Cubs Option Addison Russell To Triple-A

Cubs Option Addison Russell To Triple-A The Cubs have optioned infielder Addison Russell to Triple-A Iowa and activated catcher Willson Contreras from the injured list, the team announced to reporters (Twitter link via ESPN Chicago’s Jesse Rogers). More to come. Source: https://www.mlbtraderumors.com/2019/07/cubs-option-addison-russell-to-triple-a.html

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Pirates Open To Trading Keone Kela

Pirates Open To Trading Keone Kela The Pirates are remaining tight-lipped on the contractual violation that resulted in a team-issued two-game suspension for right-hander Keone Kela, but Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic reports (subscription required) that Pittsburgh is “more than willing” to trade Kela. (Kela, according to Yahoo’s Tim Brown, got into an “altercation” with…

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