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  1. A’s sign No. 11 pick Addison Russell for $2.625 million

    Jun 14, 2012, 2:48 PM EDT

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    Oakland has signed first-round pick Addison Russell, with Jim Callis of Baseball America reporting that the high school shortstop from Florida will get the exact slot figure for the No. 11 pick of $2.625 million. Prior to the draft Baseball America ranked Russell as the 28th-best player in the class and ESPN.com rated him 19th.…

  2. MLB draft picks 11-15: A’s, Mets pick high school shortstops

    Jun 4, 2012, 8:21 PM EDT

    Robert Beary, Tyler Naquin

    No. 11 – Oakland Athletics – high school SS Addison Russell The A’s buck their trend and go with a high school player in the first round for the first time since the Jeremy Bonderman selection had Billy Beane throwing chairs in 2001. Russell projects as a third baseman in the eyes of most, but…

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