Adam was Morse High School’s second first-round draft pick. Sam Horn was the first, in 1982.
Adam was named Seattle’s 2006 and 2007 Minor League Player of the Year.
Adam was a Triple-A All-Star in 2007.
Adam went hitless in his first 12 major league at-bats. No Mariner had ever waited that long for his first hit.
In 2007, Adam set a Seattle rookie record with four runs in a game.
Adam hit his first major league home run against another Adam—Adam Eaton of the Texas Rangers, on August 10, 2006.
Adam hit his first grand slam off David Robertson of the New York Yankees in 2008.
Adam has a reputation for being cocky and confident. After signing with the Mariners, he visited SafeCo Field and told infielder Willie Bloomquist that he would take his job in two years. In 2008, he told Torii Hunter he was going to win a Gold Glove soon.
Adam and Mark McLemore attended Morse High 20 years apart, but they had the same English teacher.
Adam shared an apartment with his half-brother, Anson, during his senior year in high school.