Played at Pell City High School ... 34th-round pick of the Minnesota Twins in 2008 MLB Draft ... 2008 Rawlings/Perfect Game Preseason Southeast Region All-High School Senior Team ... 2007 & 2008 Preseason Under Armour All-American ... Five-year varsity starter ... Led Pell City in ERA in both his sophomore (2.27) and junior (2.25) seasons ... Collected over 180 strikeouts over his sophomore and junior seasons ... 2006 AFLAC Preseason All-American ... Top Pitcher at the PUMA National Showcase in Birmingham ... Played summer ball for the Louisiana Knights and former MLB pitcher Jack Cressend ... Went 7-3 with a 2.28 ERA as the Knights compiled a 41-10 mark.
PERSONAL: Adam Jameson Purdy ... Son of Jim and Rhonda Purdy ... Has three siblings: Jay Purdy (25), Lindsay Sullivan (25) and Haley Sullivan (23) ... Major: Exercise Science.