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Addison Russel SS - what do you guys think?

Postby bayside » Tue Mar 05, 2013 9:56 pm

Addison Russel was selected by the Oakland A's at #11 overall in the 2012 draft.
In his first pro season he lit up low minors pitching. shooting up prospect lists.
http://www.fangraphs.com/statss.aspx?pl ... osition=SS
http://www.fangraphs.com/blogs/index.ph ... s-2012-13/

What do you guys think of his future impact at the MLB level? How far away is he?
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Re: Addison Russel SS - what do you guys think?

Postby kab21 » Tue Mar 05, 2013 10:09 pm

He had a nice rk league last season but I try not to get too excited about rk ball. The list is way too long of players that dominated rk ball and disappointed in full season ball. He's a top 50ish prospect and pretty much a lottery pick. Anything can happen.
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Re: Addison Russel SS - what do you guys think?

Postby Element » Tue Mar 05, 2013 10:17 pm

I took Russell over Correa in my minor league draft. I love when a hitter with pop shows power to the opposite field. His power ally is to right/center and he has a lightning quick bat. I personally feel like he'll be a top 15 prospect by this time next season.
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