season ending.— Gordon Wittenmyer (@GDubCub) September 2, 2015
Before his injury, Soler was hitting .265/.325/.710 with seven home runs and 41 RBI in 90 games this season. The Cubs currently have six outfielders on the 40-man roster including Soler and Kyle Schwarber.