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13 David Bote 3B

Chicago Cubs

Fantasy Stats
Own%Start%
4%1%
Key Stats
ABHRAVGRBIRSB
242.208530
Batting Summary
YearTeamGABRHHRRBIBBSOSBCSOBPSLGAVG
2019CHC12730347781141449351.362.422.257
2020CHC92435254900.321.500.208

Player Updates

August 3, 2020 04:00 PM
Cubs' David Bote: Starting at third Monday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Bote is starting at third base and batting sixth in Monday's game against the Royals.

Kris Bryant is back in the lineup Monday after missing two games due to gastrointestinal issues, but he'll start in left field, opening third up for Bote. Bryant should mainly play at the hot corner moving forward, which would relegate Bote to backing up at second and third. Bote has a strong 1.048 OPS and two home runs in six games this season, so he offers some upside on days he cracks the lineup.

July 29, 2020 11:16 PM
Cubs' David Bote: Homers again
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Bote went 1-for-2 with a walk and two-run home run Wednesday against the Reds.

Bote entered the game in the sixth inning as a pinch-hitter to replace Anthony Rizzo after the Reds broke the game open. He launched his second home run in as many games, taking Cody Reed deep in the ninth inning. Bote has gotten an at-bat in each of the Cubs' past three games and produced well, but the return of Kris Bryant (elbow) will likely decrease his playing quickly.

July 28, 2020 11:04 PM
Cubs' David Bote: Goes deep Tuesday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Bote went 2-for-3 with a walk and a solo home run in Tuesday's win over the Reds.

Bote made his second consecutive start and hit his first home run of the season. The 27-year-old doesn't have an everyday role, but he's versatile enough to start at second or third, and he should find his way into the lineup a few times per week. That keeps Bote's fantasy upside capped for the moment, though an injury to a Chicago regular could boost his stock.

July 19, 2020 11:36 AM
Cubs' David Bote: To serve in utility role
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Chicago manager David Ross said Jason Kipnis and Nico Hoerner will be his primary options at second base, leaving Bote to work in a utility role for the Cubs, Jordan Bastian of MLB.com reports.

Second base seemed to be the Cubs' only open infield spot heading into summer camp, but it's gotten some clarity with Kipnis and Hoerner set to work in a left-right platoon. This leaves Bote with a similar utility role that he's had the past few seasons. He could potentially see a little more time at third early in the year if Ross uses Kris Bryant more at first base with Anthony Rizzo (back) possibly missing some games.

July 4, 2020 02:08 PM
Cubs' David Bote: Part of 60-man pool
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Bote is among seven infielders in the Cubs' player pool working out at Wrigley Field for summer camp.

Jason Kipnis and Nico Hoerner seem to have the inside track on playing time at second base and could end up platooning, though Bote can fill in at both second and third. The 27-year-old appeared in 127 games for the Cubs last year, so despite not having a regular starting role, he was still able to find plenty of playing time. Bote turned in a .257/.362/.422 slash line, 11 home runs and 41 RBI in in 2019.

April 16, 2020 10:12 PM
Cubs' David Bote: Posts nice spring line
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Bote finished Cactus League play with a .333/.448/.375 slash line across 10 games.

Bote had a strong 2019 spring training as well and he parlayed it into an increased role with the Cubs, as he played 127 regular-season games versus 74 a year earlier. The 27-year-old should work in a utility role again when the 2020 regular season is able to begin, and his versatility will be a valuable asset for Chicago as they navigate what figures to be a compacted schedule.

March 3, 2020 10:56 PM
Cubs' David Bote: In the mix at second
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Bote is one of several players competing for the primary second base job over the final weeks of spring training, Jordan Bastian of MLB.com reports.

Chicago manager David Ross said Bote, Jason Kipnis and Nico Hoerner are all in the mix to seize regular playing time. The most likely scenario is that the Cubs utilize a platoon at second, with Bote also working as a reserve at third base. The 26-year-old flashed some potential last year with 11 home runs and a .784 OPS in 127 games, but his lack of a true everyday role limits his 2020 ceiling.

September 9, 2019 05:12 PM
Cubs' David Bote: Next in line at shortstop
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Bote would likely take over at shortstop for the Cubs if Addison Russell (head) is forced to miss time, Gordon Wittenmyer of the Chicago Sun-Times reports.

Regular shortstop Javier Baez was diagnosed with a fractured thumb on Saturday, and then on Sunday, Russell left the game after taking a pitch to the helmet. The latter is being evaluated for a concussion, and Bote is the likely candidate to play at shortstop if both Baez and Russell are sidelined. The Cubs' next game is Monday in San Diego.

September 6, 2019 01:04 AM
Cubs' David Bote: Homers in return
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Bote went 2-for-3 with a solo home run and another run scored in Thursday's win over the Brewers.

In his return to the big leagues, Bote launched a solo home run off Jake Faria in the ninth inning. The long ball was his first since July 26 and his 11th of the season. Bote was recalled ahead of Thursday's game after spending less than a week in the minors. Across 274 at-bats, he's hitting .266/.362/.449.

September 5, 2019 05:36 PM
Cubs' David Bote: Returns to majors
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Bote was recalled from Triple-A Iowa on Thursday, Jordan Bastian of MLB.com reports.

Craig Kimbrel (elbow) was sent to the injured list in a corresponding move, allowing Bote to rejoin the Cubs after spending less than a week in the minors. The 26-year-old is slashing .262/.359/.435 with 10 home runs and four stolen bases in 108 games with the Cubs this season and will likely fill a utility infield role down the stretch.

August 31, 2019 11:28 PM
Cubs' David Bote: Sent to Triple-A
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Bote was optioned to Triple-A Iowa after Saturday's game against the Brewers, Mark Gonzales of the Chicago Tribune reports.

Bote returned to the majors last weekend and went 2-for-3 with a double, two runs scored and two walks in his two appearances, but he'll head back to Triple-A as Ben Zobrist (personal) rejoins the Cubs. Bote should return to the big-league club after spending the minimum 10 days in the minors.

August 25, 2019 11:56 AM
Cubs' David Bote: Returns to majors
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Bote was recalled from Triple-A Iowa Sunday, Bruce Miles of the Chicago Daily Herald reports.

The Cubs put pitcher Derek Holland (wrist) on the 10-day injured list Sunday and recalled Bote to fill the roster spot. The 26-year-old infielder is slashing .257/.352/.429 in 268 MLB at-bats this season and will serve in a utility role for however long he sticks in the majors.

August 19, 2019 07:56 PM
Cubs' David Bote: Sent to Triple-A
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Bote was optioned to Triple-A Iowa on Monday, Gordon Wittenmyer of the Chicago Sun-Times reports.

Bote is 5-for-10 with an RBI and three walks over his last 10 contests, but he'll head back down to the minors following Monday's roster move. Steve Cishek (hip) is expected to return from the 10-day injured list and take Bote's place on the 25-man roster for Tuesday's matchup with San Francisco.

August 8, 2019 03:24 PM
Cubs' David Bote: Sitting again Thursday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Bote is not in the lineup Thursday against the Reds.

Bote finds himself on the bench for the third time in four games as Ian Happ, who went 2-for-4 with a grand slam Wednesday, picks up another start at the keystone in his place. The 26-year-old Bote is hitting just .238 with a 28 percent strikeout rate since the All-Star break and could continue to lose out on at-bats to the hot-hitting Happ (.320/.452/.600 in 12 games since his promotion).

August 7, 2019 11:08 AM
Cubs' David Bote: Heads to bench
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Bote is not starting Wednesday against the Athletics.

Bote will sit for the second time in three games as Ian Happ picks up a start at the keystone in Wednesday's series finale. In 19 games since the All-Star break, Bote is slashing .238/.360/.333 with one home run and a 28 percent strikeout rate.

August 5, 2019 04:08 PM
Cubs' David Bote: Retreats to bench
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Bote is not in the lineup Monday against the Athletics.

Bote will head to the bench for Monday's series opener after starting the past three games and going 3-for-9 with a 2:1 BB:K. In his place, Tony Kemp is starting at the keystone and hitting eighth.

August 1, 2019 04:08 PM
Cubs' David Bote: Heads to bench
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Bote is not in the lineup Thursday against the Cardinals.

Tony Kemp is starting at second base and hitting eighth in this one. In 13 second-half appearances, Bote is slashing just .207/.281/.345 with one home run and a 40.6 percent strikeout rate.

July 27, 2019 12:16 PM
Cubs' David Bote: Homers in loss
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Bote went 1-for-3 with a two-run home run in Friday's 3-2 loss to the Brewers.

Bote gave Chicago a lead with his two-run blast in the top of the sixth inning, though the Cubs' bullpen squandered it. The 26-year-old, who is up to 10 home runs this season, is not getting everyday playing time, but he's been decently effective when he's cracked the lineup.

July 14, 2019 12:20 PM
Cubs' David Bote: Starting Sunday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Bote is starting at third base and batting eighth in Sunday's game against the Pirates.

Bote will be making his first start after the All-Star break, though he has appeared in both games. With Kris Bryant entrenched at third base and Robel Garcia climbing the depth chart at second, Bote will have to settle for a super utility role the rest of the way, though injuries could change things.

July 8, 2019 04:28 PM
Cubs' David Bote: Back to bench
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Bote is out of the lineup for Sunday's game against the White Sox.

Bote was unable to take advantage of the three consecutive starts he drew heading into Sunday, going hitless across 10 at-bats while striking out nine times. With both Bote and Daniel Descalso looking lost at the plate heading into the All-Star break, the newly recalled Robel Garcia may have unseated both as manager Joe Maddon's preferred utility-infield option.

Situational Stats
SituationABHHROBPSLGAVG
vs St. Louis3660 .262 .222 .167
vs Flaherty (Career)400000
vs RHP224619 .381 .442 .272
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Batting Stats
SeasonTeamGABRHHRRBIBBSOSBCSAVGOBPSLGOPS
2020CHC92435254900.208.321.5000.821
2019CHC12730347781141449351.257.362.4220.785
2018CHC741842344633196034.239.319.4080.727
Total2105117312719796716285.248.345.4210.766
More Batting Stats
SeasonTeamG2B3BTBSFSHHBPIBBGDP
2020CHC9101200001
2019CHC127170128207411
2018CHC74927530413
Total2102722155011515
Minor League Batting Stats
YearTeamGPABRH2B3BHRRBIBBSOSBCSAVGOBPSLG
2012R-Azl Cubs38125162973114193252.232.349.360
2013AFX-Kane County Cougars174977101412802.143.311.225
2013ASX-Boise Hawks69232395890631236164.250.337.366
2013AFA-Daytona Cubs4143210033400.143.294.214
2014AAA-Iowa Cubs4103400132110.400.500.700
2014ASX-Boise Hawks371312234110216182493.260.366.389
2014AFX-Kane County Cougars581861939120121214934.210.323.290
2015AFX-South Bend Cubs983154679202641296053.251.328.384
2016AA-Tennessee7251500012600.200.259.200
2016AAA-Iowa12224800132500.364.417.500
2016AFA-Myrtle Beach722765593263641314161.337.410.518
2017AA-Tennessee Smokies1274706512830314594910152.272.353.438
2018AAA-Iowa Cubs6123534631021341266331.268.342.494
2019AAA-Iowa Cubs3101100001500.100.182.100
 

Player Info

Height/Weight:
6-1/210
Birthdate:
4/7/1993
Age:
27
Hometown:
Longmont, CO
Bats/Throws:
R/R
Team:
Chicago Cubs
College:

MLB Experience:
3