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The right call: Addison Russell isn't playing this weekend

Sep 22, 2018 - Chicago Tribune

The Cubs are in a pennant race and need every advantage, but don't look for infielder Addison Russell to contribute during this weekend's crosstown series with the White Sox. Russell was put on administrative leave Friday by Major League Baseball after he was accused of domestic violence.

The allegations come from Melisa Reidy-Russell, the ballplayer's former wife, who posted a detailed account of their relationship on a blog linked to her Instagram account. The physical and emotional abus...