Adams is a throwback – a 260-pound, left-handed thumper who wouldn't be out of place on your slow-pitch softball team. After pounding minor league pitching for the last three years, he broke into the big leagues last year and produced 17 homers in just over 100 games. Look for him to produce even more offensive fireworks as he claims the first-base gig in St. Louis. He won't have to scrounge for at-bats anymore.
Credit: David Durochik / MLB Photos / Getty Images
Powered By ZergNet
How Liev Schreiber Fixed Himself
A Tough Guy Comes to Terms With His Troubled Past
Plus: How the Drug Cartels Took Over Mexico
ON NEWSSTANDS NOW
James Taylor's Life Advice
Sign up to receive the Men’s Journal newsletter and special offers from MJ and its marketing partners.