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Spring has sprung, and a fan has fallen

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- One Diamondbacks fan may rethink his next trip to spring training. An older gentleman was struck in the shoulder when a pitch from sidearmer Adam Russell got away during a bullpen session Monday morning. Quite a bit away, actually. It started when J.J. Putz threw a pitch that bounced away from his catcher and directly in front of Russell's catcher, who naturally...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
February 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Adam Russell signs minor league deal with Diamondbacks

Adam Russell has signed a minor league deal with the Arizona Diamondbacks. The 30-year-old Russell spent last season pitching at Triple-A for the Baltimore Orioles compiling a 2.37 ERA in 60 2/3 innings of work. As it stands he has a decent chance of cracking the bullpen for the Diamondbacks next season. Happy to let everyone know I signed with the Arizona Diamondbacks recently....
November 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Down on the Baltimore Orioles farm: Adam Russell

Adam Russell hasn’t pitched in the major leagues since 2011, could he be called up when the MLB rosters expand to 40 men on Sept. 1? (Photo Credit: Kim Klement/USA TODAY Sports) Each day moves us closer to September and on Sept. 1, the Major League Baseball rosters expand to 40 men. One group of individuals that might be counting down the days until Sept. 1 is the Baltimore Orioles...
August 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Meet the Braves: Adam Russell invites you to meet the Braves as we continue a month-long look at our team, player-by-player. We'll revisit 2011 and project what 2012 might look like. Adam Russell Position: P Height: 6-8 Weight: 255 BatThrow: RR Hometown: Olmsted, Ohio Experience: Fifth season 2011 in review: Russell was 1-2 with a 3.03 ERA with Tampa Bay, but struggled with his control...
Via Fox Sports South
March 06, 2012  |  Discuss

Simulation Shows BCS Got it Right

With all the controversy surrounding the team selections for this season's BCS National Championship, SC's Adam Russell uses an online simulation to argue that even a playoff system would have produced the same matchup.
Via Sports Central
January 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Braves sign ex-Rays pitcher Russell, 13 others to minor-league deals

The Atlanta Braves have signed 14 players to minor-league contracts, including right-handed reliever Adam Russell.
November 22, 2011  |  Discuss

"High Hit" Rule Needs Addressing

Player safety is of utmost importance. But inconsistencies in interpreting the rule regarding high hits frustrates defenses — and fans. SC's Adam Russell provides a couple suggestions to it clear it up.
Via Sports Central
October 24, 2011  |  Discuss
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