Addison Russell # - IF

Chicago Cubs

  • Age: 20
  • DOB: 1994/01/23
  • POB: Pensacola, FL
  • Height: 6-0 Weight: 195lbs
  • Bats/Throws: R/R
  • MLB Seasons: 0
  • Drafted by Oakland in 2012 (1st round).
  • Current Status: In the minors

Scouting Report

AssetsIs an excellent athlete. Has a great bat that generates solid contact to all fields. Can steal bases with regularity. Also has great range and a good arm.
FlawsMust continue to add strength and not let himself go in terms of conditioning, since he can lack a little motivation in that area. Also needs more experience.
Career potentialTalented, athletic all-round shortstop with good upside.

Honours and Awards

2013California League (A) - Rookie of the Year
2013California League (A) - All-Star Team
2012Arizona League (R) - All-Star Team

Transactions / Injuries / Suspensions

2014/07/05Acquired from the Oakland Athletics.
2014/03/16Assigned by the Oakland Athletics to their minor league camp.
2014/02/04Invited to spring training by the Oakland Athletics.
2013/03/10Assigned by the Oakland Athletics to their minor league camp.


2014/07/05Chicago Cubs traded Jeff Samardzija and Jason Hammel to the Oakland Athletics for Addison Russell, Bill McKinney, Dan Straily and a player to be named later.
2012/06/04Drafted by the Oakland Athletics in the 1st round (11th overall) in 2012.

Career Stats

2012AZL AthleticsR26106294445629142391-.415.488.7171.205
2012Monsignor Edward Pace HS (Miami Gardens, Fla.)HS-814029928333013---.358.532.8151.347


GP - games played
AB - at bats
R - runs
H - hits
TB - total bases
2B - doubles
3B - triples
HR - home runs
RBI - runs batted in
BB - walks or base on balls
SO - strikeouts
SB - stolen bases
CS - caught stealing
E - errors
AVG - average
OBP - on-base percentage
SLG - slugging perentage

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