Descalso is not starting Saturday against the Nationals. Descalso still seems to be the Cubs' primary second baseman despite the return of Addison Russell, as he started four of the last five games prior to Saturday's contest. He went just 2-for-14 over that stretch, however, so his hold on the starting job isn't likely to be a particularly strong one.
Descalso is not in the lineup Wednesday against the Reds. Descalso had started two games in a row since recovering from an ankle injury. Addison Russell gets the start at second base Wednesday. The playing-time split between the pair remains to be seen.
Descalso (ankle) is starting at second base and batting seventh Sunday night against the Brewers. Descalso has been held out of the starting lineup since tweaking his left ankle last weekend, though he did appear as a pinch hitter in all but one of the seven games since the injury. The veteran infielder is mired in slump over his last 14 games with a .114/.200/.205 slash line in 44 at-bats.
Descalso (ankle) is not in the lineup for Saturday's game against the Brewers. Descalso is still unable to play a full nine innings because of his injury and will not start Saturday for the seventh game in a row. Descalso was able to pinch hit Friday for the fourth time in five games, so he seemingly could return to the lineup at any point.
Descalso (ankle) is not in the lineup for Friday's game against the Brewers. Descalso remains out of the starting lineup for the sixth straight contest with left ankle soreness, though he has been utilized as a pinch hitter in each of the past four games. Addison Russell receives the starting nod at second base Friday, batting eighth.
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