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Jon Adkins MLB Career Stats

5-5 4.54 138.2 81 1.51

Jon Adkins Bio

  • Full Name: Jonathan Scott Adkins
  • Born: 8/30/1977 in Huntington, WV
  • Draft: 1998, Oakland Athletics, 9th rd. (255th overall)
  • College: Oklahoma State
  • Debut: August 14, 2003
  • Ret., Final Game: 9/27/2008
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MLB Career Stats 5 5 4.54 119 0 0 138.2 81 1.51


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INT Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2008 Louisville INT

Jon Adkins Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
September 21, 2010 Charlotte Knights released RHP Jon Adkins.
July 29, 2010 RHP Jon Adkins assigned to Charlotte Knights from Chicago White Sox.
July 28, 2010 Chicago White Sox signed free agent RHP Jon Adkins to a minor league contract.
July 13, 2010 Louisville Bats released RHP Jon Adkins.
March 18, 2010 RHP Jon Adkins assigned to Louisville Bats from Cincinnati Reds.
January 26, 2010 Cincinnati Reds signed free agent RHP Jon Adkins to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.

Jonathan Scott Adkins Bio Info

In 1995 graduated from Wayne (WV) High School, where he posted a 42-5 career record and helped his team win 3 state a senior was West Virginia Player of the Year...played baseball at Oklahoma State University, where he went 24-8 during his 3 a sophomore was second team All-Big a freshman at OSU started Game 1 of the 1996 College World Series and threw 8.1 innings in a no-decision against top-ranked Alabama...his first cousin, Tim Adkins, pitched in the Devil Rays, Tigers and Yankees organizations and currently is a regional scout with the Cubs in the Ohio, Kentucky, West Virginia and Pennsylvania area...Tim Adkins also served as the pitching coach at Marshall University. 2009 Following the 2008 season was resigned by the Reds to a minor league contract but was released before 2009 spring training...signed with the Lotte Giants in Busan, South Korea and spent the season there, where he went 3-5, 3.70 and led the Korean Baseball Organization with 26 saves...was managed by former Major Leaguer Jerry Royster... on 11/24/09 was re-signed by the Reds to a minor league contract...on 1/26/10 was invited to Major League spring training camp. 2008 Was Class AAA Louisville's Co-Most Valuable Player along with 1B Kevin Barker...led all Reds farmhands and the International League with 30 saves, 1 shy of the franchise record (31sv, Mike Perez, 1990)...converted 30-33 save opps...ranked second in the IL with a team-high 57 apps...made his Reds debut on 9/9 at Mil, recorded the final out of the 10th inning and earned the 11-inning, 5-4 victory. 2007 Had his contract selected from New Orleans (AAA) of the Pacific Coast League on July 27th...Appeared in one game with the Mets...Was designated for assignment on July 29th...Cleared waivers and was outrighted to New Orleans on August 1st...Pitched a scoreless inning of relief on July 27th vs. Washington...Constructed a 16.0 scoreless innings streak spanning 12 outings from June 3rd-July 4th with New Orleans...Finished third on the Zephyrs with five saves and third in appearances. 2006 Began the year with Portland (AAA) of the Pacific Coast League...His contract was purchased by San Diego for the first time on April 18th...Optioned to Triple-A on August 21 and recalled again for the remainder of the season on August 24...Made his Padres debut April 18 at Colorado...Appeared in 13 games in July and posted a 2-0 record with a 1.32 ERA (two earned runs/13.2 innings)...In those contests, he walked four and held opposing batters to a .156 (7-45) average...Worked 13.1 consecutive scoreless innings from May 16-June 13...Also, did not allow a run over 9.2 innings from June 27-July 19 and in 8.2 innings from Aug. 20-Sept. 14...Tossed a season-high 2.0 innings on seven occasions...Did not allow a run in the final six of those 2.0-inning outings. 2005 After working the entire 2004 season as a reliever with the White Sox, the right-hander pitched primarily as a starter for Triple-A Charlotte in 2005. Adkins started in 21 of his 23 games for the Knights, posting a 4-9 record with a 5.37 earned run average over 127 1/3 innings. He struck out 92, walked 43 and allowed 148 hits. Adkins made a brief appearance with the White Sox, posting an 8.64 ERA over five games in relief. He allowed five of his eight runs while pitching in the 16th inning of a 9-4 loss to Minnesota on August 16 at home, as part of a three-game Twins sweep. Originally selected by the A's, Adkins was not added to the roster during Sept. callups. 2004 Went 2-3 with a 4.65 ERA in 50 relief appearances in his first full season with the White Sox ... was used exclusively as a reliever for first time in his professional career ... ranked among the American League rookie relief leaders in games finished (5th, 19), appearances (8th), IP (8th, 62.0), ERA (8th, 4.65) and strikeouts (T10th, 44) ... finished third among Sox relievers with five holds, all of which came in September ... recorded a 2.11 ERA (9 ER/ 38.1 IP) in 20 games when he went more than 1.0 IP ... limited first batters faced to a .217 (10-46) average ... stranded 10 of 17 inherited runners (58.9 percent) ... surrendered 13 home runs (11 solo), tied for second-most among AL relievers, and allowed an average of 10.89 hits per 9.0 IP, the fourth-highest mark among AL relievers ... went 2-1 with a 3.35 ERA (14 ER/37.2 IP) at home and 0-2 with a 6.66 ERA (18 ER/24.1 IP) on the road ... posted a 2.33 ERA during the day compared to a 5.70 ERA at night ... ERA was 3.33 (10 ER/27.0 IP) in the first half and 5.66 (22 ER/35.0 IP) after the break ... opponents batted .305 (75-246) ... lefties hit .327 (35-107) and right-handers .288 (40-139) ... ERA dropped from 4.05 in April, to 2.25 in May and 1.69 in June ... combined with Mark Buehrle on shutouts on 5/11 vs. Baltimore (2.0 IP), 5/16 vs. Minnesota (2.1 IP) and 5/27 vs. Texas (1.0 IP) ... was not scored upon in seven of first nine games ... recorded his first major-league victory on 4/14 vs. Kansas City (0.1 IP) ... compiled a 1.84 ERA (3 ER/14.2 IP) in 11 games between 5/11-6/24 ... allowed a game-ending solo home run to Mark Kotsay in the 10th inning on 6/2 at Oakland ... threw a season-high 3.2 scoreless IP on 8/4 at Kansas City ... registered first career hold on 9/3 vs. Seattle (1.0 IP) ... yielded nine runs over three appearances from 9/14-17 (1.0 IP) ... issued just three walks over final 23 outings (22.0 IP). 2003 Spent first full season in the White Sox organization, making 26 appearances (19 starts) with Class AAA Charlotte and four (all in relief) with the White Sox ... was recalled from Charlotte on 8/13 and made his major-league debut on 8/14 at Anaheim ... faced three batters without recording an out but did not allow a run ... gave up four runs on three hits in next outing on 8/15 at Texas ... was optioned to Charlotte on 8/21, making four relief appearances, before being recalled a second time on 9/2 ... made two appearances after recall, allowing just one run on four hits over 7.0 IP ... went 4.0 scoreless IP in last outing on 9/25 at Kansas City, giving up one hit ... was 7-7 with a 4.21 ERA (50 ER/107.0 IP) in 19 starts at Charlotte and 0-1 with one save and a 2.30 ERA (4 ER/15.2 IP) in nine relief appearances ... opponents hit .262 (108-413) as starter but .200 (11-55) as reliever ... 19 of first 22 games were as a starter, while last four were as a reliever ... made eight quality starts ... threw 25.2 consecutive scoreless IP over five outings from 5/16-6/19, allowing 15 hits, and gave up just one earned run in 37.2 IP from 5/16-6/29 ... compiled a 0.38 ERA (1 ER/24.0 IP) in five June starts ... went 6.2 scoreless IP on 5/16 at Columbus and 7.0 scoreless IP (three hits) in next start on 5/23-2 vs. Toledo ... struck out career-high 10 on 8/3 vs. Louisville ... threw 8.0 scoreless IP in final start on 8/8 at Indianapolis.

Minor League Highlights:
2002: Combined to go 11-9 with a 5.40 ERA (90 ER/150.0 IP) in 29 games (28 starts) between Class AAA Sacramento and Class A Modesto in the Oakland Athletics organization and Class AAA Charlotte in the White Sox organization...was traded by the A's to the White Sox in return for Ray Durham and cash on 7/25...allowed 11.8 hits (197 H) per 9.0 IP...compiled a 2.4:1 strikeout-walk-ratio (111 SO/46 BB)...went 3-1 with a 1.88 ERA (6 ER/28.2 IP) in May...six of his seven starts at Charlotte were quality outings...was 3-0 with a 1.96 ERA (5 ER/23.0 IP) at home...tossed 9.0 scoreless IP over three consecutive starts...made nine appearances (eight starts) for Peoria in the Arizona Fall League, going 2-3 with a 5.50 ERA (22 ER/36.0 IP).

2001: Spent majority of season at Class AA Midland in the Oakland organization...finished fourth in shutouts (one) in the Texas League...made nine quality starts...posted a 2.16 ERA in five April starts...threw a complete-game, three-hit shutout on 4/28 at Shreveport...ERA was at 3.38 folllowing a win on 7/8 at Round Rock but allowed 30 earned runs in 36.0 IP (7.50 ERA) over final seven outings...also made three late-season appearances at Class AAA Sacramento.

2000: Made stops at Rookie Phoenix, Class A Modesto and Sacramento...began the season on Modesto disabled list...made three rehab appearances at Phoenix and one at Sacramento before going 5-2 with a 1.81 ERA in nine games (seven starts) at Modesto...held opponents to a .225 average (41-182)...ERA was 1.85 or lower in all three months at Modesto...allowed two earned runs or less in all nine games...ranked fourth in the California League in complete games (one).

1999: Made his pro debut at Modesto...averaged 8.2 strikeouts (93 SO/102.0 IP) and 2.6 walks (30 BB) per 9.0 IP...was 6-2 with a 3.15 ERA (21 ER/60.0 IP) in first 14 games (through 6/5) and 3-3 with a 7.07 ERA (33/42.0 IP) over final 12...twice fanned a season-high eight.

1998: Did not play due to injury...was selected in the ninth round of the June First-Year Player Draft...was signed by Tim Holt (Athletics). 2002 Acquired by the White Sox organization in exchange for infielder Ray Durham and cash considerations on July 25th...After the trade, he appeared in eight games (seven starts) for Charlotte (AAA) of the International League. 2001 His one shutout ranked him fourth in the Texas League. 1999 In his professional debut for Modesto (A) of the California League,averaged 8.2 strikeouts per nine innings (93 strikeouts/102.0 innings).