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Win-loss record  44–46
Name  Rick Adair
WHIP  1.480

Strikeouts  474
Earned run average  3.92
Role  Baseball Coach
Rick Adair
Education  Western Carolina University
Similar People  Bill Castro, Jim Presley, Wayne Kirby, John Russell, Bobby Dickerson

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Michael Richard Adair (born January 19, 1958) was the pitching coach for the Baltimore Orioles and a former minor league baseball player. He was succeeded as pitching coach by Bill Castro and then Dave Wallace, the current pitching coach for the Baltimore Orioles.


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Playing career

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As a player, Adair played college baseball at Western Carolina University and was drafted by the then-newly formed Mariners in the third round of the 1979 Major League Baseball Draft. Injuries ended his career seven years later, having peaked at the Triple-A level.

Coaching career

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He has held various coaching jobs since the end of his playing career, mostly as a minor-league pitching coach, with the Cleveland Indians, San Diego Padres, Detroit Tigers, Atlanta Braves, and Toronto Blue Jays organizations. He held major league coaching jobs with Cleveland, Detroit, and Seattle. Prior to being appointed to his former position with Seattle, Adair spent four seasons as a minor-league pitching coordinator for the Texas Rangers.

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He was suspended on September 11, 1997, for 2 games after a postgame confrontation with the umpires.

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Adair served as pitching coach for the Seattle Mariners. In 2011, he was hired as the bullpen coach for the Baltimore Orioles. Adair took over pitching coach Mark Connor's position after the latter resigned on June 14. In August 2013 Adair went on a leave of absence, due to personal reasons, from his post as the pitching coach and was succeeded by Bill Castro.


Adair is the nephew of former MLB pitcher and pitching coach Art Fowler.


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