Adam Gregory Plutko (born October 3, 1991) is an American professional baseball pitcher who currently plays in the Cleveland Indians organization.
Plutko attended Glendora High School, and then enrolled at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Though he was selected by the Houston Astros in the sixth round of the 2010 Major League Baseball Draft, he opted not to sign with the Astros.
At UCLA, Plutko was a member of the UCLA Bruins baseball team. In 2013, Plutko led the Bruins to the their first NCAA Championship in baseball by beating Mississippi State in the 2013 College World Series. During the World Series, he recorded wins against Louisiana State in the opening round of the World Series and in Game 1 of the Championship Series against Mississippi State. He was named the College World Series Most Outstanding Player.
Plutko was selected by the Cleveland Indians in the 11th round of the 2013 Major League Baseball Draft.
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