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Chicago Cubs News: David Bote activated off of IL; Andrew Romine DFA

The Cubs infielder has been on the shelf since August 26

Kansas City Royals v Chicago Cubs Photo by Nuccio DiNuzzo/Getty Images

The Chicago Cubs today announced that infielder David Bote has been activated off of the 10-day injured list. In a corresponding move, infielder Andrew Romine has been designated for assignment.

Bote was placed on the IL on August 28, retroactive to August 26, with a right ankle sprain. This season, Bote has hit .202/.270/.339 with 32 RBI and 26 runs scored over 78 games. Bote is in his fourth season with the Cubs. He was drafted in the 18th round of the 2012 draft out of Neosho County Community College in Chanute, KS.

Andrew Romine has played 26 games for the Cubs this season and has hit .183/.234/.267 with one home run and five runs batted in. He was signed as a free agent at the end of Spring Training after he was released by the Minnesota Twins.

Bote is available to play in this afternoon’s game versus the Cincinnati Reds.