Addison Russell RUMORS & NEWS

  • Cubs' Addison Russell not paying attention to Manny Machado rumors

    Chicago Tribune "Addison Russell said he hears his name associated with Orioles superstar Manny Machado in trade discussions only when media members ask questions to him. And Russell’s isolation is supported by his recent production at the plate, where he is 6-for-12 and providing..." May 20

  • Addison Russell had an allergic reaction to something he ate from the postgame spread

    Hardball Talk "Gordon Wittenmyer of the Chicago Sun-Times reports that Cubs shortstop Addison Russell stayed overnight in Denver after having an allergic reaction to something he ate from the postgame spread in the clubhouse at Coors Field after Sunday afternoon’s game. Russell spent a couple of hours at a..." April 24

  • 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? Umm...no

    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