Alex Adams
Alex Adams
Alex Adams
Alex Adams
Alex Adams
Alex Adams

CLASS OF 2018

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RHP

Alex
Adams

St. Louis CC
Lafayette (HS) • MO
6-2 • 200LBS • R/R
Travel Team: St. Louis Prospects

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2/20/17 - Adams is a 6-foot-2 195-pound right-handed hitting outfielder, right-handed pitcher and shortstop in Missouri’s 2018 class.  He ran a 4.10 home to first and a has an exit veto of 88 mph. At the plate, smooth load into back leg, some hand movement, quiet, short in line stride, consistent line drives gap-to-gap, power to middle and pull side.  In the outfield, 90 mph positional velo, loose over the top release, arm works, throws down hill, athletic footwork, momentum through the catch, fluid exchange. On the infield, 90 mph positional velo, athletic actions, smooth transfer with hands and feet in sync, high three quarters release, feet work through the catch with momentum to throw. On the mound, Adams comes from a high three quarters release, quick arm action, throws with regular effort, in line down the mound, smooth tempo in delivery, repeats, high number of strikes, command of three pitches, fastball 84-86 mph, heavy, spun an 11-to-5 breaking ball, hard slider break, late action, 72-75 mph, throws change up at 78-80 mph, fastball arm speed, sinking action late.

8/4/16 - Adams posted one of the best 60 times for Team Missouri at 6.97-seconds.  He was 84 mph across the infield and registered an 88 mph exit velo.  Against Team Select, Adams tripled and was hit by a pitch.  Against Kentucky, A lean 6-foot-1 185 pounds he made all of the plays he had the opportunity to make ranging to his glove side to make a very solid play up the middle. Offensively he had a balanced set-up with a short level swing which resulted in a single to left field.  On the mound, Adams worked 79-82 mph with his fastball, earing one strikeout during his inning of work.  He flashed an 11-to-5 breaking ball at 69-73 mph and a change up at 76-77 mph.

6/14/16 - Adams is a 6-foot-1 190-pound right-handed hitting shortstop in Missouri’s 2018 class.  He ran a 6.91 60, one of the top times of the event, and a 4.54 home-to-first.  He has an exit velo of 81 mph. At the plate, wide set up, smooth load, consistent hard line drives gap-to-gap during batting practice, loose hands, quick bat speed, singled to left center in game action.  On the infield, over the top release, moves well to the ball, fluid footwork, clean transfer with accurate throws, throws have carry, 84 mph positional velo. On the mound, Adams has a high three-quarters release, smooth rhythm, repeats, throws with regular effort, good body control, arm drops to lower slot on occasions, fastball at 76-82 mph, some with late run, curveball at 68-69 mph, 11-to-5 shape, change up at 75-77 mph, slight sink, did not allow a hit in outing, worked both sides of the plate, strike thrower, three strikeouts and a walk.

1/31/16 - Adams’ delivery is smooth and repeatable, with some effort. The arm action is stiff at times but remains at a high ¾ release and he does a good job of working downhill. There is an upward trend in regards to his fastball as is it is currently 78-82 mph, that will occasionally have some arm side run. Change-up is  between 70-76 mph, with good fade and is tough to pick up. Curveball has 11-to-5 break and shows the potential to be sharp when located down in the zone. Adams’ easy delivery, athletic build and continued upward trend will make him a prospect to keep an eye on in the future.He ran a 7.16 60, one of the top for the event, and has an exit velo of 88 mph, one of top RHH exit velos for the event. At the plate, Adams starts in a balanced position, linear load in back leg, minimal hand movement, to tap, short stride, quick hands, level path to extension, solid consistent contact, power potential. On the infield, fluid actions, soft hands, clean glove to hand exchange, quick release, accurate throws, 75 mph positional velo.

6/16/15 - Adams is a 6-foot-1, 175-pound right hand-hitting shortstop in Missouri’s 2018 class. He ran a 60 time of 7.27. He throws from a high 3/4 arm slot. Alex has fluid footwork and a clean exchange. His position velo was 72 mph. At the plate, Adams has an athletic setup with a back load. Alex has a swing that produces up the middle line drives. His exit velo was 80 mph. Alex posted a max fastball velo of 77 mph. Adams has a high 3/4 release and throws with regular effort.  Adams worked at 73-77 mph with his fastball. He has an 11-to-5 curveball that stays down, 64-67 mph. His change-up has downward movement and was thrown at 66-67 mph.

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