Orlando Adams Jr. - Baseball - University of Kentucky Athletics 21

OrlandoAdams Jr.

  • height 6-0
  • Weight 220
  • class Freshman
  • Hometown Atlanta

Strong, physical player…Superior athlete with tremendous foot speed for his size…Has made tremendous strides in changing his body since he arrived on campus…High-level aptitude for the game…Versatile player who can catch, play first base or corner outfield…Has the ability to hit a double or home run whenever the bat leaves his shoulder.

Ranked the No. 37 catcher in the country by Perfect Game and the No. 424 player overall…2018 Rawlings-Perfect Game Honorable Mention All-America and Southeast All-Region Second-Team…Was a four-year letterman…Named First-Team All-State…Team won region title in 2017…Was an Honor Roll student.

Hometown is Atlanta…Son of Orlando Sr. and Latanya…Is related to Basketball Hall of Famer Dominique Wilkins…Played for coach Alexander Wyche at Redan (Ga.) High school…Favorite MLB player is Pudge Rodriguez…Picked UK because of its family atmosphere.

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