Cubs Avoid Arbitration With Addison Russell and Carl Edwards Jr

​The Chicago Cubs are stability to residence moves with their arbitration-eligible players on Friday, as they’ve already concluded to deals with ​Kyle Hendricks and ​Kyle Schwarber.

Adding to that list is shortstop ​Addison Russell, who according to Bob Nightengale of USA Today has sealed a one-year, $3.4 million deal.


​​Nightengale also forked out that Russell can make $600,000 in bonuses if he’s on a register for 150 days, that is not a pledge deliberation his off-the-field issues, that includes ​domestic assault allegations.

The Cubs also staid with right-handed pitcher Carl Edwards Jr. on a one-year, $1.5 million deal according to Patrick Mooney of The Athletic.

​​Edwards continued his value out of a Cubs bullpen in 2018, posting a career-best 2.60 ERA, with 67 strikeouts over 52 innings. For Chicago, they’re anticipating to get behind to a postseason after blank out in 2018. 

These moves will certainly assistance a bar out, with Spring Training inching closer and closer. 

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