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Cubs' David Bote (shoulder) not in Sunday lineup

Chicago Cubs third baseman David Bote (shoulder) is not in the team's lineup for Sunday's game against the Cincinnati Reds. Bote has been diagnosed with a separated left shoulder and will miss today's contest with the Reds. He's likely headed for a stint on the injured list. With Bote sidelined, Patrick Wisdom will take over at third base and bat seventh.
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Cubs’ David Bote suffers separated shoulder

Cubs infielder David Bote left Saturday’s game due to a separated left shoulder, as manager David Ross told The Chicago Tribune’s Paul Sullivan and other reporters in the postgame media session. Bote suffered the injury while sliding into second base on what ended up as an Eric Sogard double play during the fourth inning, and Patrick Wisdom replaced Bote in the field at third base for the top of the fifth.
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Cubs 3B David Bote departs with left shoulder injury

CHICAGO (AP) — Cubs infielder David Bote left the game against Cincinnati on Saturday after hurting his left shoulder on a slide. Bote grabbed his shoulder after the play at second base in the fourth inning. He was helped off and replaced by Patrick Wisdom at third before the Reds batted in the top of the fifth.

David Bote homer lifts Cubs over Reds, 1-0

David Bote's home run to left was the difference as the host Chicago Cubs beat the Cincinnati Reds 1-0 on a cold and blustery Friday afternoon. The Cubs have won five consecutive games and seven of the past eight. They play host to the Reds again Saturday afternoon at Wrigley Field in the second game of a three-game series.

Cubs' David Bote: Getting MRI

Bote will get an MRI on his separated left shoulder Sunday, Bruce Levine of 670TheScore.come reports. Bote left Saturday's game after suffering the shoulder injury sliding into second base during the fourth inning. The MRI should lead to a conclusive decision regarding Bote's possible placement on the injured list.

Cubs' David Bote: Moves to injured list

Bote was placed on the 10-day injured list Sunday with a dislocated left shoulder. The 28-year-old was diagnosed with a separated shoulder after suffering the injury on a slide during the fourth inning Saturday, but an MRI apparently revealed it's a dislocation. Bote doesn't have an official timeline for his return but could face a lengthy absence. Sergio Alcantara had his contract selected from Triple-A Iowa for infield depth, while Eric Sogard starts at second base Sunday.

Cubs notebook: David Bote swings, sprints, searches — and celebrates

David Bote knew he hit it well. But on this day, that didn’t mean much. Strong winds off the lake made it seem like a home run at Wrigley Field would be impossible. Every fly ball was at least a bit of an adventure. So Bote sprinted out of the batter’s box and didn’t realize the low-trajectory hit off Reds rookie Vladimir Gutierrez — in his big-league debut — had cut through the wind and dropped into the basket in the left-field corner for his fifth home run of the season. It made the difference in a 1-0 victory over the Reds.

Cubs 1, Reds 0: David Bote, wild in the wind

Early this morning I would not have given this game much of a chance of being played at all. Rain was forecast all morning, afternoon and into the early evening in Chicago, with blustery winds and temperatures not getting out of the 40s. The rain, though, stopped in the late...