In that scenario we're essentially trading flipping two more known commodities (given Hardy's MLB experience and our familiarity with Taveras) for two lesser known commodities with similar levels of upside.
You obviously get more years of use if Adams hits, but he also plays the most easily replaceable position in the game.
Besides, several of Texas' prospects over the last few years have been overrated (Smoak, Feliz, Moreland). Not Angels overrated, but overrated nonetheless.
A great shot is when you pull it off. A smart shot is when you don't have the guts to try.