As Major League Baseball continues to investigate domestic violence allegations against Chicago Cubs shortstop Addison Russell, his wife,Melisa Russell, has filed for divorce.Per ESPN.com,the law firm representing Melisa issued a statement Wednesday announcing the divorce proceedings between the two partiesand said she won't meet with MLB to discuss the allegations against Russell."It is her desire to pursue a resolution that is, first and foremost, in the best interest of the parties' son, and which occurs in a swift, amicable and private fashion," the statement issued byBeermann Pritikin Mirabelli Swerdlove LLP on Melisa's behalf said.Allegations of domestic violence involving Russell stem from a since-deleted Instagram post made byMelisa in which she suggested the couple was breaking up after one year of marriage, perGordon Wittenmyerof theChicago Sun-Times.A comment on the post made by a woman Russell's wife referred to as a close friend accused Russell of being "mentally and physically" abusive.Russell denied the allegations made against him in a statement released June 8."Any allegation I have abused my wife is false and hurtful," Russell's statement said, viaBig League Stew. "For the well-being of my family, I'll have no further comment."The Cubs alsoissued a statementon the same day, announcing they would "fully cooperate" with the Commissioner's Office investigation into the situation.Anthony Guglielmi, a spokesman for theChicago Police Department, told theAssociated Pressthere isn't an open police investigation into the allegations against Russell. Click here to read full news..