Jason Kipnis sitting in Thursday's Game 2 for Chicago

Chicago Cubs infielder Jason Kipnis is not in the lineup Thursday in the team's Wild Card Game 2 against the Miami Marlins.

What It Means:

Kipnis is being replaced at second base by David Bote against Marlins starter Sixto Sanchez.

In 135 plate appearances this season, Kipnis has a .237 batting average and a .644 OPS.