Adam Kolarek

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Adam John Kolarek

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Biographical Information[edit]

Relief pitcher Adam Kolarek has played in the New York Mets minor league system since 2010 (through 2013). He was drafted in the 11th round of that year's amateur draft.

He pitched for the Kingsport Mets and Brooklyn Cyclones in 2010 and went a combined 2-1 with a 3.13 ERA in 22 appearances. In 37 1/3 innings, he allowed only 19 hits and struck out 45 batters. He pitched for the Savannah Sand Gnats and St. Lucie Mets in 2011 and went 7-1 with a 2.85 ERA in 26 games (one start). In 2012, he was 1-3 with 18 saves, 70 strikeouts and a 2.37 ERA in 44 games (57 IP) for St. Lucie, earning a spot on the Florida State League All-Star team. He also tossed 6 games for the Binghamton Mets and posted a 2-0 record with a 5.68 ERA. In 2013, he was 3-3 with a 1.71 ERA in 44 games for Binghamton. In his first taste of Triple-A action, he had an 11.25 ERA in 2 appearances for the Las Vegas 51s as well.

His father, Frank Kolarek, played in the minor leagues in the 1970s.