Adam Timothy Frazier...Is a 2010 graduate of Oconee County High School in Watkinsville, GA, where he was a four-year starter and honorable mention Louisville Slugger All-American...Was also a first-team all-state and all-region selection after leading his team to a 29-5 finish with a .524 batting average during his senior year...Set a Georgia state record with 53 career doubles during high school career...Earned all-state and all-region honors as a junior after hitting .510...Was also a three-time letter winner in basketball, where he set the school scoring record for freshmen with a 29-point game...Hit .352 (107-for-304) with 20 doubles, seven triples, 38 RBI and 62 runs in 71 games as a junior at Mississippi State University in 2013... Was a pre-season All American and semifinalist for the Brooks Wallace Award Shorstop-of-the-Year Award in 2013...Was also named to the 2013 SEC All-Defensive team as a shortstop...Went 61 straight at bats at one point without striking out until doing so in the final game of the 2013 College World Series...Finished the 2013 season by leading the NCAA with 107 hits; also a Mississippi State single-season record (the previous record was 103 hits held by Brian Wiese in 1998)...Was the 2012 SEC Baseball Tournament MVP while also being named to the 2012 NCAA Tallahassee Region All-Tournament team...Ranked third in the SEC with a .371 batting average in 2012...Was signed by Pirates scout Darren Mazeroski...Participated in the team's annual caravan and PirateFest event in December 2016.
Led all Grapefruit League players in runs (17) and hits (25) during spring training while finishing second with a .403 batting average...Was Pittsbrugh's most-used leadoff battter during the regular season (63 games and a 33-30 record in those starts)...Hit .304 (52- for-171) in 54 games played after the All-Star break...Hit .355 (50-for-141) with runners on base and .326 (30-for-92) with RISP...His .415 average with runners in scoring position after the All-Star break was the fourth-highest total in MLB behind Baltimore's Tim Beckham (.439), Washington's Anthony Rendon (.421) and Washington's Daniel Murphy (.417)...Produced a .346 average in 38 day games...Made 44 starts in left field, 35 at second base, 10 in right field and one each at third base (4/9), shortstop (4/15) and in center field (5/25)...Went 8-for-21 (.381) with a walk, two HBP and two RBI as a pinch hitter...Was the Opening Day starter in left field and the leadoff batter...Started eight of the first 11 games at five different positions; left field, DH, second base, third base and shortstop...Was placed on the 10-day D.L. on 4/24 (retro to 4/23) with a left groin strain...Hit .400 (4-for-10) in three rehab games with Triple-A Indianapolis between 5/8-11 before being recalled from rehab and reinstated from the D.L. on 5/12...Played the final two innings in center field on 5/16 vs. Washington - his second career game there...Produced six straight multi-hit games in a stretch of six starts between 5/14-21, going 15-for-28 (.536) with two doubles, seven RBI and six runs scored... Homered, singled and walked four times on 5/24 at Atlanta, becoming the first Pirates player to reach base safely six times in a game since Neil Walker on 8/12/12...Made first Major League start in center field on 5/25 at Atlanta...Hit a pair of three-run homers in back-to-back games on 5/24- 25...Collected first career walkoff hit on 7/16 vs. St. Louis; a two-out single off lefty Brett Cecil in the ninth inning that snapped a 3-3 tie...Fell a homer shy of hitting for the cycle on 8/10 at Detroit...His home run on 8/19 vs. St. Louis was his first long ball since 5/25...Left the game on 8/27 at Cincinnati with right hamstring discomfort (injured running to first base in his first at bat)...Was on the 10-day D.L. from 8/28 thru 9/8 with a right hamstring strain...Had his first inside-the-park home run on 9/9 at St. Louis...Connected off Milwaukee's Cory Knebel for first career walkoff homer on 9/20...Was Pittsburgh's recipient of the MLBPAA Heart and Hustle Award.
Split season between Triple-A Indianapolis and Pittsburgh...Began season with Indy, where he made 43 starts in left field, 13 in center field and eight at second base...Had four hits on 4/22 at Louisville ...Finished the month of April by hitting safely in seven-of-eight games from 4/22-30, going 14-for-29 (.483) with four multi-hit efforts...Batted .328 (21-for-64) in 18 games during the month of April...Had a 13-game hitting streak from 5/9-21 (19-for-54, . 352)...Hit safely in 20 of his 23 Triple-A games during the month of June (36-for-92, .391)...Had his second four-hit game on 6/15 vs. Pawtucket...Was leading the International League in batting (.333) and hits (87) when he was selected by Pittsburgh on 6/24...Made Major League debut on 6/24 vs. Los Angeles (NL) and singled off lefty J.P. Howell in his first at bat; played the final four innings at second base...Entered game on 6/26 vs. Los Angeles in the second inning and played right field and left field while singling twice off lefty Clayton Kershaw; also had first Major League RBI in the game ...Started the game on 7/17 at Washington at second base and produced three doubles in the 18-inning victory; his first two doubles came off starter Max Scherzer...Made his first of 16 starts from the leadoff spot on 7/21 vs. Milwaukee and went 1-for-4 with an RBI...Connected off Philadelphia's Edubray Ramos for a pinch-hit home run on 7/24 at PNC Park; his first Major League homer and the fourth of his professional career...Georgia native had two hits and two RBI while playing in front of family and friends on 8/2 at Atlanta...Had career-high four hits while starting in left field on 8/14 at Los Angeles (NL) ...Hit his second Major League home run on 9/5 off St. Louis' Miguel Socolovich ...Produced a .300 average (33-for-110) and a .345 OBP in his 27 starts...Made 13 starts at second base, 10 in left field, two in right field and two at third base; also made one appearances in center field on 9/26 vs. Chicago...Hit .333 (18-for-54) with runners on base and .333 (10-for-33) with runners in scoring position ...Was hitting .351 following his three-hit game on 9/20 at Milwaukee; went 4-for-32 (.125) with two RBI in his last 11 big league games...Went 10-for-24 (.417) against left-handed pitchers.