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Name  Adam Plutko

Role  Baseball Player
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Adam Gregory Plutko (born October 3, 1991) is an American professional baseball pitcher for the Cleveland Indians of Major League Baseball (MLB). He attended the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), where he played college baseball for the UCLA Bruins.


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Amateur career

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Plutko attended Glendora High School in Glendora, California, and then enrolled at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Though he was selected by the Houston Astros in the sixth round of the 2010 Major League Baseball Draft, he opted not to sign with the Astros.

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At UCLA, Plutko was a member of the UCLA Bruins baseball team. In 2013, Plutko led the Bruins to their first NCAA Championship in baseball by beating Mississippi State in the 2013 College World Series. During the World Series, he recorded wins against Louisiana State in the opening round of the World Series and in Game 1 of the Championship Series against Mississippi State. He was named the College World Series Most Outstanding Player.

Professional career

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The Cleveland Indians selected Plutko in the 11th round of the 2013 Major League Baseball Draft. He signed with the Indians, but did not pitch for their Minor League Baseball affiliates that year due to a stress fracture in his shoulder. Plutko made his professional debut in 2014 with the Lake County Captains of the Class A Midwest League. In May, the Indians promoted Plutko to the Carolina Mudcats of the Class A-Advanced Carolina League. He began the 2015 season with the Lynchburg Hillcats of the Carolina League, and was promoted to the Akron RubberDucks of the Class AA Eastern League in May.

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The Indians invited Plutko to spring training in 2016. He began the 2016 season with Akron and was promoted to the Columbus Clippers of the Class AAA International League on June 16.

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On September 20, 2016, the Indians purchased Plutko's contract from the Clippers and added him to their active roster. He made his major league debut on September 24 as a relief pitcher.

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