Russell scratched from lineup with injury


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Kamil Krzaczynski - USA Today Sports
Kamil Krzaczynski - USA Today Sports

Cubs young shortstop Addison Russell was scratched from Sunday's lineup after being sore from being hit by a pitch in Saturday's game.

Maddon said that Russell was hit in "the meaty part of the bend right above the (left) elbow" and they want to be cautious and keep him out of the lineup.

Munenori Kawasaki will replace Russell at shortstop for today's game against the Rangers.

Here is the revised lineup vs. Rangers

1. Javy Baez 2B
2. Albert Almora CF
3. Willson Contreras C
4. Chesny Young 3B
5. Jeimer Candelario 1B
6. Matt Szczur RF
7. Tommy La Stella DH
8. Jacob Hannemann LF
9.Munenori Kawasaki SS

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