Adam Engel

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Adam Engel
20170718 Dodgers-WhiteSox Adam Engel at bat.jpg
Engel with the 2017 Chicago White Sox
Chicago White Sox – No. 15
Born: (1991-12-09) December 9, 1991 (age 27)
Cincinnati, Ohio
Bats: Right Throws: Right
MLB debut
May 27, 2017, for the Chicago White Sox
MLB statistics
(through September 28, 2018)
Batting average.207
Home runs12
Runs batted in50

Adam Trevor Engel (born December 9, 1991) is an American professional baseball outfielder for the Chicago White Sox of Major League Baseball (MLB).


Engel attended Loveland High School in Loveland, Ohio,[1] and played college baseball at the University of Louisville. After his junior year, he was drafted by the Chicago White Sox in the 19th round of the 2013 Major League Baseball Draft.

He signed with the White Sox and made his professional debut in 2013 with the Great Falls Voyagers.[2] He spent 2014 with the Arizona League White Sox, Kannapolis Intimidators and Winston-Salem Dash.[1] After the season, he played in the Australian Baseball League for the Melbourne Aces.[3]

Engel with the 2016 Chicago White Sox

Engel played for Winston-Salem in 2015 and in the Arizona Fall League after the season.[4][5] He was named the MVP of the Arizona Fall League after leading the league with a .403 batting average.[6] The White Sox added him to their 40-man roster after the 2016 season.[7]

On May 27, 2017, Engel was recalled from Triple-A Charlotte Knights and made his Major League debut the same day recording his first MLB hit in his third at bat against the Detroit Tigers.

In 2018, he had the lowest fielding percentage among major league center fielders, at .981.[8]


  1. ^ a b "Loveland's Engel an 'Intimidator' with White Sox". July 24, 2014. Retrieved January 13, 2016.
  2. ^ "Adam Engel agrees to terms with White Sox, will open pro career in Pioneer League". Retrieved January 13, 2016.
  3. ^ "Loveland's Engel getting swings down under". December 18, 2014. Retrieved January 13, 2016.
  4. ^ Scot Gregor (November 17, 2015). "White Sox prospect Engel's a hit in Arizona Fall League". Daily Herald. Retrieved January 13, 2016.
  5. ^ "Chicago White Sox OF prospect Adam Engel is on the rise - Chicago White Sox Blog- ESPN". Retrieved January 13, 2016.
  6. ^ "Adam Engel named Arizona Fall League MVP". Major League Baseball. Retrieved January 13, 2016.
  7. ^ Kane, Colleen. "White Sox protect three players from Rule 5 draft". Retrieved November 19, 2016.
  8. ^ Major League Leaderboards » 2018 » Center Fielders » Fielding Statistics | FanGraphs Baseball

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