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ADDISON RUSSELL RUMORS

WATCH: Russell makes another great defensive play

  Addison Russell was all over the highlights with a diving stop on Monday, but for those that didn't see it, he made nearly an identical play Tuesday. Take a look: And in case the great defensive effort wasn't enough, Russell also gave the Cubs a win with a walk-off hit. Not a bad night for the youngster. Photo Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports  
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Cubs 3, Nats 2 (5/26/15)

OSS: Kris Bryant hit a homer that hasn’t landed yet, and Addison Russell completed the comeback. Three up 1. Kyle Hendricks had another great outing, going seven innings and keeping the Nats hitters off balance all game. It felt like the Cubs turned ten double plays behind him, his sinker was working so well on a day when the wind was howling out. The only run he gave up was a...
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Russell double in 9th gives Cubs victory over Nationals

  Addison Russell hit a game-ending RBI double in the ninth inning, and the Chicago Cubs beat the surging Washington Nationals 3-2 on Tuesday night. Chris Coghlan started the winning rally with a one-out single against Matt Grace (2-1). The Cubs then caught a huge break when shortstop Ian Desmond threw wide to first while trying to turn a potential double play on pinch-hitter Jonathan...
Via AP on Fox
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Russell double gives Cubs 3-2 win over Nationals

CHICAGO (AP) Addison Russell hit a game-ending RBI double in the ninth inning, and the Chicago Cubs beat the surging Washington Nationals 3-2 on Tuesday night. Chris Coghlan started the winning rally with a one-out single against Matt Grace (2-1). The Cubs then caught a huge break when shortstop Ian Desmond threw wide to first while trying to turn a potential double play on pinch...
Via AP on Fox
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

ESPN Analyst Calls Addison Russel 2nd Best Shortstop After Gold Glove Play

Addison Russell is the youngest player in the National League at 21-years-old and he keeps making gold glove plays at a position he didn’t even play regularly before he made his MLB debut with the Chicago Cubs in April. His glove was on display once again in Tuesday night’s game against the Washington Nationals. Touted as one of the best defensive shortstops as a prospect, working...
Via Sports Mockery
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Addison Russell Leaps, Makes Unbelievable Catch, Doesn’t Hit Fan With Bat

What can’t Addison Russell do? Well, besides hold on to his bat, but wow this guy is something special. In Saturday’s game between the Chicago Cubs and Pittsburgh Pirates, the rookie showed off his athleticism in the fifth inning, making a spectacular catch in shallow center field. The leaping catch came with one out and runners at first and second. If that ball drops it would’ve...
Via Sports Mockery
10 days ago  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Addison Russell Hits Fan With Flying Bat, Again

Addison Russell has settled in nicely at the bottom of the Chicago Cubs order after a slow start to his MLB career. He can field, he’s shown off his power and his ability to go the other way is a great sight for Cubs fans. One problem, he keeps launching his bats into the stands. It’s already happened twice earlier this year, with the second time resulting in a Cubs fan getting...
Via Sports Mockery
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Projecting Addison Russell

Just as we were all finally getting over our Kris Bryant Day hangovers, the Cubs gave us something else to celebrate. As you’ve likely heard by now, the Cubs summoned Addison Russell to the major leagues yesterday. He started at second base last night, and went 0-5 in his big league debut. Russell’s promotion came as […]
Via Fangraphs
April 22, 2015  |  Discuss

The win-now move of promoting Addison Russell

On Friday, to the surprise of absolutely no one, the Chicago Cubs promoted Kris Bryant to the big leagues. With the service time shenanigans out of the way, it was abundantly clear that Bryant that he was their best third baseman, so they summoned him from Iowa to help their team win. Today, the Cubs […]
Via Fangraphs
April 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Cubs will reportedly call up prospect Addison Russell

The Chicago Cubs are slowly ending their reign of prospect terror. Shortly after delaying third baseman Kris Bryant’s entrance into the major leagues to keep him from becoming a free agent until 2021, the organization is calling up infielder Addison Russell. Jon Heyman of CBS Sports broke the news: cubs now calling up addison russell to the majors. http://t.co/HJ0kD3hzIZ ...
Via Sportsnaut
April 21, 2015  |  Discuss
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