Austin Lance Adams is a Major League Baseball pitcher for the San Diego Padres in the United States. The Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim selected Adams in the eighth round of the 2012 Major League Baseball draft.
He began his professional career with the Orem Owlz of the Rookie Advanced-level Pioneer League during the 2012 season.
In 2013, he was a member of the Midwest League’s Class A Burlington Bees and the California League’s Class A Advanced Inland Empire 66ers. In 2014, he was a member of the California League’s Class A Advanced Inland Empire 66ers.
He started the 2015 season with Inland Empire before being promoted to the Texas League’s Class AA Arkansas Travelers and then to the Pacific Coast League’s Class AAA Salt Lake Bees. He split the 2016 season between the Rookie-level AZL Angels in the Arizona League and the Class AA Arkansas Travelers.
On August 30, 2020, the Mariners traded Adams, Austin Nola, and Dan Altavilla to the San Diego Padres for Ty France, Taylor Trammell, Andrés Muñoz, and Luis Torrens.
Adams had problems with control in his 2021 MLB season. On September 1, 2021, Adams becomes the first MLB pitcher ever to register 20 or more hits by a pitch with less than 50 IPs in a season.
Adams is the first pitcher to have hit a batter 20 times or more since 2004. During his 8-pitch outing, he hit batters 2 times, walked 1 batter, gave up 1 hit, and registered 0 strikes. He has pitched 45.2 innings in his 2021 season as of September 1, 2021.
There are no details about his marital status. He may be married or unmarried. There are also no rumors about his wife and girlfriend.