Jim returns to the Cubs organization after spending six seasons in Chicago's system from 2007-12 ... has played in 149 major league games with Texas (2013-14) and Detroit (2017-18), hitting .235 (92-for-391) with five homers and 39 RBI ... has played 55 games at first base, 34 in right field and 28 in left field ... Saw his most extensive big league action in 2018, appearing in a career-high 59 games for the Tigers ... batted .267 (47-for-176) with three home runs and 21 RBI ... In 13 minor league seasons starting in 2004, has hit .287 (1,040-for-3,627) with 172 doubles, 24 triples, 52 homers and 429 RBI in 1,027 games ... has 206 stolen bases (caught 63 times) ... First acquired by Chicago from the Marlins on September 14, 2006, to complete a deal that sent RHP Todd Wellemeyer to Florida, March 28, 2006 ... was a non-roster invitee to Cubs major league Spring Training in 2011 and 2012 ... Selected by the Marlins in the 42nd round of the 2003 Draft out of Evergreen Park (Ill.) High School ... His father, Jim D. Adduci, played 70 major league games with St. Louis (1983), Milwaukee (1986, 1988) and Philadelphia (1989).
Opened the season with Triple-A Toledo, and batted .309 (84-for-272) with seven homers and 44 RBI in 70 games with the Mud Hens before he was selected to Detroit, July 3 ... went on to bat .267 (47-for-176) with three homers and 21 RBI in 59 games for the Tigers ... Played 48 games at first base for Detroit ... appeared in six games as the team's designated hitter ... Recorded his first career game-tying hit in the ninth inning or later, July 23 at Kansas City, with a game-tying two-run double in the ninth ... Hit .329 with an .848 OPS in 22 August games for the Tigers ... drove in nine runs ... Named the Tigers Minor League Player of the Month for April after hitting .304 with a .902 OPS, three homers and 16 RBI in 18 games ... Posted a 14-game hitting streak with Toledo from April 20-May 6, batting .357 with a .373 OBP and a .625 slugging mark during the run.
Completed his first season in the Tigers organization in 2017, appearing in 84 games between Triple A Toledo and Detroit...Hit safely in each of his first 10 games with Triple A Toledo from April 7-18, batting .378 (14x37) with nine runs scored, one double, one triple, one home run and three RBI...Recorded three hits in each of his first two games with the Tigers on April 23 at Minnesota and April 25 vs. Seattle... marked the first time in his career he's had back-to-back three-hit games...Sidelined from May 11-July 5 with a right oblique muscle strain...Slugged his second career home run on August 4 at Baltimore...was his first Major League homer since August 9, 2014 at Houston, a span of 1,090 days.
Batted .291 (72x247) with 46 runs scored, 18 doubles, three triples, seven home runs and 41 RBI in 64 games with Lotte of the Korean Baseball Organization in 2016.
Hit .314 (165x526) with 105 runs scored, 34 doubles, five triples, 28 home runs and 106 RBI in 132 games with Lotte of the Korean Baseball Organization in 2015.
Limited to 44 games at the Major League level with Texas in 2014 due to two separate stints on the disabled list...Made an Opening Day roster at the Major League level for the first time...Collected a season-high three hits with a double and a RBI in his first start of the season on April 18 vs. Chicago (AL)...Sidelined from April 19-July 21 with a left fifth digit fracture...Belted his first Major League home run on August 9 at Houston...Sidelined from August 29-September 23 with a concussion.
Spent nearly the entire season with Triple-A Round Rock before finishing the year as a September call-up with the Rangers, his first big league action…played 10 seasons and 889 games in the minor leagues before his major league debut…was 28 years, 109 days old at the time of his ML debut on Sept. 1 vs. MIN, oldest Rangers position player at time of his debut since Kevin Richardson (28.339) on Aug. 17, 2009 vs. MIN…Adduci became just the 4th position player born in Canada to appear for the Rangers, joining Rick Lisi (1981), Rob Ducey (1993-94), and Matt Stairs (2006). Had contract purchased from Round Rock on September 1…appeared in 17 games (15 w/ PA), reaching safely in 7 of the 15 with 8 total starts in left (6), at first base (1), and DH (1)…team was 1-8 in his 9 starts…made major league debut with start in left field on Sept. 1 vs. MIN and hit first-pitch single in his first plate appearance in the 2nd inning…appeared in 12 of club's first 15 games (5 starts) in September, batting .412 (7-17)…had career-high 3 hits in lone ML start at first base on Sept. 15 vs. OAK, his only career multi-hit game…started career-long 4 straight, 9/15-9/18…went 1-for-14 (.071) to end the year following the 3-hit effort, including 0-for-his-last-11 after his lone career extra-base hit (double) on Sept. 16 at Tampa Bay…was 1-for-6 as pinch-hitter and was 2-for-2 in steal attempts…lone error came in only start at first (9/15 vs. OAK).
Combined to hit .298 with 7 homers and 44 RBI in 126 games for Tennessee (AA) and Iowa (AAA) in his final year in the Cubs system...posted career highs in home runs, doubles (tied-21), slugging (.419), and OPS (.789)...for the year, hit .321 (34-106) with runners in scoring position...had 18 steals in 2012 after five straight campaigns of 20-or-more stolen bases...began the year at Double-A for a 2nd straight year, and 3rd time in 4 years, but was promoted to Iowa on July 7 and spent remainder of season there.
Jim batted .308 (73-for-237) with 13 doubles, two triples, four home runs, 20 RBI and 21 stolen bases in 71 games withDouble-A Tennessee...missed over two months of the season, May 14-July 22, with a thumb injury that required surgery...Saw action in 39 games in left field, 24 games in right field and 21games in center field for the Smokies...Recorded a season-best .371 batting average (23-for-62) with threedoubles, two homers, 10 RBI, 12 runs scored and seven stolen bases in21 April contests...Injured thumb on a stolen base attempt and was placed on thedisabled list, May 14...underwent surgery and missed over two monthsof action before he was activated from the D.L., July 22...Went 3-for-17 (.176) with two stolen bases in four games during arehabilitation stint with Rookie-League Mesa, July 17-21...Collected a season-high-tying four hits as part of a 4-for-4 performancethat included a double, a triple, two runs scored and a stolen base, July24 vs. Carolina...Tallied a .500 batting average (5-for-10) with three doubles, two RBIand five runs scored in the Smokies three-game sweep of Chattanoogain the Southern League North Division Series...Was a non-roster invitee to major league Spring Training ... played in 15games for Chicago and hit .250 (6-for-24) with two runs scored.
In his first full season at the Triple-A level, Jim hit .248 (91-for-367) in 114 games for Iowa ... his 23 stolen bases led the club... was sidelined with a skull contusion, July 21-August 3...Did not commit an error in 51 games in center field, 49 in left field and13 in right field...Produced a .385 average (5-for-13) with eight runs, a double, a homer,13 RBI, a .400 on-base percentage and a .692 slugging percentage withthe bases loaded...Batted .261 (69-for-264) with 20 RBI off right-handed pitcherscompared to a .214 mark (22-for-103) with 13 RBI off southpaws...Posted a .284 average (25-for-88) with three doubles and five RBI in 25May contests...Hit .296 (16-for-54) with six runs, two doubles and five RBI in July (16contests)...Batted .275 (70-for-255) with eight doubles, 20 RBI and a .331 on-basepercentage before the All-Star break ... hit .188 (21-for-112) with 13 RBIand a .236 on-base percentage after the break...Collected a season-high five hits in the I-Cubs' 13-6 victory in Las Vegas... he went 5-for-5 with four runs and a double...Garnered three-straight multi-hit affairs, May 21-23, going 7-for-14(.500) with two runs and four RBI during the span...Rode a season-high five-game hitting streak, June 19-23 ... went 7-for-18 (.389) with three runs, a homer and three RBI during the run.
Jim hit .300 (140-for-467) with 63 runs, 35 stolen bases, 21 doubles, four triples, four homers and 51 RBI in a career-high131 games with Double-A Tennessee.... The left-handed batter had the third-most hits of any player in theSouthern League with 140, falling short of the leader by two hits.... Led the Smokies in hits, stolen bases and walks (58), while he was thirdin runs scored and RBI.... Batted .302 (102-for-338) off right-handed pitching ... boasted a .324batting average (77-for-238) at home.... Had a .314 average (93-for-296) prior to the All-Star Break ... owned a.275 mark (47-for-171) following the break.... Went 37-for-109 (.339) with 46 RBI with runners in scoring position.... Owned six hitting streaks of six or more games, including a season-high11-gamer, June 5-18 ... went 23-for-43 (.535) with seven runs, six doublesand seven RBI during the 11-game run.... Batted .394 (37-for-94) with nine doubles, 11 RBI and a .467 on-basepercentage in 27 June contests.
The mid-season and post-season All-Star led Single-A Daytona in hits (133), walks (63), runs (81) and steals (26)... The lefty had a .290 batting average (133-for-458) in 123 games for theD-Cubs.... The 81 runs ranked second in the Florida State League, while the 133hits ranked fifth.... Boasted a .311 batting average (70-for-225) prior to the All-Star breakcompared to a .270 average (63-for-233) following the break.... Went 4-for-9 (.444) with a home run and 10 RBI with the bases loaded.... Hit at a .308 clip (40-for-130) with 23 runs, 22 walks and 15 RBI in theseventh inning or later.... Reached base safely in his first 23 games of the year, batting .366 (30-for-82) with a .490 on-base percentage over the stretch.... Was shelved, May 31-June 7, with a non-baseball related issue.
Combined to bat .279 (121-for-434) with 56 runs, 19 doubles, two homers and 49 RBI in 119 games between Single-A Daytonaand Single-A Peoria ... it marked his first campaign in the Cubs organization.... Spent a majority of the season with the Chiefs ... posted a .292 average(117-for-401) with 54 runs, 20 stolen bases, 18 doubles and 48 RBI ...his .292 clip led Peoria and ranked sixth in the Midwest League.... Hit .322 (67-for-208) at home ... garnered a .346 average (9-for-26) asa designated hitter.... Posted a monthly-best .327 average (33-for-101) with 14 RBI in July (26games).... Opened the season with Daytona, hitting 4-for-33 (.121) with one doubleand one RBI in 12 games.
In his final season in the Marlins' organization, batted .263 (10-for-38) in 14 games between the Gulf Coast League Marlins andSingle-A Greensboro... Missed over a month of the season, July 5-August 15, with a right hand fracture.
Boasted a .378 average (14-for-37) in 11 games with the Gulf Coast League Marlins ... was shelved in July through theremainder of the season with a right knee sprain.
Spent his first professional season with the Gulf Coast League Marlins, hitting .207 (34-for-164) with 27 RBI, four doubles, 24walks and 21 runs in 49 games.