Timothy Max Adelman
- Bats Right, Throws Right
- Height 6' 5", Weight 225 lb.
- School Georgetown University
- High School Wakefield High School (Raleigh)
- Debut May 1, 2016
- Final Game September 19, 2017
Pitcher Tim Adleman made 43 appearances for the Cincinnati Reds over two seasons.
Tim began his professional career after being taken by the Baltimore Orioles in the 24th round of the 2010 amateur draft]. He began his career with a 3.44 ERA in 13 starts in Low A, but after posting a 6.01 ERA with 123 hits allowed in 88 1/3 innings for the Delmarva Shorebirds in 2011, the Orioles let him go. He pitched for the independent Lincoln Saltdogs and El Paso Diablos in 2012, posting a 5.58 ERA in 34 relief appearances; after posting a 1.46 mark with 10 saves and 62 strikeouts in 49 1/3 innings for the New Jersey Jackals in 2013, the Cincinnati Reds gave him a contract. He was 3-9 with a 3.72 ERA his first year in the Reds system and 9-10 with a 2.64 ERA in 27 games (26 starts) in 2015. He was a minor league Mid-Season All-Star in 2010 and 2015.
After going 2-0 with a 4.24 ERA for the Louisville Bats in his first stint at Triple A in 2016, he earned a promotion to the big leagues. Starting against the Pittsburgh Pirates in his first appearance on May 1st, Adleman allowed two runs on three hits and two walks, striking out six, to finish with a no-decision. He earned his first win in his next start, against the Milwaukee Brewers on May 6th. In two seasons with the Reds, Tim made 43 appearances (33 starts) with a 9-15, 4.97 line and 108 strikeouts in 122 1/3 innings. He pitched with the Samsung Lions of the KBO in 2018, going 5-5 with a 4.95 ERA. Tim returned to the States for 2019, spending the majority of the year with the Toledo Mud Hens of the Detroit Tigers chain.