Here is the composite list of Oakland Athletics Top Prospects from across the web. The list will be updated as often as new lists are released. After each list, I’ll list the top 5 from that list. Closer to the beginning of the season, I’ll release the 85% Sports Top 20 Prospects for the A’s, along with averages and a composite ranking for each player listed.
It may not be long until Roy Steele’s voice rings this post’s title from on high — wherever the Athletics are playing — but it does seem like more of a lock to happen eventually. Nineteen year old Addison Russell has had some doubters in the past. After playing his way to an all-star berth in the Arizona Fall League, the bat has successfully made fans at every stop.
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 eight.
With 29 doubles, 10 triples, 17 homers and 21 stolen bases built almost solely...
Addison Russell, the 19-year old shortstop phenom working his way through the Oakland Athletics‘ minor league system, was named to the Arizona Fall League’s All-Star team on Monday.
This Saturday, November 2nd, the Fall Stars Game (previously known as the Rising Stars Game) will take place at Surprise Stadium in Surprise, Arizona. The game, pitting 21 of MLB.com’s top 100 MLB...
It was 93 degrees in Stockton, and even with the cool breeze blowing off McLeod Lake, the sweat was still dripping off his forehead.
We were standing outside the clubhouse at Banner Island Ballpark, and the player who has been widely described as the Oakland A’s shortstop of the future sounded exactly like an A’s player of the present.
“Baseball is just a game within a game...
After a successful first season in professional baseball in 2012, Oakland Athletics top prospect Addison Russell got off to a slow start to the 2013 season, a slow start which has recently begun to shed throughout the month of June.A 11th-overall draft pick in the 2012 MLB Amateur Draft out of Pace High School (Pace, Florida), Russell quickly ascended the ranks of the Oakland farm...
STOCKTON - It has been a slow start for Oakland A's top prospect Addison Russell, but the 2012 first-round pick is feeling comfortable and is getting used to the day-to-day grind in his first full professional season.
The Oakland A's got some bad injury news on Wednesday. We discuss the situation surrounding the A's second base position, as well as an update on Addison Russell's health and detail the action around the organization inside...
Less than a year after he took his last high school swing, No. 11 overall draft pick Addison Russell is acclimating to his first Major League spring training.
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The emergence of Addison Russell gives the organization a potential corner-stone talent to eventually build around. The last two drafts have also added some depth into a system that has been slowly depleted over time.
#1 Addison Russell (SS)
Russell exploded in his first taste of pro...