Matt Adams RUMORS & NEWS

  • Matt Adams' stock is rising again

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "After being considered the Cardinals’ starting first baseman at several junctures in the last three seasons, Matt Adams found himself off the playoff roster last October when the Cardinals lost to the Chicago Cubs in a National League division series. Having missed 91 games following right..." April 01

  • Cardinals' Matt Adams: Agrees to terms with Cards

    CBS Sports "Adams and the Cardinals reached an agreement on a one-year deal Friday, avoiding arbitration. Adams disappointed in an injury-riddled 2015 season, appearing in 60 games and hitting just. 240 and batting .288 with 15 homers in 2014. " January 15

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    Derrick Goold @dgoold

    Matt Adams is back in the starting lineup and batting fifth, playing first. #Cardinals #stlcards

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    FOX Sports Midwest @FSMidwest

    Matt Adams says he's "very, very close" to playing first base -- perhaps this week in Milwaukee. #STLCards

  • Welcome back, Big City! Cardinals activate Adams after 91 games on DL

    Fox Sports Midwest "Welcome back, Big City. The St. Louis Cardinals announced Wednesday that they have activated first baseman Matt Adams from the 60-day disabled list. Adams has been out since May 27 with a right quad strain that required surgery. Prior to the injury, Adams was hitting .243 (35-144) with..." September 09

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    J.J. Bailey @TheJJBailey

    Matheny says Adams tweaked something in his other leg. Still moving forward. Not something major. #STLCards

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    Jenifer Langosch @LangoschMLB

    Matt Adams underwent surgery today. Surgeon found complete tear of quad muscle, which will extend recovery time. Likely four-plus months.

  • Matt Adams might miss rest of season

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "Cardinals first baseman Matt Adams, who was almost certain to land on the disabled list after suffering a right quadriceps strain Tuesday, now is certain not to be playing for months. The Cardinals announced Wednesday night that Adams would be out an estimated three to four months, which could..." May 28

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    St. Louis Cardinals @Cardinals

    INJURY UPDATE: Matt Adams' injury of a strained right quadricep has his estimated return at 3 to 4 months.

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    St. Louis Cardinals @Cardinals

    #STLCards place 1B Matt Adams (strained right quadriceps) on 15-day DL. Recall C Ed Easley (#23) from Memphis (AAA).

  • Can Adams play full-time at first?

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "As the Cardinals fine-tune their roster for the coming season an area of focus this week has been finding a complement — a new right jab to their left uppercut — for a young player they hope at some point becomes the power source they crave all by himself. The Cardinals are searching for a..." December 10

  • Adams' walk-off blast sinks Pirates

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "You could call Cardinals first baseman Matt Adams many things, most of them flattering, but one of them would not be light-footed. Yet, as he circled the bases Monday night at Busch Stadium on the first game-ending homer at any level of his baseball career, he fairly flew. “I don’t think I..." July 08

  • Adams' blasts, Lynn's command lift Cards

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "For Lance Lynn the click came in the middle of a game and for slugger Matt Adams it happened in the middle of a rehab assignment. What each has been able to do since as a result of minor adjustments merged Monday in the famously thin air and fat dimensions of Coors Field. Lynn solved..." June 24

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    MLB Pipeline @MLBPipeline

    .@Cardinals have activated Matt Adams and optioned top prospect Oscar Taveras back to Triple-A @memphisredbirds.

  • Will the Cardinals send down Oscar Taveras when Matt Adams returns?

    Hardball Talk "Cardinals first baseman Matt Adams is expected to come off the disabled list tomorrow, which is the first day he’s eligible after missing two weeks with a calf injury. Adams rejoining the lineup means Allen Craig will shift back to right field after filling in at first base and according to..." June 12

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    Jenifer Langosch @LangoschMLB

    Matt Adams (calf strain) progressing and could start rehab with Memphis as early as Monday; Kevin Siegrist throwing off flat ground.

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    Derrick Goold @dgoold

    @Creoboy65 @STLCardsNews Adams is on DL.

  • MLB reviewing Matt Adams 'incident'

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "While video of Cardinals first baseman Matt Adams shoving a fan in the stands during Thursday’s game went viral, leapfrogging from social media to broadcast media and back again, Major League Baseball also chose to review the event for possible discipline. An official confirmed that the..." April 05

  • Matt Adams is in The Best Shape of His Life

    Hardball Talk "Matt Adams projects to open the 2014 baseball season as the Cardinals’ starting first baseman and is preparing for that role with an extensive offseason diet and workout program. Listed last year at 6-foot-3 and 260 pounds, he showed off a much more slender physique this weekend at the Cardinals’..." January 19

  • Is Matt Adams Expendable?

    Redbird Rants "St. Louis Post-Dispatch sports columnist Bernie Miklasz warned us a while ago that the St. Louis Cardinals should trade Matt Adams at the own risk. Miklasz made this warning before the acquistion of Peter Bourjos and before Texas Rangers shortstop Elvis Andrus went off the market. Adams is..." December 01

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    Derrick Goold @dgoold

    Matt Adams left the game with right elbow soreness per #Cardinals. #stlcards

  • Cards beat Reds 5-4 in extra innings on Adams' pair of homers

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "The replacement the Cardinals didn’t expect to use provided the runs they so desperately needed. Matt Adams a midgame sub for injured first baseman Allen Craig homered twice in extra innings putting the Cardinals ahead in the 14th inning and again in the 16th to deliver a revitalizing 5-4..." September 05

  • Adams, Robinson key onslaught in Cards' 11-3 win over Phillies

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "Matt Adams and Shane Robinson each drove in three runs and the Cardinals once again went on a homerless scoring binge as they routed the Phillies 11-3 on Wednesday night. It was the Cardinals' third straight win and fourth in five games since the All-Star break. Jake Westbrook pitched seven..." July 25

  • Cards' bench hard to escape for Adams

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "The first-place Cardinals had a .400 hitter sitting on the bench for the 11th time in 12 games Friday night. Manager Mike Matheny, who had pledged he would try to get lefthanded-hitting slugger Matt Adams at least a start a series, has revised that plan a bit, although there is a chance Adams..." May 25

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    Ryan Boyer @RyanPBoyer

    .@dannymactv says on FSN broadcast that Matt Adams will begin rehab assignment Thursday. Expected to be activated when eligible (May 7).

  • Cards place Matt Adams on disabled list

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "After an exam by team physicians Thursday revealed a strain where the Cardinals and rookie Matt Adams hoped there would only be irritation, the club elected to place Adams on the 15-day disabled list. Adams spot on the DL is backdated to Monday, when he first felt what was described as a..." April 26

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    Derrick Goold @

    Ronny Cedeno says the Cardinals told him they were "going in a different direction." Adams the obvious choice to make bench now.