Date of Birth: 11/13/1987
Height: 6' 5" Weight: 230 lbs
Resides: Rye, NY
Highest Level: MLB
Adleman begins his first season with the Ducks and ninth in professional baseball. The right-hander reached the Major Leagues in 2016 and 2017 with the Cincinnati Reds. He combined to make 43 appearances (33 starts), going 9-15 with a 4.97 ERA and 155 strikeouts over 192 innings pitched. The Staten Island, N.Y. native made his MLB debut on May 1, 2016 at Pittsburgh, firing six innings of two-run ball while striking out six in the Reds 6-5 win over the Pirates. He proceeded to allow three earned runs or less in 11 of his 13 starts during the 2016 season and made five quality starts overall that year. Adleman also pitched during spring training with the Reds earlier this year.
The 31-year-old began his career in the Baltimore Orioles organization. He earned New York-Penn League Mid-Season All-Star honors with Single-A Aberdeen in 2010, turning in a 3.44 ERA and 62 strikeouts over 13 starts that year. He later claimed Southern League Mid-Season All-Star honors in 2015 with Double-A Pensacola, compiling a 2.64 ERA and 113 strikeouts over 27 games (26 starts). The Georgetown University alum previously spent one season (2012) in the American Association with the Lincoln Saltdogs and El Paso Diablos and one with the New Jersey Jackals of the Can-Am League (2013). Adleman was originally selected by the Orioles in the 24th round of the 2010 amateur draft.