Javy Baez scratched from Thursday's Cubs lineup
|Thursday, August 15, 2019, 5:07 PM- -|
El Mago is not feeling well.
Chicago Cubs shortstop Javier Baez has been scratched from the lineup because of an illness for Thursday night's game against the Philadelphia Phillies.
Utility infielder David Bote will now get the start at shortstop and bat sixth in the lineup.
Kyle Schwarber will now bat in the clean-up position and Anthony Rizzo will lead-off for the Cubs.
FYI #Cubs Rizzo leading off: He's hit .320 with 11 HR, 8 doubles, 23 walks in 46 starts when batting 1st— Carrie Muskat (@CarrieMuskat) August 15, 2019
Maddon on Baez’s ailment: pic.twitter.com/X2V9zwc1rk— Mark Gonzales (@MDGonzales) August 15, 2019
Check out the new lineup below: