The history behind the Chicago Cubs Addison Russell is no secret. The domestic abuse allegations by his ex-wife later confirmed in a blog post written by her, which resulted in a 40-game suspension for Russell. Couple that with the not so stellar on-field performance, and the Cubs need to decide whether Russell needs to stay on this roster for 2020.
Javier Baez has pushed Russell off of shortstop, and Russell had his worst statistical season in 2019. His fWAR by season since his call-up in 2015 is 2.6, 3.3, 1.5, 1.4, and 0.