Addison Russell named California League Rookie of the Year

The California League has announced the Postseason Awards and All-Star Team for the 2013 season.  Addison Russell of the Stockton Ports claimed Rookie of the Year honors.  Addison is among the Cal League leaders in multiple categories including doubles, triples and runs scored.  To qualify for the Rookie of the Year award the player must be in his first full professional season while in the Cal League.  In addition to being named Rookie of the Year, Addison was named to the Postseason All-Star Team at shortstop.

Addison was drafted by the Oakland Athletics in the 1st round (11th overall) of the June 2012 draft.  Addison is currently ranked as the #1 prospect in the Oakland Athletics organization.


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