Matt Adams

For the third straight season, the United Cardinal Bloggers were guests in St. Louis and in my opinion, the team may even invite us back! It is the least we can do since the win streak was snapped by Pittsburgh. Christi and I made the trip up Saturday to attend the dinner and brought with [...]

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[Ed. Note - Starting with today's post, John Nagel of Cardinals Farm will be regularly updating you loyal four readers of PH8 on the goings on in the Cardinals minor league system (recently ranked best in all of MLB by Baseball America, mind you). Please welcome John, and we hope you enjoy reading more about [...]

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Matt Adams is going home. (Actually, he may well already be there, but you never know with these ball players these days.) According to the Centre Daily Times, Adams will be making an appearance to shake hands and sign his name to things in his hometown of Philipsburg, PA today. Reading the link above, it [...]

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Sometime in mid-August (ok, August 12 to be exact – it’s right there on the Tweeter box) Cardinal fan Will Leitch began a dialogue “with” the Cardinals. Er, maybe AT the Cardinals is more appropriate. The first installment was posted Wednesday and the completion of the regular season was posted yesterday. With Will’s permission, and [...]

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Lucky Number 7

by on September 28, 2012 · 1 comment

As part of our membership in the United Cardinal Bloggers, we frequently participate in various projects throughout the year.  While the “Capture the Virtual Flag”, “Rock, Paper, Scissors, Lizard, Spock”, and the “Rhino in a Hula Hoop” projects aren’t our favorites, we go along with whatever our illustrious leader cooks up for us.  This month [...]

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There are many tall tales and myths circulating about Matt Adams.  I thought it necessary to set the record straight.  I’ll begin by debunking some of the more ridiculous notions. Adams never played quarterback for the Colts under the alias “Peyton Manning”.  He may or may not have done so as “Curtis Painter” or “Jim [...]

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Prospect ranking season continues leading up to the start of Spring Training, and today’s ranking of the Cardinals’ organization comes from former (and hopefully again, soon) PH8 Podcast guest, Baseball Prospectus’ Kevin Goldstein. The full rankings are subscription only at BP, a subscription that is well worth it. Some player notes: KG ranks Shelby Miller, [...]

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The question has been asked since the day he was hired. “What kind of manager is Mike Matheny going to be?” It was asked of the players, the existing coaching staff, and it was asked of Matheny himself. The players seem genuinely excited about playing for Matheny, as evidenced by Chris Carpenter‘s comments at Winter [...]

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Forgive me my Matt Adams fascination and obsession. Can’t get enough of the Cards prospect slugger. Looking forward to seeing what he can do in Memphis. There’s no new information or breaking news here, but it happened so I thought you’d like to see it. As such, here is more Matt Adams video from the [...]

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Matt Adams was the first subjected to the media room this morning, and he addressed moving forward into 2012 building on his successful 2011 campaign. Adams said he obviously hopes to start the season with the big club, making the team out of camp, but understands there are plenty ahead of him and Memphis is [...]

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