Cubs Quick Hits: Addison Russell Has Been Cubs’ Top Situational Hitter
While Addison Russell’s .290 wOBA and .220 batting average have been underwhelming, he hasn’t lost his situational hitting awareness.
Russell leads the Cubs in RBI efficiency when a runner is on third base. The 23-year-old knocks in said runner 41.7 percent of the time. In comparison, Kris Bryant and Anthony Rizzo have pushed home 20 percent and 36.7 percent of third base runners, respectively.