The 2008 NL Rookie of the Year, was injured while taking batting practice Wednesday and an MRI Thursday revealed the injured oblique.
Soto has had a rough year, as his numbers pale in comparison to last season's ROY Award and it was recently revealed he tested positive for marijuana while at the World Baseball Classic.
Werth, 30, has better numbers than Beltran this season as his .268 average, 20 home runs, 54 RBI, 59 runs, and 12 stolen bases state.
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