Adam was assigned to minor-league camp Friday. Adam was signed as a non-roster invitee in January but didn't stick around in big-league camp for long. He threw 4.2 innings in the Cactus League, striking out nine but walking eight while allowing six runs (three earned).
Adam signed a minor-league deal with the Cubs on Monday that includes an invitation to spring training, freelance baseball writer Robert Murray reports. Adam was non-tendered by the Blue Jays in early December but it's not overly surprising to see him garner interest elsewhere after posting a 2.91 ERA, 1.15 WHIP and 18:10 K:BB across 21.2 innings during 2019. The 28-year-old could slot into a middle relief role with a strong spring training.
Adam was non-tendered by the Blue Jays on Monday. Adam will test out free agency despite posting a solid 2.91 ERA over 21.2 innings this season. He struck out 18 and walked 10 over that stretch.
Adam was recalled from Triple-A Buffalo on Wednesday, Shi Davidi of Sportsnet.ca reports. Adam has made four appearances for the big club this season -- all since the start of August -- allowing just one run across seven innings. He'll take the roster spot of Sean Reid-Foley, who was optioned to Buffalo after struggling as the bulk pitcher Tuesday.
Adam was optioned to Triple-A Buffalo on Sunday. He was up for a little over a week, and the Blue Jays used him frequently. Adam gave up one run while striking out five over seven innings (five appearances). Neil Ramirez was promoted to take his place in the bullpen.
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