Addison Russell RUMORS & NEWS

  • 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

  • Cubs' Russell to miss at least 3 more weeks after re-aggravating foot injury

    Chicago Tribune "Shortstop Addison Russell underwent an MRI exam on his right foot Thursday after being examined by Cubs orthopedic physician Stephen Gryzlo. The MRI revealed Russell re-aggravated plantar fasciitis in his right foot and will be out for at least three more weeks. He had been planning to return..." September 01

  • Cubs’ Addison Russell aggravates foot injury, DL return uncertain

    Chicago Sun-Times "Cubs shortstop Addison Russell aggravated his foot injury during his minor-league rehab assignment, a setback that could push his return from the disabled list back by two weeks or more. Russell, who has been on the DL for the last month with plantar fasciitis in his right foot, was scratched..." August 31

  • Cubs place Russell on 10-day DL with foot injury

    Bleacher Report "Chicago Cubs shortstop Addison Russell suffered a foot injury that has landed him on the 10-day disabled list. The Cubs announced Friday that Russell had been placed on the DL, retroactive to Aug. 2. Russell demonstrated his formidable power from the shortstop role in 2016 with 21 home runs..." August 05

  • Wife of Cubs' Russell files for divorce, won't speak to MLB investigators

    TMZ "Chicago Cubs star Addison Russell's wife is filing for divorce ... just 2 weeks after the MLB opened a domestic violence investigation against the All-Star infielder. Melisa Russell had addressed the split on Instagram earlier this month ... hinting infidelity was the problem. Melisa's friend..." June 21

  • Russell calls domestic abuse allegations 'false and hurtful'

    Chicago Sun-Times "Addison Russell released a short statement Thursday regarding domestic violence allegations made against him on social media. “Any allegation I have abused my wife is false and hurtful,” said Russell. “For the well-being of my family, I’ll have no further comment.” Russell’s statement comes..." June 08

  • Major League Baseball to Investigate Domestic Violence Claim Against Addison Russell

    The Big Lead "Major League Baseball will investigate claims of domestic violence made against Chicago Cubs shortstop Addison Russell in an Instagram post, a league official said Thursday morning. The post from Russell’s wife, Melisa which went up during last night’s Cubs game, has since been deleted but read..." June 08

  • Addison Russell blasted by wife Melisa on Instagram

    Larry Brown Sports "Addison Russell was about to face a world of problems after Wednesday’s game. The Chicago Cubs shortstop was blasted by his wife Melisa on Instagram. In her post, Melisa talked about “being cheated on” and hinted at a potential breakup. The best friend of Russell’s wife shared some explosive..." June 08