11 Facts About Adam Ottavino


Adam Robert Ottavino was born on November 22,1985 and is an American professional baseball pitcher for the New York Mets of Major League Baseball.

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Adam Ottavino has previously played in MLB for the St Louis Cardinals, Colorado Rockies, New York Yankees, and Boston Red Sox.

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Adam Ottavino attended one of the aforementioned schools with future teammate Dellin Betances, who was a couple of grades younger.

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Adam Ottavino enrolled at Northeastern University, where he played college baseball for the Northeastern Huskies baseball team.

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Adam Ottavino holds both the Northeastern career and single season records for strikeouts.

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Adam Ottavino pitched for the Springfield Cardinals of the Class AA Texas League in 2008.

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On May 29,2010, Adam Ottavino made his major league debut for the Cardinals as a starter.

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Adam Ottavino appeared in five games for the Cardinals in 2010, three of them starts.

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Adam Ottavino pitched for Memphis in 2011, and the Cardinals re-added him to their 40-man roster after the season.

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On May 4,2015, it was revealed that Adam Ottavino had a partially torn ulnar collateral ligament in his right elbow, which required Tommy John surgery, ending his 2015 season.

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Adam Ottavino became the first Yankee in team history to wear uniform number 0, the last single-digit number not retired by the Yankees.

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