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Naturals' Adams Made Right Choice

Posted: April 3, 2014 at 5 a.m.

STAFF PHOTO ANTHONY REYES Lane Adams, Northwest Arkansas Naturals outfielder, throws to the infield Monday at Arvest Ballpark in Springdale.
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STAFF PHOTO ANTHONY REYES Lane Adams, Northwest Arkansas Naturals outfielder, throws to the infield Monday at Arvest Ballpark in Springdale.

Lane Adams glided back onto the warning track at Arvest Ballpark to snag a fly ball during the Northwest Arkansas Naturals' workout Monday afternoon. A little later he launched a baseball well over the left-field wall in batting practice.

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Lane Adams

Position: Outfielder

Height:6-foot-4

Weight: 198

Bats: Right

Throws: Right

Notable: Selected in the 13th round of the 2009 First-Year Player Draft by the Kansas City Royals. … Hit .244 with five home runs, 26 RBIs and was 15-of-15 in stolen bases in 44 games for the Northwest Arkansas Naturals a year ago. … Was promoted to Triple-A Omaha last year after the Naturals’ season ended and helped the Storm Chasers win the Pacific Coast League championship and the Triple-A national championship. … Added to the Royals’ 40-man roster during the offseason. … Shared the Royals’ Minor League Player of the Year honors last season with pitcher Yordano Ventura, who started last season with the Naturals. … Rated as the No. 18 prospect in the Royals farm system by Baseball America. … Hit three home runs in a game, tying a Naturals record Aug. 13 against Corpus Christi. … Ranked fifth all-time in scoring in Oklahoma High School basketball history upon graduation with 3,251 points for Red Oak. … Turned down basketball scholarship offer to Missouri State to play professional baseball.

Northwest Arkansas Naturals Schedule

Date^Opponent^Time

April 3^at Frisco^7:05 p.m.

April 4^at Frisco^7:05 p.m.

April 5^at Frisco^7:05 p.m.

April 6^at Midland^4 p.m.

April 7^at Midland^6:30 p.m.

April 8^at Midland^6:30 p.m.

April 10^ Frisco^6:05 p.m.

April 11^ Frisco^7:05 p.m.

April 12^ Frisco^6:05 p.m.

April 13^ Midland^2:05 p.m.

April 14^ Midland^7:05 p.m.

April 15^ Midland^7:05 p.m.

April 16^at Tulsa^7:05 p.m.

April 17^at Tulsa^7:05 p.m.

April 18^at Tulsa^7:05 p.m.

April 19^at Tulsa^7:05 p.m.

April 21^ Springfield^7:05 p.m.

April 22^ Springfield^7:05 p.m.

April 23^ Springfield^11:05 a.m.

April 24^ Springfield^7:05 p.m.

April 25^at Tulsa^7:05 p.m.

April 26^at Tulsa^7:05 p.m.

April 27^ Tulsa^2:05 p.m.

April 28^ Tulsa^11:05 a.m.

April 29^at Springfield^7:10 p.m.

April 30^at Springfield^11:10 a.m.

May 2014 (all times local unless noted)

May 1^at Springfield^7:10 p.m.

May 2^at Springfield^7:10 p.m.

May 3^Arkansas^7:05 p.m.

May 4^Arkansas^2:05 p.m.

May 5^Arkansas^7:05 p.m.

May 6^Arkansas^11:05 a.m.

May 8^Springfield^7:05 p.m.

May 9^Springfield^7:35 p.m.

May 10^Springfield^6:05 p.m.

May 11^Springfield^2:05 p.m.

May 12^at Arkansas^7:10 p.m.

May 13^at Arkansas^7:10 p.m.

May 14^at Arkansas^11 a.m.

May 15^at Arkansas^7:10 p.m.

May 16^ Tulsa^7:05 p.m.

May 17^Tulsa^6:05 p.m.

May 18^at Tulsa^2:05 p.m.

May 19^at Tulsa^11:05 a.m.

May 21^San Antonio^7:05 p.m.

May 22^San Antonio^7:05 p.m.

May 23^San Antonio^7:05 p.m.

May 24^Corpus Christi^6:05 p.m.

May 25^Corpus Christi^6:05 p.m.

May 26^Corpus Christi^1:05 p.m.

May 27^at San Antonio^7:05 p.m.

May 28^at San Antonio^7:05 p.m.

May 29^at San Antonio^7:05 p.m.

May 30^at Corpus Christi^7:10 p.m.

May 31^at Corpus Christi^7:10 p.m.

June 2014 (all times local unless noted)

June 1^at Corpus Christi^6:10 p.m.

June 3^Tulsa^7:05 p.m.

June 4^Tulsa^7:05 p.m.

June 5^Tulsa^6:05 p.m.

June 6^Tulsa^7:05 p.m.

June 7^at Arkansas^7:10 p.m.

June 8^at Arkansas^2:10 p.m.

June 9^at Arkansas^7:10 p.m.

June 10^at Arkansas^7:10 p.m.

June 11^at Springfield^7:10 p.m.

June 12^at Springfield^7:10 p.m.

June 13^at Springfield^7:10 p.m.

June 14^at Springfield^6:10 p.m.

June 15^Arkansas^6:05 p.m.

June 16^Arkansas^7:05 p.m.

June 17^Arkansas^7:05 p.m.

June 18^Arkansas^12:05 p.m.

June 19^Tulsa^7:05 p.m.

June 20^Tulsa^7:05 p.m.

June 21^Tulsa^6:05 p.m.

June 22^Tulsa^2:05 p.m.

June 25^at Midland^6:30 p.m.

June 26^at Midland^7 p.m.

June 27^at Midland^7 p.m.

June 28^at Frisco^7:05 p.m.

June 29^at Frisco^6:05 p.m.

June30^at Frisco^11:05 a.m.

July 2^Midland^7:05 p.m.

July 3^Midland^7:05 p.m.

July 4^Midland^7:05 p.m.

July 5^Frisco^7:05 p.m.

July 6^Frisco^6:05 p.m.

July 7^Frisco^7:05 p.m.

July 9^at Springfield^7:10 p.m.

July 10^at Springfield^7:10 p.m.

July 11^at Springfield^7:10 p.m.

July 12^at Springfield^6:10 p.m.

July 13^Tulsa^6:05 p.m.

July 14^Tulsa^7:05 p.m.

July 15^Tulsa^7:05 p.m.

July 16^Tulsa^7:05 p.m.

July 17^at Springfield^7:10 p.m.

July 18^at Springfield^7:10 p.m.

July 19^at Springfield^6:10 p.m.

July 20^at Springfield^6:10 p.m.

July 21^Arkansas^7:05 p.m.

July 22^Arkansas^7:05 p.m.

July 23^Arkansas^7:05 p.m.

July 24^Springfield^7:05 p.m.

July 25^Springfield^7:05 p.m.

July 26^Springfield^7:35 p.m.

July 27^Springfield^6:05 p.m.

July 28^at Arkansas^7:10 p.m.

July 29^at Arkansas^7:10 p.m.

July 30^at Arkansas^7:10 p.m.

July 31^at Tulsa^7:05 p.m.

Aug. 1^at Tulsa^7:05 p.m.

Aug. 2^at Tulsa^7:05 p.m.

Aug. 3^at Tulsa^7:05 p.m.

Aug. 5^Corpus Christi^7:05 p.m.

Aug. 6^Corpus Christi^7:05 p.m.

Aug. 7^Corpus Christi^7:05 p.m.

Aug. 8^San Antonio^7:05 p.m.

Aug. 9^San Antonio^6:05 p.m.

Aug. 10^San Antonio^6:05 p.m.

Aug. 12^at Corpus Christi^7:10 p.m.

Aug. 13^at Corpus Christi^7:10 p.m.

Aug. 14^at Corpus Christi^7:10 p.m.

Aug. 15^at San Antonio^7:05 p.m.

Aug. 16^at San Antonio^7:05 p.m.

Aug. 17^at San Antonio^6:05 p.m.

Aug. 19^Springfield^7:05 p.m.

Aug. 20^Springfield^7:05 p.m.

Aug. 21^Springfield^7:05 p.m.

Aug. 22^Springfield^7:35 p.m.

Aug. 23^at Arkansas^7:10 p.m.

Aug. 24^at Arkansas^2:10 p.m.

Aug. 25^at Arkansas^7:10 p.m.

Aug. 26^at Tulsa^7:05 p.m.

Aug. 27^at Tulsa^7:05 p.m.

Aug. 28^at Tulsa^7:05 p.m.

Aug. 29^at Tulsa^7:05 p.m.

Aug. 30^Arkansas^6:05 p.m.

Aug. 31^Arkansas^6:05 p.m.

Sept. 1^Arkansas^1:05 p.m.

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