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Portrait of Lane Adams

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2017 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 27)
PA AVG HR R RBI SB TAv WARP
250 .239 7 35 24 14 .245 0.8
Birth Date11-13-1989
Height6' 3"
Weight220 lbs
Age27 years, 4 months, 16 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
2013
-0.12014
2015
2016
0.82017
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WARP Summary

MLB Statistics

YEAR TEAM AGE G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR TB BB SO HBP SF SH RBI SB CS AVG OBP SLG TAv VORP FRAA WARP
2014 KCA 24 6 3 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .010 -0.5 -0.0 -0.1
Career6331000000200000.000.000.000.010-0.5-0.0-0.1

Statistics for All Levels

'opp' stats - Quality of opponents faced - have been moved and are available only as OPP_QUAL in the Statistics reports now.
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YEAR Team Lg G PA TAv oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG oppTAv BABIP BPF BRAA repLVL POS_ADJ FRAA BRR BVORP BWARP VORP WARP
2009 ROY Rk 29 122 .267 .259 .336 .376 .264 .333 107 0.7 2.6 -0.8 -2.6 2.6 5.1 0.2 5.1 0.2
2010 IDA Rk 41 193 .282 .281 .331 .406 .270 .346 108 4.4 7.1 -2.2 -5.1 4.7 14.0 0.9 14.0 0.9
2011 KNC A 43 171 .256 .246 .319 .359 .263 .312 92 -0.8 5.0 -1.2 -0.4 0.8 3.8 0.3 3.8 0.3
2011 BNC Rk 43 192 .278 .250 .327 .376 .255 .350 102 4 6.0 0.5 -4.9 4.6 15.2 1.0 15.2 1.0
2011 ROY Rk 4 18 .423 .310 .368 .492 .301 .500 107 4.4 0.7 0 -0.4 0.2 5.4 0.5 5.4 0.5
2012 KNC A 67 291 .296 .255 .320 .378 .258 .343 101 11.3 8.6 0.1 -1.8 1.5 21.5 2.0 21.5 2.0
2012 WIL A+ 68 285 .244 .264 .326 .402 .265 .297 90 -5.2 8.5 -2.5 7.7 1.6 2.4 1.0 2.4 1.0
2013 WIL A+ 87 370 .294 .254 .326 .383 .252 .325 100 13.8 10.9 0.8 0.3 2.6 28.1 2.9 28.1 2.9
2013 NWA AA 44 177 .272 .250 .316 .387 .257 .311 103 2.2 4.8 -1.4 -3.9 2.9 8.5 0.5 8.5 0.5
2014 KCA MLB 6 3 .010 .293 .361 .428 .288 .000 102 -0.7 0.1 0 -0.0 0.1 -0.5 -0.1 -0.5 -0.1
2014 NWA AA 105 465 .287 .247 .318 .369 .253 .314 97 13.1 12.8 1.1 2.3 3.2 30.2 3.5 30.2 3.5
2014 BNC Rk 3 14 .522 .286 .344 .406 .272 .556 100 4.1 0.5 0 0.0 -1.4 3.2 0.3 3.2 0.3
2015 NWA AA 97 414 .291 .256 .323 .392 .260 .372 104 13.1 11.1 -1.8 -3.0 2.0 24.4 2.3 24.4 2.3
2015 OMA AAA 37 132 .249 .272 .335 .405 .266 .239 103 -1.5 3.7 -0.3 1.7 1.6 3.5 0.5 3.5 0.5
2016 TEN AA 22 91 .331 .244 .309 .357 .255 .400 96 6.5 2.5 -0.7 -1.8 1.9 10.2 0.9 10.2 0.9
2016 TRN AA 84 332 .279 .260 .326 .391 .262 .333 100 6.4 8.9 -3.4 2.3 5.0 16.9 2.1 16.9 2.1
2016 IOW AAA 7 26 .251 .255 .311 .386 .254 .250 85 -0.2 0.7 -0.3 -0.6 0.5 0.7 0.0 0.7 0.0
2016 SWB AAA 8 32 .226 .272 .329 .392 .265 .400 97 -1.1 0.9 -0.2 0.2 0.4 -0.1 0.0 -0.1 0.0

Statistics For All Levels

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Year Team Lg PA R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS AVG OBP SLG ISO TAv VORP FRAA WARP
2009 ROY Rk 122 18 24 2 2 0 10 16 32 14 1 .233 .339 .291 .058 .267 5.1 -2.6 0.2
2010 IDA Rk 193 31 48 8 3 2 18 18 38 8 0 .282 .346 .400 .118 .282 14.0 -5.1 0.9
2011 ROY Rk 18 5 5 3 0 0 1 3 4 0 1 .357 .500 .571 .214 .423 5.4 -0.4 0.5
2011 KNC A 171 22 35 7 2 1 11 14 44 7 2 .230 .300 .322 .092 .256 3.8 -0.4 0.3
2011 BNC Rk 192 31 47 9 3 5 20 17 45 9 1 .281 .353 .461 .180 .278 15.2 -4.9 1.0
2012 WIL A+ 285 37 63 10 1 6 25 21 64 8 4 .240 .302 .355 .115 .244 2.4 7.7 1.0
2012 KNC A 291 40 78 13 4 5 44 21 48 11 1 .298 .349 .435 .137 .296 21.5 -1.8 2.0
2013 NWA AA 177 30 38 7 1 5 26 18 45 15 0 .244 .333 .397 .154 .272 8.5 -3.9 0.5
2013 WIL A+ 370 56 89 23 2 7 39 43 66 23 6 .276 .362 .424 .149 .294 28.1 0.3 2.9
2014 NWA AA 465 65 109 25 3 11 36 45 86 38 9 .269 .352 .427 .158 .287 30.2 2.3 3.5
2014 BNC Rk 14 3 5 2 2 0 4 4 1 0 0 .500 .643 1.100 .600 .522 3.2 0.0 0.3
2014 KCA MLB 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .010 -0.5 -0.0 -0.1
2015 NWA AA 414 58 111 21 3 12 49 36 98 29 6 .298 .360 .466 .169 .291 24.4 -3.0 2.3
2015 OMA AAA 132 14 26 5 0 4 13 13 21 2 1 .226 .305 .374 .148 .249 3.5 1.7 0.5
2016 IOW AAA 26 3 6 1 0 1 2 0 5 4 0 .231 .231 .385 .154 .251 0.7 -0.6 0.0
2016 SWB AAA 32 2 8 1 0 0 3 2 10 0 0 .267 .312 .300 .033 .226 -0.1 0.2 0.0
2016 TEN AA 91 12 27 6 0 3 19 5 20 9 0 .325 .378 .506 .181 .331 10.2 -1.8 0.9
2016 TRN AA 332 49 73 12 1 6 32 36 84 31 5 .253 .343 .363 .111 .279 16.9 2.3 2.1

Plate Discipline

YEAR PITCHES ZONE_RT SWING_RT CONTACT_RT Z_SWING_RT O_SWING_RT Z_CONTACT_RT O_CONTACT_RT SW_STRK_RT CSAA_CHANCES CSAA_RT
2014 14 0.6429 0.6429 0.6667 0.5556 0.8000 1.0000 0.2500 0.3333 4 -0.002015
Career140.64290.64290.66670.55560.810.250.33334-0.002

Injury History  —  No longer being updated

Last Update: 12/31/2014 23:59 ET

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2014-07-07 2014-08-07 Minors 31 0 Left Wrist Contusion -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2016 NYA $
2015 KCA $

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
0 y 28 dPlatinum Sports2016

Details
  • 2016. Claimed by NY Yankees off waivers 1/15/16 after being DFA by Kansas City 1/6/16. DFA by NY Yankees 2/1/16. Sent outright to Triple-A 2/11/16. Signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 8/3/16 (minor-league contract).
  • 1 year (2015). Re-signed by Kansas City 2/25/15.
  • 1 year/$0.5M (2014). Contract purchased by Kansas City 11/20/13. Re-signed by Kansas City 2/21/14.
  • Drafted by Kansas City 2009 (13-293) (Red Oak HS, Okla.). $0.225M signing bonus.

2017 Preseason Forecast

Last Update: 1/27/2017 12:35 ET

PCT PA R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS AVG OBP SLG TAv VORP FRAA WARP
90o 314 46 78 15 1 11 38 29 75 20 3 .282 .358 .466 .288 18.9 RF 2, LF 1 2.4
80o 292 42 69 13 1 10 34 26 72 18 3 .267 .340 .440 .274 13.4 RF 2, LF 0 1.7
70o 276 38 63 12 1 9 31 24 69 16 3 .256 .328 .422 .264 9.8 RF 2, LF 0 1.3
60o 263 35 58 11 1 8 29 22 67 15 3 .247 .317 .407 .255 7.0 RF 2, LF 0 1.0
50o 250 33 53 10 1 7 26 20 65 14 2 .238 .307 .392 .247 4.6 RF 2, LF 0 0.7
40o 237 30 49 9 1 7 24 18 63 13 2 .230 .297 .378 .239 2.3 RF 2, LF 0 0.5
30o 224 28 45 9 1 6 22 17 60 12 2 .221 .286 .363 .231 0.2 RF 1, LF 0 0.2
20o 208 25 41 8 1 6 20 15 57 10 2 .210 .274 .346 .221 -2.0 RF 1, LF 0 0.0
10o 186 21 34 6 1 5 17 13 52 9 1 .196 .257 .322 .207 -4.5 RF 1, LF 0 -0.3
Weighted Mean25634561118272166142.242.312.399.2515.7RF 2, LF 00.9

Preseason Long-Term Forecast (Beyond the 2017 Projections)

Playing time estimates are based on performance, not Depth Charts.
Year Age PA R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB AVG OBP SLG TAv WARP VORP BRR POS_ADJ REP_ADJ RAA FRAA
2018282653155111729237115.234.309.380.2581.06.92.2-1.66.9-0.62.3
2019292432951101727206612.236.308.384.2580.96.01.8-1.56.3-0.62.1
2020302412851101727216512.234.308.380.2570.85.51.6-1.66.2-0.82.1
202131227274791625206110.233.307.379.2560.74.81.3-1.55.9-0.92.0
20223220724438162318569.233.307.377.2560.64.01.0-1.55.4-0.91.8
20233319523418152117537.232.306.375.2540.53.20.7-1.45.1-1.11.7
20243418622397152016516.232.306.373.2540.52.70.5-1.44.8-1.21.6
20253517821377151915496.231.305.371.2530.42.30.4-1.44.6-1.31.6
20263617120357141814475.230.304.369.2520.41.80.2-1.44.4-1.41.5

Comparable Players (Similarity Index 85)

Rank Score Name Year TAv Trend
1 94 Caleb Stewart 2009 .000 DNP
2 93 Quincy Latimore 2016 .000 DNP
3 93 Carlos Moncrief 2016 .000 DNP
4 92 Ryan Goleski 2009 .000 DNP
5 91 Joey Butler 2013 .348
6 91 Dustin Martin 2011 .000 DNP
7 90 Drew Locke 2010 .000 DNP
8 90 Joe Benson 2015 .000 DNP
9 90 Jordan Parraz 2012 .000 DNP
10 90 T.J. Bohn 2007 .000 DNP
11 89 John Mayberry 2011 .311
12 89 Chad Huffman 2012 .000 DNP
13 89 Michael Taylor 2013 .058
14 88 Jeremy Hazelbaker 2015 .000 DNP
15 88 Sean Halton 2014 .000 DNP
16 88 Luke Allen 2006 .000 DNP
17 88 Val Majewski 2008 .000 DNP
18 88 Scott Cousins 2012 .161
19 88 Jordan Czarniecki 2008 .000 DNP
20 87 Jonel Pacheco 2010 .000 DNP
21 87 Greg Golson 2013 .000 DNP
22 87 Stefan Gartrell 2011 .000 DNP
23 87 Josh Kroeger 2010 .000 DNP
24 86 Chris Swauger 2014 .000 DNP
25 86 Bill Rhinehart 2012 .000 DNP
26 86 Jamie Romak 2013 .000 DNP
27 86 Ben Guez 2014 .000 DNP
28 86 Alfredo Marte 2016 .000 DNP
29 86 Carlos Sosa 2009 .000 DNP
30 86 Sawyer Carroll 2013 .000 DNP
31 86 Adron Chambers 2014 .000 DNP
32 85 Kentrail Davis 2015 .000 DNP
33 85 Adam Pavkovich 2009 .000 DNP
34 85 Delwyn Young 2009 .239
35 85 Todd Self 2006 .000 DNP
36 85 Shawn Garrett 2006 .000 DNP
37 85 Brad Glenn 2014 .091
38 85 Stefen Romero 2016 .257
39 84 Ben Copeland 2011 .000 DNP
40 84 Aaron Bates 2011 .000 DNP
41 84 Denis Phipps 2013 .000 DNP
42 84 Brian Bogusevic 2011 .263
43 84 Kenny Kelly 2006 .000 DNP
44 84 Matt Carson 2009 .242
45 84 Keith Reed 2006 .000 DNP
46 84 Roger Kieschnick 2014 .180
47 83 Jason Perry 2008 .097
48 83 Matt Long 2014 .000 DNP
49 83 Jeff Fiorentino 2010 .000 DNP
50 83 Roberto Lopez 2013 .000 DNP
51 83 Cory Aldridge 2006 .000 DNP
52 83 Jermaine Mitchell 2012 .000 DNP
53 83 Nick Buss 2014 .000 DNP
54 83 Chris Carter 2010 .265
55 83 Joe Borchard 2006 .247
56 82 Nick Gorneault 2006 .000 DNP
57 82 Brandon Jones 2011 .000 DNP
58 82 Mike Baxter 2012 .286
59 82 Alexis Gomez 2006 .239
60 82 Alex Hassan 2015 .000 DNP
61 82 Ben Johnson 2008 .000 DNP
62 82 Paul McAnulty 2008 .268
63 82 Brett Eibner 2016 .227
64 82 Adam Calderone 2011 .000 DNP
65 82 Juan Perez 2014 .186
66 82 Kent Matthes 2014 .000 DNP
67 82 Todd Linden 2007 .219
68 82 Brandon Barnes 2013 .242
69 82 Michael Restovich 2006 .180
70 82 Brock Peterson 2011 .000 DNP
71 82 Ray Sadler 2008 .000 DNP
72 82 Miles Durham 2010 .000 DNP
73 82 Jason Cooper 2008 .000 DNP
74 82 Kevin Thompson 2007 .157
75 82 Alex Castellanos 2014 .000 DNP
76 81 Aaron Rifkin 2006 .000 DNP
77 81 Fred Lewis 2008 .277
78 81 Luke Murton 2013 .000 DNP
79 81 Jamie Hoffmann 2012 .000 DNP
80 81 Dariel Alvarez 2016 .566
81 81 Tony Thomas 2014 .000 DNP
82 81 Josh Rabe 2006 .249
83 81 Blake Tekotte 2014 .000 DNP
84 81 Brett Carroll 2010 .247
85 81 Bubba Bell 2010 .000 DNP
86 81 Yurendell de Caster 2007 .000 DNP
87 80 Josh Rodriguez 2012 .000 DNP
88 80 Cody Strait 2010 .000 DNP
89 80 Elliot Johnson 2011 .222
90 80 Kevin West 2007 .000 DNP
91 80 Cole Gillespie 2011 .416
92 80 Drew T Anderson 2008 .000 DNP
93 80 Evan Bigley 2014 .000 DNP
94 80 Deik Scram 2011 .000 DNP
95 80 Matt Den Dekker 2015 .289
96 80 Dean Green 2016 .000 DNP
97 80 Andrew Brown 2012 .243
98 80 Kory Casto 2009 .000 DNP
99 80 Daniel Ortmeier 2008 .219
100 80 Rhyne Hughes 2011 .000 DNP

Platoon

SORT_FIELD PLATOON AVG OBP SLG TAv

Definition of multi-year splits

BP Annual Player Comments

YearComment
2016 With 69 stolen bases in the high minors over the last two seasons, Adams has the type of speed that gets labeled “game-breaking” outside the Royals organization and “mundane” within it. Rangy and athletic, Adams is a solid center fielder with some juice in his bat, but can struggle to make consistent contact. If you squint you can almost see the outlines of a 20/20 center fielder, but the realistic outcome here is a Choctaw version of Paulo Orlando, which is still pretty cool.
2015 Tall and athletic, Adams has game-changing speed of the sort Kansas City rode to the World Series last year. He's a solid center fielder with an accurate arm, and has shown he can steal bases at a high success rate. Adams has never quite grown into the power that his size and swing portend, although he can out-slug Jarrod Dyson, and between the walks and the doubles and the plus defense he'll make a nice fourth outfielder.

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  Title Author Date
Transaction Analysis: Torreyes or Not TorreyesR.J. Anderson2016-02-03
This article requires BP Premium accessWhat You Need to Know: September 22, 2014Daniel Rathman2014-09-22
This article requires BP Premium accessMinor League Update: Games of Monday, July 1Zach Mortimer2013-07-02
This article requires BP Premium accessMinor League Update: Games of June 14-16Zach Mortimer2013-06-17
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock: Monday Morning Ten Pack, Austin Wood EditionKevin Goldstein2012-08-06


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