|Sep. 1 4:16 PM PT5:16 PM MT6:16 PM CT7:16 PM ET19:16 ET23:16 GMT7:16 4:16 PM MST6:16 PM EST6:46 PM VEN3:16 UAE (+1)6:16 PM CT-The Cubs designated Russell for assignment.
Analysis: Russell was 0-2 with a 5.29 ERA in 49 appearances.
|Mar. 29 8:16 AM PT9:16 AM MT10:16 AM CT11:16 AM ET11:16 ET15:16 GMT23:16 8:16 AM MST10:16 AM EST10:46 AM VEN19:16 UAE10:16 AM CT-Russell has been released by the Atlanta Braves.
Analysis: Acquired last season at the trade deadline from the Chicago Cubs, the 29-year-old reliever avoided arbitration during the offseason by agreeing to a one-year deal for $2,425,000 that was not guaranteed. Instead of his salary, he receives $596,311, which is 45 days termination pay. Russell had a 10.57 ERA in spring training, giving up 10 runs - nine earned - 10 hits and three homers in 7 2-3 innings.