David Bote sitting for Chicago on Friday

Chicago Cubs infielder David Bote is not in the lineup on Friday in the team's game against the St. Louis Cardinals.

What It Means:

Bote is being replaced at third base by Ian Happ against Cardinals starter Dakota Hudson. Jonathan Lucroy, Addison Russell, Albert Almora Jr. and Robel Garcia are all headed to the bench.

In 349 plate appearances this season, Bote has a .258 batting average and a .787 OPS.