Shortstop Addison Russell, the Oakland As top prospect, left Mondays exhibition with a strained right hamstring that he suffered while running out a ground ball. The injury occurred in the eighth inning of an 8-8 tie against the Los Angeles Doders, and As manager Bob Melvin didnt immediately know the severity of it. But Russell was taken from the field on a cart after the game so he didnt have to make the long walk from the field to the bus outside Camelback Ranch ballpark in Glendale. The 20-year-old Russell generally is regarded as one of the top 10 prospects in the majors, and hes the As most highly touted prospect in a number of years.
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