Jim Adduci (baseball, born 1985)

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Jim Adduci
James Adduci 2007.jpg
Adduci batting for the Peoria Chiefs, Single-A affiliates of the Chicago Cubs on July 30, 2007.
Lotte Giants – No. 35
Born: (1985-05-15) May 15, 1985 (age 29)
Burnaby, British Columbia
Bats: Left Throws: Left
MLB debut
September 1, 2013 for the Texas Rangers
Career statistics
(through 2014 season)
Batting Average .189
Home Runs 1
Runs Batted In 8

James Charles Adduci (born May 15, 1985) is a Canadian professional baseball outfielder for the Lotte Giants of the Korea Baseball Organization (KBO).

He grew up in Evergreen Park, Illinois. Adduci attended Evergreen Park Community High School, where he was a two sport star in baseball and basketball. Adduci batted over .500 his junior season and .550 his senior season. He earned team MVP, all conference, and all area in his junior and senior seasons. Adduci was named an all state honorable mention by both the Chicago Sun Times and Chicago Tribune following his senior season. The Florida Marlins drafted Adduci in the 42nd round of the 2003 Major League Baseball Draft. He signed with the Chicago Cubs as a free agent in 2010.

On November 12, 2012, Adduci signed a minor league deal with the Texas Rangers. He spent the 2013 season with the Triple-A Round Rock Express, and made his major league debut on September 1, 2013.[1]

Adduci's father is former Major League Baseball player Jim Adduci.


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