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Evan Altman

Evan Altman is the EIC and lead writer for Cubs Insider and has proclaimed himself Central Indiana's foremost Cubs authority. He is a husband, father, homebrewer, and award-winning blogger with entirely too much pop culture knowledge. Evan's greatest accomplishments include scoring 400 points in Magic Johnson's Fast Break, naming all 10 members of the Wu-Tang Clan in under 3.5 seconds, and winning the Meese Literary Award at Hanover College. You can follow him on Twitter @DEvanAltman.

Cubs Roster Update: Schwarber to AAA, Heyward to DL, Zagunis and Floro Called Up

Woo, doggies, that was one hell of a late morning! The Cubs just went nuts on the transaction machine, shifting guys around like nobody’s business and basically inciting a social media firestorm. Jason Heyward going to the DL was something of a given, seeing as how they’ve got outfielders to …

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The Rundown: Addison Russell Wants to Get Back to Baseball, Cubs Trade Priorities, Best Thing You’ll See All Day

There have been better high points for newsworthiness in past seasons, but the situation in which Addison Russell finds himself embroiled continues to make headlines. Wednesday’s ledes were generated by a press release¬†— or from a Facebook post by a reporter who’d received said release — from a marketing firm …

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Addison Russell’s Wife Files for Divorce, Declines MLB’s Interview Request

As relayed by WGN’s Dean Richards via Facebook, Melisa Russell, Addison Russell’s wife, has hired a lawyer from prominent Chicago family law firm Beermann Pritkin Mirabelli Swerdlove LLP to represent her in divorce proceedings. A press release read, in part: Mrs. Russell has retained Thomas T. Field of Beermann Pritkin …

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