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Cubs roster moves: David Bote to paternity list, Randy Rosario recalled

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The team made a brief roster shuffle Tuesday.

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David Bote’s wife Rachel gave birth to the couple’s third child recently and as such, Bote will miss a few games while on the paternity list:

Players on the paternity list can miss a maximum of three games, so Bote should be back on Friday.

There had been speculation that a position player would be added to replace Bote, but there aren't any on the 40-man roster who aren't also already on the 25-man roster.

Thus adding a position player would require a 40-man move, and one obvious such move would be to put Brandon Morrow on the 60-day injured list.

But the Cubs will need to save that move for when Addison Russell returns, and it looks like Russell is on his way back:

As always, we await further developments.