Wednesday, June 8, 2016

Chance Adams Added to Tampa Yankees FSL All-Star Team

RHP Chance Adams Added to FSL All-Star Team
TAMPA, FL. - The Florida State League announced today that Tampa Yankees RHP Chance Adams has been added to the North Division All-Star Team. The 54th All-Star Game will be played at Hammond Stadium in Fort Myers, Saturday, June 18, 2016 at 7:05 p.m.

Tampa Yankees Infielders Miguel Andujar, Jorge Mateo and Outfielder Mark Payton were originally selected to represent the Tampa Yankees for the North Division Team.

RHP Chance Adams has pitched 52.2 innings over 11 starts and has struck out 63 batters. He was selected by the Yankees in the 5th round of the 2015 First-Year Player Draft out of Dallas Baptist University.

3B Miguel Andujar has a .943 fielding percentage over 43 games. He's hit eight doubles, one triple and nine homeruns with 37 RBI. He was signed by the Yankees as a non-drafted free agent on 7/2/11. Andujar was selected to the 2015 FSL North Division All-Star team and won the home run derby.

SS Jorge Mateo is batting .296 (59-199) with five doubles, eight triples and five homeruns with 32 RBI and 17 stolen bases. He was signed by the Yankees as a non-drafted free agent on 8/6/10 and is currently the Yankees No.1 prospect per Baseball America.

OF Mark Payton was batting .309 in 24 games with the T-Yanks before being promoted to the Double-A Trenton Thunder on 5/18/16. He was selected by the Yankees in the 7th round of the 2014 First-Year Player Draft.

The Tampa Yankees are the Single-A Advanced affiliate of the New York Yankees. For more information on the Tampa Yankees visit www.tybaseball.com or call (813) 673-3055. For more information regarding the 2015 Florida State League All-Star Game please visitwww.fslbaseball.com.

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