Russell scratched from lineup with injury


by - Senior Editor -
Discuss on the Baseball Message Board   Print   | CubsHQ Facebook ChicagoCubsHQ Twitter CubsHQ RSS Feed
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

Tags: Addison Russell, Munenori Kawasaki
Thanks for visiting CubsHQ.com. Follow our Facebook page to get updates on your news feed!
Send Feedback to Tony Crumpton: Email | Comment
Discuss on the Baseball Message Board   Print   | CubsHQ Facebook ChicagoCubsHQ Twitter CubsHQ RSS Feed
Loading...
Post your comments!
MLB Network analyst thinks Baez is currently No. 1 for NL MVP
MLB Network analyst thinks Baez is currently No. 1 for NL MVP
WATCH: Cubs turn seven double plays to tie big-league record
WATCH: Cubs turn seven double plays to tie big-league record
WATCH: Cubs players fail miserably at clapping in unison
WATCH: Cubs players fail miserably at clapping in unison
Cubs hold off Buccos, tie MLB record with seven double plays
Cubs hold off Buccos, tie MLB record with seven double plays
WATCH: Schwarber skies solo bomb to put Cubs on top
WATCH: Schwarber skies solo bomb to put Cubs on top
Weather update for Friday's Cubs-Pirates game
Weather update for Friday's Cubs-Pirates game
Do the Math: Cubs are almost a lock to win the division
Do the Math: Cubs are almost a lock to win the division
Cubs lineup at Pirates, Happ at leadoff
Cubs lineup at Pirates, Happ at leadoff
Cubs place Montgomery on DL, recall reliever
Cubs place Montgomery on DL, recall reliever
Sign Up for E-Mail News Alerts
Features
Breaking
Daily Digest