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posted: 5/31/2011 3:52 PM

Cubs put LF Soriano on 15-day DL with quad strain

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Associated Press

CHICAGO -- The Chicago Cubs have put left fielder Alfonso Soriano on the 15-day disabled list because of a strained left quadriceps.

The purchased the contract of outfielder Tyler Colvin from Triple-A Iowa on Tuesday.

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Soriano was hurt in the first inning Monday trying to beat out a groundball to third. He pulled up a few feet from first base, holding his left thigh.

Soriano leads the team with 12 home runs and 29 RBIs. He is hitting .271.

Colvin was hitting .260 with a home run and eight RBIs at Iowa. He was sent down May 16 to get more at-bats after hitting just .113 with two home runs in 62 at-bats with the Cubs.

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