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Matt Adams

28-Year-Old First Baseman – St. Louis Cardinals

2016 Stats

AVG

.252

HR

15

RBI

51

R

36

SB

0

2016 Preseason Projections

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2016 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

Adams entered 2015 with a chance to cement his hold on the starting job at first base for years to come, but only hit .243/.281/.375 before going down with a quad injury that nearly ended his season. ...

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: L   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 3"   WT: 260   DOB: 8/13/1988   BORN: Philipsburg, PA   COLLEGE: Slippery Rock   DRAFTED: 23rd Rd    Show ContractHide Contract

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Matt Adams Contract Information:

Agreed to terms with the Cardinals on a one-year deal in January 2016.

September 23, 2016  –  Matt Adams News

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Matt Adams Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G PA AB R H XBH 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO SH SF HBP AVG OBP SLG OPS
2010 21 A QUA 121 510 464 71 142 63 41 0 22 88 5 1 33 78 0 9 4 .306 .351 .537 .888
2011 22 AA SPR 115 513 463 80 139 57 23 2 32 101 0 1 40 90 0 6 4 .300 .357 .566 .923
2012 23 AAA MEM 67 276 258 41 85 40 22 0 18 50 3 1 15 57 0 3 0 .329 .362 .624 .986
2012 23 MAJ STL 27 91 86 8 21 8 6 0 2 13 0 0 5 24 0 0 0 .244 .286 .384 .670
2013 24 AA SPR 3 12 12 1 3 1 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 .250 .250 .333 .583
2013 24 MAJ STL 108 319 296 46 84 31 14 0 17 51 0 1 23 80 0 0 0 .284 .335 .503 .838
2014 25 AAA MEM 4 15 15 1 3 1 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 .200 .200 .267 .467
2014 25 MAJ STL 142 563 527 55 152 54 34 5 15 68 3 2 26 114 0 7 3 .288 .321 .457 .778
2015 26 MAJ STL 60 186 175 14 42 14 9 0 5 24 1 0 10 41 0 1 0 .240 .280 .377 .657
2016 27 AAA MEM 5 20 16 4 3 2 1 0 1 2 0 0 4 3 0 0 0 .188 .350 .438 .788
2016 27 MAJ STL 112 319 290 36 73 33 18 0 15 51 0 1 25 79 0 2 2 .252 .313 .469 .782
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3-Year Averages     103 354 332 38 92 32 19 1 12 47 1 1 19 78 0 2 1 .277 .316 .449 .765
Career  (View All)     449 1,478 1,374 159 372 140 81 5 54 207 4 4 89 338 0 10 5 .271 .315 .455 .770

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Matt Adams Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
# of Games To Display:    Show 7Show 7    Show 14Show 14    Show 30Show 30
DATE OPP AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS HBP SF E AVG OBP SLG OPS
Sep. 25 @ChC 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .252 .313 .469 .782
Sep. 24 @ChC 3 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .253 .314 .471 .785
Sep. 23 @ChC 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .252 .312 .469 .781
Sep. 21 @Col 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .309 .468 .777
Sep. 20 @Col 3 2 1 0 0 1 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 .247 .306 .463 .769
Sep. 19 @Col Did not play.
Sep. 18 @SF Did not play.
Sep. 17 @SF 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .246 .302 .454 .756
Sep. 16 @SF Did not play.
Sep. 15 @SF 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .244 .297 .452 .749
Sep. 14 ChC Did not play.
Sep. 13 ChC 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 .245 .298 .453 .751
Sep. 12 ChC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .248 .302 .460 .762
Sep. 11 Mil 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .248 .302 .460 .762
Sep. 10 Mil 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .248 .303 .463 .766
Sep. 9 Mil 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .249 .304 .465 .769
Sep. 8 Mil Did not play.
Sep. 7 @Pit 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .305 .466 .771
Sep. 6 @Pit 3 2 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .306 .470 .776
Sep. 5 @Pit 6 1 2 0 0 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .249 .305 .460 .765
Sep. 4 @Cin 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .247 .305 .451 .756
Sep. 3 @Cin Did not play.
Sep. 2 @Cin 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .248 .306 .453 .759
Aug. 31 @Mil Did not play.
Aug. 30 @Mil Did not play.
Aug. 29 @Mil Did not play.
Aug. 28 Oak Did not play.
Aug. 27 Oak Did not play.
Aug. 26 Oak Did not play.
Aug. 25 NYM Did not play.
Last 7 Games 10 3 4 2 0 1 2 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 .400 .571 .900 1.471
Last 14 Games 20 3 6 2 0 1 2 4 7 0 0 1 0 0 .300 .440 .550 .990
Last 30 Games 37 6 10 2 0 3 7 4 12 0 0 1 0 0 .270 .357 .568 .925
Matt Adams Minors Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
# of Days To Display:    Show 7Show 7    Show 14Show 14    Show 30Show 30
DATE OPP AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS HBP SF AVG OBP SLG OPS
Sep. 1 Okla City 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .400 .000 .400
Aug. 29 Okla City 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .400 .000 .400
Aug. 28 Nashville 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .500
Last 7 Days 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Last 14 Days 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Last 30 Days 10 2 1 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 .100 .357 .100 .457

Matt Adams: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2016 85
2015 46
2014 133
2013 74
2012 24

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Matt Adams Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20164663120.283.522.828
2015250010.200.240.499
201412193150.190.298.528

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20162402912380.246.458.772
2015150145231.247.400.683
20144064612533.318.505.854

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20161491910260.255.523.838
20157361120.329.438.805
2014262278332.313.489.833

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2016137165240.248.409.718
201510284121.176.333.548
2014265287351.264.426.725
Matt Adams Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm PA AB Walk Rate Strikeout Rate BB/K Ratio Contact Rate BABIP Isolated Power
2010 21 A QUA 510 464 6.5% 15.3% 0.42 83% .330 .231
2011 22 AA SPR 513 463 7.8% 17.5% 0.44 81% .314 .266
2012 23 AAA MEM 276 258 5.4% 20.7% 0.26 78% .366 .295
2012 23 MAJ STL 91 86 5.5% 26.4% 0.21 72% .317 .140
2013 24 AA SPR 12 12 0% 33.3% 0.00 67% .375 .083
2013 24 MAJ STL 319 296 7.2% 25.1% 0.29 73% .337 .219
2014 25 AAA MEM 15 15 0% 13.3% 0.00 87% .231 .067
2014 25 MAJ STL 563 527 4.6% 20.2% 0.23 78% .344 .169
2015 26 MAJ STL 186 175 5.4% 22% 0.24 77% .287 .137
2016 27 AAA MEM 20 16 20% 15% 1.33 81% .167 .250
2016 27 MAJ STL 319 290 7.8% 24.8% 0.32 73% .296 .217
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3-Year Averages     354 332 5.4% 22% 0.24 77% .331 .172
Career     1,478 1,374 6% 22.9% 0.26 75% .324 .184

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2016 Stat Review for Matt Adams    As compared to the top 200 hitters in 2015 (min 420 PA)

Contact

Good contact skills often lead to better fantasy stats.

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.252 AVG
WEAK
73% Contact Rate
TERRIBLE
.296 BABIP
BELOW AVERAGE
Power

SLG and ISO are useful indicators of power.

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.469 SLG
GOOD
.217 ISO
GREAT
Plate Discipline

Patience at the plate often leads to positive outcomes.

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0.32 BB/K
WEAK
7.8% BB Rate
AVERAGE
24.8% K Rate
POOR
OPS/OBP

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.782 OPS
GOOD
.313 OBP
WEAK

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Matt Adams: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Adams went 2-for-6 with a two-run homer as part of a 12-run effort by the Cardinals to top the Pirates on Monday.

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The Cardinals activated Adams (shoulder) from the disabled list Friday.

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Adams was placed on the 15-day DL on Thursday due to left shoulder inflammation, MLB.com's Jenifer Langosch reports.

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Adams was scratched from Wednesday's lineup due to left shoulder soreness, MLB.com's Jenifer Langosch reports.

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Adams is out of the starting lineup for a third consecutive game Saturday against Atlanta.

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Adams is out of the lineup Friday against the Braves, Jim Hayes of FOX Sports Midwest reports.

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Adams is out of the lineup Thursday against the Reds.

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Adams is out of the lineup for Game 2 of Tuesday's doubleheader against the Mets.

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Adams went 1-for-4 with a solo homer Saturday against the Dodgers.

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Adams went 1-for-6 with a walk and a walkoff solo shot in the bottom of the 16th inning to down the Dodgers on Friday night.

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Adams is out of the lineup for Monday's series opener with the Padres.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2016

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2015

Adams returned solid value to owners that were able to snatch him up in the later rounds of fantasy drafts, posting a .288/.321/.457 line with 34 doubles, 15 home runs and 68 RBI while playing above average defense at first base. When the Cardinals traded Allen Craig to Boston at the deadline it solidified Adams' role as the team's everyday first baaseman. It's somewhat discouraging that he hit just .239/.308/.356 in 180 at-bats over the final two months of this season, dropping his average from .314 to .288 but his role is much clearer heading into 2015 than it was a year ago. It's likely that he could very easily be a top-12 first baseman in 2015 if he can stay healthy and develop a little more power, particularly if some of those doubles and triples (he had an unlikely five in 2014) clear the outfield wall for home runs.

2014

Adams had a very good 2013 in limited playing time, slamming 17 home runs and 14 doubles in just 319 plate appearances. His BABIP (.337) was somewhat high, meaning his .284 average could fall with a larger sample size, but Adams still makes plenty of hard contact, as evidenced by his .220 ISO. The power is here for Adams to be a 30-homer bat, but it might not happen in 2014, as his HR/FB (21.8%) may not be completely sustainable. That being said, it appears Allen Craig will play primarily in right field this season following the departure of Carlos Beltran, which should result in a significant increase in opportunities for Adams compared to last season. As the Cardinals' primary first baseman, Adams will have a good chance to crack the 500 at-bat plateau.

2013

The various injuries suffered by Lance Berkman gave Adams a one-month opportunity to show he belonged in the majors. Results were mixed, as he started out strong (hitting .296 in his first 16 games) before the league caught up with him. At least 13 RBI in a 27-game stint was helpful. Adams tore up the minors since Day 1, hitting .318 with 82 home runs in 1,430 at-bats in his four-year career. Unfortunately, he can't really play anywhere besides first base. While that's not as big of an issue with Albert Pujols and Lance Berkman gone, the Cardinals could opt to give the job to Allen Craig or sign a big-name veteran in the offseason. Adams will probably have to wait his turn again.

2012

Adams was pretty good in 2010, but he broke out in a big way playing for Double-A Springfield last year, belting 32 home runs and driving in 101 runs. He doesn't possess much speed, but if he can go 30-100-.300 every year, he won't have to. With Albert Pujols now in Anaheim, we could see Adams manning first base in St. Louis as early as this summer. Now 23, he'll likely head to Triple-A to begin the season while Lance Berkman takes on the everyday job in Pujols' absence.