According to multiple reports, Jorge Soler will miss the weekend series with the Pirates for the birth of his child. The Cubs gave Soler permission to leave the team and fly to Miami.
Jorge Soler is expected back Monday for the start of the homestand against the Reds.
Soler has hit safely in 11 of the 12 games he’s played in at the big league level. Soler is 16-for-45 with nine extra basehits (five doubles, four home runs), two walks, 12 strikeouts and 13 RBI.
The Cubs have not said which players will fill in for Jorge Soler in right field while he is out.