6-3, 260lb (190cm, 117kg)
St. Louis Cardinals (majors)
August 31, 1988
in Philipsburg, PA
Draft: Drafted by the St. Louis Cardinals in the 23rd round of the 2009 MLB June Amateur Draft from Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania (Slippery Rock, PA).
High School: Philipsburg-Osceola HS (Philipsburg, PA)
School: Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania (Slippery Rock, PA)
May 20, 2012
17,793rd in MLB history)
vs. LAD 4 AB, 2 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Exceeded rookie limits during 2013 season
2017 Contract Status:
Signed thru 2017, 1 yr/$2.8M (17)
Service Time (01/2017): 4.033
Arb Eligible: 2018
Free Agent: 2019
Agents: Wasserman Media Group
Full Name: Matthew James Adams
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