Addison Russell

Addison Russell #27

  • SS
  • B/T: R/R
  • 6' 0"/200
  • Age: 22

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Addison Russell Stats

AVG HR RBI SB OPS
.246 19 84 4 .763

Addison Russell MLB Career Stats

AVG HR RBI SB OPS
.244 32 138 8 .728

Addison Russell Bio

  • Full Name: Addison W. Russell
  • Born: 1/23/1994 in Pensacola, FL
  • Draft: 2012, Oakland Athletics, 1st rd. (11th overall)
  • High School: Pace, FL
  • Debut: April 21, 2015
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Year AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP OPS
2016 Stats 431 53 106 19 84 4 .246 .329 .763
MLB Career Stats 906 113 221 32 138 8 .244 .318 .728

Addison Russell 2016 Splits

Duration AB R H HR RBI BB SO SB AVG OBP SLG
Last 7 Games 29 4 6 4 8 0 6 0 .207 .200 .655
Last 15 Games 57 9 14 6 16 5 11 0 .246 .308 .596
Last 30 Games 114 14 26 8 28 8 27 1 .228 .295 .474
Duration AB R H HR RBI BB SO SB AVG OBP SLG
Last 7 Games 29 4 6 4 8 0 6 0 .207 .200 .655
Last 15 Games 57 9 14 6 16 5 11 0 .246 .308 .596
Last 30 Games 114 14 26 8 28 8 27 1 .228 .295 .474
Last 3 Games AB R H HR RBI BB SO SB
8/26 @ LAD 5 0 1 0 1 0 2 0
8/27 @ LAD 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
8/28 @ LAD 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Last 3 Games AB R H HR RBI BB SO SB
8/26 @ LAD 5 0 1 0 1 0 2 0
8/27 @ LAD 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
8/28 @ LAD 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2016 Games by Position: SS (121)

Addison Russell Statcast Averages

Year Team LG PA HIP Avg Launch Speed (mph) Avg Distance (feet) Avg Gen Velocity (mph) Avg Launch Angle (deg) Avg Height (feet)
2016 Cubs NL 496 86 89.32 227.45 2.27 15.95 42.50
MLB Avg - - - - 89.22 214.87 3.31 11.17 36.80
Year Team LG PA HIP Avg Launch Speed (mph) Avg Distance (feet) Avg Gen Velocity (mph) Avg Launch Angle (deg) Avg Height (feet)
2016 Cubs NL 496 86 89.32 227.45 2.27 15.95 42.50
MLB Avg - - - - 89.22 214.87 3.31 11.17 36.80

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Addison Russell 2016 Projections

Duration G AB R H TB 2B 3B HR RBI BB IBB SO SB CS AVG OBP SLG OPS
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31 113 14 28 28 6 1 4 15 11 1 30 1 1 .248 .317 .425 .742
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153 548 67 134 215 24 4 23 99 58 6 146 5 2 .245 .325 .429 .754
Duration G AB R H TB 2B 3B HR RBI BB IBB SO SB CS AVG OBP SLG OPS
Rest of Season
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31 113 14 28 28 6 1 4 15 11 1 30 1 1 .248 .317 .425 .742
Cumulative
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153 548 67 134 215 24 4 23 99 58 6 146 5 2 .245 .325 .429 .754

Addison Russell News

Addison Russell Fantasy News

August 26, 2016 at 5:00 AM ET

Russell could fare well on Friday

Cubs shortstop Addison Russell, a DraftKings Daily Pick, is set up to thrive against the Dodgers on Friday.

August 24, 2016 at 5:00 AM ET

Russell could perform well on Wednesday

Cubs shortstop Addison Russell, a DraftKings Daily Pick, is ready to take advantage of a favorable matchup against the Padres on Wednesday.

Awards

Addison Russell Awards

NL All-Star

Year Team League
2016 Chi Cubs NL

Futures Game Selection

Year Team League
2013 Stockton CAL

AFL All-Prospect Team

Year Team League
2013 Mesa AFL

AFL Rising Stars

Year Team League
2013 Mesa AFL

MiLB.com Organization All-Star

Year Team League
2012 Oakland AL
2013 Oakland AL

CAL Post-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2013 Stockton CAL

CAL Rookie-of-the-Year

Year Team League
2013 Stockton CAL

AZL Post-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2012 AZL Athletics AZL

Addison Russell Leaderboards

Strikeouts

Season SO Rank
2015 149 10th in NL

Addison Russell Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
October 22, 2015 Chicago Cubs activated SS Addison Russell.
October 17, 2015 Chicago Cubs reassigned 2B Addison Russell to the minor leagues.
April 21, 2015 Chicago Cubs selected the contract of 2B Addison Russell from Iowa Cubs.
April 9, 2015 2B Addison Russell assigned to Iowa Cubs from Tennessee Smokies.
February 6, 2015 Chicago Cubs invited non-roster SS Addison Russell to spring training.
July 6, 2014 SS Addison Russell assigned to Tennessee Smokies.
July 5, 2014 Chicago Cubs traded RHP Jason Hammel and RHP Jeff Samardzija to Oakland Athletics for SS Addison Russell, CF Billy McKinney, RHP Dan Straily and cash.
July 5, 2014 SS Addison Russell assigned to Midland RockHounds.
June 16, 2014 SS Addison Russell assigned to Midland RockHounds from Stockton Ports.
June 8, 2014 SS Addison Russell assigned to Stockton Ports from Midland RockHounds.
April 6, 2014 Midland RockHounds placed SS Addison Russell on the 7-day disabled list retroactive to April 5, 2014. Hamstring strain.
March 30, 2014 SS Addison Russell assigned to Midland RockHounds from Sacramento River Cats.
February 4, 2014 Addison Russell assigned to Oakland Athletics.
August 31, 2013 SS Addison Russell assigned to Sacramento River Cats from Stockton Ports.
April 14, 2013 Addison Russell roster status changed by Stockton Ports.
April 9, 2013 Stockton Ports placed SS Addison Russell on the 7-day disabled list retroactive to April 7, 2013.
April 1, 2013 SS Addison Russell assigned to Stockton Ports from Beloit Snappers.
January 9, 2013 Addison Russell assigned to Oakland Athletics.
January 9, 2013 Oakland Athletics invited non-roster SS Addison Russell to spring training.
August 18, 2012 SS Addison Russell assigned to Burlington Bees from Vermont Lake Monsters.
August 2, 2012 Addison Russell assigned to Vermont Lake Monsters from AZL Athletics.
June 20, 2012 Addison Russell assigned to AZL Athletics.
June 15, 2012 Oakland Athletics signed SS Addison Russell.

Addison W. Russell Bio Info

Addison Russell made his major league debut with the Cubs in 2015 and, at 21 years old, became the club's everyday shortstop in early August ... was acquired from Oakland in a five-player deal that sent pitchers Jeff Samardzija and Jason Hammel to the A's on July 5, 2014. Recorded 43 extra-base hits for Chicago last season, becoming just the fourth Cub since 1900, age 21 or younger, to reach that mark ... joined Phil Cavarretta in 1935, Ron Santo in 1961 and Starlin Castro in 2011. Entered the 2015 campaign named the Cubs second-best prospect by Baseball America. Owns a .301 batting average (289-for-961) with 57 doubles, 20 triples, 38 home runs, 159 RBI and 44 stolen bases in 244 career minor league games. w His 104 walks contributed to a .377 on-base percentage ... his .520 slugging percentage gives him a .897 career OPS. Named Oakland's top prospect by Baseball America entering 2013 and 2014. Rated as the fifth-best prospect in baseball according to MLB.com entering the 2015 season ... ranked No. 3 on ESPN.com's Top 100 prospects list prior to the 2014 season and was No. 12 on MLB.com. Earned post-season All-Star team honors in the California League in 2013 and the Arizona Rookie League in 2012. Named to the Arizona Fall League All-Prospect team in 2013. Played in the 2013 Futures Games and the 2013 AFL Fall Stars Game. Originally selected by Oakland in the first round (11th overall) of the 2012 First-Year Player Draft. Graduated from Pace (Fla.) High School in 2012 ... hit .460 with 37 home runs in his four-year high school career

2015

Addison Russell was selected from Triple-A Iowa in late April and, at 21 years old, became the club's everyday shortstop on August 7 ... batted .242 (115-for-475) with 29 doubles, one triple, 13 home runs and 54 RBI in 142 games. His 29 doubles tied for second-most among all rookies ... his 60 runs ranked tied for seventh and his 115 hits and 54 RBI ranked eighth. Led the team and ranked seventh in the N.L. with an average of 4.12 pitches per plate appearance. Collected 98 hits out of the No. 9 hole in the batting order, the most in the N.L. in a season since at least 1914. Played 61 games (53 starts) at shortstop, recording a .981 fielding percentage (4 E/210 TC) ... played 86 games (84 starts) at second base, primarily when he was first called up (.977 fielding percentage). Recorded a 2.6 defensive WAR at shortstop (ESPN). Went 43-straight games without an error at shortstop, August 13-September 30 (157 TC). His .259 average (60-for-232) in the second half of the season was 33 points higher than his .226 average (55-for-243) in the first half. Selected from Iowa, April 21, and made the start at second base that night in Pittsburgh. At 21 years, 88 days old, became the youngest player in the National League (Bryce Harper second, 22 years, 187 days), and third-youngest in the majors. Recorded his first career hit, April 22 in Pittsburgh, a third-inning single off Vance Worley. Logged a career-high 12-game hitting streak, April 26-May 9 ... hit .326 (14-for-43) during the 12-game run, the longest hitting streak for a Cubs rookie since Mike Fontenot's 12-game streak in 2007. The 12-game hitting streak came within his first 16 career games, making him the first big leaguer to accomplish that feat since Minnesota's Glenn Williams hit safely in all 13 of his games in 2005. w Additionally, became the first N.L. player to record a 12-game hitting streak (or better) exclusively out of the nine-hole in the batting order since Pittsburgh's Wilbur Cooper, a left-handed pitcher, his safely in 16-straight games out of the nine spot (15 starts, one relief appearance) in 1924. Reached base safely in 16-straight games, April 26-May 13 ... the streak was the longest by a Cub within his first 20 career games since Eddie Stanky in 1943. Drove in three runs with a bases-loaded double in the fourth inning in Cincinnati, April 26. w At 21 years, 93 days old, became the second-youngest second baseman ever to produce a three-RBI game for the Cubs … Ken Hubbs was only 20 years old when he drove in three runs in St. Louis , April 22, 1962. Hit his first career home run, May 1 vs. the Brewers Wily Peralta, a go-ahead solo shot in the third inning ... turned out to be the only run in Chicago's 1-0 victory. Phil Cavarretta was the previous Cub whose first career homer was the only run of the game when he turned the trick in the Cubs 1-0 win vs. the Reds, September 25, 1934. Collected a career-high three walks, July 10 vs. the White Sox. Recorded his first career multi-homer game and scored a career-high three times, September 4 vs. Arizona. Stole a career-best two bases and tied his career mark with three hits, September 30 in Cincinnati. October 2 in Milwaukee, collected a career-high tying two doubles for the fifth time. Began the season with Iowa, and hit .318 (14-for-44) with four doubles, one homer and nine RBI in 11 games prior to his promotion. Hit .250 (3-for-12) with a triple, RBI and stolen base in four post-season games. Left NLDS Game Three vs. St. Louis with tightness in his left hamstring ... would sideline him for remainder of playoffs.

2014

Addison Russell combined to bat .295 (76-for-258) with 14 doubles, one triple, 13 homers and 45 RBI in 68 games between Class A Stockton, Double-A Midland and Double-A Tennessee ... began the year in Oakland's chain before being acquired by Chicago in a five-player deal, July 5. Combined for an .858 OPS, thanks to a .350 on-base percentage and a .508 slugging mark. Recorded a .985 fielding percentage (4 E/273 TC) in 62 games at shortstop. Opened the year at Midland, but landed on the disabled list with a right hamstring strain after just two games ... was on the shelf, April 5-June 8. In 50 games with Tennessee, hit .294 (57-for-194) with 12 homers, including two multi-homer efforts. Played 11 games for Mesa in the Arizona Fall League, hitting .196 (9- for-46) with a double, two homers and 10 RBI.

2013

Spent nearly the entire regular season at Single-A Stockton where he batted .275 with 29 doubles, 10 triples, 17 home runs and 60 RBI in 107 games…was promoted to Triple-A Sacramento Aug. 31 and went 1-for-13 (.077) with nine strikeouts in three games…combined for a .269 average overall…was one of 12 minor leaguers to reach double figures in doubles, triples and home runs…named to the California League Postseason All-Star team and was named the Cal League's and the A's No. 1 prospect by Baseball America…tied for sixth in the CL in triples (10), ranked seventh in slugging (.508), tied for eighth in walks (61) and tied for ninth in extra base hits (56)…was a Baseball America High Class A All-Star…was ranked No. 3 on ESPN.com's Top 100 Prospects list prior to the 2014 season and was No. 12 on MLB.com…led the A's farm system in extra base hits (56), ranked second in slugging (.495), tied for second in triples (10), fourth in runs (86), tied for fourth in stolen bases (21), sixth in total bases (219), tied for seventh in doubles (29), eighth in on-base percentage (.369) and 10th in home runs (17) and walks (61)…led Stockton in runs (85), triples (10) and total bases (218)…with the Ports, he batted .282 (92-for-326) with 14 of his 17 home runs against right-handed pitchers compared to .252 (26-for-103) against left-handers…was batting .249 with a .332 on-base percentage and .467 slugging percentage in 55 games at the All-Star Break…then hit .305 with a .424 on-base percentage and .555 slugging percentage in 52 games after the break…had a .232 average with the bases empty compared to .350 with runners on base…hit .310 with runners in scoring position, including .394 with RISP and two outs…went 5-for-7 (.714) with a home run and 10 RBI with the bases loaded…batted .304 in 70 games hitting second and .217 in 37 games batting leadoff…appeared exclusively at shortstop on defense…committed 14 errors for a .968 fielding percentage in 105 games with Stockton…also had one error in two games at short with Sacramento…was named to the Arizona Fall League All-Prospect team following the season after hitting .282 with a home run and five RBI in 21 games with the Mesa Solar Sox…added 10 walks for a .361 on-base percentage…tied for second in the AFL in doubles (8)…was the starting shortstop for the East Division in the Fall Stars Game Nov. 2.

2012 Combined to hit .369 with seven home runs and 45 RBI in 55 games with three different teams in the A's farm system in his professional debut...signed with the A's June 15 after he was selected with the 11th overall pick in the 2012 First-Year Player Draft...despite the late start, he ranked second among A's minor leaguers in triples (9) and tied for eighth in stolen bases (16)...began his career with the A's affiliate in the Arizona Rookie League, was transferred to Vermont of the Short-Season New York-Penn League Aug. 2 and joined Single-A Burlington of the Midwest League Aug. 18...combined with all three clubs for a .594 slugging percentage and .432 on-base percentage...earned Short-Season League All-Star honors from Baseball America...hit .386 (68-for-176) with all seven of his home runs and 42 of his 45 RBI against right-handed pitching compared to .293 (12-for-41) against left-handers...had 23 of his 26 extra base hits against righties for a .642 slugging percentage...slugged .390 against lefties...batted .405 with runners in scoring position, including .500 with RISP and two outs...had 25 multiple hit games in his 55 contests...hit .416 in the sixth inning or later and .379 with a .438 on-base percentage when leading off an inning...appeared in 48 games on defense, all at shortstop...committed 10 errors for a .951 fielding percentage...also hit .480 in six games as the designated hitter...batted .408 with a .492 on-base percentage in 30 games hitting leadoff...also hit second (8 games), third (8), seventh (4), eighth (4) and sixth (1)...was named the A's number one prospect by Baseball America...was also tabbed by the magazine as the best hitter for average, best athlete and best defensive infielder among A's prospects.