Russell, 21, can play second base as well as shortstop.
Martin hit .290 and had a .402 on-base percentage in 2014.
The Yankees are in search of rotation depth after a string of injuries.
CBSSports.com MLB insider Jon Heyman also added there’s a “99 percent” chance Jason Hammel is traded.
Carlos Marmol has agreed to a minor league deal with the Reds, Jon Heyman reports.
When Red Sox outfielder Jonny Gomes revealed they all call David Ortiz “Cooperstown” inside that cozy Red Sox clubhouse, Gomes re-ignited what might possibly be the most interesting Hall of Fame debate of them all.
The Yankees want Joe Girardi back as their manager, and they usually get what they want. But is it possible Girardi could leave the Bronx for his home-state Cubs?
The Cubs have turned their attention to another big piece they would like to flip for prospects.
In what could be a dramatic turnaround, the Cubs are now considering keeping righthanded starter Matt Garza on the North Side of Chicago.
Chicago might be Trade Central at the trade deadline this season, and it’s not only the Cubs who might sell.
After watching White Sox left-hander Chris Sale’s one-hit performance against the Angels on Sunday night, one word comes to mind: Dominant.
CBSSports.com’s Jon Heyman believes the Cubs are improving, but it’s still too early to put a timetable on it.
When the White Sox announced they had secretly hired Robin Ventura as their new manager, the city of Chicago collectively scratched its head.
It’s no secret White Sox general manager Kenny Williams is one of the most aggressive GMs in the game.
The Los Angeles Dodgers have interest in both Ryan Dempster and Matt Garza, according to CBSSports.com’s Jon Heyman.
After a three-game sweep of the Cubs at Wrigley Field, the White Sox are 21-21, sitting 2 1/2 games out of first place in the American League Central.
Throughout spring training there was no greater mystery surrounding the White Sox than who would be the closer.
When Philip Humber was drafted No. 3 overall by the Met in 2004, expectations where high.
One MLB expert thinks the Cubs appear to be one of the favorite teams to land free-agent slugger Prince Fielder.
Sports Illustrated’s Jon Heyman thinks that Guillen’s antics crossed the line over the past few years — especially when he publically discussed his contract during a pennant race.