Adam Eaton

Adam Eaton

At Snohomish High School, Adam was an outstanding student athlete. He was three-year starter in basketball and as a senior averaged 15 points per game. In baseball as a senior, he was particularly outstanding as a pitcher posting an 8–0 win/loss record and a 0.67 Earned Run Average (ERA). When he wasn’t pitching, he played shortstop and as a hitter in his final high school season, he batted .350. Additionally, in his senior season at Snohomish, Baseball America named him 2nd team High School All-America and ranked him as the 1996 Pacific Northwest No. 1 baseball prospect. He was offered a baseball scholarship at Washington State University but when he was the 11th pick in the 1996 Major League Baseball (MLB) Draft, he opted to enter the Draft and was selected by the Philadelphia Phillies.

Adam had a very successful minor league career and in 1999, he was the Phillies pick for its Paul Owens Award as its top minor league pitcher. Before beginning his MLB career, he was traded to the San Diego Padres and he joined them in May of 2000. He concluded his 10 year MLB career with Colorado Rockies. Several of his noteworthy MLB statistics are:
• Win-loss record, 71 – 68, Earned Run Average (ERA), 4.94.
• Games Pitched 209, 201 as a starting pitcher.
• Innings Pitched, 1178, & Strikeouts, 855 (7.3 per 9 innings).

He was with the Padres from 2000-2005 and his best year with them was also his career year as he won 11 games, started 33, pitched 199 innings, and struck out 153 batters (7.7 per 9 innings). During the 2006 season, he was with the Texas Rangers then joined the Phillies during 2007-08 so he was with the Phillies when they were the 2008 World Series Champions. During his final season in 2009, he was with the Baltimore Orioles and Colorado Rockies.

Today, Adam and his family reside in Sammamish, WA. During his free time, he enjoys the outdoors where he does some fishing and hunting, and coaching his oldest daughter’s travel softball team.


Adam Eaton