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
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
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
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
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
.@dannymactv says on FSN broadcast that Matt Adams will begin rehab assignment Thursday. Expected to be activated when eligible (May 7).
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
Ronny Cedeno says the Cardinals told him they were "going in a different direction." Adams the obvious choice to make bench now.