Tag Archives: Addison Russell

Posted on September 21, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine Major League Baseball has placed Chicago Cubs shortstop Addison Russell on administrative leave. The move was made Friday in response to allegations of abuse from Russell’s wife, Melisa Reidy-Russell. Earlier this week, Reidy-Russell published a blog called “You no longer have a secret, you have a story” that […]

Posted on July 3, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine July is here, and that means it’s officially trading season in Major League Baseball. Without a doubt, the best player available is Baltimore Orioles shortstop Manny Machado. For most of the season, it’s been a foregone conclusion that Machado would be dealt this summer. But the time […]

Posted on October 19, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine The Chicago Cubs are still alive. If Game 4 was Jake Arrieta’s last start in front of the Wrigley Field faithful, he certainly went out in style, striking out nine while allowing just one run over 6.2 innings. He managed to cool down a Dodgers lineup that […]

Posted on September 1, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine The Chicago Cubs have been without shortstop Addison Russell for nearly a month because of a foot injury. Unfortunately for the Cubs, they will continue to be without their opening day shortstop for at least another three weeks. The Cubs announced Thursday night that Russell re-aggravated his plantar […]

Posted on August 4, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine As the defending world champions find themselves fighting just to return to the postseason in 2017, they will prepare for a stretch without their regular shortstop. The Chicago Cubs placed shortstop Addison Russell on the 10-day DL Friday with a sprained foot. It’s the first time the […]

Posted on June 8, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine Chicago Cubs shortstop Addison Russell will not be in uniform as his team begins a series with the Colorado Rockies on Thursday. The Cubs have made it clear that Russell is not being suspended. However, he’s being given Thursday night off to sort out issues in his […]

The Chicago Cubs made history last season by winning their first World Series title in more than a century. But none of that matters now, as all 30 teams have a clean slate heading into the 2017 season. Nevertheless, the Cubbies are set up to be competitive for many years to come. Can they repeat […]

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