Jim Adduci, Lotte Giants (Korea)
Originally selected by the Florida Marlins in the 2004 Amateur Draft out of Evergreen Park (IL) high school, Jim Adduci has become a valuable commodity in the Texas Rangers outfield. A combination of speed, defense and power, Adduci made his Major League debut in 2013.
- Completed his first season in Korea by hitting .314 to go along with 28 home runs and 106 RBIs.
- Made the Rangers' 2014 Opening Day roster.
- Recorded first extra-base hit, a double, against the Rays.
- Made his Major League debut on September 1, 2013, going 1-for-2.
The fact that Paul and Jon have always been open to a variety of opportunities has always been important to me. They're constantly thinking outside-the-box and have always had my best interests in mind.
- Jim Adduci