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2022 Pitching

STATS IP
Innings Pitched
W
Wins
L
Losses
ERA
Earned Run Average
SO
Strikeouts
BB
Base on Balls (Walk)
Regular Season 64.2 1 12 7.10 55 39

Top Joan Adon News

  • Nationals' Joan Adon: Dispatched to Triple-A

    The Nationals optioned Adon to Triple-A Rochester on Sunday.

    Adon will head back to the minors after he picked up his MLB-leading 12th loss of the season Thursday, when he was charged with four earned runs on six hits and three walks over four innings against the Phillies. The Nationals activated reliever Hunter Harvey (forearm) from the 60-day injured list to take over Adon's spot on the 26-man active roster, but the team will still need to find a pitcher to replace Adon in the rotation when his next turn comes up in Saturday's game versus Atlanta.

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  • Nationals' Joan Adon: Picks up another loss

    Adon (1-12) took the loss Thursday, allowing four runs on six hits and three walks over four innings against the Phillies. He struck out five.

    Adon was recalled from Triple-A Rochester ahead of Thursday's game and made his second start at the MLB level since June 7. However, the rookie right-hander continues to struggle and has allowed at least four runs in three consecutive starts. Across 64.2 innings in the majors, Adon sports a 7.10 ERA with a 55:39 K:BB.

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  • Nationals' Joan Adon: Called up for Thursday's start

    Adon was recalled from Triple-A Rochester and will start Thursday against the Phillies.

    Adon was previously announced as the starter for Thursday's contest, and he's now officially been added to the big-league roster. The rookie right-hander was demoted in early June but returned quickly for a spot start June 17, and he gave up four runs across five innings versus Philadelphia. Overall this year Adon has a 6.97 ERA, 1.75 WHIP and 50:36 K:BB over 60.2 innings.

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  • Nationals' Joan Adon: Slated to start Thursday

    Adon will be called up from Triple-A Rochester to start Thursday's game against the Phillies, Mark Zuckerman of MASNSports.com reports.

    Adon was sent to the minors June 21 and allowed an unearned run while striking out three in five innings a day later. However, he hasn't pitched since then due to a planned break, so he should be fully rested when he takes the mound Thursday. The right-hander has posted a 6.97 ERA and 1.75 WHIP in 60.2 innings over 13 major-league starts this year.

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  • Nationals' Joan Adon: Sent back to Triple-A

    The Nationals optioned Adon to Triple-A Rochester on Saturday.

    Adon was returned to the minors one day after he was summoned from Rochester to make a spot start during the Nationals' doubleheader Friday with the Phillies. Though he tied his season high with six strikeouts in the outing, he gave up four runs on seven hits and a walk and was dealt his league-high 11th loss. Adon will now make regular turns in the Triple-A rotation with the Nationals having settled on Paolo Espino and Jackson Tetreault as the back-end options in its rotation until at least one of Stephen Strasburg (ribs) or Anibal Sanchez (neck) returns from the injured list.

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  • Nationals' Joan Adon: Knocked around in return to majors

    Adon (1-11) took the loss in the first game of Friday's doubleheader against the Phillies, giving up four runs on seven hits across five innings. He struck out six batters and walked one.

    Adon's strikeout total matched his season high, but that was about the only positive he can take from another unimpressive outing. The Phillies got to him early, with Nick Castellanos doubling in the top of the first inning and two more runs coming around in the third. The outing raised Adon's ERA slightly to 6.97, which doesn't make a good case for him sticking around after the doubleheader.

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  • Nationals' Joan Adon: Rejoining big club for spot start

    The Nationals plan to call up Adon from Triple-A Rochester to start the first game of Friday's doubleheader with the Phillies, Jesse Dougherty of The Washington Post reports.

    Washington is likely to designate Adon as its 27th man for the twin bill, so he's expected to be returned to Rochester immediately after the spot start. He'll be rejoining the Nationals after going 1-10 while supplying a 6.95 ERA, 1.76 WHIP and 44:35 K:BB in 55.2 innings over 12 starts before being demoted to Triple-A earlier this month.

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  • Nationals' Joan Adon: First to double-digit losses

    Adon (1-10) took the loss Tuesday as the Nationals were routed 12-2 by the Marlins, getting hammered for eight runs on seven hits and two walks over three-plus innings. He struck out two.

    After coughing up five runs in the second inning, Adon got the hook in the fourth after a three-run blast by Miami's backup catcher Nick Fortes. The 23-year-old right-hander is the first pitcher in the majors to reach 10 losses, a dubious achievement that owes as much to the struggles of the team around him as his own ineffectiveness. With Stephen Strasburg (neck) set to rejoin the rotation this week, the Nats could mercifully pull the plug on Adon's stint as a starter -- an assignment in which he's produced a 6.95 ERA, 1.76 WHIP and 44:35 K:BB through 55.2 innings.

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  • Nationals' Joan Adon: Demoted to Triple-A

    The Nationals optioned Adon to Triple-A Rochester on Wednesday.

    Adon's demotion comes after he took his league-high 10th loss of the season while giving up eight earned runs in three innings during Tuesday's 12-2 loss to the Marlins. The rough outing inflated Adon's season ERA and WHIP to 6.95 and 1.76, respectively. With Adon heading to the minors, Evan Lee is expected to take over as Washington's No. 5 starter.

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  • Nationals' Joan Adon: Allows 10 baserunners in loss

    Adon (1-9) took the loss Thursday, allowing three runs on six hits and four walks while striking out four in 5.1 innings during an 8-1 defeat at the hands of Cincinnati.

    The rookie right-hander gave up a three-run blast to Joey Votto in the first inning. The damage could have been greater, but Adon was able to induce two double-play balls during his time on the mound. It was the fifth time in 11 starts that he walked four or more batters, and despite the mediocre showing, the outing actually lowered his ERA to 5.98. Adon's next start is likely to come in Miami next week.

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  • Nationals' Joan Adon: Quality start Saturday

    Adon didn't factor into the decision in a 3-2 loss to the Rockies during the second game of Saturday's doubleheader, allowing two unearned runs on six hits and two walks over six innings. He struck out three.

    The quality start was only the second of the season in 10 trips to the mound for Adon, who tossed 62 of 89 pitches for strikes before exiting. A setback for Joe Ross (elbow) might have bought Adon some more time in the Nationals' rotation, but the rookie will need to improve significantly on his 6.08 ERA, 1.67 WHIP and 38:29 K:BB through 47.1 innings to keep it.

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  • Nationals' Joan Adon: Rocked by Dodgers

    Adon (1-8) took the loss in Monday's 10-1 rout at the hands of the Dodgers, surrendering six runs on seven hits and four walks over 4.2 innings. He struck out four.

    It was another rough outing for the 23-year-old, who tossed 58 of 92 pitches for strikes before getting the hook. Adon's eight losses lead the majors, and his 6.97 ERA and 1.72 WHIP make him a prime candidate to lose his rotation spot once one of Joe Ross (elbow) or Stephen Strasburg (neck) rejoin the roster in June.

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  • Nationals' Joan Adon: Stuck with seventh loss

    Adon (1-7) took the loss Tuesday, allowing one run on five hits over 4.2 innings as the Nationals fell 5-1 to the Marlins. He struck out two without walking a batter.

    The 23-year-old now leads the majors in losses, but this one wasn't really his fault as the Nats gave Adon very little help. He tossed 84 pitches (54 strikes) before exiting, and the right-hander has failed to complete five innings in six of his eight starts this season. Adon will carry a 6.38 ERA, 1.64 WHIP and poor 31:23 K:BB through 36.2 innings into his next outing.

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  • Nationals' Joan Adon: Takes another loss

    Adon (1-6) allowed three earned runs on three hits and five walks while striking out two across 3.2 innings to take the loss Thursday against the Mets.

    Adon struggled mightily with his command, which ultimately sunk his outing. He allowed three walks before a two-RBI single in the opening frame. Adon handed out an additional two free passes in the second inning but was able to work out of the jam. In addition to inflating his ERA, Adon's inability to find the strike zone has also run up his pitch count. As a result, he's now completed fewer than five innings in five of his seven starts. Overall, he has a 7.03 ERA and 29:23 K:BB across 32 innings this season.

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  • Nationals' Joan Adon: Drops third straight

    Adon (1-5) allowed three runs on three hits and five walks over five innings Friday, striking out six and taking a loss against the Angels.

    After an RBI groundout from Shohei Ohtani in the first inning, Adon turned in three scoreless frames. He then coughed up a two-run double to Mike Trout in the fifth. Both his six punchouts and five walks were the highest he's posted in a start this season. Adon will carry a 6.99 ERA into his projected home outing against the Mets next week.

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  • Nationals' Joan Adon: Shaky in loss to Giants

    Adon (1-4) took the loss Saturday, giving up four runs on four hits and three walks over four-plus innings in a 9-3 loss to the Giants. He struck out five.

    The rookie right-hander continues to struggle. Adon has been tagged for at least four runs in four of his five starts this season, leading to a 7.33 ERA and 1.67 WHIP that seems entirely deserved given his 18.9 percent strikeout rate and 11.7 percent walk rate. The only thing keeping Adon in the rotation right now might be the Nationals' lack of viable alternatives.

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  • Nationals' Joan Adon: Gives up five runs Sunday

    Adon (1-3) allowed five runs on six hits and a walk while striking out three in four innings to take the loss against the Giants on Sunday.

    Adon earned the win Tuesday against the Diamondbacks by tossing 6.1 scoreless innings, but he was much less effective in Sunday's outing. He gave up a leadoff home run to Joc Pederson and struggled to turn things around later in the start. The right-hander has now given up at least four runs in three of his first four starts of the season, and he's posted a 6.98 ERA and 1.66 WHIP in 19.1 innings. He tentatively lines up for a rematch against the Giants on the road Saturday.

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Player Bio

HT/WT: 6-2, 246 lbs
Birthplace: Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Age: 24
Experience: R
Bats/Throws: R, R