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David Adams

David Adams is currently employed with the New York Yankees where he has held the role of manager, defensive coach, & extended coordinator, within Player Development. He retired from playing baseball in 2016 after 9 professional seasons. He made his Major League Baseball debut with the NYY where he spent time playing 3B, 2B and 1B. Through his first 10 games as a Yankee, he hit .300 with 2HR, 3 2B, 5RBI, and 6R. He hit safely in 10 of his first 11 games with a hitting streak of 7 games. Prior to his debut, the Yankees assigned Adams to play in the Arizona Fall League, where he played second and third base. Adams was selected to the Arizona Fall League Rising Stars Game and won player of the week on 11/13/2012. In his time as a professional baseball player, Adams has played in the Yankees, Indians, Orioles, Marlins and Blue Jays Organizations. Throughout his career he has been selected as a organizational All-Star, mid-season All-Star, post-season All-Star.
Team(s): New York Yankees
Position(s): Infield,First Base,Second Base,Third Base
Years Played: 9
Last Year Played: 2016
College or University: University of Virginia
Draft Info: Out of Virginia, the New York Yankees selected Adams in the third round (106th overall) of the 2008 Major League Baseball Draft. Out of High School, Adams committed to attend the University of Virginia, to play college baseball for the Cavaliers. Baseball America rated Adams as the second-best high school third baseman in the United States. The Detroit Tigers chose Adams in the 21st round of the 2005 Major League Baseball Draft, but, chose not to sign, instead enrolling at Virginia.
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