Welcome Back: Addison Russell Makes Immediate Impact for Cubs

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16 September 2017 | 10:47 pm

Chicago Cubs shortstop Addison Russell was activated from the disabled list on Saturday, and he didn’t miss a beat. 

In the eighth inning of the Cubs’ game against the St. Louis Cardinals, Russell pinch-hit for Kyle Hendricks, and he promptly blasted a long home run into the left field bleachers to give the team a 4-1 lead: 

Russell has been out of the lineup since Aug. 3 with plantar fasciitis in his right foot, and was only activated from the disabled list on Saturday. Needless to say, he made a big impression. 

Published at 5:47 PM CDT on Sep 16, 2017

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