Adam Samuel Oller was originally signed by Pittsburgh scout Phil Huttmann…graduated from Concordia Lutheran (TX) High School before attending Northwestern State (LA) University, where he was named the 2016 Southland Conference Pitcher of the Year as a junior…initially was a reliever in college…was drafted after posting a 1.23 ERA as a starter during his junior season…spent the summer of 2015 with the Falmouth Commodores of the Cape Cod Baseball League and pitched for Sydney in the Australian Baseball League following the 2020 season.
Was named the New York Mets Organizational Pitcher of the Year and a MiLB.com organizational All-Star after combining for a 9-4 record, a 3.45 ERA and .213 opponents batting average in 23 starts with Double-A Binghamton and Triple-A Syracuse…it was the first time he pitched above Single-A. ...Struck out a career-high 138 batters in 120.0 innings, an average of 10.35 per nine innings… led the Mets farm system in strikeouts…95 of the strikeouts came with Binghamton, which ranked sixth in the Double-A Northeast. ...Also had career highs in wins, starts, innings pitched (120.0) and walks (47) and matched his high in hit batters (8). ...Led the Mets farm system in starts and innings pitched (120.0) and tied for the lead in wins. ...Was 4-3 with a 5.12 ERA, .260 opponents batting average and .740 OPS over his first 12 starts through July 15…then went 5-1 with a 1.89 ERA, .161 opponents average and .514 OPS over his final 11 starts beginning July 23. ...His opponents batting average included a mark of .201 (42-for-209) with a .630 OPS against left-handed hitters compared to .223 (51-for-229) with a .632 OPS against right-handers… surrendered six of his nine home runs to righties…seven of his eight hit batters came against lefties. ...Opponents hit .190 with six home runs with the bases empty, .242 with three home runs with runners on…they were 1-for-10 (.100) with seven strikeouts with the bases loaded. ...Was a combined 3-2 with a 2.91 ERA and .191 opponents batting average in 11 starts in his home ballparks, 6-2 with a 3.92 ERA and .230 opponent average in 12 starts on the road. ...Held the seven, eight and nine hitters in the order to a combined .152 batting average. ...Yielded a .141 batting average with two strikes. ...His teams were 1-9 in his 10 no decisions and had a 10-13 (.435) record in his starting assignments…did not allow a run six times and allowed two runs or fewer in 13 of his 23 starts… allowed four hits or fewer 13 times. ...DAY-BY-DAY: Allowed a season-high five runs and a season-high four walks in a season-low 2.0 innings for the loss in his first start on May 7 at Akron…it was his first of four starts with five runs and his first of six with four walks…yielded a season-high eight hits in a 5-4 loss at Erie on May 23…finished May 0-2 with a 5.18 ERA in five starts…picked up his first win of the season June 4 at New Hampshire (5.0 ip, 5 h, 2 r, 2 er, 3 bb, 4 so)…had a seven-game winning streak from June 30 to Sept. 4…compiled a 1.39 ERA and .180 opponents batting average during the streak…tossed a career-high tying 7.0 innings in a 4-3 win at Altoona on July 15… logged 4.2 scoreless and hitless innings against Erie on July 23 to begin a seven-start stretch where he went 4-0 with a 0.44 ERA and .132 opponents batting average…did not allow a run in five of those starts…had three consecutive starts with 10 or more strikeouts from July 30 to Aug. 14 (35 so in 20.0 ip)…had 10 strikeouts in 6.1 innings on July 30 at Hartford and 12 in a career-high tying 7.0 scoreless innings against Portland on Aug. 5…was promoted to Syracuse on Aug. 9 and fanned a career-high 13 in 6.2 scoreless innings in his first Triple-A start at Worcester on Aug. 14…was 5-3 with a 4.03 ERA in 15 starts with Binghamton at the time of his promotion…finished the season by going 4-1 with a 2.45 ERA in eight starts with Syracuse…had the second lowest opponents batting average (.179) and slugging percentage (.278) in the Triple-A East from Aug. 8 through the end of the season, the third lowest ERA and the fourth lowest OPS (.568)…allowed just one run in four starts in August and was 3-0 wth a 0.38 ERA and .139 opponents batting average…struck out 34 batters in 24.0 innings…went 1-1 with a 4.71 ERA over his final four starts beginning Sept. 10.
Did not pitch following the cancellation of the minor league season due to the pandemic…played for Sydney in the Australian Baseball League following the season and was 1-2 with a 10.24 ERA in three starts.
Signed with Windy City of the independent Frontier League and went 2-1 with a 0.67 ERA in four starts…struck out 45 and walked just two in 27.0 innings…signed a minor league contract with San Francisco on May 30 and spent the entire season at Single-A Augusta…went 5-6 with a 4.02 ERA and .284 opponents batting average in 17 starts…struck out 93 and walked 26 in 87.1 innings and yielded just five home runs…had career highs in losses …was 4-4 with a 3.05 ERA and .230 opponents batting average in 11 starts at home, 1-2 with a 6.39 ERA and .394 opponents average in six starts on the road…went 4-1 with a 1.52 ERA over a five-start stretch from June 24 to July 16…logged a season-high 7.0 scoreless innings in a 5-0 win over Greenville (4 h, 1 bb, so)…struck out a season-high 10 batters in 6.2 innings in his penultimate start of the season on Aug. 25 against Lexington…made one postseason appearance for the Green Jackets and took the loss (2.1 ip, 2 h, 1 r, 1 bb, 5 so).
Combined for a 3-5 record, one save and a 6.29 ERA in a career-high 29 games, including five starts, for Single-A West Virginia and Single-A Bradenton in his final season in the Pittsburgh organization.
Spent the entire season with West Virginia and was 5-3 with a save and 1.59 ERA in 17 games, including two starts…was named to the New York-Penn League Midseason All-Star team…earned NYPL Pitcher of the Week honors for the week of Aug. 28-Sept. 4 after going 1-0 in two games, one start, without allowing a run (7.2 ip, 2 h, 1 bb, 13 so).
Made his professional debut with Rookie Bristol and was 2-2 with two saves and a 4.45 ERA in 13 games, including nine starts.