Mon, 10 Mar 2014 16:52:02 -0700
Oakland Athletics SS Addison Russell (hamstring) exited his club's spring training contest Monday, March 10, because of a strained right hamstring. He left the stadium on a cart, but it's likely a precaution and the severity of the injury is unknown.
Fantasy Tip: The exciting prospect wasn't going to break camp with the parent club and probably won't debut until September, if he does, so this shouldn't affect his draft stock.
Sat, 08 Feb 2014 20:34:42 -0800
Oakland Athletics general manager Billy Beane said Saturday, Feb. 8, that the team is very excited about SS Addison Russell, and he is "knocking on the door." One scout saw Russell throughout the Fall League predicted Russell would be on the Opening Day roster.
Tue, 27 Aug 2013 20:59:34 -0700
The Oakland Athletics will send SS Addison Russell to the Arizona Fall League, the team announced Tuesday, Aug. 27. He will be joined by A's minor-leaguers P Ryan Dull, P Omar Duran, P Seth Frankoff, C David Freitas, 1B Max Muncy and P Jeff Urlaub.
Mon, 11 Jun 2012 06:28:57 -0700
The Oakland Athletics signed first-round pick SS Addison Russell to a deal that was worth at least the recommended $2.625 million slot amount. Russell said the team told him he will remain at shortstop.
Mon, 04 Jun 2012 17:13:52 -0700
The Oakland Athletics select Pace High School SS Addison Russell with the 11th overall pick of the 2012 MLB Draft.