Associated Press

Associated Press

Updated 8/19/2019 8:31 PM

CHICAGO — The Chicago Cubs have optioned infielder David Bote to Triple-A Iowa.

Bote has not performed quite substantially in August, batting .four hundred (eight for 20) in 14 video games. He also fully commited a pricey mistake although participating in shortstop in the ninth inning of Thursday night’s 7-five reduction at Philadelphia.

The Cubs declared the move on Monday’s off working day. They will announce a corresponding shift in advance of Tuesday night’s sequence opener from San Francisco.

The 26-calendar year-old Bote designed his main league debut past yr, batting .239 with six homers and 33 RBIs in 74 game titles. He agreed to a $fifteen million, five-year deal with Chicago in April, covering 2020-24.

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