Just when it looked like the Cubs had taken another step toward become "whole" again, they took…
Hoffpauir Odd Man Out as Cubs Activate Soto
The 26-year-old Soto batted .333 (4-for-12) with one double, two home runs and six RBI in four rehab games with the Rookie-level Arizona Cubs (one game) and Double-A Tennessee (three games). He hit a home run in each of his last two contests Tuesday and Wednesday vs. Carolina.
The reigning National League Rookie of the Year, Soto is a career .274 hitter (217-for-791) with 34 home runs and 123 RBI in 240 major league games. He batted .285 (141-for-494) with 35 doubles, 23 home runs and 86 RBI en route to earning top rookie honors last season.
Hoffpauir is batting .233 (42-for-180) with eight home runs and 25 RBI in 81 games with the Cubs this season.
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