Addison Russell RUMORS & NEWS

  • Addison Russell feels 'terribly bad' after fan struck with flying bat

    CBS Sports "The Chicago Cubs beat the Pittsburgh Pirates, and rookie Addison Russell got a hit and scored a run during his Wrigley Field debut Monday night. Any kind of celebration was muted, however, because a fan was hospitalized after being struck by one of Russell's bats after it flew into the stands on a..." April 28

  • Cubs call up infield prodigy Addison Russell to majors

    CBS Sports "Top Cubs shortstop prospect Addison Russell is being called up to the majors, sources told CBSSports.com. Russell will join top slugging prospect Kris Bryant, who was called up only Friday and is already making an impact with three RBI Monday night against Pittsburgh. Russell, who will be..." April 21

  • Next up on the Cubs hype train: Addison Russell

    CBS Sports "Friday afternoon in Wrigley Field, baseball's top slugging prospect will debut for the Cubs. Everyone here should know by now that the man we are discussing is Kris Bryant. The next big prospect for the Cubs is also unbelievably talented, though, and it might not be long before he joins Bryant in..." April 18

  • A's prospect Addison Russell on mend from hamstring injury

    CSN Bay Area "A’s top prospect Addison Russell played in an extended spring training game in Arizona on Wednesday, the shortstop’s heaviest activity since suffering a severe hamstring strain in April. Russell played four innings at short and had two at-bats. He’ll stay in Arizona and continue rehabbing until..." May 29

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    Jeff Passan @JeffPassan

    Rough news for Oakland: A's source says top prospect Addison Russell has a torn R hamstring (grade 3 strain). Will miss at least a month.

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    Jeff Passan @JeffPassan

    Rough news for Oakland: A's source says top prospect Addison Russell has a torn R hamstring (grade 3 strain). Will miss at least a month.

  • A's prized prospect Russell trying to keep an even keel

    CSN Bay Area "As he sat at a table eating breakfast Wednesday, Addison Russell looked just like any other young prospect trying to fit into the Oakland A’s clubhouse. Of course, he’s not just any prospect. He knows that. The A’s know that. And anyone who has watched the highly touted shortstop knows..." February 20

  • Accolades keep rolling in for A's prospect Addison Russell

    CSN Bay Area "The accolades keep rolling in for Oakland A’s minor league shortstop Addison Russell. ESPN’s Keith Law ranked the 20-year-old Florida native as the No. 3 overall prospect in the minors heading into the upcoming season. And while it’s no surprise to see Russell grouped among the elite of any..." January 30

  • Addison Russell learning to wait for his pitch early in career

    MLB.com "Considered a can't-miss prospect, shortstop Addison Russell proved scouts right in his first full season in 2013. Russell finished with double-digit totals in doubles, triples, home runs and stolen bases, and you could count on two hands the number of Minor Leaguers who did that. There were..." November 13

  • Addison Russell, What A Year It's Been

    Athletics Nation "Nico: This last year, I'm just imagining has gotta be such a whirlwind with school, baseball, the prom, the draft -- what has been like, would you say, to be you this last year? Russell: Just about 9 months ago I was wrapping up my high school baseball season, and 9 months to now I'm here with..." March 09

  • A's Lose By A Lot, Addison Russell Is Good At Baseball

    Athletics Nation "Not the prettiest game from the A's, but hey, it's February 26. There were some bright spots, too! But if you're mostly a sadist, read all about the carnage below. Two interesting notes, condensed for the sake of this recap's word count: -Salt River Fields at Talking Stick is unbelievable. I..." February 26