Jordon Scott Adell, an American outfielder, was born on April 8, 1999. He participates in Major League Baseball with the Los Angeles Angels. In 2020, he made his MLB debut.
For the 2017 Major League Baseball amateur draft, Adell was a top prospect. The Los Angeles Angels made him their tenth overall pick in the draft.
In order to start his professional career, Adell signed with the AZL Angels in June 2017. He was then promoted to the Orem Owlz after posting a batting line of.288/.351/.542 with four home runs, 21 RBIs, and 10 stolen bases.
He played with Orem for the remainder of the season, posting stats of.376/.413/.518 with one home run and nine RBIs in 18 games.
Adell was promoted to the major leagues by the Angels on August 4, 2020. That evening against the Seattle Mariners, he made his major league debut, going 1-for-4. Adell’s first big league home run came against Justus Sheffield of the Seattle Mariners on August 29, 2020.
He hit his second home run in the majors that night off of Aaron Fletcher. Adell had a successful debut season at the plate. 38 games with a 161/212/266 slash line, 3 home runs, and 7 RBIs.
Adell started the 2021 season with Salt Lake City of the triple-A level. On August 2, he was promoted to the top leagues. He played against the Texas Rangers the next day and had a 3-for-4 performance with two doubles, three RBIs, and a stolen base.
Adell hit the first grand slam of his career on August 17 against the Detroit Tigers. Adell played in 35 games at-bat. 26 RBIs and a slash line of 246.295.208.
Where Did Jo Adell Grow Up?
Jo Adell grew up in Louisville, Kentucky. 2017 saw Adell graduate from Louisville, Kentucky’s Ballard High School. He made a commitment to play collegiate baseball at the University of Louisville after his freshman year in 2014.
He posted a 1.55 earned run average (ERA) and 56 strikeouts as a pitcher in 2016 while hitting.449 with 11 home runs and 44 runs batted in.