Sun, 14 Sep 2014 11:41:27 -0700
St. Louis Cardinals SP John Lackey (arm) will have his start skipped in the team's upcoming series against the Milwaukee Brewers because he has been dealing with stiffness and a dead arm, according to manager Mike Matheny. SPs Lance Lynn, Adam Wainwright and Shelby Miller will pitch in the three-game series beginning Tuesday, Sept. 16.
Sun, 07 Sep 2014 15:33:58 -0700
St. Louis Cardinals SP Adam Wainwright struck out only three but took a shutout into the ninth inning in his win over the Milwaukee Brewers Sunday, Sept. 7. He threw 71 of his 100 pitches for strikes and his average fastball velocity was 90.5 mph, which was up there with his highest average velocity of the season (91.0 mph).
Wed, 03 Sep 2014 10:11:31 -0700
St. Louis Cardinals SP Adam Wainwright lasted six-plus innings but allowed three home runs for just the fifth time in his career and first since 2010 against the Pittsburgh Pirates Tuesday, Sept. 2. Wainwright has gone 4-5 with a 4.82 ERA and a .282 opponent's average against since the All-Star break after going 12-4 with a 1.83 ERA and .201 opponent's average against in the first half of the season. He averaged more than four strikeouts per walk in the first half and is now down to just two K's per walk. Despite experiencing dead arm recently, Wainwright's average velocity on his fastball was 89.8 Tuesday night, right near his season average of 90.1. There is also speculation that Wainwright's struggles coincided with the loss of C Yadier Molina to injury.
Tue, 02 Sep 2014 21:11:03 -0700
St. Louis Cardinals SP Adam Wainwright earned his 16th win by beating the Pittsburgh Pirates Tuesday, Sept. 2. He matched his career best with three RBIs in the game. He won the game despite giving up three home runs to match his career worst; he hadn't allowed more than one home run in a game all season.
Wed, 27 Aug 2014 12:52:18 -0700
St. Louis Cardinals SP Adam Wainwright (arm) said he has been dealing with a dead arm and has been reluctant to mention it.
Fri, 22 Aug 2014 12:46:08 -0700
St. Louis Cardinals SP Adam Wainwright has a 4.50 ERA and 1.45 WHIP in six starts since the All-Star Break. In 19 starts before the break, Wainwright's ERA and WHIP were 1.83 and 0.91, respectively.
Sun, 27 Jul 2014 11:22:06 -0700
St. Louis Cardinals SP Adam Wainwright tossed seven scoreless innings against the Chicago Cubs Sunday, July 27, to record his major league-leading 13th win of the season. He gave up just five hits and walked three in the outing.
Thu, 17 Jul 2014 16:07:05 -0700
St. Louis Cardinals SP Adam Wainwright will start Tuesday, July 22, at the earliest. Wainwright will have as much as 10 days of rest between starts, excluding the inning he pitched in the All-Star game.
Fantasy Tip: Wainwright's first start after the break will be at home against a weak Tampa Bay offense. It is a nice bonus for fantasy owners.
Mon, 14 Jul 2014 18:51:32 -0700
St. Louis Cardinals SP Adam Wainwright heads into the All-Star break with the best ERA in the majors at 1.83, and he is also third in the majors in WHIP with a 0.91.
Mon, 14 Jul 2014 10:03:27 -0700
St. Louis Cardinals SP Adam Wainwright will start the All-Star game for the National League, and Seattle Mariners SP Felix Hernandez will start for the American League.