Addison Russell’s diving stop was the best play of the night

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Chicago Cubs’ Starlin Castro, left, and Addison Russell try to field a single by Cleveland Indians’ Michael Brantley during the first inning of a baseball game, Wednesday, June 17, 2015, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

Cubs second baseman Addison Russell showed off his range during the 17-0 win against the Cleveland Indians on Wednesday.


The Cubs were winning 10-0 at this point in the game, but the 21-year-old second baseman made an amazing, diving stop with two outs in the bottom of the fifth inning.

According to the SportCenter top plays, 74 percent of fans voted for the Cubs second baseman as the best play of the night.

Russell has more than just defensive prowesses, he’s hitting .381 with a home run, four RBI and three runs scored in the last seven days, raising his season average to .259.

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