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Tigers release LHP Wilk, heads to Korean team

The Detroit Tigers have released left-hander Adam Wilk and sent left-hander Matt Hoffman outright to Triple-A Toledo. The Tigers say they let Wilk go after selling his contract to a team from the Korean Baseball League. Wilk went 0-3 with an 8.18 ERA in three starts for the Tigers in 2012, spending most of the season in the minors. He turned 25 earlier this month. Hoffman spent...
Via AP on Fox
December 19, 2012  |  Discuss

Tigers release pitcher Adam Wilk

DETROIT -- The Tigers released pitcher Adam Wilk on Wednesday, after his contract was sold by the organization to a team in the Korean Baseball League. Additionally, the team outrighted the contract of pitcher Matt Hoffman to Triple-A Toledo. Wilk, 25, lost all three of his starts with the Tigers during the 2012 season, compiling an 8.18 ERA. He was 7-11 with a 2.77 ERA in 24 starts...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
December 19, 2012  |  Discuss

Wilk works on delivery with Mud Hens

TOLEDO, Ohio -- The Detroit Tigers haven't forgotten about Adam Wilk. Wilk, a lefty who was one of the candidates in spring training for the fifth-starter job, has made three starts for the injury-plagued Tigers this season with little success. In those starts -- against the Chicago White Sox, Texas Rangers and Seattle Mariners -- Wilk was 0-3 with an 8.18 ERA. He's been...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
June 12, 2012  |  Discuss

Wilk gets shipped to minors as Tigers add bullpen help

A worn-out bullpen is prompting changes in the Tigers' pitching staff. Detroit optioned lefty Adam Wilk back to the minors Wednesday night after Seattle knocked him out two batters into the third inning in the Mariners' 9-1 win. Brayan Villarreal, who had an impressive spring but was a late cut anyway, was recalled from the minors to bolster the bullpen. As for which...
Via Pro Sports Daily
April 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Tigers demote Wilk

DETROIT -- Adam Wilk's disastrous start on Wednesday earned him a one-way trip to Toledo. After Wilk allowed six runs on eight hits in two innings of Detroit's 9-1 loss to Seattle, the Tigers optioned his contract back to the Triple-A Mud Hens. Brayan Villarreal was called back up from Toledo, but won't replace Wilk in the starting rotation. "Right now, we have...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
April 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Wilk struggles, Tigers routed by Mariners

Felix Hernandez allowed only a run in seven innings, rookie Alex Liddi hit a two-run homer and the Seattle Mariners went on to beat the slumping Detroit Tigers 9-1 Wednesday night. Hernandez (2-1) gave up a solo homer to Brennan Boesch in the third and not much else. The right-hander yielded four hits and three walks, giving all of the free passes in the first. Adam Wilk (0-3)...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
April 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Tigers' Wilk hit by foul ball while in dugout

Detroit Tigers starter Adam Wilk left Saturday's game against the White Sox after being hit in his pitching shoulder by a foul ball off the bat of teammate Prince Fielder while sitting in the dugout during the sixth inning. The Tigers said Wilk had a bruised left shoulder but is expected to make his next start. Wilk was making his first major league start. He left with the...
Via AP on Fox
April 14, 2012  |  Discuss

Game 2012.8: Tigers at White Sox

5-2, 1st place, .5 games on on CWS. Here’s a random Fox News article about how great the Tigers are. Also – this just broke, Clete Thomas has been claimed by the Twinkies. Adam Wilk makes his big league debut this afternoon a little ahead of schedule as he fills in for Doug Fister. Wilk was an 11th rounder (out of the 100 or so that make up the MLB draft, so that’s pretty good...
Via Tigers Weblog
April 14, 2012  |  Discuss

Wilk eager to be with Tigers after unusual winter

Adam Wilk is a throwback to a bygone era of ballplayer. Yet depending on how the Tigers' rotation sweepstakes shakes out, he might be just what Detroit needs right now.
February 22, 2012  |  Discuss

Tigers Prospect Profile #33: Adam Wilk

Tigers fans got the chance to see Adam Wilk make his big league debut in 2011, getting a handful of appearances out of the bullpen for the club. With a spot open in the rotation and a starter's background, does Wilk have a shot at the spot?
January 27, 2012  |  Discuss
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