Kris Bryant leaves in the 3rd inning of the Cubs' 5-0 win against the Pirates with lower oblique tightness

Jon Lester pitched the Chicago Cubs to a 5-0 win over the Pirates on Monday night in Pittsburgh, but third baseman Kris Bryant left the game early with right lower oblique tightness, the team announced.Bryant appeared to cringe during a swing in his first at-bat in the second inning, but he stayed in the game until David Bote replaced him in the third.Bryant, who is hitting .195 with five RBIs, might have to sit for a day or more depending on the severity.Lester threw six shutout innings for his 193rd career win as the Cubs cruised past the struggling Pirates and reduced their magic number to …

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