Since someone people believe that Matt Adams is in the same robot doghouse as Chuckie Fick, here’s some fun comparisons with Adams’ power output this year.
Matt Adams currently has a .652 slugging percentage, which is the highest in the Texas League. When he makes contact, it is solid contact.
Matt Adams’ slugging percentage is only 25 points lower than Ryan Jackson’s current OPS.
Matt Adams is overshadowing teammate Alex Castellanos who has a similar, if not exaggerated, no walk profile but a .635 SLG. Adams and Castellanos rank 4th and 5th in the Texas League OPS.
Palm Beach has had 20 players take an at bat for them in 2011. Matt Adams’ SLG is higher than 12 of their seasonal OPS marks.
Add 50 points to Matt Adams slugging percentage and you get the highest OPS Pete Kozma has ever posted in the minors during a year.
Matt Adams’ power has been roughly as valuable in Springfield as Matt Carpenter’s walk rate.