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Russ AdamsTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 2000-2011 MLB Years: 2004-2009
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Arizona Fall League
Rated Prospect
1st Round Draft Pick

PositionsSS-536, 2B-316, OF-71, 3B-42, RF-19, LF-16, DH-10, 1B-1Position when DraftedSSPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameRuss Moore Adams
Height6-1Weight178BatsLeftThrowsRight
Born DateAugust 30,1980 [37.265]PlaceLaurinburg,North Carolina
High SchoolScotland (Laurinburg,NC)
CollegeUniversity of North Carolina (Chapel Hill,NC)

DraftedSelected by the Toronto Blue Jays [Team Picks] in the 1st round (14th overall) of the 2002 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing Bonus$1,785,000Signing ScoutsCharlie AlianoService Time2.055 (2011)
Prospect Rankings[BA] 2003-TOR-#7 ... 2004-TOR-#9 ... 2005-TOR-#6
MLB DebutSeptember 3,2004 [24.004]
OrganizationsTOR [8] NYN [2] SDN [1] Awards2
TBC Player ID4351Retrosheet IDadamr002MLBAM ID425859
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed62Power45Contact76XBH45RBIs52Runs59Hitting60Durability61Team.491Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2000University of North CarolACCNCAA-13b1950143264671019202172522001.322.401.385.786558164.390.063.308.35910.3715.241.470.000.0017.39
2001University of North CarolACCNCAA-13b20572395279132141282428555304.331.407.414.8219916280.331.083.218.36510.001.790.180.36239.0020.25
2002North CarolinaACCNCAA-1Jr153b216325475942037554512521940504.370.476.5551.03114130315.373.185.520.44616.516.030.372.2236.2931.91
2002Auburn DoubledaysNYPLA-tor-ss2130113254073016131241111201.354.464.469.9335310141.385.115.434.41417.027.800.460.000.0025.00
2002Dunedin Blue JaysFSLA+tor-ss213714723344211252181721101.231.321.306.627457169.254.075.218.28810.6510.060.940.59147.0020.59
2002Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         672604874115128183422832302.285.386.377.7639817310.312.092.312.34513.559.030.670.32260.0022.97
2003Dunedin Blue JaysFSLA+tor-ss226825850729531692382765315.279.380.388.76810017310.299.109.283.34412.268.710.710.9786.0023.61
2003New Haven RavensEastAAtor5ss2265271427510442681303704015.277.349.387.73610518305.309.110.247.3279.8412.131.231.3167.7524.00
2003Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         133529921471997421736864693210.278.365.388.75320535615.304.110.265.33611.0610.410.941.1475.5723.81
2004Syracuse SkyChiefsILAAAtor3ss231224835813937355462456252519.288.351.408.75919745540.318.120.222.3338.3311.481.380.9396.6032.37
2004Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor8ss232272102221410105510003.306.359.528.88738778.286.222.306.3806.416.411.005.1318.0031.82
2005Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor8ss2413948168123275863112505733815.256.325.383.70818440545.271.127.249.3119.1710.461.141.4760.1332.52
2006Syracuse SkyChiefsILAAAtor-2b254216121509301532172300113.311.374.404.7786512179.360.093.205.3439.5012.851.350.000.0024.00
2006Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor82b-ss2590251315514132812224113305.219.282.319.6018018280.248.100.183.2677.8614.641.861.0783.6732.73
2007Syracuse ChiefsILAAAtor122b2611343162113232115433415756109.262.333.401.73417336484.280.139.234.3268.4711.781.392.2739.1831.86
2007Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor83b2627601414302122171402011.233.313.383.69623569.273.150.283.30410.1420.292.002.9030.0035.71
2008Syracuse ChiefsILAAAtor7of-2b27127429631111921563112549131668.259.341.417.75817936493.292.158.305.33110.9518.461.693.0428.6032.43
2009Las Vegas 51sPCLAAAtor21ss-lf282472152372190051710200.319.363.514.877371080.393.195.264.3746.2521.253.401.2572.0043.48
2009Portland BeaversPCLAAAsdn72b283613516367111222141601105.267.333.356.689489151.294.089.193.3109.2710.601.140.66135.0025.00
2009Totals for PCL-PCL         60207315914322122193311305.285.343.411.7548519231.326.126.217.3328.2314.291.740.87103.5032.20
2009Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor8lf28820240000001100000.200.238.200.4384021.211.000.050.2044.764.761.000.000.000.00
2010Buffalo BisonsILAAAnyn382b29108383581012821658423768423313.264.333.473.80618146429.281.209.311.3498.6215.851.843.7323.9445.54
2011Buffalo BisonsILAAAnyn93b3023615111015119911013.180.296.246.54215272.196.066.213.25212.5012.501.001.3961.0018.18
MLB Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter28688412521846717113155851185811214.247.313.372.68532970993.264.125.233.0008.5611.881.391.7152.0032.11
Minor League Totals - 9 Season(s)Filter7952944438805161295834065203324352824251462.273.350.407.75711982483353.302.134.262.0009.9012.971.311.7350.7630.81
AAA Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter5952155298584131155027030142223431913191250.271.342.415.7578951962428.300.144.255.0009.1414.131.552.0643.1033.56
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter65271427510442681303704015.277.349.387.73610518305.309.110.247.0009.8412.131.231.3167.7524.00
A+ Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter10540573106137428144564486416.262.359.358.71714524479.283.096.259.00011.699.190.790.84101.2522.64
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter30113254073016131241111201.354.464.469.9335310141.385.115.434.00017.027.800.460.000.0025.00
NCAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter170636153219406811593389749117809.344.435.464.89929554759.359.120.358.00012.786.460.511.0579.5024.66
Toronto Blue Jays Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter28688412521846717113155851185811214.247.313.372.68532970993.264.125.233.0008.5611.881.391.7152.0032.11
Average MLB - Per 162 games16250171123264106483486735618.247.313.372.68518640562.264.125.233.0008.5611.881.391.7152.0032.11
Average Minor - Per 162 games1626008916433612691346889655313.273.350.407.75724451683.302.134.262.0009.9012.971.311.7350.7630.81

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
2002Auburn Doubledays NYPLA-tor21SS30--4881518134129.9634.30------30100.039.5
2002Dunedin Blue Jays FSLA+tor21SS37--55106916170161.9474.35------37100.027.4
2003Dunedin Blue Jays FSLA+tor22SS66--1141871934320301.9414.56------6897.147.1
2003New Haven Ravens EastAAtor22SS64--951751636286270.9444.22------6598.545.1
2004Syracuse SkyChiefs ILAAAtor23SS121--1793253382537504.9394.17------12299.284.0
2004Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor23SS21181592647597873.9363.480.46-----2295.513.0
2005Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor24SS13212211001943262669546520.9523.940.47-----13995.081.5
2006Syracuse SkyChiefs ILAAAtor252B39--59114917182173.9514.44------4292.927.3
2006Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor252B50353245999218160158.9883.160.49-----9055.630.9
2006Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor25SS363127141881018139129.9283.580.48-----9040.022.2
2006Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor25DH1---------------901.10.6
2007Syracuse Chiefs ILAAAtor262B102--1572781748452435.9624.26------11390.370.8
2007Syracuse Chiefs ILAAAtor263B5--351-98.8891.60------1134.43.5
2007Syracuse Chiefs ILAAAtor26SS1--13--441.0004.00------1130.90.7
2007Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor263B16141236113-2017.8501.060.14-----2759.39.9
2007Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor26DH7---------------2725.94.3
2007Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor262B221743--771.0003.500.41-----277.41.2
2008Syracuse Chiefs ILAAAtor27OF71--1281151144139.9651.96------12755.950.0
2008Syracuse Chiefs ILAAAtor272B42--82131732220213.9685.07------12733.129.6
2008Syracuse Chiefs ILAAAtor271B1--2---221.0002.00------1270.80.7
2008Syracuse Chiefs ILAAAtor273B1---------------1270.80.7
2009Portland Beavers PCLAAAsdn282B20--4560414109105.9635.25------3655.613.9
2009Las Vegas 51s PCLAAAtor28SS10--1332374845.9384.50------2441.76.9
2009Portland Beavers PCLAAAsdn28SS8--718122625.9623.13------3622.25.6
2009Las Vegas 51s PCLAAAtor28LF7--6-1-76.8570.86------2429.24.9
2009Portland Beavers PCLAAAsdn283B4--26-1881.0002.00------3611.12.8
2009Las Vegas 51s PCLAAAtor282B2--93--12121.0006.00------248.31.4
2009Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor28LF53311---111.0000.200.03-----862.53.1
2009Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor28DH2---------------825.01.2
2010Buffalo Bisons ILAAAnyn292B57--100150734257250.9734.39------10852.839.6
2010Buffalo Bisons ILAAAnyn29RF19--2611-2827.9641.42------10817.613.2
2010Buffalo Bisons ILAAAnyn29SS10--1320-533331.0003.30------1089.36.9
2010Buffalo Bisons ILAAAnyn29LF4--2---221.0000.50------1083.72.8
2010Buffalo Bisons ILAAAnyn293B2--12--331.0001.50------1081.91.4
2011Buffalo Bisons ILAAAnyn303B14--1116313027.9001.93------2360.99.8
2011Buffalo Bisons ILAAAnyn302B2--14-1551.0002.50------238.71.4
MLB Totals for SS - 3 season(s)-   SS18917115302614614196763722.9463.820.47-----1890.00.0
MLB Totals for 2B - 2 season(s)-   2B523734163102218167165.9883.170.48-----520.00.0
MLB Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B16141236113-2017.8501.060.14-----160.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 3 season(s)-   DH10---------------100.00.0
MLB Totals for LF - 1 season(s)-   LF53311---111.0000.200.03-----50.00.0
AAA Totals for 2B - 6 season(s)-   2B264--4537404414612371193.9644.52------2640.00.0
AAA Totals for SS - 4 season(s)-   SS150--2133983796648611.9434.07------1500.00.0
AAA Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF71--1281151144139.9651.96------710.00.0
AAA Totals for 3B - 5 season(s)-   3B26--1729425046.9201.77------260.00.0
AAA Totals for RF - 1 season(s)-   RF19--2611-2827.9641.42------190.00.0
AAA Totals for LF - 2 season(s)-   LF11--8-1-98.8890.73------110.00.0
AAA Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B1--2---221.0002.00------10.00.0
AA Totals for SS - 1 season(s)-   SS64--951751636286270.9444.22------640.00.0
A+ Totals for SS - 2 season(s)-   SS103--1692932850490462.9434.49------1030.00.0
A- Totals for SS - 1 season(s)-   SS30--4881518134129.9634.30------300.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
2002Auburn Doubledays NYPLA-tor21----30------
2002Dunedin Blue Jays FSLA+tor21----37------
2003Dunedin Blue Jays FSLA+tor22----66------
2003New Haven Ravens EastAAtor22----64------
2004Syracuse SkyChiefs ILAAAtor23----121------
2004Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor23----21------
2005Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor24----132------
2006Syracuse SkyChiefs ILAAAtor25---39-------
2006Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor25---5036-----1
2007Syracuse Chiefs ILAAAtor26---10215-----
2007Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor26---2-16----7
2008Syracuse Chiefs ILAAAtor27--142-1---71-
2009Portland Beavers PCLAAAsdn28---2084-----
2009Las Vegas 51s PCLAAAtor28---210-7----
2009Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor28------5---2
2010Buffalo Bisons ILAAAnyn29---571024-19--
2011Buffalo Bisons ILAAAnyn30---2-14-----

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2001Orleans CardinalsCape Cod LeagueCollege20441712748512122310202600000.281.356.357.713618191.322.076.26910.4713.611.301.0585.5016.67
2003Peoria JavelinasArizona Fall LgMinor222481132231053110800000.272.352.333.68527491.301.061.21010.998.790.800.000.0018.18
2006Toronto Blue JaysMLB Spring TrainingMLB251961920412104021110003.328.359.525.88432764.375.197.2953.1317.195.503.1330.5035.00
2007Toronto Blue JaysMLB Spring TrainingMLB26714230000005500000.214.421.214.6353019.333.000.35726.3226.321.000.000.000.00
2008Toronto Blue JaysMLB Spring TrainingMLB27712010000101400000.083.154.083.2371013.125.000.1677.6930.774.000.000.000.00
2009Toronto Blue JaysMLB Spring TrainingMLB2818338113215016710200.333.429.6361.06521642.370.303.45514.2916.671.172.3833.0054.55
2010New York MetsMLB Spring TrainingMLB2919363100113003701000.278.333.417.75015240.321.139.2227.5017.502.332.5036.0020.00
2011New York MetsMLB Spring TrainingMLB3018334620150041101002.182.270.333.60311338.238.151.27310.5328.952.752.6333.0050.00
Cape Cod League Totals - 1 yrs441712748512122310202600000.281.356.357.713618191.322.076.26910.4713.611.301.0585.5016.67
Arizona Fall League Totals - 1 yrs2481132231053110800000.272.352.333.68527491.301.061.21010.998.790.800.000.0018.18
MLB Spring Training Totals - 6 yrs8818926519452351214522205.270.346.439.7858318216.326.169.3029.7220.832.142.3137.8035.29

Awards [2]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
2001Atlantic Coast Conference All-Conference (2B)1
20021st Team College All-American (2B)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2010-12-09ContractSigned by Mets 
2009-11-14ContractSigned by Padres 
2009-06-23ContractSigned by Mets 
2002-06-07Contractsigned 
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2018 includes all MLB/Minor roster movement whereas 1903-2012 contains only MLB change of organization with some DL-related data since 2000s.

Salaries

TopAbout Salary DataPayroll SectionAll $ are USD
YearTeam NamePayrollAgeSalaryServMLB RkTm RkCentileAboveLeague AvgLeague MinCareer*Contracts
2002Toronto Blue Jays-211,785,000-------1,785,000Signing Bonus out of 2002 Draft (1st round - 14th overall)
2004Toronto Blue JaysTeam Payroll23300,000-75532-2,070,100300,0002,085,000
2005Toronto Blue JaysTeam Payroll24316,000-75223172,189,055300,0002,401,000
2006Toronto Blue JaysTeam Payroll25343,000-62826222,365,072327,0002,744,000
2007Toronto Blue JaysTeam Payroll26380,000-73729-2,459,737380,0003,124,000
2009Toronto Blue JaysTeam Payroll28400,000-72430-2,746,792400,0003,524,000
* Career earnings are a simple calculation of available yearly salaries listed here. They include only base salary and draft signing bonus. Minor league salaries are excluded. The value is not meant to reflect a player's actual career earnings.
* League minimum salaries are displayed in red