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Cubs' top prospect Bryant suffers toe injury

NEW YORK -- Chicago Cubs top slugging prospect Kris Bryant left Triple-A Iowa's game against Salt Lake after only two innings because of an injury to his left big toe.

X-rays taken at a local hospital were inconclusive, and Bryant will undergo an MRI on Sunday morning.

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Bryant, who has hit 40 home runs and driven in 103 runs in 124 games at Double-A Tennessee and Iowa, left Principal Park in Des Moines with a trainer after the second inning.

The 6-foot-5, 215-pound Bryant fouled a pitch off his foot a few days ago before drawing a walk in the first inning and was later forced at second base but played another inning before leaving.

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Bryant was the second overall pick in the 2013 draft, and his 40 home runs lead all of professional baseball.

The Cubs weren't expected to promote Bryant in September and hoped he would continue his development at Iowa.

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