Mike Adams left Dodgers' camp prior to Thursday's exhibition game against the Angels and informed pitching coach Rick Honeycutt he was "shutting it down," according to the Orange County Register. Details of his injury were not made public. Adams, 36, was expected to start the season at Triple-A Oklahoma City, but turned down the $100,000 retention bonus the Dodgers agreed to pay for him to open the season in the minors. He posted a 9.64 ERA over 4 2/3 innings of work this spring.
Dodgers pitcher Mike Adams was informed he will begin the season with Triple-A Oklahoma City, according to SB Nation. Adams, 36, signed a minor-league deal with the club in early March. He posted a 2.89 ERA over 22 games in 2014. He posted a 9.64 ERA over 4 2/3 innings of work this spring. "It's a little bit disappointing. I thought I was coming in with an opportunity to make the team. They felt that they didn't want to rush me and cram my innings in, which I understand," Adams said. "Hopefully it's something that won't take long."a
Dodgers pitcher Mike Adams told reporters his body continues to respond well from throwing, and is scheduled to make another spring appearance on Wednesday, according to MLB.com. Adams has had three knee surgeries, two shoulder surgeries, two hernia surgeries and a rib removed during his career. He made his spring debut on Saturday, allowing one run and one hit in just two-thirds of an inning.
Dodgers pitcher Mike Adams said he felt fine after throwing 20 pitches in a bullpen session Wednesday, MLB.com reports. "The big test will be how I bounce back tomorrow," Adams said. "That will be the true test. Honestly, it will be a big day for me." Adams has had three knee surgeries, two shoulder surgeries, two hernia surgeries and a rib removed during his career. If he doesn't suffer a setback Thursday, he's expected to make his spring debut Saturday.
The Dodgers signed pitcher Mike Adams to a minor-league contract Sunday, the team announced. The deal includes an invite to spring training. In 2014, Adams produced a 2.89 ERA over 22 games.
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