Ian Stewart Injury: Cubs 3B To Have Wrist Surgery On Tuesday

Chicago Cubs third baseman Ian Stewart will undergo left wrist surgery on Tuesday at Cleveland Clinic, as Carrie Muskat of MLB.com reports. It's been reported that Stewart will likely miss the remainder of the season with the injury, as he'll be sidelined for 6-10 weeks.

It's been another miserable season for Stewart, who was acquired before the season from the Colorado Rockies after a terrible 2011 campaign. He didn't rebound at all in 2012, hitting .201/.292/.335 with five homers over 202 plate appearances before going on the disabled list last month.

The Cubs are still looking for their solution at third base since allowing Aramis Ramirez to leave through free agency during the offseason. Luis Valbuena is currently getting a shot after playing well in a 58-game stint with Triple-A Iowa, but the 26-year-old has a .226/.284/.354 line in 870 career MLB plate appearances.

For updates, stay tuned to SB Nation Chicago. For more comprehensive coverage of this series, visit Cubs blog Bleed Cubbie Blue and Braves blog Talking Chop. For more MLB coverage, check out Baseball Nation as well as MLB Daily Dish.

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