23-Year-Old Pitcher – New York Yankees
2018 Fantasy Baseball Outlook
It was a little surprising when Adams, who compiled a 2.45 ERA and 1.08 WHIP across 150.1 innings at Double-A and Triple-A, was not summoned late last season for an audition in the big-league rotation...
Adams was sent down to the minor leagues Thursday.
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New York Yankees Roster
MajorsBetances, Dellin (P)
AAAAdams, Chance (P)
AAAcevedo, Domingo (P)
A+Abreu, Albert (P)
ACastillo, Diego (SS)
RookieAmundaray, Jonathan (OF)
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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks
A closer during his time at Dallas Baptist University, Adams converted to a starting role in his second professional season, and the 22-year-old found little resistance between High-A and Double-A. The 6-foot righty posted a 2.65 ERA and 73:15 K:BB in 57.2 innings at High-A, and the jump to Double-A proved no real challenge. Opposing batters hit a putrid .169 against him in 2016, a mark which led the minors. In fact, that mark was the second-lowest in the minors since 1993, according to Baseball America. Adams has a mid-90s heater along with three plus secondary offerings and a sturdy frame. Adams has the chance to see the big leagues by the end of 2017, though will likely start the season at Triple-A.