Austin Adams

#54 RP / San Diego Padres / EXP: 3YRS Height: 6-3 Weight: 225 lb Age: 30 College: None Bats/Throws -/-

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    Padres' Austin Adams: Re-signed by Padres

    Austin Adams and the San Diego Padres agreed to a one-year, $925,000 contract Tuesday, Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic reports.The relief pitcher will return for a third season with the Padres. In 2021, he appeared in 65 contests, compiling a 4.10 ERA and 1.20 WHIP while striking out 76 over 52.2 innings. Adams will once again be a late-inning option for the Padres after registering 10 holds last season.

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    Padres' Austin Adams: Plunks three Dodgers in one inning

    Austin Adams allowed two runs on one hit, one walk and three hit batsmen while striking out one over one inning against the Dodgers on Sunday.The right-hander had trouble finding the plate in the outing, but he had little problem locating Dodgers batters. After starting off his appearance by plunking Will Smith, he surrendered a double, two more hit batsmen and a sacrifice fly to allow two runs to cross the plate on only one hit. The lack of control is nothing new for Adams -- in fact, by hitting three batters Sunday, he tied the live-ball-era single-season record with 23 HBPs in one season. Remarkably, the previous record-holder (Detroit's Howard Ehmke) threw 279.2 innings when he established the record in 1922, while Adams has needed only 48.2 frames to match the dubious record this season.

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    Padres' Austin Adams: Lit up by Marlins

    Austin Adams retired only one batter Sunday against Miami while allowing four runs on two hits and two walks.The right-hander has been solid out of the bullpen this season, but he simply did not have his best stuff Sunday. Adams threw only seven of 16 pitches for strikes and walked a pair of batters in addition to giving up a double and a single. The four earned runs he allowed were his most in a single game this season and exceeded the total earned runs he had given up over his previous 41 outings combined. Adams' ERA jumped from 1.82 to 2.83 as a result of the poor performance.

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    Padres' Austin Adams: Picks up relief win

    Austin Adams (3-2) allowed no hits and one walk in one scoreless inning to earn the win against the Phillies on Sunday.Adams relieved Blake Snell in the fifth inning, and he picked up his first win since May 29 since the San Diego Padres' offense provided plenty of run support early in the contest. The right-hander has allowed just one unearned run in 5.1 innings across his last seven appearances.

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    Padres' Austin Adams: Takes loss Friday

    Austin Adams (2-2) was tagged with the loss against Philadelphia on Friday. He pitched one-third of an inning, giving up an unearned run on one hit and one walk while striking out one.The San Diego Padres rallied with two runs in in the ninth inning to send the game to extra frames but were unable to push another run across the plate in the top of the 10th. Adams was summoned to face the Phillies in the bottom of the frame and intentionally walked the first batter he faced before striking out Didi Gregorius. However, Brad Miller followed with a double to score the inherited runner, and Adams walked off the mound with his second loss of the season. The run he allowed was unearned, and the right-hander has surrendered only one earned run over his past 32 appearances covering 25.1 innings. He has racked up a 39:13 K:BB over that span.

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    Padres' Austin Adams: Takes first loss

    Austin Adams (2-1) allowed a run on a hit and a walk while failing to record an out, taking the loss Wednesday versus Colorado.The right-hander walked Trevor Story on five pitches, and Story stole second base. Charlie Blackmon then hit a walkoff single that left Adams with his first loss of the season. He entered Wednesday with no runs allowed in his last five innings. Adams has a 2.25 ERA, 1.00 WHIP and 36:12 K:BB across 24 innings this year. He's added five holds and a blown save across 30 appearances as a part of the bridge to closer Mark Melancon.

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    Padres' Austin Adams: Reinstated from 10-day IL

    Austin Adams (elbow) was reinstated from the 10-day injured list Saturday.Adams was shut down in early March due to a minor elbow issue, but he's been pitching at the alternate training site and has now been cleared to return to game action. The right-hander only made three relief appearances for the San Diego Padres in 2020 but could serve in a setup role this year if he can remain healthy. Nabil Crismatt was sent down in a corresponding move.

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    Padres' Austin Adams: Working way back at alternate site

    Austin Adams (elbow) has been pitching at the San Diego Padres' alternate training site, but his return date remains undetermined, AJ Cassvell of MLB.com reports.Adams was shut down with what has been described as a minor elbow issue in early March and was placed on the 10-day injured list near the end of spring training. He's eligible to come off the IL this Thursday, but there's no guarantee that he'll be activated immediately despite the fact that he has been throwing at the team's alternate site. "We don't [want] to send somebody back before they're ready -- either health or to their standards of being able to get Major League hitters out," manager Jayce Tingler stated when discussing Adams and fellow recovering reliever Pierce Johnson (groin).

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    Padres' Austin Adams: Ticketed for IL

    San Diego Padres manager Jayce Tingler said Monday that Austin Adams will open the season on the 10-day injured list due to a minor elbow issue, Kevin Acee of The San Diego Union-Tribune reports.After finishing the 2020 season on the IL while recovering from ACL surgery, Adams received full clearance ahead of spring training. The elbow issue surfaced soon thereafter, however, as Adams hasn't made a Cactus League appearance since March 7 due to the injury. TIngler stressed that Adams isn't dealing with any sort of long-term setback, so the right-hander could be ready to join the San Diego bullpen at some point shortly after the minimum 10 days.

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    Padres' Austin Adams: Enters camp healthy

    Austin Adams is fully recovered from ACL surgery and healthy for the 2021 season, Kevin Acee of The San Diego Union-Tribune reports.Adams was acquired from the Mariners to bolster the San Diego Padres' bullpen just prior to the trade deadline last season. He wasn't particularly effective in the short stint with his new club, but disclosed that he was still getting back to full strength after recovering from ACL surgery. Reports to this point in camp suggest that his velocity has returned and his command has been sharp. Though not likely to factor into the saves picture, Adams could occupy a high-leverage role in the Padres' bullpen.

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