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37 Mike Adams RP
Height/Weight: 6-5/210 | Birthdate: 7/29/1978 | Birthplace: Corpus Christi, TX | Bats/Throws: R/R | Team: Philadelphia | College: Texas A&M - Kingsville | MLB Experience: 10 | Salary: $5,000,000 | Owned/Started%: 1/0 | Average Draft Position: 364.67
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Phillies announce September roster moves


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(9/1/2014) The Phillies announced their September callups on Monday.

Before announcing the moves, Philadelphia transferred pitcher Cliff Lee to the 60-day DL to create room on the 40-man roster. The team recalled infielder Cesar Hernandez, catcher Cameron Rupp and right-handed pitchers Luis Garcia and Miguel Alfredo Gonzalez from Triple-A Lehigh Valley. Additionally, the team purchased the contracts of infielder Maikel Franco and outfielder Tony Gwynn Jr.. Right-hander Mike Adams was also activated off the disabled list.


Mike Adams tosses scoreless inning in rehab debut


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(8/26/2014) Phillies pitcher Mike Adams began a rehab assignment with Triple-A Lehigh Valley Tuesday, recording one strikeout while retiring all three batters he faced.

Adams has been out since June 6 due to inflammation in his right rotator cuff. He's targeting a return in September.


Mike Adams scheduled to begin rehab stint Tuesday


by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com
(8/23/2014) Phillies right-handed reliever Mike Adams will start a rehab assignment with Triple-A Lehigh Valley on Tuesday.

Adams has been sidelined since June 6 with a shoulder injury.


Mike Adams might pitch in September


by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(8/10/2014) Phillies general manager Ruben Amaro Jr. said reliever Mike Adams (shoulder) might pitch again this season in September, according to MLB.com. Adams, who has been on a long-toss program in Florida, was scheduled to throw a bullpen session Sunday.

Mike Adams still not cleared to throw


by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com
(6/28/2014) Phillies pitcher Mike Adams still hasn't been cleared to throw as he continues to recover from a right shoulder injury.

Adams, who is rehabbing from inflammation in his right rotator cuff, hopes to be able to head to the team's spring training facility in Florida to continue his rehab there. According to MLB.com, he visited with the team physician this week and said he felt some pain while the doctor moved his shoulder. He has to be pain free before he can begin a throwing program.  


Mike Adams doesn't expect to be back until after All-Star break


by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(6/23/2014) Phillies reliever Mike Adams (shoulder) said he doesn't expect to return until after the All-Star break "at the earliest," per The Philadelphia Inquirer.

Mike Adams won't throw for at least 10 days


by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(6/10/2014) The MRI results on Phillies reliever Mike Adams' shoulder showed fraying in the labrum, but he sustained no rotator cuff damage, per The Philadelphia Inquirer. He is expected to receive a cortisone injection later this week and will not throw for at least 10 days.

Mike Adams could get cortisone injection


by Larry Hartstein | CBSSports.com
(6/8/2014) Phillies reliever Mike Adams, who's on the DL with rotator cuff inflammation, could receive a cortisone injection when he visits the doctor Monday, reports the Philadelphia Inquirer. Adams went on the disabled list Saturday.

Mike Adams hits DL with shoulder inflammation


by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com
(6/7/2014) Phillies reliever Mike Adams was placed on the 15-day disabled list Saturday, with inflammation in his right rotator cuff.

Adams last worked Friday, retiring one batter before leaving the game. He had offseason shoulder surgery, so this injury is a bit concerning. At this point, the extent of the issue is not yet known, but the Philadelphia Inquirer reports he will see a specialist Monday. 


Mike Adams picks up first win


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(4/25/2014) Phillies relief pitcher Mike Adams was awarded the win Thursday night against the Dodgers in Philadelphia.

Adams coughed up a late one-run advantage in the seventh inning, serving up a solo home run to Adrian Gonzalez. The offense backed him up with four runs in the ninth. He was charged with one run and one hit while striking out three over two innings of work in a 7-3 victory. It was his first run allowed over four innings pitched to start the season.

Phillies activate Mike Adams from disabled list


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(4/14/2014) The Phillies activated pitcher Mike Adams from the disabled list after Monday's loss to the Braves.

Adams opened the season on the disabled list while dealing with a shoulder issue. He put up mediocre numbers during his rehab assignments, but the team will be happy if he can remain healthy.


Mike Adams to come off DL Tuesday


by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(4/14/2014) Phillies reliever Mike Adams (shoulder) said he will be activated off the 15-day disabled list Tuesday. Adams posted a 4.91 ERA and 1.64 WHIP in four rehab outings between high Class A Clearwater and Triple-A Lehigh Valley.

Mike Adams gets through rehab appearance Saturday


by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com
(4/13/2014) Phillies reliever Mike Adams continued his recover from a shoulder injury Saturday, in a rehab appearance for Triple-A Lehigh Valley. Adams tossed one innings against Rochester, allowing one run on two hits, while striking out one.

Assuming he avoids any sort of physical setback in the next few days, this could be the last appearance Adams makes before returning to the majors for the first time since last June.  


Mike Adams could be back Monday with Phillies


by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com
(4/10/2014) Phillies reliever Mike Adams will make a rehab appearance Saturday at Triple-A Lehigh Valley and might return to the big league bullpen Monday, per the Philadelphia Daily News. He has been sidelined since last June with a shoulder injury.

Phillies set rehab debuts for Cole Hamels, Mike Adams


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(4/2/2014) Phillies pitchers Cole Hamels and Mike Adams will begin official rehab assignments with Class A Clearwater this week, with Adams set to pitch Thursday and Hamels making his first start Sunday, the Philadelphia Inquirer reports.

Both Adams and Hamels are recovering from shoulder issues. Hamels should be on track to return during the last week of April if he makes four rehab starts and doesn't encounter any setbacks.


Phillies place five on 15-day disabled list


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(3/27/2014) As expected, the Phillies placed pitchers Mike Adams, Ethan Martin, Miguel Alfredo Gonzalez, and outfielder Darin Ruf and second baseman Freddy Galvis on the 15-day  disabled list on Thursday, ESPN reports.

Mike Adams pitches scoreless inning in spring debut


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(3/25/2014) Phillies pitcher Mike Adams allowed two hits in one scoreless inning of work in his spring debut Tuesday, striking out one in his team's 5-0 win over the Yankees.

Despite the quality results, Adams dealt with velocity issues in the outing, as his fastball was reportedly well short of its usual speed. He's expected to open the season on the disabled list.


Mike Adams ready to pitch in spring game


by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(3/25/2014) Phillies reliever Mike Adams (shoulder) said he will make his spring debut Tuesday against the Yankees. Adams is still expected to start the season on the 15-day disabled list.

Mike Adams throws in minor-league game


by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(3/19/2014) Phillies reliever Mike Adams (shoulder) threw 20 pitches in a minor-league game Wednesday, per The Philadelphia Inquirer. He was happy with the movement of his pitches, but not the velocity.

Adams said he's still aiming to be back in the Phillies' bullpen by April 15.


Two injured Phillies pitchers throw live batting practice


by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(3/12/2014) Phillies pitchers Jonathan Pettibone (shoulder) and Mike Adams (shoulder) both threw live batting practice Wednesday, per the Philadelphia Daily News

Adams is expected to throw another BP session before appearing in a spring game. However, he still isn't expected to be ready for opening day since he will need 8-10 appearances between Grapefruit League and extended spring games.

Pettibone is also likely to have one more BP session before getting into a spring game.


Jonathan Pettibone, Mike Adams to throw Wednesday


by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(3/10/2014) Phillies starting pitcher Jonathan Pettibone and reliever Mike Adams, who are both recovering from shoulder injuries, will throw Wednesday, according to the Philadelphia Daily News. Pettibone will throw live batting practice, while Adams will throw in the bullpen.

Mike Adams tosses first bullpen session


by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com
(2/27/2014) Phillies reliever Mike Adams tossed his first bullpen session Thursday, according to CSN. 

Adams reportedly responded well to the session. He's recovering from July shoulder surgery. Adams posted a 3.96 ERA over 25 innings last year.


Mike Adams takes step forward in Friday throwing session


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(2/21/2014) Phillies pitcher Mike Adams took a big step forward Friday in his recovery from July shoulder surgery after a flat-ground throwing session, MLB.com reports.

"That was a step forward," Adams said. "That was some of my better flat-ground work so far. We'll do another one here in about three days and keep progressing toward getting back on the mound. It was real good. I figured out a few things, got my rhythm back a little bit. That's probably the biggest thing, making sure you've got some rhythm with the mechanics in your delivery. And this was very good, so I'm excited."

Adams is expected to pitch off a mound for the first time this spring Thursday if he encounters no setbacks. He made 28 appearances with the Phillies last season, going 1-4 with a 3.96 ERA and 23:11 K:BB ratio in 25 innings.


Mike Adams said being ready by opener would be 'pushing it'


by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(2/18/2014) Phillies reliever Mike Adams (shoulder) threw off flat ground Tuesday and is aiming to throw off a mound Feb. 27. However, Adams said being ready by opening day would be "pushing it."

Being ready by opening day a realistic goal for Mike Adams


by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(1/23/2014) Phillies reliever Mike Adams (shoulder) said being ready by opening day is a realistic goal, according to The Philadelphia Inquirer. However, he won't throw off a mound until mid-February, which is about a month later than usual.