Adam Kolarek is an American professional baseball pitcher for the Oakland Athletics of Major League Baseball (MLB). He previously played for the Tampa Bay Rays and Los Angeles Dodgers.
The Baltimore native Kolarek went to Catonsville High School. From 2008 to 2010, he was a member of the University of Maryland men’s basketball team.
In 21 appearances in 2008, he had a record of 2–1 with a 4.26 ERA. With 26 games under his belt, he had an ERA of just under four runs per nine in 2009 and just under six runs per nine in 2010, respectively (five starts).
As one of the country’s top 50 lefthanders, Kolarek was selected by the Mets in the 11th round of the MLB draft in 2010.
For the Kingsport Mets and the Brooklyn Cyclones, he compiled a 2–1 record and a 3.13 ERA in 22 appearances that year. He struck out 45 batters while allowing just 19 hits over 37 1/3 innings.
With his 0.643 WHIP, he would have topped the Kingsport pitching staff. This year, he appeared in 26 games, finishing 7-1 with a 2.85 ERA for the Savannah Sand Gnats and the St. Lucie Mets.
At St. Lucie, his record was 1–3 with 18 saves, 70 strikeouts, and a 2.37 earned run average in 44 games (57 innings) in 2012. He was named to the Florida State League All-Star team that year.
Adam Kolarek Parents: Who Are Adam Kolarek Parents?
Professional baseball pitcher Adam Kolarek has not shared any information about his biological parents. There are no records of his mother and father.