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Dodgers Sign Mike Adams to a Minor League Contract

Yesterday, the Dodgers announced that they have signed right-handed relief pitcher Mike Adams to a minor league contract: Today, the #Dodgers signed RHP Mike Adams to a minor league contract with an invite to Major League camp. Adams will wear #0. — Los Angeles Dodgers (@Dodgers) March 1, 2015 Number 0! That’s fun. Also fun is that Dustin cited Adams as a potential external...
Via Dodgers Digest
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Dodgers ink veteran reliever Mike Adams to minor league deal

When healthy veteran relief pitcher Mike Adams has been a valuable piece to major league bullpens. This weekend the Los Angeles Dodgers added the right hander on a one-year minor league deal. The 36-year-old would seem to have a good chance of cracking the Dodgers opening day roster as a late inning bullpen option. The problem for Adams has always been his health. Over the past...
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Remember Him? Phillies Reliever Mike Adams To Begin Rehab Assignment

The Phillies signed reliever Mike Adams to a two-year, $12 million deal prior to the 2013 season. They have not gotten much for their money, thanks to injury. Adams has only been able to give the Phillies 42 innings over 47 appearances. With a contract expiring, Adams will give it...
Via Philliedelphia
August 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Phillies Injury Update: Mike Adams wont return before All-Star break

The Philadelphia Phillies are coming off a road trip against the Braves and Cardinals in which they won five of seven games. Although five games out of first place at 34-40, the Phillies have shown signs of improvement, particularly in the bullpen, which has an ERA of 1.09 over the past 19 games, the best in the Major Leagues. A key member of the bullpen currently on the disabled...
Via Sports Injury Alert
June 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Phillies' Mike Adams makes first appearance since injury

The Philadelphia Phillies fell to 7-9 on the season following a 12-1 blowout loss to the Colorado Rockies in Friday night. The only bright spot for the Phillies was the return of relief pitcher Mike Adams, who hadn't pitched in a Major League game since June of last season. As reported by Todd Zolecki of, Adams entered the game in the fifth inning with the Phillies down...
Via Sports Injury Alert
April 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Adams to Return from DL, Torre Tells Amaro Call was Wrong

Phillies reliever Mike Adams told reporters on Monday that he will come off the disabled list on Tuesday. The 35-year old righty has yet to appear in a game with the Phillies after undergoing shoulder surgery this past off-season. Adams made a brief minor league rehab, stopping for three appearances in Clearwater, and one in Triple-A Lehigh Valley. Between the two stops, he pitched...
Via Phillies Nation
April 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Injuries already affecting the Philadelphia Phillies

Hamels is the biggest loss for the Phillies this spring. It was bound to happen sooner or later.  Anyone who follows the Philadelphia Phillies knew that the team’s aging core would struggle with injuries.  After all, that is what happens when most of your starters are over the age of 30.  Except that out of the seven players that the Phillies will have on the disabled list at...
March 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Mike Adams Targets April 15th For His Return

According to Matt Gelb of the Philadelphia Inquirer, Phillies relief pitcher Mike Adams threw 20 pitches in a minor league game and has targeted April 15th as his return. Adams is currently recovering from shoulder surgery. Adams signed a 2-year, $12 million dollar deal during the 2012 offseason and is set to earn $7 million this season. Signed to be the teams 8th inning shut down...
Via Phillies Nation
March 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Storyline: 8th Inning’s Crux Faces the Philadelphia Phillies

Whether it’s a slider in the dirt or an unexpected rising fastball, Carlos Ruiz of the Philadelphia Phillies will coax the relief corps through the darkness after the seventh frame. But did the millions spent on AJ Burnett prevent management from now adding a primary setup man? Please, scroll down for this edition of Nitecap Insight: Something’s Missing. TAL’S HANDY CAPS Welcome...
February 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Phillies' Mike Adams unlikely to be ready by Opening Day

After undergoing shoulder surgery last July, Phillies reliever Mike Adams will be given ample time to recuperate this spring and is unlikely to be ready in time for Opening Day.Mike Adams says on his current throwing sked that it’d be “pushing it” to be ready for Opening Day.— Chris Branch (@ChrisBranchTNJ) February 18, 2014The veteran appeared in just 28 games last season...
Via Sports Injury Alert
February 18, 2014  |  Discuss

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