SportAgent expects Addison Russell to return to Cubs

20:31  08 november  2018
20:31  08 november  2018 Source:   yardbarker.com

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The Chicago Cubs reportedly do not expect shortstop Addison Russell to play again this season as Major League Baseball continues to investigate "The chances of Russell rejoining the Cubs for the postseason appear slim; every previous case of a player going on administrative leave resulted in a

Chicago Cubs infielder Addison Russell has been accused of hitting his wife, Melissa, and MLB has said it will investigate the allegation. USA TODAY Sports.

Agent expects Addison Russell to return to Cubs© Brett Davis-USA TODAY Sports Chicago Cubs shortstop Addison Russell finished the 2018 season under suspension in the wake of domestic violence accusations from his ex-wife.

His agent, Scott Boras, still expects that Russell will rejoin the team when his suspension ends in early 2019, according to Gordon Wittenmyer from the Chicago Sun-Times.

On the field, Russell hit .250/.317/.340 in 2018. He’s a career .242/.313/.392 hitter and was the starting shortstop on Chicago’s World Series-winning team in 2016.

Obviously, the nature of this alleged incident takes precedence over anything that happens on the field. For his part, Russell has denied the allegations of his ex-wife. That certainly won’t do anything to make his return to the field any less controversial, regardless of where he’s playing.

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