Tag: Martin Maldonado

Why the Cubs Should Send Albert Almora Down and Call up Addison Russell

With the defensive need at middle infield and Almora consistently underperforming all season, a swapping him and Russell is warranted.

NEWS: Underwood Recalled, Contreras Out Four Weeks

News broke on Monday that the Chicago Cubs called Duane Underwood up to the MLB roster from Triple-A Iowa. Also, Willson Contreras was placed on the IL with a strained hamstring over the weekend. Today, it was confirmed that Contreras will miss four weeks with the injury.