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2016 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 37)
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Birth Date7-29-1978
Height6' 5"
Weight210 lbs
Age37 years, 9 months, 3 days
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2012
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2015
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DRA-Based WARP Summary

MLB Statistics

Historical (past-seasons) WARP is now based on DRA. (For previous card version with FAIR_RA, click here.)
cFIP and DRA are not available on a by-team basis and display as zeroes(0). See TOT line for season totals of these stats.
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YEAR Team Lg G GS IP H BB SO HR oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA cFIP DRA WARP
2004 MIL MLB 46 0 53.0 50 14 39 5 .263 91 8.5 2.4 0.8 6.6 44% .273 .255 1.21 3.61 3.40 94 0.00 0.0
2005 MIL MLB 13 0 13.3 12 10 14 2 .251 97 8.1 6.8 1.4 9.4 35% .286 .266 1.65 5.09 2.70 98 0.00 0.0
2006 MIL MLB 2 0 2.3 4 2 1 1 .250 94 15.4 7.7 3.9 3.9 40% .333 .392 2.57 10.40 11.57 110 0.00 0.0
2008 SDN MLB 54 0 65.3 49 19 74 7 .263 88 6.8 2.6 1.0 10.2 45% .264 .223 1.04 3.11 2.48 67 0.00 0.0
2009 SDN MLB 37 0 37.0 14 8 45 1 .268 85 3.4 1.9 0.2 10.9 53% .159 .139 0.59 1.62 0.73 62 0.00 0.0
2010 SDN MLB 70 0 66.7 48 23 73 2 .269 84 6.5 3.1 0.3 9.9 41% .271 .204 1.06 2.34 1.75 77 0.00 0.0
2011 SDN 0 48 0 48.0 26 9 49 2 .263 89 4.9 1.7 0.4 9.2 45% .202 .176 0.73 2.06 1.12 0 0.00 0.0
2011 TEX 0 27 0 25.7 18 5 25 3 .264 111 6.3 1.8 1.1 8.8 46% .231 .193 0.90 3.22 2.10 0 0.00 0.0
2012 TEX MLB 61 0 52.3 56 17 45 4 .265 104 9.6 2.9 0.7 7.7 48% .327 .256 1.39 3.47 3.27 95 0.00 0.0
2013 PHI MLB 28 0 25.0 23 11 23 5 .257 106 8.3 4.0 1.8 8.3 54% .269 .266 1.36 5.22 3.96 103 4.94 -0.1
2014 PHI MLB 22 0 18.7 16 8 21 1 .268 96 7.7 3.9 0.5 10.1 58% .306 .251 1.29 2.83 2.89 90 3.86 0.1
2011 TOT MLB 75 0 73.7 44 14 74 5 .263 97 5.4 1.7 0.6 9.0 46% .212 .182 0.79 2.46 1.47 70 2.25 2.2
CareerMLB4080407.331612640933.264937.02.80.79.046%.262.2221.093.072.41823.328.4

Statistics for All Levels

'opp' stats - Quality of opponents faced - have been moved and are available only as OPP_QUAL in the Statistics reports now.
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YEAR Team Lg G GS IP H BB SO HR oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA
2001 OGD Rk 23 0 32.0 26 6 44 4 .000 7.3 1.7 1.1 12.4 0% .000 .000 1.00 3.83 2.81
2002 BLT A 11 0 15.3 13 2 21 1 .000 7.6 1.2 0.6 12.4 0% .333 .000 0.98 1.72 2.94
2002 HDS A+ 10 0 14.0 9 7 23 2 .000 5.8 4.5 1.3 14.8 0% .259 .000 1.14 3.70 2.57
2002 HUN AA 13 0 18.7 14 12 17 3 .000 6.7 5.8 1.4 8.2 0% .229 .000 1.39 5.37 3.37
2002 PES Wnt 15 0 17.0 17 8 21 0 .000 9.0 4.2 0.0 11.1 0% .000 .000 1.47 2.51 2.65
2003 HUN AA 45 2 74.3 58 33 83 6 .000 7.0 4.0 0.7 10.1 0% .268 .000 1.22 3.29 3.15
2003 May Wnt 10 0 11.0 11 2 10 2 .000 9.0 1.6 1.6 8.2 0% .000 .000 1.18 4.08 2.45
2004 MIL MLB 46 0 53.0 50 14 39 5 .263 91 8.5 2.4 0.8 6.6 44% .273 .255 1.21 3.61 3.40
2004 IND AAA 10 2 31.0 23 4 37 3 .000 6.7 1.2 0.9 10.7 0% .282 .000 0.87 2.70 2.61
2005 MIL MLB 13 0 13.3 12 10 14 2 .251 97 8.1 6.8 1.4 9.4 35% .286 .266 1.65 5.09 2.70
2005 NAS AAA 26 0 36.0 35 12 45 3 .278 45 8.8 3.0 0.8 11.2 61% .356 .296 1.31 3.10 5.75
2006 MIL MLB 2 0 2.3 4 2 1 1 .250 94 15.4 7.7 3.9 3.9 40% .333 .392 2.57 10.40 11.57
2006 BUF AAA 3 0 4.2 4 0 3 0 .263 98 8.6 0.0 0.0 6.4 64% .286 .179 0.95 1.65 2.14
2006 NAS AAA 15 0 16.0 17 8 18 2 .256 100 9.6 4.5 1.1 10.1 48% .341 .278 1.56 4.22 3.38
2006 NOR AAA 13 0 14.1 13 7 12 0 .252 88 8.3 4.5 0.0 7.7 43% .310 .241 1.42 2.86 5.11
2006 POR AAA 17 0 23.1 29 7 15 1 .270 106 11.3 2.7 0.4 5.8 57% .338 .279 1.56 3.52 4.29
2008 SDN MLB 54 0 65.3 49 19 74 7 .263 88 6.8 2.6 1.0 10.2 45% .264 .223 1.04 3.11 2.48
2008 POR AAA 12 0 14.7 21 9 16 0 .268 103 12.9 5.5 0.0 9.8 54% .457 .306 2.04 3.15 5.51
2009 SDN MLB 37 0 37.0 14 8 45 1 .268 85 3.4 1.9 0.2 10.9 53% .159 .139 0.59 1.62 0.73
2009 SAN AA 4 1 4.0 3 2 6 1 .253 111 6.8 4.5 2.2 13.5 38% .286 .245 1.25 5.01 2.25
2009 POR AAA 4 0 5.0 4 1 0 1 .276 95 7.2 1.8 1.8 0.0 44% .176 .214 1.00 6.65 5.40
2010 SDN MLB 70 0 66.7 48 23 73 2 .269 84 6.5 3.1 0.3 9.9 41% .271 .204 1.06 2.34 1.75
2010 SAN AA 1 0 1.0 0 0 1 0 .265 95 0.0 0.0 0.0 9.0 0% .000 -.006 0.00 1.17 0.00
2011 SDN MLB 48 0 48.0 26 9 49 2 .263 89 4.9 1.7 0.4 9.2 45% .202 .176 0.73 2.06 1.12
2011 TEX MLB 27 0 25.7 18 5 25 3 .264 111 6.3 1.8 1.1 8.8 46% .231 .193 0.90 3.22 2.10
2012 TEX MLB 61 0 52.3 56 17 45 4 .265 104 9.6 2.9 0.7 7.7 48% .327 .256 1.39 3.47 3.27
2013 PHI MLB 28 0 25.0 23 11 23 5 .257 106 8.3 4.0 1.8 8.3 54% .269 .266 1.36 5.22 3.96
2014 PHI MLB 22 0 18.7 16 8 21 1 .268 96 7.7 3.9 0.5 10.1 58% .306 .251 1.29 2.83 2.89
2014 CLR A+ 3 0 2.7 3 1 5 0 .238 105 10.1 3.4 0.0 16.9 50% .500 .244 1.50 0.77 3.38
2014 LEH AAA 4 1 4.0 3 0 2 0 .266 101 6.8 0.0 0.0 4.5 55% .273 .158 0.75 2.36 2.25

Plate Discipline

YEAR PITCHES ZONE_RT SWING_RT CONTACT_RT Z_SWING_RT O_SWING_RT Z_CONTACT_RT O_CONTACT_RT SW_STRK_RT
2008 984 0.5579 0.4543 0.7494 0.5665 0.3126 0.8103 0.6103 0.2506
2009 549 0.5537 0.4882 0.6828 0.5921 0.3592 0.7556 0.5341 0.3172
2010 1056 0.5758 0.4612 0.7248 0.5806 0.2991 0.7989 0.5299 0.2752
2011 1051 0.6032 0.4605 0.7521 0.5536 0.3189 0.8006 0.6241 0.2479
2012 859 0.5704 0.4668 0.7656 0.6347 0.2439 0.8167 0.5889 0.2344
2013 411 0.4988 0.4331 0.7697 0.5902 0.2767 0.8678 0.5614 0.2303
2014 306 0.5065 0.4085 0.8160 0.5613 0.2517 0.8736 0.6842 0.1840
Career52160.56460.45820.74610.58220.29830.80960.58570.2539

Injury History  —  No longer being updated

Last Update: 12/31/2014 23:59 ET

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2014-06-07 2014-09-02 60-DL 87 78 Right Shoulder Cartilage Injury Labrum Fraying -
2014-03-26 2014-04-15 15-DL 20 13 Right Shoulder Recovery From Previous Injury Labrum Surgery 2013-07-31 -
2013-12-09 2013-12-09 Off 0 0 - Surgery Sports Hernia 2013-12-09 -
2013-06-20 2013-09-30 60-DL 102 89 Right Shoulder Surgery 2 Labrum Tears and a Rotator Cuff Tear 2013-07-31 -
2013-06-07 2013-06-11 DTD 4 3 Right Upper Arm Irritation Biceps - -
2013-05-11 2013-05-26 15-DL 15 12 - Mid Back Strain - -
2013-04-25 2013-04-28 DTD 3 3 Right Hip Soreness - -
2012-10-18 2012-10-18 FA 0 0 Right Shoulder Surgery Thoracic Outlet Syndrome 2012-10-18 -
2012-09-28 2012-10-05 DTD 7 6 Right Shoulder Thoracic Outlet Syndrome - -
2012-09-12 2012-09-18 DTD 6 5 - Upper Back Soreness Trapezius - -
2012-05-18 2012-05-21 DTD 3 3 - General Medical Illness - -
2012-04-03 2012-04-03 Camp 0 0 Left Lower Leg Contusion Batted Ball - -
2012-01-03 2012-01-03 Off 0 0 - Abdomen Surgery Inguinal Hernia 2012-01-03 -
2010-07-12 2010-08-06 15-DL 25 19 Abdomen Strain Oblique -
2009-08-22 2009-09-17 15-DL 26 23 Right Shoulder Strain -
2009-04-01 2009-06-08 60-DL 68 56 Right Shoulder Recovery From Surgery Labrum and Rotator Cuff 2008-10-17
2008-10-17 2008-10-17 Off 0 0 Right Shoulder Surgery Labrum and Rotator Cuff 2008-10-17
2007-04-05 2007-09-05 Minors 153 0 Left Knee -
2005-04-28 2005-05-07 DTD 9 8 Right Shoulder Soreness -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2015 LAN $
2014 PHI $7,000,000
2013 PHI $5,000,000
2012 TEX $4,400,000
2011 SDN $2,535,000
2010 SDN $1,000,000
2009 SDN $414,800
2006 MIL $335,000
2005 MIL $331,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
8 yrPrevious$21,015,800
8 yrTotal$21,015,800

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
8 y 19 dJosh Yates, ACES1 year (2015)

Details
  • 1 year (2015). Signed by LA Dodgers as a free agent 3/1/15 (minor-league contract).
  • 2 years/$12M (2013-14), plus 2015 club option. Signed by Philadelphia as a free agent 12/15/12. 13:$5M, 14:$7M, 15:$6M club option. 2015 option guaranteed at $6M with 60 innings in 2014 or at $6.5M with 120 innings in 2013-14, including at least 60 IP in 2014. Vesting provisions voided if Adams is unable to pitch Opening Day 2015 because of injury to elbow or shoulder of pitching arm sustained before the end of the 2014 season. Philadelphia declined 2015 option 10/30/14.
  • 1 year/$4.4M (2012). Signed by Texas 1/17/12 (avoided arbitration).
  • 1 year/$2.535M (2011). Re-signed by San Diego 1/18/11 (avoided arbitration). Acquired by Texas in trade from San Diego 7/31/11.
  • 1 year/$1M (2010). Re-signed by San Diego 1/19/10 (avoided arbitration, $1.2M-$0.875M).
  • 1 year/$0.4148M (2009). Re-signed by San Diego 2/27/09.
  • 1 year (2008). Contract purchased by San Diego 5/22/08.
  • 1 year/$0.335M (2006). Re-signed by Milwaukee 2/06 (split contract, $0.1841M in minors). Acquired by NY Mets in trade from Milwaukee 5/06. Claimed by Cleveland off waivers after being DFA by NY Mets 7/06. Acquired by San Diego in trade from Cleveland 7/06.
  • 1 year/$0.331M (2005).
  • Signed by Milwaukee 5/01 as an amateur free agent (Texas A&M-Kingsville).

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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Although he has not thrown an MLB pitch in 2016, Mike Adams threw 5,629 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2008 and 2014, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season, the MLB Postseason and Spring Training. In 2014, he relied primarily on his Cutter (87mph), Sinker (91mph) and Fourseam Fastball (91mph), also mixing in a Slider (79mph). He also rarely threw a Change (82mph).