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Stockton Notes: Russell Feeling Comfortable

Russell has six homers for Stockton.

STOCKTON - It has been a slow start for Oakland A's top prospect Addison Russell, but the 2012 first-round pick is feeling comfortable and is getting used to the day-to-day grind in his first full professional season.

After one of the best pro debut seasons of any Oakland A's prospect in recent memory, much was expected of Stockton Ports' shortstop Addison Russell. Russell has proved human in the early going with the Ports, posting a relatively ordinary .218/.313/.424 line through 41 games. While the numbers haven't been overwhelming thus far, Russell has held his own in a league with players mostly three to...

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