The Book on Addison Russell
Prospect Info and Scouting Report
Addison Russell / SS, CHC
Milton, FL, USA
School: Pace HS (FL)
14 | 7/6/2014
ScoutingBook Combine Ranking (7/28/2014): #7
MLB.com/MiLB.com Season Preview: #12
Scout.com/FOX Sports: Unranked or n/a
Minor League Ball (Sickels): Unranked or n/a
Baseball America 2014: #14
Baseball Prospectus: #7
Total professional at-bats: .
Total professional innings pitched: .
A Florida prep infielder with a plus power bat and better than average speed, shortstop Addison Russell will probably grow out of the position very soon, but he'll look quite good as a third baseman, too. Now a member of the Cubs, he's one of the best hitting prospects in the system, and could get a chance in the Bigs earlier than expected, assuming Theo and Co assemble their other missing pieces in short order.
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News and Notes
7/5/2014 by DataBoy
Addison Russell has been traded to the Cubs as part of the package that netted Jeff Samardzija for Oakland. While there's still concern he might not stick as a shortstop, he nonetheless becomes one of Chicago's tip-top offensive prospects.
4/10/2014 by KDaddy
Addison Russell has torn his right hamstring again, though apparently in a different place than last season, and will miss 4-6 weeks, according to MLB.com. The A's shortstop prospect was having a nice spring until now.