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Matt Adams

29-Year-Old First Baseman – Washington Nationals

2018 Stats

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.288

HR

15

RBI

39

R

32

SB

0

2018 Preseason Projections

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2018 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

Adams began the 2017 season on the bench for the Cardinals, making just 53 trips to the dish through May 19. But then Freddie Freeman got hurt and the Braves came a-calling. Adams hit .314 with 10 hom...

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: L   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 3"   WT: 245   DOB: 8/13/1988   DRAFTED: 23rd Rd    Show ContractHide Contract

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Matt Adams Contract Information:

Signed a one-year, $4 million contract with the Nationals in December of 2017.

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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 118 327 297 37 74 34 18 0 16 54 0 1 25 81 0 3 2 .249 .309 .471 .780
2017 28 MAJ ATL 100 314 291 42 79 40 20 1 19 58 0 0 19 71 0 3 1 .271 .315 .543 .858
2017 28 MAJ STL 31 53 48 4 14 3 2 0 1 7 0 0 4 17 0 1 0 .292 .340 .396 .736
2017  (Multiple Teams) 28 MAJ ATL/STL 131 367 339 46 93 43 22 1 20 65 0 0 23 88 0 4 1 .274 .319 .522 .841
2018 29 AA HAR 1 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
2018 29 MAJ WAS 68 213 191 32 55 23 8 0 15 39 0 0 20 44 0 0 2 .288 .362 .565 .927
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3-Year Averages     103 292 270 32 69 29 16 0 13 47 0 0 19 70 0 2 1 .256 .305 .459 .764
Career  (View All)     654 2,066 1,911 238 521 207 111 6 90 314 4 4 132 472 0 15 8 .273 .320 .478 .798

Age is determined on July 1st of each season.       Jump To:     ▼ Advanced Stats      ▼ Games By Position

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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
Jul. 15 @NYM 4 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .288 .362 .565 .927
Jul. 14 @NYM 4 1 1 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .283 .359 .567 .926
Jul. 13 @NYM 2 1 1 0 0 1 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 .284 .361 .557 .918
Jul. 12 @NYM 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .282 .353 .541 .894
Jul. 11 @Pit 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .283 .355 .544 .899
Jul. 10 @Pit 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 .290 .362 .557 .919
Jul. 9 @Pit 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .291 .361 .564 .925
Jul. 8 Mia 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .292 .364 .571 .935
Jul. 7 Mia 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .293 .363 .579 .942
Jul. 6 Mia 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .290 .361 .580 .941
Jul. 5 Mia 5 3 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .291 .364 .589 .953
Jul. 4 Bos Did not play.
Jul. 3 Bos Did not play.
Jul. 2 Bos Did not play.
Jul. 1 @Phi Did not play.
Jun. 30 @Phi Did not play.
Jun. 29 @Phi Did not play.
Jun. 28 @Phi Did not play.
Jun. 26 @TB Did not play.
Jun. 25 @TB Did not play.
Jun. 24 Phi Did not play.
Jun. 23 Phi Did not play.
Jun. 22 Phi Did not play.
Jun. 21 Bal Did not play.
Jun. 20 Bal Did not play.
Jun. 19 Bal Did not play.
Jun. 18 NYY Did not play.
Jun. 17 @Tor Did not play.
Jun. 16 @Tor Did not play.
Jun. 15 @Tor 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .275 .351 .575 .926
Last 7 Games 23 4 6 0 0 2 3 3 6 0 0 0 0 0 .261 .346 .522 .868
Last 14 Games 38 8 13 1 0 2 3 4 7 0 0 0 0 0 .342 .405 .526 .931
Last 30 Games 39 8 13 1 0 2 3 4 8 0 0 0 0 0 .333 .395 .513 .908
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
Jul. 3 Richmond 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
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 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000

Matt Adams: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2018 33 15 15 3
2017 62 19 19 2
2016 86
2015 46
2014 133
2013 74
2012 24

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Matt Adams: Minor League Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2018 1

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Matt Adams Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2018316160.258.419.722
20176153120.180.377.583
20164663130.283.522.822

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20181602614330.294.594.966
20172784117530.295.554.896
20162513113410.243.462.773

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
201886168160.337.6511.057
20171822212320.264.527.849
20161562011290.250.526.832

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2018105167230.248.495.820
2017157248330.287.516.831
2016141175250.248.411.723
Matt Adams vs. Today's Pitcher Stats

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% .322 .231
2011 22 AA SPR 513 463 7.8% 17.5% 0.44 81% .308 .266
2012 23 AAA MEM 276 258 5.4% 20.7% 0.26 78% .360 .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% .338 .169
2015 26 MAJ STL 186 175 5.4% 22% 0.24 77% .285 .137
2016 27 AAA MEM 20 16 20% 15% 1.33 81% .167 .250
2016 27 MAJ STL 327 297 7.6% 24.8% 0.31 73% .286 .222
2017 28 MAJ ATL 314 291 6.1% 22.6% 0.27 76% .294 .272
2017 28 MAJ STL 53 48 7.5% 32.1% 0.24 65% .419 .104
2017  (Multiple Teams) 28 MAJ ATL/STL 367 339 6.3% 24% 0.26 74% .311 .248
2018 29 AA HAR 3 3 0% 66.7% 0.00 33% .000 .000
2018 29 MAJ WAS 213 191 9.4% 20.7% 0.45 77% .303 .277
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3-Year Averages     292 270 6.5% 24% 0.27 74% .296 .203
Career     2,066 1,911 6.4% 22.8% 0.28 75% .316 .205

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Matt Adams Defensive Stats

DRS Breakdown
Pos Year Inn DRS (?) Pos Rank Range & Pos (?) OF Arm (?) GFP/DME (?) GDP (?) Bunts (?) Catcher SB (?) Pitcher SB (?) Adj ERA (?) Strike Zone(?)
1B 2017 515 1 14 2 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0
2018 270 1 14 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
LF 2017 129.3 -5 - -4 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0
2018 95 -1 - -2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0

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2018 Stat Review for Matt Adams    As compared to the top 200 hitters in 2016 (min 410 PA)

Plate Discipline

Patience at the plate often leads to positive outcomes.

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0.45 BB/K
GOOD
9.4% BB Rate
GOOD
20.7% K Rate
WEAK
OPS/OBP

A couple of useful stats for evaluating a hitter.

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.927 OPS
ELITE
.362 OBP
GREAT
Contact

Good contact skills often lead to better fantasy stats.

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.288 AVG
GOOD
.303 BABIP
AVERAGE
 
Power

SLG and ISO are useful indicators of power.

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.565 SLG
ELITE
.277 ISO
ELITE

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

Adams went 1-for-2 with a solo home run and two walks in Friday's loss to the Mets.

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Adams is not in the lineup against the Mets on Thursday.

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Adams went 4-for-5 with three runs in Thursday's comeback win over the Marlins.

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Adams (finger) was activated from the 10-day disabled list prior to Wednesday's game against the Red Sox, Jamal Collier of MLB.com reports.

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Adams (finger) will begin a rehabilitation assignment with Double-A Harrisburg on Tuesday, Chelsea Janes of The Washington Post reports.

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Adams (finger) will participate in a simulated game against minor-league pitching Monday, Mark Zuckerman of MASN Sports reports.

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Adams (finger) will take batting practice with the team prior to Friday's game in Philadelphia, Dan Kolko of MASN Sports reports.

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Adams was placed on the 10-day disabled list with a broken finger, Mark Zuckerman of MASN Sports reports.

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Adams (finger) is not in the lineup for Monday's game against the Yankees.

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Adams (finger) will be a game-time decision Monday against the Yankees, Mark Zuckerman of MASN Sports reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2018

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2017

Adams had a hard time staying healthy in the second half of the season, as he frequently dealt with back soreness and spent time on the DL with an inflamed shoulder. He was limited to 118 games and just 69 starts, all of which came at first base. His production at the plate left much to be desired, and with Matt Carpenter set to take on the starting role at first base in 2017, Adams' outlook for playing time seems bleak. There's always a chance he could be traded, but Adams is unlikely to play against southpaws no matter where he is, as he owns a .212 average and .595 OPS in his career against lefties. Given his growing injury history and declining role, Adams is now more of an NL-only consideration, with any mixed-league relevance holding on by a thread.

2016

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. Adams managed to return in September and logged 31 at-bats over the season's final month, but still finished the year with a disappointing slash line, hitting just 14 extra-base hits in 175 total at-bats. Adams is still just 27 and the Cardinals haven't brought in a big name to replace him, so there's a possibility he rights the ship in 2016 and delivers the 20-plus home run power and solid secondary numbers that owners were hoping for in 2015. He may, however, lose out on at-bats to Stephen Piscotty, if Piscotty is forced to first base due to a logjam in the outfield, or if manager Mike Matheny decides he has seen enough of Adams struggling against left-handers and implements a strict platoon.

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.