Timothy Max Adleman (born November 13, 1987) is an American professional baseball pitcher in the Detroit Tigers organization. He previously played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the Reds and the Samsung Lions of the KBO League.

Tim Adleman
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Adleman with the Cincinnati Reds in 2017
Detroit Tigers
Born: (1987-11-13) November 13, 1987 (age 32)
Staten Island, New York
Bats: Right Throws: Right
Professional debut
MLB: May 1, 2016, for the Cincinnati Reds
KBO: March 25, 2018, for the Samsung Lions
MLB statistics
(through 2017 season)
Win–loss record9–15
Earned run average4.97
KBO statistics
(through June 13, 2018)
Win–loss record5-5
Earned run average4.96


Baltimore OriolesEdit

Adleman played college baseball at Georgetown University. He was drafted by the Baltimore Orioles in the 24th round of the 2010 Major League Baseball Draft. Following the 2011 season, Adleman was released by the Orioles.

Lincoln Saltdogs/El Paso DiablosEdit

He signed to play with the Lincoln Saltdogs and later the El Paso Diablos in 2012.

New Jersey JackalsEdit

In 2013, Adleman pitched for the New Jersey Jackals.[1]

Cincinnati RedsEdit

He signed with the Cincinnati Reds before the 2014 season.[2]

Adleman was called up to make his major league debut on May 1, 2016.[3] He pitched 6 plus innings with 6 SOs and allowing only 3 hits and 2 runs.

Samsung LionsEdit

On November 30, 2017, Adleman signed a one-year, $1.05 million contract with the Samsung Lions of the KBO League.[4]

Second Stint with RedsEdit

On January 23, 2019, Adleman signed a minor league deal with an invitation to major league spring training to return to the Cincinnati Reds organization. He was released on March 22, 2019.

Long Island DucksEdit

On April 11, 2019, Adleman signed with the Long Island Ducks of the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball.

Detroit TigersEdit

On May 11, 2019, Adleman's contract was purchased by the Detroit Tigers and he was assigned to the Triple-A Toledo Mud Hens.[5] Adleman pitched to a 9-4 record with a 3.32 ERA, which would have been best in the International League had he qualified for the pitching statistic leaderboard. He struck out 119 batters and finished the season with a 1.15 WHIP.[6] He became a minor league free agent on November 7, 2019 before he was quickly resigned.[7][8]


  1. ^ "Former Jackal, Time Adleman Shiens in Major League Debut". www.njjackals.com. New Jersey Jackals. May 1, 2016. Retrieved November 23, 2016.
  2. ^ Tim Adleman has taken long road to Reds
  3. ^ Reds' Adleman to make MLB debut Sunday vs. Pirates
  4. ^ Adams, Steve (November 30, 2017). "Tim Adleman Signs With KBO's Samsung Lions". mlbtraderumors.com. Retrieved November 30, 2017.
  5. ^ "Tim Adleman's Contract Purchased by Detroit Tigers". Long Island Ducks. May 11, 2019. Retrieved May 11, 2019.
  6. ^ "Tim Adleman Stats, Highlights, Bio | MiLB.com Stats | The Official Site of Minor League Baseball". MiLB.com. Retrieved 2019-09-16.
  7. ^ Woodbery, Evan (2019-11-07). "Tigers' minor-league free agents include 5 who played in Detroit in 2019". mlive. Retrieved 2019-11-09.
  8. ^ Woodbery, Evan (2019-11-07). "Tigers re-sign 5 minor-league free agents, including Nick Ramirez". mlive. Retrieved 2019-11-09.

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