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....
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...
FOXSportsSouth.com 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.
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...
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.
The Atlanta Braves have signed 14 players to minor-league contracts, including right-handed reliever Adam Russell.
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.