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Nationals' Matt Adams: Misses Opening Day roster
The Nationals informed Adams on Saturday that he won't be part of the Opening Day roster, Andrew Golden of The Washington Post reports.
Adams posted an .871 OPS in 19 games this spring, though he also struck out 10 times without recording a single walk. The veteran didn't fit what the Nationals wanted in a bench spot, and it remains unclear if he'll ever be able to find his way back to the majors for the first time since July 2021.... See More ... See Less
Nationals' Matt Adams: Signs minor-league deal with Nats
Adams will return to Washington after signing a minor-league contract with the Nationals on Wednesday, Bobby Blanco of MASNSports.com reports.
Adams appeared in 22 games as a member of the Rockies in 2022, going 6-for-36 with a double, two RBI and three runs scored over those contests. The 34-year-old's deal with the Nationals includes an invitation to big-league spring training, giving him another shot to prove himself around MLB talent.... See More ... See Less
Matt Adams: Let go by Rockies
Adams was released by the Rockies on Tuesday.
Adams has played just 22 major-league games this season, as he failed to make the Opening Day roster and made trips to the injured list for both shin and elbow issues. He did very little during his limited opportunities to suggest he deserved to stick around, as he hit just .167/.250/.194. The interest on the open market for a 32-year-old bat-only player who owns a .513 OPS over the last two seasons is likely to be muted.... See More ... See Less
Rockies' Matt Adams: Reinstated Saturday
Adams (elbow) was reinstated from the 10-day injured list prior to Saturday's game against the Padres.
Adams has been out since early June with a right elbow strain. He was reported to be nearing a rehab assignment, but the club will instead bring him back on the 26-man roster without a trip to the minors. Adams should continue serving primarily as a pinch hitter while also occasionally spelling C.J. Cron at first base.... See More ... See Less
Rockies' Matt Adams: Nearing rehab assignment
Adams (elbow) appears to be close to beginning a minor-league rehab assignment, Thomas Harding of MLB.com reports.
The Rockies are still mapping out the particulars of Adams' assignment, but his return to game action looks imminent. The 32-year-old has been on the shelf since June 9 with a right elbow strain. Once the Rockies deem Adams ready to return from the 10-day injured list, he'll likely be limited to a bench role.... See More ... See Less
Rockies' Matt Adams: Limited progress
Adams (elbow) hasn't been cleared for hitting or throwing since being placed on the 10-day injured list June 9, MLB.com reports.
Adams has yet to demonstrate much notable progress in his recovery from his right elbow strain, but manager Bud Black suggested that the 32-year-old could soon take a step forward. Black didn't rule out the possibility of Adams taking batting practice as soon as Thursday or over the weekend, when the Rockies travel to Milwaukee. If Adams is in fact able to take some swings within the next few days, he could head out on a rehab assignment at some point next week.... See More ... See Less
Rockies' Matt Adams: Likely moving to IL
Adams suffered a right elbow injury Tuesday against the Marlins and is expected to be placed on the injured list, Patrick Saunders of The Denver Post reports.
The 32-year-old suffered the injury during Tuesday's contest and was removed after going 0-for-2 with a strikeout. It's unclear whether Adams is expected to return after the 10-day minimum or is facing a longer absence.... See More ... See Less
Rockies' Matt Adams: Placed on injured list
Adams was placed on the 10-day injured list with a right elbow strain Wednesday.
Adams sustained a right elbow injury in Tuesday's loss to the Marlins, and it's not yet clear whether he'll be forced to miss more than the minimum of 10 days. Connor Joe was recalled by the Rockies in a corresponding move.... See More ... See Less
Rockies' Matt Adams: Reinstated from injured list
Adams (shin) was reinstated from the 10-day injured list Saturday.
Adams missed just over two weeks with a shin injury, but he began a rehab assignment with Triple-A Albuquerque on Monday and will now return to the major-league club. The 32-year-old appeared in 12 games with the Rockies prior to his injury and hit .105 with a run, two walks and five strikeouts during that time. He should serve mainly in a depth role going forward. Trevor Story (elbow) was placed on the 10-day injured list in a corresponding move.... See More ... See Less
Rockies' Matt Adams: Begins rehab assignment
The Rockies sent Adams (shin) to Triple-A Albuquerque on Monday to begin a rehab assignment.
Adams has been on the shelf since May 12 with a shin injury. The 32-year-old will likely serve as a backup first baseman and left-handed bat off the bench once he's reinstated from the IL.... See More ... See Less
Rockies' Matt Adams: Lands on injured list
Adams (shin) hit the injured list Friday, Nick Groke of The Athletic reports.
Adams fouled a ball off his shin Wednesday and apparently picked up an injury serious enough to sideline him for at least 10 days. The Rockies called up reliever Justin Lawrence to take his place on the roster.... See More ... See Less
Rockies' Matt Adams: May have shin injury
Adams may have injured himself after fouling a pitch off his shin Wednesday, Danielle Allentuck of The Denver Gazette reports.
Adams was out of the lineup Thursday for the fifth time in the last six games, so it's not clear he was sidelined by an injury. However, manager Bud Black said the team would have more details regarding Adams' status before Friday's game against Cincinnati.... See More ... See Less
Rockies' Matt Adams: Not starting Thursday
Adams isn't starting Thursday's game against the Reds, Patrick Saunders of The Denver Post reports.
Adams will be out of the lineup for the fifth time in the last six games. Connor Joe is starting at first base and batting second.... See More ... See Less
Rockies' Matt Adams: Contract selected by Rockies
Adams' contract was selected by the Rockies on Thursday.
Adams signed a minor-league deal with the Rockies in late March, and he'll now join the major-league club as part of a shuffle after outfielder Sam Hilliard was sent down. Adams appeared in 16 games for Atlanta last year, hitting .184 with two home runs and nine RBI. He should serve mainly in a depth role for Colorado.... See More ... See Less
Matt Adams: Released by Braves
Adams was released by the Braves on Thursday.
He was designated for assignment last week and it sounds like he requested his unconditional release. With just over three weeks left in the season, Adams may struggle to latch on with another club in 2020. He hit .184 with two home runs and 18 strikeouts in 49 at-bats this season.... See More ... See Less
Braves' Matt Adams: DFA'd by Atlanta
Adams was designated for assignment by the Braves on Sunday.
The veteran slugger started only one of the past four games and has two hits and 11 strikeouts in his past 16 at-bats, so it isn't a major surprise from the Braves. Overall, Adams had a .184/.216/.347 slash line with two homers in 51 plate appearances. The move frees up roster space for Atlanta following the trade acquisition of Tommy Milone.... See More ... See Less
Braves' Matt Adams: Not starting again Friday
Adams is out of the lineup Friday against the Phillies.
The veteran slugger sat out both ends of Wednesday's doubleheader and is now on the bench for the third straight contest. Adams has a .196/.229/.370 slash line with two homers and 16 strikeouts through 48 plate appearances. Marcell Ozuna will serve as the designated hitter while Adam Duvall starts in left field.... See More ... See Less
Braves' Matt Adams: Sitting Game 2
Adams is not in the lineup for Game 2 of Wednesday's doubleheader against the Yankees.
Adams sat out for the first game of Wednesday's twin bill with Gerrit Cole on the mound. There has been no word of any injury, so it appears he's getting the day off to clear his head amidst a 9-for-46 (.196) start to the season.... See More ... See Less
Braves' Matt Adams: Sitting against Cole
Adams is not in the lineup for Game 1 of Wednesday's doubleheader against the Yankees.
He typically gets the start against righties but will head to the bench against Gerrit Cole in this one. Adam Duvall will start in left field while Marcell Ozuna starts at designated hitter.... See More ... See Less
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