Adam Wilk

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Adam Wilk
Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim – No. 49
Pitcher
Born: (1987-12-09) December 9, 1987 (age 27)
Anaheim, California
Bats: Left Throws: Left
MLB debut
May 26, 2011 for the Detroit Tigers
Career statistics
(through 2012 season)
Win–loss record 0–3
Earned run average 6.66
Strikeouts 17
Teams

Adam Robert Wilk (born December 9, 1987) is an American professional baseball pitcher for the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of Major League Baseball (MLB).

Career[edit]

Wilk attended Long Beach State, and in 2007 played for the Newport Gulls of the NECBL. He still holds the team records for lowest opponent batting average (.153) and fewest hits allowed (25).[1]

Wilk was called up to the majors for the first time on May 24, 2011 when Phil Coke was placed on the 15-day disabled list with a bone bruise in his right foot.[2]

On May 26, 2011, Wilk made his major league debut against the Boston Red Sox, relieving Max Scherzer in the middle of the third inning. He pitched 3.2 innings, gave up one unearned run, struck out four batters, two hits, and one walk.[3]

On May 28, 2011, Wilk was optioned to Triple-A Toledo to make room for recently acquired David Purcey.[4]

On December 19, 2012, Wilk's contact was sold by the Tigers to the Korean NC Dinos. [5] He signed a minor league deal with the Pittsburgh Pirates on December 18, 2013.

Wilk signed a minor league deal with the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim on December 23, 2014.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Lima, Nick (June 1, 2014). "Newport Gulls Record Book". newportgulls.com. Retrieved February 7, 2015. 
  2. ^ Coke placed on DL, Wilk's contract purchased from Toledo
  3. ^ Vannini, Chris (May 26, 2011). "Tigers held in check after Scherzer struggles". MLB.com. Retrieved May 26, 2011. 
  4. ^ Iott, Chris (May 28, 2011). "Tigers send Adam Wilk to Triple-A Toledo to make room for David Purcey". The Ann Arbor News. Retrieved May 28, 2011. 
  5. ^ Iott, Chris (December 19, 2012). "Adam Wilk looks forward to pitching in Korea, is open to return to Detroit Tigers in future". mlive.com. Retrieved December 19, 2012. 

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