ST. LOUIS -- Cardinals fans who've gone giddy over the booming, left-handed swing Matt Adams uses to send baseballs to faraway places surely saw this coming. This soon-to-be road trip might as well be called the "Big City" Tour.
Just don't expect the 6-foot-3, 260-pound slugger to sound as eager as his fans. That wouldn't really fit his style.
"I don't look," Adams said when asked about a schedule that seems to trend in his favor for the next week and a half. "I just come to the park each day ready to play. When the lineup is posted, I'll go about my business the same whether I'm in the lineup, or not in the lineup."
The thing is, there's a good chance Adams will be seeing himself in the lineup a lot more the next time his team hits the road. Following Sunday's series finale against the Texas Rangers at Busch Stadium, St. Louis will play eight consecutive games against American League teams, including two games against the Astros, three against the Athletics and three more agains...