Addison Russell Traded to Chicago

Addison Russell Traded to Chicago

Friday night's big MLB trade affected the Midland Rockhounds. Shortstop Addison Russell, who had recently returned from injury, was shipped to the Chicago Cubs organization in a deal that sent

Jason Hammel and Jeff Semardzija to Oakland. The A's organization acquired several other players in the deal. the A's also sent Billy McKinney, and a player to be named later to Chicago in the deal.

Russell was hitting .333, with 1 home run and 8 rbis with the Rockhounds this season.