• Full name Austin Lance Adams
  • Born 05/05/1991 in Tampa, FL
  • Profile Ht.: 6'3" / Wt.: 220 / Bats: R / Throws: R
  • School South Florida
  • Debut 07/15/2017
  • Drafted in the 8th round (267th overall) by the Los Angeles Angels in 2012 (signed for $127,500).
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    South Florida finished its season playing well thanks to a strong pitching staff led by 6-foot-8, 240-pound senior lefty Andrew Barbosa, a 24-year-old with a long medical history. Meanwhile, scouts had little to go on with set-up man Austin Adams, a quick-armed 6-foot-2, 185-pounder who has found the strike zone under the tutelage of Chuck Hernandez, the Bulls' veteran pitching coach. Adams had shown a fastball that has been in the 91-95 mph range to go with a 55 curveball. He'd walked 23 in just 10 innings his first two seasons and wasn't South Florida's closer this year, so he's hard to scout. But his 32-9 strikeout-walk ratio in 26 innings is a significant improvement from his past performance. His lack of track record clouds his draft status.

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  • Rated Best Breaking Pitch in the California League in 2014

Career Transactions

  • Oakland Athletics activated RHP Austin Adams.
  • New York Mets traded RHP Austin Adams to Oakland Athletics for cash.
  • Arizona Diamondbacks placed RHP Austin Adams on the 60-day injured list. Right ankle fracture.
  • Arizona Diamondbacks selected the contract of RHP Austin Adams from Reno Aces.
  • Arizona Diamondbacks selected the contract of RHP Austin Adams from Reno Aces.
  • Reno Aces activated RHP Austin Adams from the 7-day injured list.
  • Reno Aces placed RHP Austin Adams on the 10-day injured list.
  • RHP Austin Adams assigned to Reno Aces.
  • RHP Austin Adams roster status changed by Arizona Diamondbacks.
  • Arizona Diamondbacks signed free agent RHP Austin Adams to a minor league contract.

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