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Goldschmidt expected back in lineup Saturday

Goldschmidt expected back in lineup Saturday

PHOENIX -- D-backs first baseman Paul Goldschmidt has not played in Cactus League games for the past two days due to stiffness in his legs.

"Just got run-down a little bit," D-backs manager Kirk Gibson said. "Just felt a little stiffness in one of his legs so we just immediately shut him down. He's been working out and he feels good and he'll be in the lineup [Saturday]."

The D-backs have pair of split-squad games Saturday and Goldschmidt is expected to play in Tempe against the Angels.

Goldschmidt is hitting .235 with three RBIs in 17 at-bats this spring.

Steve Gilbert is a reporter for MLB.com. Read his blog, Inside the D-backs, and follow him on Twitter @SteveGilbertMLB. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.

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