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Phillies activate Mike Adams from the 60-day disabled list

Sep 2, 2014, 11:50 AM EDT

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Mike Adams has rejoined the Phillies’ bullpen, coming off the 60-day disabled list after being sidelined since June with a shoulder injury.

Adams has thrown just 42 total innings for the Phillies with a month remaining in a two-year, $12 million contract and the 36-year-old right-hander will try to show that he’s at least somewhat healthy before hitting the market as a free agent again this offseason.

Adams has a sparkling 2.37 ERA in 10 seasons, but he’s topped 60 innings just three times and has been totally healthy in back-to-back seasons exactly once.

Before being activated from the DL he made three minor-league rehab appearances at Triple-A, allowing just one hit in three scoreless innings.

  1. Francisco (FC) - Sep 2, 2014 at 1:21 PM

    He’s good but he’s hardly around long enough to help you.

    • bleedgreen - Sep 2, 2014 at 8:10 PM

      Is he good? Who even knows anymore? Its been almost 3 years since he’s pitched any amount to get a decent sample size to tell.

  2. toodrunktotastethischicken - Sep 2, 2014 at 1:32 PM

    Glad he’s healthy enough to finish out his contract. Just don’t see where they can fit him in inning wise with the emergence of Giles and Diekman.

    • Francisco (FC) - Sep 2, 2014 at 8:26 PM

      I know, let him pitch the 1st inning of all of Kyle Kendrick’s remaining starts.

  3. greymares - Sep 2, 2014 at 3:35 PM

    WHY ?

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