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Matt Adams

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

2014 Stats

AVG

.348

HR

1

RBI

5

R

4

SB

0

2014 RotoWire Projections

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2014 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

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 l...

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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   

April 18, 2014  –  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 MAJ STL 17 69 66 4 23 7 6 0 1 5 0 0 3 9 0 0 0 .348 .377 .485 .862
2014 RotoWire Projections MAJ   Subscribe now to see our 2014 projections for Matt Adams
3-Year Averages MAJ   67 205 191 27 52 19 10 0 9 32 0 0 14 52 0 0 0 .272 .322 .466 .788

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Matt Adams Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
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DATE OPP AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS HBP SF E AVG OBP SLG OPS
Apr. 19 @Was 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .348 .377 .485 .862
Apr. 18 @Was Did not play.
Apr. 17 @Was 4 0 1 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .355 .385 .500 .885
Apr. 16 @Mil 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .362 .393 .517 .910
Apr. 15 @Mil 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .370 .404 .537 .941
Apr. 14 @Mil 4 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .360 .396 .540 .936
Apr. 13 ChC 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .326 .367 .500 .867
Apr. 12 ChC 5 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .357 .400 .548 .948
Apr. 11 ChC 4 1 2 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .378 .425 .514 .939
Apr. 9 Cin 3 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .364 .400 .485 .885
Apr. 8 Cin 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .367 .406 .467 .873
Apr. 7 Cin 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .346 .393 .462 .855
Apr. 6 @Pit 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .318 .375 .455 .830
Apr. 5 @Pit 4 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .389 .450 .556 1.006
Apr. 4 @Pit 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .357 .438 .571 1.009
Apr. 3 @Cin 5 2 3 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .417 .462 .667 1.129
Apr. 2 @Cin 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 .286 .375 .429 .804
Mar. 31 @Cin 4 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 .500 .500 .750 1.250
Last 7 Days 24 0 8 1 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .333 .333 .375 .708
Last 14 Days 52 2 18 3 0 1 5 1 5 0 0 0 0 1 .346 .358 .462 .820
Last 30 Days 66 4 23 6 0 1 5 3 9 0 0 0 0 2 .348 .377 .485 .862

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Matt Adams: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2014 17
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
20135283100.231.423.654
2012202000.150.250.440

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20132443814410.295.520.876
20126662130.273.424.739

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20131522410290.289.533.870
2012443170.273.455.759

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2013144227220.278.472.806
2012425160.214.310.576
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 MAJ STL 69 66 4.3% 13% 0.33 86% .393 .137
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3-Year Averages MAJ   205 191 6.8% 25.4% 0.27 73% .331 .194

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2014 Stat Review for Matt Adams    As compared to the top 200 hitters in 2013 (min 400 PA)

Contact

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.348 AVG
ELITE
86% Contact Rate
GREAT
.393 BABIP
HIGH
Power

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.485 SLG
GREAT
.137 ISO
WEAK
Plate Discipline

Patience at the plate often leads to positive outcomes.

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0.33 BB/K
WEAK
4.3% BB Rate
TERRIBLE
13.0% K Rate
GREAT
OPS/OBP

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.862 OPS
GREAT
.377 OBP
ELITE

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Best Matchups for Matt Adams (by OPS, min 2 AB)

Batter Team AB H HR RBI BB K SB AVG SLG OPS
Alfredo Simon CIN 2 2 1 2 0 0 0 1.000 3.000 4.000
Chad Qualls HOU 2 2 1 2 0 0 0 1.000 2.500 3.500
Jim Henderson MIL 4 3 2 3 0 1 0 .750 2.250 3.000
Bronson Arroyo AZ 2 1 1 2 0 0 0 .500 2.000 2.500
Collin McHugh HOU 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.500 2.500
Kris Medlen ATL 2 2 0 3 0 0 0 1.000 1.500 2.500
Nick Christiani CIN 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.500 2.500
Mike Gonzalez WAS 2 1 1 2 0 1 1 .500 2.000 2.500
Homer Bailey CIN 7 5 1 2 2 0 0 .714 1.286 2.063
Rob Wooten MIL 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 2.000

Worst Matchups for Matt Adams (by OPS, min 2 AB)

Batter Team AB H HR RBI BB K SB AVG SLG OPS
Zach Duke MIL 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .000 .000
Jason Grilli PIT 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
Matt Guerrier MIN 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
Brad Ziegler AZ 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .000 .000
Raul Valdes HOU 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .000 .000
Jonny Venters ATL 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000 .000 .000
Tony Watson PIT 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .000 .000
Mark Melancon PIT 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .000 .000
Chance Ruffin SEA 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 .000 .000 .000
Brooks Raley MIN 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 .000 .000 .000

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

Adams was 1-of-5 and launched his first home run of the season, a solo shot, in the Cardinals' 10-4 win over Chicago.

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Adams was 1-for-3 with a double -- the Cardinals' only extra-base hit of the game -- in Wednesday's 4-0 loss to Cincinnati.

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Adams has a .306 batting average (11-for-36) with two home runs and 10 strikeouts in 14 spring games.

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Adams is expected to be fully healthy for the start of spring training after dealing with an elbow injury at the end of last season, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports.

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Adams was replaced in the Cardinals' Game 5 lineup by Allen Craig, according to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports.

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Adams provided all the insurance the Cardinals would need Wednesday, delivering a two-run blast in the eighth inning and finishing 2-for-4 with two RBI to close out the Pirates in the NLDS.

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Adams went 2-for-4 and launched his 17th home run of the season in Wednesday's win over Washington.

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Adams (elbow) returned to the lineup Friday, going 3-for-5 with a home run, three RBI, a run scored and a walk against the Brewers.

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Adams (elbow) is back in the lineup Friday against the Brewers.

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Adams (elbow) is not in the lineup for Thursday's game against the Rockies.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2014

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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.