Matt Adams, Cardinals
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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.