Addison Russell RUMORS & NEWS

  • How Addison Russell plans to keep nagging arm/foot injuries at bay in 2018

    NBC Sports Chicago "Addison Russell doesn't have time to think about whether or not Javy Baez is coming for the starting shortstop gig. Russell is too busy making sure he's able to perform at his physical peak for as much of 2018 as possible after a rough few years in that regard. The soon-to-be-24-year-old..." January 19

  • Should the Cubs trade Addison Russell for Manny Machado?

    NBC Chicago "Twitter is abuzz with the sound of Manny Machado trade propositions. There's no harm in that. It's everybody's right as a sports fan to come up with their own ideas for trades — no matter how crazy — and debate proposals with other fans. But not all trade ideas are equal, of course. In..." December 18

  • Where do Cubs go from here with Addison Russell and Javier Baez?

    NBC Chicago "A scout from a potential playoff opponent asked the question while covering the Cubs in late September: Why is Addison Russell still playing shortstop over Javier Baez? An ego thing, to make sure they didn’t lose Russell near the end of a difficult year from a personal/professional standpoint,..." October 31