Video: Addison Russell homers onto Waveland Avenue

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Cubs shortstop Addison Russell hit a monster of a home run on Thursday afternoon against the Dodgers, driving a Hyun-Jin Ryu offering¬†429 feet onto Waveland Avenue. It’s his first homer of the 2017 campaign.

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According to Statcast, Russell’s homer went 429 feet to left field. After Thursday’s outing, Russell is now hitting .256/.275/.436 with five RBI and seven runs scored. While he has otherwise gotten off to a slow start, the 23-year-old holds plenty of promise for the Cubs.