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Addison Russell

22-Year-Old Shortstop – Chicago Cubs

2016 Stats

AVG

.249

HR

19

RBI

83

R

53

SB

4

2016 Preseason Projections

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2016 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

The numbers weren't great, but Russell's rookie season was still a success, as he was called up early in the year to play in the infield and eventually took Starlin Castro's job at shortstop. Russell ...

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 0"   WT: 200   DOB: 1/23/1994   BORN: Pensacola, FL   COLLEGE: None   DRAFTED: 1st Rd    Show ContractHide Contract

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Addison Russell Contract Information:

Agreed to a rookie contract with Oakland worth $2.65 million in June of 2012.

August 21, 2016  –  Addison Russell News

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Russell went 2-for-3 with a pair of solo home runs in Sunday's loss to the Rockies.

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Addison Russell Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G PA AB R H XBH 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO SH SF HBP AVG OBP SLG OPS
2012 18 R PHO 26 121 106 29 44 15 4 5 6 29 9 1 14 23 0 0 1 .415 .488 .717 1.205
2012 18 A VER 13 57 53 9 18 5 2 2 1 7 2 0 4 13 0 0 0 .340 .386 .509 .895
2012 18 A BUR 16 66 58 8 18 6 4 2 0 9 5 1 5 12 1 1 1 .310 .369 .448 .817
2013 19 A+ STO 107 504 429 85 118 56 29 10 17 60 21 3 61 116 0 3 11 .275 .377 .508 .885
2013 19 AAA SAC 3 13 13 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 9 0 0 0 .077 .077 .077 .154
2014 20 A+ STO 5 18 16 0 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 6 0 0 0 .188 .278 .188 .466
2014 20 AA TEN 50 205 194 32 57 23 11 0 12 36 2 2 9 35 0 0 2 .294 .332 .536 .868
2014 20 AA MID 13 57 48 7 16 5 3 1 1 8 3 2 8 8 0 0 1 .333 .439 .500 .939
2015 21 AAA IOW 11 46 44 7 14 5 4 0 1 9 1 0 1 7 0 1 0 .318 .326 .477 .803
2015 21 MAJ CHC 142 523 475 60 115 43 29 1 13 54 4 3 42 149 1 2 3 .242 .307 .389 .696
2016 22 MAJ CHC 119 483 422 53 105 40 18 3 19 83 4 1 47 112 0 5 9 .249 .333 .441 .774
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3-Year Averages     142 523 475 60 115 43 29 1 13 54 4 3 42 149 1 2 3 .242 .307 .389 .696
Career  (View All)     261 1,006 897 113 220 83 47 4 32 137 8 4 89 261 1 7 12 .245 .319 .414 .733

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Addison Russell Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
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DATE OPP AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS HBP SF E AVG OBP SLG OPS
Aug. 24 @SD 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .249 .333 .441 .774
Aug. 23 @SD 5 1 2 1 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .251 .336 .445 .781
Aug. 22 @SD 4 1 1 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .249 .335 .436 .771
Aug. 21 @Col 3 2 2 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .249 .337 .430 .767
Aug. 20 @Col 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .246 .335 .414 .749
Aug. 19 @Col 5 1 1 0 0 1 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .246 .332 .414 .746
Aug. 18 Mil 4 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .246 .333 .410 .743
Aug. 17 Mil 4 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .244 .332 .409 .741
Aug. 16 Mil Did not play.
Aug. 16 Mil 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 .244 .333 .410 .743
Aug. 14 StL 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .245 .333 .412 .745
Aug. 13 StL 2 2 2 0 0 1 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .247 .336 .417 .753
Aug. 12 StL 4 1 1 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .243 .330 .406 .736
Aug. 11 StL 4 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .243 .329 .405 .734
Aug. 10 LAA 4 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .243 .329 .404 .733
Aug. 9 LAA 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 .243 .329 .397 .726
Aug. 7 @Oak 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .245 .332 .399 .731
Aug. 6 @Oak 4 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 .247 .335 .404 .739
Aug. 5 @Oak 3 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .244 .333 .403 .736
Aug. 3 Mia Did not play.
Aug. 2 Mia 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 .241 .329 .401 .730
Aug. 1 Mia 5 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .240 .328 .401 .729
Jul. 31 Sea 5 1 1 0 0 0 2 0 3 0 0 1 0 0 .241 .329 .404 .733
Jul. 30 Sea 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 .241 .329 .407 .736
Jul. 29 Sea 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .244 .332 .412 .744
Jul. 28 CWS 4 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .248 .337 .418 .755
Jul. 27 CWS 4 1 1 0 0 1 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .248 .338 .417 .755
Jul. 26 @CWS 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .248 .339 .410 .749
Jul. 25 @CWS 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .247 .337 .410 .747
Jul. 24 @Mil 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .249 .338 .414 .752
Last 7 Games 28 5 9 1 0 5 10 2 4 0 0 0 1 0 .321 .355 .893 1.248
Last 14 Games 48 9 14 3 0 6 15 6 8 0 0 1 3 0 .292 .362 .729 1.091
Last 30 Games 103 14 25 4 0 8 27 8 23 1 0 4 3 1 .243 .314 .515 .829

Addison Russell: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2016 118
2015 86 61

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Addison Russell: Minor League Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2015 5 6

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Addison Russell Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2016124209260.226.476.804
201510916291.156.294.527

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20162943310564.262.432.771
20153664411453.268.418.746

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20162112710550.275.502.851
2015225298271.258.444.764

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2016207269274.227.386.710
2015250315273.228.340.635
Addison Russell Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm PA AB Walk Rate Strikeout Rate BB/K Ratio Contact Rate BABIP Isolated Power
2012 18 R PHO 121 106 11.6% 19% 0.61 78% .494 .302
2012 18 A VER 57 53 7% 22.8% 0.31 75% .436 .169
2012 18 A BUR 66 58 7.6% 18.2% 0.42 79% .391 .138
2013 19 A+ STO 504 429 12.1% 23% 0.53 73% .341 .233
2013 19 AAA SAC 13 13 0% 69.2% 0.00 31% .250 .000
2014 20 A+ STO 18 16 11.1% 33.3% 0.33 63% .300 .000
2014 20 AA TEN 205 194 4.4% 17.1% 0.26 82% .306 .242
2014 20 AA MID 57 48 14% 14% 1.00 83% .385 .167
2015 21 AAA IOW 46 44 2.2% 15.2% 0.14 84% .361 .159
2015 21 MAJ CHC 523 475 8% 28.5% 0.28 69% .326 .147
2016 22 MAJ CHC 483 422 9.7% 23.2% 0.42 73% .296 .192
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3-Year Averages     523 475 8% 28.5% 0.28 69% .326 .147
Career     1,006 897 8.8% 25.9% 0.34 71% .311 .169

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2016 Stat Review for Addison Russell    As compared to the top 200 hitters in 2015 (min 420 PA)

Contact

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.249 AVG
WEAK
73% Contact Rate
TERRIBLE
.296 BABIP
BELOW AVERAGE
Power

SLG and ISO are useful indicators of power.

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.441 SLG
GOOD
.192 ISO
GOOD
Plate Discipline

Patience at the plate often leads to positive outcomes.

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0.42 BB/K
AVERAGE
9.7% BB Rate
GOOD
23.2% K Rate
POOR
OPS/OBP

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.774 OPS
GOOD
.333 OBP
GOOD

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Addison Russell: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Russell is out of the lineup for the second game of Tuesday's doubleheader against the Brewers.

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Russell went 2-for-2 with a two-run homer, two walks and two runs in Saturday's 8-4 loss to the Cardinals.

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Russell went 1-for-4 in Wednesday's win over the White Sox, putting the cherry on top with an eighth-inning grand slam.

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Russell is back in the lineup for the Cubs on Monday after leaving Sunday's game with a heel bruise, Jesse Rogers of ESPN Chicago reports.

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Russell departed Sunday's game in the fourth inning due to a left heel bruise, Gordon Wittenmyer of the Chicago Sun-Times reports.

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Russell exited Sunday's game in the fourth inning with an apparent injury.

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Russell went 3-for-3 with a double and a pair of RBI in the Cubs' 6-2 win over the Mets on Wednesday.

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Russell went 2-for-4 with a two-run single, double and two runs in Friday's 6-0 victory over the Rangers.

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Russell went 2-for-4 with a pair of homers and three RBI Tuesday against the Reds.

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Russell went 3-for-5 with a home run, two runs, and three RBI against the Reds on Monday.

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Russell is out of the lineup Sunday against the Mets.

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Russell is out of the lineup for Tuesday's matchup with Cincinnati, Mark Gonzales of the Chicago Tribune reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2016

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2015

Given that the A's didn't make the World Series after acquiring Jeff Samardzija and Jason Hammel in July, they may curse the day the traded away Russell, who immediately moved near the top of a very good Cubs prospect list after the deal. While Starlin Castro is blocking Russell at the big-league level, expect the Cubs to still find a way to get Russell into the lineup as soon as he's ready (which could be very soon). The 21-year-old infielder hit 13 home runs in 242 Double-A at-bats last year and topped .300 in the process. NL-only ultra-leaguers take note: he may be the best minor league prospect not already kept by someone in your league.

2014

Russell was selected 11th overall in the 2012 draft and is universally considered the top prospect in the A's system. The fact that he plays a premium position makes his star burn even brighter. After an electrifying debut in 2012, Russell encountered a bit more trouble in 2013, hitting only .269, but he still contributed 29 doubles, 10 triples, 17 home runs and 21 stolen bases, all very impressive numbers for a 19-year-old in his first full season, and at High-A, no less. Russell has a ton of talent, but he needs to work on cutting down his strikeouts (he had 116 in the minors in 2013), but he did start to improve upon that in the 2013 Arizona Fall League, striking out only 15 times in 85 at-bats. Russell will likely start the 2014 season at Double-A Midland, but he certainly is on the fast track for the A's and will rise through the organization quite rapidly.

2013

The A's used their first-round pick (11th overall) on Russell, a high school shortstop from Florida. Russell had an exceptional season after signing in July, hitting .415 in 26 games in the Arizona Rookie League and then .340 in 53 at-bats in the New York-Penn League. After those performances, he earned a promotion to Low-A for the end of the year. It is possible he may get too big for shortstop and have to move over to third base, but Russell was drafted for his bat. Scouting reports indicate that he has a lot of raw power and can drive the ball to all fields. Russell will likely start the year back at Low-A Burlington after holding his own there during a small 16-game sample in 2012.