Adam Ottavino

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  • B/T: S/R
  • 6' 5"/220
  • Age: 30

Adam Ottavino MLB Career Stats

8-10 3.88 255.0 254 1.36

Adam Ottavino Bio

  • Full Name: Adam Robert Ottavino
  • Pronunciation: aught-uh-vee-no
  • Born: 11/22/1985 in New York, NY
  • Draft: 2006, St. Louis Cardinals, 1st rd. (30th overall)
  • College: Northeastern
  • Debut: May 29, 2010
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MLB Career Stats 8 10 3.88 194 3 4 255.0 254 1.36
  • Status: Disabled 60-Day


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Adam Ottavino Stats

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Adam Ottavino Advanced Stats

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Adam Ottavino Statcast Events


Adam Ottavino 2016 Projections

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Adam Ottavino News

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May 28, 2016 at 5:00 PM ET

Rehabbing Ottavino has fun facing hitters

Rockies right-handed reliever Adam Ottavino pitched to live batters Saturday morning for the first since he underwent Tommy John surgery last May.

May 11, 2016 at 4:28 PM ET

Ottavino will soon face hitters

Having entered a period of increased bullpen sessions, and with the hope that he'll face hitters later this month, Rockies right-handed relief pitcher Adam Ottavino said he can see a return from last year's Tommy John surgery on the horizon.


Adam Ottavino Awards

FSL Pitcher of the Week

Week Team League
07/02/2007 Palm Beach FSL

FSL Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2007 Palm Beach FSL

FSL Post-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2007 Palm Beach FSL

NYP Pitcher of the Week

Week Team League
07/09/2006 State College NYP

Adam Ottavino Leaderboards


Season G Rank
2014 75 4th in NL


Season HLD Rank
2014 21 11th in NL

Adam Ottavino Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
February 18, 2016 Colorado Rockies placed RHP Adam Ottavino on the 60-day disabled list. Recovering from May 2015 Tommy John surgery
November 6, 2015 Colorado Rockies activated RHP Adam Ottavino from the 60-day disabled list.
May 14, 2015 Colorado Rockies transferred RHP Adam Ottavino from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list. May 2015 Tommy John surgery
April 27, 2015 Colorado Rockies placed RHP Adam Ottavino on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to April 26, 2015. Right triceps inflammation
May 20, 2012 Colorado Rockies recalled Adam Ottavino from Colorado Springs Sky Sox.
May 9, 2012 Colorado Rockies optioned Adam Ottavino to Colorado Springs Sky Sox.
May 5, 2012 Colorado Rockies recalled Adam Ottavino from Colorado Springs Sky Sox.
April 3, 2012 Colorado Rockies claimed RHP Adam Ottavino off waivers from St. Louis Cardinals.
April 3, 2012 Colorado Rockies optioned Adam Ottavino to Colorado Springs Sky Sox.
March 20, 2012 St. Louis Cardinals optioned RHP Adam Ottavino to Memphis Redbirds.
November 18, 2011 St. Louis Cardinals selected the contract of Adam Ottavino from Memphis Redbirds.
January 14, 2011 St. Louis Cardinals invited non-roster RHP Adam Ottavino to spring training.
November 19, 2010 St. Louis Cardinals sent Adam Ottavino outright to Memphis Redbirds.
September 29, 2010 Adam Ottavino roster status changed by St. Louis Cardinals.
August 17, 2010 St. Louis Cardinals transferred RHP Adam Ottavino from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list.
July 7, 2010 St. Louis Cardinals placed RHP Adam Ottavino on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to July 4, 2010. right shoulder sprain
June 25, 2010 St. Louis Cardinals recalled Adam Ottavino from Memphis Redbirds.
June 25, 2010 St. Louis Cardinals activated RHP Adam Ottavino.
June 14, 2010 St. Louis Cardinals optioned Adam Ottavino to Memphis Redbirds.
May 29, 2010 St. Louis Cardinals recalled Adam Ottavino from Memphis Redbirds.
March 27, 2010 St. Louis Cardinals optioned Adam Ottavino to Memphis Redbirds.
November 18, 2009 St. Louis Cardinals selected the contract of Adam Ottavino from Memphis Redbirds.

Adam Robert Ottavino Bio Info

Adam Robert Ottavino … Brooklyn native lives in New York with his wife Brette and son Bradley … attended Northeastern University in Boston, and was the second-highest Major League draft pick in Northeastern history behind Carlos Pena (10th overall by Texas in 1998) … was selected by Tampa Bay in the 30th round of the 2003 First-Year Player Draft but did not sign …graduated from Berkeley Carroll (Brooklyn, N.Y.) High School in 2003, where he averaged 17 strikeouts per game over his junior and senior years … pitched eight one-hitters in high school and once struck out 54 batters over a three-game stretch … also once struck out 20 of 21 total batters in a seven-inning game in high school … documented his rehab from Tommy John surgery via photography and videography for the … Instagram @adamottavino 


Began the season with a 10.1 inning scoreless streak across 10 appearances prior to undergoing Tommy John surgery May 6. Was placed on the 15-day disabled list April 27 with right triceps inflammation. Allowed no runs in 15 games dating back to Sept. 7, 2015 (13.2 IP, 5 H, BB, 17 SO). Recorded a .094 (3-for-32) opponent batting average. Earned his one win of the season April 22 against San Diego. Moved into the closer's role April 14 and struck out all three batters in the ninth inning at San Francisco to earn his second Major League save, his first since July 30, 2014 at Chicago-NL ... also recorded a save April 15 to earn saves in consecutive appearances for the first time in his career.


Spent the entire season on the Rockies Major League roster, appearing in a career-high 75 games...the 75 games led the squad and were tied for the fourth-most among National League relievers...went 1-4 and a save with a 3.60 ERA (65.0 IP, 26 ER)...walked 17 compared to 70 strikeouts...he added 21 holds, which also led the team...Opened up the season with a 13-game scoreless streak that spanned 11.1 innings...allowed just six hits and one walk while striking out 15 in that was the fourth longest game streak by a Rockies reliever to open up the season, longest since Randy Flores went 16 scoreless games to open up 2010...Through the first two months of the season, Adam carried a 1.80 ERA (25.0 IP, 5 ER), three walks and 25 strikeouts in 28 games...his ERA was eighth-best among NL relievers with at least 25 games...Allowed 14 earned runs in June, which was 13 games, for an ERA of 10.80 (11.2 IP, 14 ER) the other five months, had a combined 2.03 ERA (53.1 IP, 12 ER)...Had tremendous success on the road, with a 2.37 ERA (30.1 IP, 8 ER), seven walks, 33 strikeouts and a save...held opponents to a .237 average (25-for-108)...Recorded his first career save on July 30 at Chicago-NL in the Rockies 6-4, 10-inning victory...the day after a 15-inning game, Colorado plated two runs in the 10th as Ottavino pitched a scoreless bottom half (1 H, 1 SO) to preserve the win...Over the course of the season he had just 16 was the 6th time in Rockies history that a pitcher pitched in 75 or more games, but walked 20 or less in a single-season...he was one of 3 MLB pitchers to accomplish that feat in 2014 (Joe Smith-76 G, 15 BB; Tony Watson-78 G, 15 BB).


Spent the entire campaign with the Rockies and went 1-3 with a 2.64 ERA (78.1 ip, 23 er) in 51 games...his 51 appearances were 2 shy of tying a career high 53 set in 2012... 2013 marked his first Opening Day roster appointment... 42 of his 51 games were 1.0 innings or longer and had 24 appearances of 2.0 innings or more... Led the National League with 24 relief games of 2.0 innings or more...trailed MIN's Anthony Swarzak (26) for the Major League lead... His 24 appearances of 2.0+ innings in relief are a Rockies single season record, surpassing Curt Leskanic (1995) and Jerry Dipoto (1999) who held the record with 22 games...was 1-0 with a 1.70 ERA (53.0 ip, 10 er) in those 24 games... Had his third 3.0-inning game on 9/1 vs. CIN to earn his only win of the season (3.0 ip, 3 h, 0 r)... Ottavino was 1-1 with a 2.31 ERA (74.0 ip, 19 er) in appearances of 1.0 inning or more (42 g)...his 2.00 ERA (45.0 ip, 10 er) at Coors Field led all Rockies relievers.

2012 Was acquired off waivers from St. Louis 4/3 and was assigned to Triple-A Colorado Springs...was recalled 5/5 and made two perfect outings (2.2 ip, 0 h, 0 bb, 4 k) before being optioned...recalled a final time for the remainder of the season 5/20...made 53 total appearances and tossed 79.0 innings, all in relief. Made 25 appearances of more than 1.0 those 25 went 5-0 with a 2.13 ERA (55.0 ip, 13 er), 20 walks and 52 strikeouts while holding opponents to a .202 (40-for-198) average...tossed 3.0 ip six times. Struckout 81 batters on the season, a mark that was 3rd-most among all Rockies behind only Brothers and Pomeranz (83)...had multiple strikeouts 25 times...his 9.2 K/9.0 IP was also 2nd-best among Rox. His 79.0 innings pitched were the fourth-most relief innings in the National League, though he was third on the club as Jose Roenicke (88.2 ip) and Matt Belists (80.0 ip) each had more. Allowed just one run over his first 13.0 ip (12 outings) that same span struckout 15 (10.4 K/9.0 IP) and walked just two...his 81 strikeouts were tied for the 12th-most among NL relievers. Went 3-0 with a 1.14 ERA (23.2 ip, 3 er) and a .141 opponent average in the month of August, the most innings and lowest average against among all Rockies relievers in August. Before joining the Rockies had just two career relief appearances, and three career starts. Went 0-0 with a 3.20 ERA (19.2 ip, 7 er) in 13 games, all in relief, at Triple-A Colorado Springs. 2011 Spent the entire season at Memphis (AAA), making 26 appearances, starting 25...Induced 20 double plays, a career best, ranking 2nd on the Memphis squad behind Cory Rauschenberger (21)...Ranked 6th among Cardinals minor leaguers in innings pitched (141.0), 8th in strikeouts (120) and T3rd in games started (25)...Tied his career-best by striking out a season-high nine batters twice, both coming in starts at Iowa on April 17 and June 23...Made 10 quality starts, reaching a season-high of 7.0 IP on five occasions, holding opposition to one run or less in four...Posted a strong April with a 1.93 ERA in four starts (23.1 IP/24 K)...Won his last four decisions, going 4-0 in August and September to pull his season record to 7-8...Held opposing batters to a .196 BA (33-168) with runners in scoring position...Made one relief appearance (5/25 at Salt Lake) following a Mitchell Boggs start, tossing 3.1 IP and allowing six runs (3 ER). 2010 Began the season at Memphis (AAA) and made his Major League debut in May, but spent most of the season on the disabled list dealing with a right shoulder strain. ... Pitched in five games for St. Louis making three starts, going 0-2 in his starts. ... Posted a 5-3 record with a 3.97 ERA in nine starts at Memphis (AAA), winning his last three starts. ... Recalled on 5/29 and made his Major League debut that day at Wrigley Field, throwing a season-high 5.2 IP in a 5-0 loss. ... Made two more starts before being optioned to Memphis on 6/13. Was recalled again on 6/25 and appeared in two games in relief before landing on the disabled list. ... Logged 4.1 IP in relief on 6/27 at KC, a season high for a Cardinals reliever. ... Was placed on the 15-day DL on 7/4 with a right shoulder strain, then transfered to the 60-day DL on 8/16. ... Was activated from DL on 9/29 but did not pitch in the team's final five games. 2009 Made one start for Italy in the World Baseball Classic vs. VEN (3/10) threw three scoreless innings (1 H, 1 BB, 3 SO)...Led Cardinals minor leaguers with 27 games started, fifth in innings pitched (career-best 144.0), T-2nd with 119 strikeouts and T-8th with seven wins...Began season with nine consecutive losses, but finished strong posting a 7-3 record beginning on July 10...Started win streak with 8.1 scoreless innings of four-hit ball vs. ABQ (7/10), walking one and fanning seven in the win...Opposing batters hit just .197 (14-71) with RISP and two outs...Earned second round playoff win vs. SAC (9/16) tossing six innings while tying a career-best nine strikeouts (5 H, 2 R, 3 BB). 2008 Made 24 starts for Springfield, his first experience at Double-A level. Went 0-3 in his four April starts before landing on the DL 4/29 with right shoulder inflammation...came off the DL on 5/10 and made three starts in May. Made five starts in June and was 1-0 with a 3.27 ERA, his best month of the season...batters hit just .215 (17-79) with runners on and two out and only .196 (11- 56) with RISP and two outs...pitched for Peoria in the Arizona Fall League. Made eight starts and went 3-1 with a 6.17 ERA. 2007 Spent the entire season atPalmBeach, earningmidseason and postseason Florida State League All-Star honors... ranked 2nd in the FSL with aPalmBeach franchise record12 wins and 3rd with a 3.08 ERA and 128 strikeouts...his 27 starts ranked tied for 2nd-most in the league (Tyler Norrick 1st with 28)...went 9-3 with a 2.73 ERA (82.1 IP / 25 ER) in 14 starts after the FSL All-Star break...won six straight decisions spanning eight starts from 6/20- 7/28 (2.23 ERA)...named Florida State League Pitcher of the Week for 6/25-7/1 as he tossed 14 shutout innings over two opponents to a .195 (29-for-149) batting average w/runners in scoring position and .150 (9-for-60) BA w/runners in scoring position and two outs...pitched the top of the 3rd inning of the Florida State League All-Star Game and allowed a run on two hits while fanning one...rated the Cardinals 6th-best prospect by Baseball America. 2006 Did not allow an earned run in his first 19.2 professional innings pitched...named New York-Penn League Pitcher of the Week for 7/3-9 when he won two starts without allowing an earned run in 12.1 IP while fanning 11.