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Adam Greenberg | Outfielder

Team: Baltimore Orioles
Age / DOB:  (37) / 2/21/1981
Ht / Wt:  5'9" / 180
Bats / Throws: Left / Left

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Orioles released OF Adam Greenberg; reassigned Chris Dickerson to Triple-A Norfolk.
Greenberg gained some notoriety last season when he signed a one-day contract with the Marlins after going seven years in between major league plate appearances. The 32-year-old is doubtful to reach the major-league level again. Fri, Mar 29, 2013 11:56:00 AM

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Orioles signed OF Adam Greenberg to a minor league contract.

It does not include an invitation to spring training. Greenberg signed a one-day contract in 2012 with the Marlins and then struck out in his only plate appearance. He's doubtful to reach the major-league level again.
Thu, Dec 20, 2012 01:35:00 PM

Marlins released OF Adam Greenberg.

Greenberg signed a one-day contract with the Marlins this week and struck out against R.A. Dickey during his only at-bat on Tuesday. He was hit in the helmet in his only previous career plate appearance as a member of the Cubs back in 2005. Now he finally has some closure.
Wed, Oct 3, 2012 02:12:00 PM

Adam Greenberg struck out on three straight pitches Tuesday in his first major league at-bat.

Greenberg signed a one-day contract with the Marlins over the weekend to fulfill his dream of returning to the majors for an official at-bat. He was beaned in the head during a plate appearance in 2005 with the Cubs.
Wed, Oct 3, 2012 12:10:00 AM

Marlins manager Ozzie Guillen said Adam Greenberg will not be in the starting lineup Tuesday.

The Marlins signed Greenberg to a one-day contract and plan to give him an at-bat on Tuesday. The 31-year-old was hit in the helmet in his lone big league plate appearance back in 2005 with the Cubs, so he's looking for redemption.
Mon, Oct 1, 2012 04:59:00 PM

Marlins signed OF Adam Greenberg to a one-day contract.

Greenberg will finally record his first major league at-bat on October 2 against the Mets. The well-liked 31-year-old outfielder was hit in the helmet in his lone big league plate appearance back in 2005 with the Cubs.
Thu, Sep 27, 2012 08:56:00 AM

The Cubs released Adam Greenberg from Double-A.

Greenberg was hit in the helmet by a pitch in his only big league plate appearance last season. He's only 25 years old, so another team will surely take a look.
Sat, Jun 3, 2006 09:49:00 AM

Cubs invited OF Adam Greenberg, RHP Bobby Brownlie, LHP Carmen Pignatiello, LHP Raul Valdez, RHP Randy Wells, C Dennis Anderson, C Jake Fox, INF Casey McGehee, 1B Brandon Sing and OF Buck Coats to spring training.

Greenberg cleared waivers after being designated for assignment in November, but he's still a prospect. He'll probably be a member of Triple-A Iowa's outfield. Brownle, Pignatiello and Valdez could be candidates to see time in the pen later on.
Fri, Jan 6, 2006 07:55:00 PM

Cubs designated outfielder Adam Greenberg for assignment.

Greenberg had his 2005 season ended by the first pitch he saw as a major leaguer, getting beaned by Valerio De Los Santos. He was hitting .269/.386/.407 in Double-A before being called up, and he's just 24. One of the teams that values OBP could grab him.
Fri, Nov 18, 2005 06:50:00 PM

Adam Greenberg went 4-for-5 with a double yesterday and is batting .350 in the Venezuelan Winter League.

Greenberg missed the final 2 1/2 months of the season after suffering a concussion shortly after being called up by the Cubs. He won't be in the team's plans for the start of next year, but he could be recalled to see time in the outfield after spending a couple of months in Triple-A.
Thu, Oct 27, 2005 02:23:00 PM

Adam Greenberg (concussion) returned to Double-A West Tenn on Monday.

He hasn't played since being hit in the head on the first pitch of his first major-league at-bat, so this is good news.
Wed, Aug 24, 2005 10:00:00 AM

Adam Greenberg still hasn't recovered from being struck in the head with a pitch in his first major-league at-bat.

Greenberg returned recently to playing for Double-A West Tenn, but has been returned to Mesa, Arizona for further evaluation because vertigo continues to affect him when he plays.
Fri, Aug 12, 2005 08:42:00 AM

Adam Greenberg has received medical clearance to begin playing again.

He'll report to West Tenn this weekend as he tries to recover from being hit in the head on the first pitch of his first major-league at-bat.
Fri, Jul 29, 2005 10:02:00 AM

Cubs placed outfielder Adam Greenberg on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to Sunday, with a concussion.

We'll see if Greenberg still has a roster spot when he's ready to return in two weeks. If he doesn't, at least he'll return to the minors with a 1.000 OBP.
Fri, Jul 15, 2005 12:49:00 PM

Adam Greenberg wasn't available off the bench today. He said he is still a little off-balance and dizzy.

Greenberg has a mild concussion after being hit by a pitch Saturday. Consider him day-to-day.
Thu, Jul 14, 2005 05:12:00 PM

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