(CHICAGO) — Major League Baseball will investiagte domestic violence claims against Chicago Cubs Addison Russell, a league official confirmed to ESPN.
The investigation comes after Russell’s wife, Melisa, suggested that their marriage was coming to an end in an Instagram post. According to ESPN, a comment on the post, made by one of Melisa’s friends, implied abuse was involved.
While the Cubs have not commented on the matter, the Chicago Sun-Times reports that the organization is also looking into the claims.
Russell did not play in Wednesday night’s game due to struggles at plate.
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