Phillies designated LHP James Russell for assignment.
Phillies purchased the contract of LHP James Russell from Triple-A Lehigh Valley.
Phillies signed LHP James Russell to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training.
Cubs sent RHP James Russell outright to Triple-A Iowa.
Cubs designated LHP James Russell for assignment.
Cubs recalled LHP James Russell from Triple-A Iowa.
Cubs signed LHP James Russell to a minor league contract.
Braves released LHP James Russell.
James Russell (toe) felt good after throwing 30 pitches of live-action batting practice on Tuesday.
Braves and LHP James Russell avoided arbitration with a one-year, $2.425 million contract.
Braves acquired LHP James Russell and INF/OF Emilio Bonifacio from the Cubs for C Victor Caratini.
James Russell picked up his first save of the year with a perfect 13th against the Marlins on Monday.
James Russell (arm) threw an inning Wednesday in his Cactus League debut.
James Russell (arm) will make his Cactus League debut Wednesday.