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Tag archive for ‘Matt Adams’

Cardinals Winter Warm-Up Photos: Saturday, 1/16/16

Selected St. Louis Cardinals player and executive photos from Saturday’s first day of the 2016 Winter Warm-Up at St. Louis’ Hyatt Regency at the Arch.

TCN Blog 2015 Top Story #19: First Base (Mis) Fortune

The St. Louis Cardinals had especially discouraging offensive results from their collection of first basemen in 2015.

Matt Adams and The Hammer

Similarity between two slugging first basemen 20 years apart was predicted by a scout five years ago.

Adams’ Number Retired by Slippery Rock

The St. Louis Cardinals first baseman’s university retired his number in a recent ceremony.

Recapping Cardinals Awards from Writers’ Dinner

A series of St. Louis Cardinals were honored at last Sunday night’s Baseball Writers’ Association Dinner.

Cardinals Winter Warm-Up Photos: Sunday, 1/18/15

Selected St. Louis Cardinals player and executive photos from Sunday’s second day of the 2015 Winter Warm-Up at St. Louis’ Hyatt Regency at the Arch.

Cardinals First Base Options Could be Expanded

Why do the St. Louis Cardinals seem to have so many outfielders and so few first basemen?

Adams, Peralta and Craig are Cardinals RISP strugglers

Three key hitters for the St. Louis Cardinals are not producing consistently with runners in scoring position.

How does Matt Adams’ Wednesday blast stack up?

Matt Adams’ Wednesday home run was the longest of the season hit at Busch Stadium.

Guess who is leading the Cardinals in hitting?

Who would have guessed that after three weeks, big first baseman Matt Adams would be leading the St. Louis Cardinals in batting average and multi-hit games?

Cardinals Winter Warm-Up photos: Sunday, 1/19/14

Selected St. Louis Cardinals player photos from Sunday’s second day of the 2014 Winter Warm-Up at St. Louis’ Hyatt Regency at the Arch.

Young Cardinals hometown pride

Year-end articles from emerging St. Louis Cardinals players’ hometown papers.

TCN blog 2013 top story #15: The Craig-Adams two-step

The St. Louis Cardinals’ cleanup hitter went down in early August, but a rookie stepped up to help fill the void.

5-year deal good for Craig, Cardinals; no impact on Adams

Matt Adams had been blocked from everyday play at first base by Allen Craig for at least the next four years. Craig’s new contract extended it to six years.

Adams should be pulling for Carpenter and Kozma

Why Matt Adams should be the biggest backer of defensive success by Matt Carpenter and Daniel Descalso with St. Louis.

Adams’ MLB chances take a knee (or two)

First baseman Matt Adams’ chance of making the St. Louis Cardinals out of spring camp took a couple of blows over the weekend.

Cardinals Winter Warm-Up photos: Saturday, 1/19/13

Selected St. Louis Cardinals player and executive photos from Saturday’s first day of the 2013 Winter Warm-Up at St. Louis’ Hyatt Regency at the Arch.

Where is Matt Adams, already?

Despite the current injury situation of the St. Louis Cardinals, their top first base prospect remains at Triple-A. I believe that is the right way to go – at least for now.

Comparing Pujols and Adams in the AFL

Excitement about St. Louis Cardinals prospect Matt Adams sent me back to the records to compare his Arizona Fall League results with Albert Pujols’ 11 years earlier.

Cardinals spring phenom named Matt will return to earth

For the second consecutive spring, the St. Louis Cardinals top minor league hitter is standing out in major league camp. Let’s not get carried away, though.

Cardinals invite 19 NRIs to major league camp

19 St. Louis Cardinals players have been invited to major league spring training camp as non-roster invitees.

Off-the-wall Cardinals story ideas for 2012

Seven lower-odds storylines possibly ahead for the 2012 St. Louis Cardinals. Or not.

Cardinals minor league home paper reports

Links to news about St. Louis Cardinals minor leaguers, primarily from their hometown papers.