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ADDISON RUSSELL RUMORS

The future is bright with youngsters Bryant, Russell rising up

The left side on the North Side is in good hands for the future, arguably soon to be one of the best third base-shortstop tandems in baseball.The Chicago Cubs are doing something extremely rare, winning big and bearing down on the postseason with multiple first-year players making significant, in fact, invaluable contributions. Third baseman Kris Byrant and shortstop Addison Russell...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Rookie Russell shows why he's the man at SS with sweet DP

Addison Russell showed again why Chicago Cubs manager Joe Maddon had no choice but to make the rookie the club's starting shortstop at the expense of Starlin Castro.In the bottom of the third inning Wednesday night, Russell made an incredible play, snagging a hard-hit grounder with a backhand stab from his knees, then making a terrific turn and throw to Castro at second base to start...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Cubs’ Addison Russell, Starlin Castro Turn Incredible Double Play (Video)

It’s unclear what the future of Starlin Castro looks like, but one thing is clear: Addison Russell will be the Chicago Cubs’ shortstop for a long time. However, the Cubs might want to keep Castro around as a second baseman, especially considering what the two did Wednesday night against the San Francisco Giants. Russell and Castro combined in the third inning for one of the finest...
Via NESN.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Fowler, Russell, and Soler keys to Cubs second half surge

The Chicago Cubs never fully reached their full potential in the first half of the year. It took them until late July to show the league what they are capable of. The Cubs went on a nine game win streak and won 16 of 18 games at one point. A big reason for that hot streak was Dexter Fowler, Addison Russell, and Jorge Soler. Those three players have turned their season around here...
Via isportsweb.com
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Addison Russell Should Be New York Mets’ Biggest Priority Going Into Trade Deadline

The MLB trade deadline of July 31st is rapidly approaching, and with the New York Mets holding steady in second place of the NL East, they need to make a few moves before time runs out. The Mets could certainly use a relief pitcher or two, but in order to boost their chances of playing baseball in October, they need to find a replacement for shortstop Wilmer Flores. His inconsistencies...
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
July 06, 2015  |  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

What do call-ups of Bryant, Russell say about 2015 Cubs?

Prior to Friday’s series opener against the San Diego Padres, the Chicago Cubs called up top prospect Kris Bryant, and he debuted to about as much pomp and circumstance as old Wrigley Field had seen in quite some time. While that excitement and fanfare has yet to come anywhere near dissipating, the Cubs are now set to call up another premier prospect, in shortstop Addison Russell...
Via The Outside Corner
April 21, 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

Oakland A’s: Three prospects that can make an impact this year

The Oakland A’s have been having a great season. They are leading the American League West by two and a half games and currently have the third best record in baseball. Even though the Athletics seem like a solid team now, they are notorious for switching things up mid-way through the season. So who are some of the top prospects that could make an impact this year in the major...
Via isportsweb.com
May 31, 2014  |  Discuss
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