St. Louis Cardinals
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Name  Adam Wainwright
Born  8/30/1981
Height  6-7
Weight  230
Number  50
Position  SP
Bats  R
Throws  R
9/13/2014 1:17:00 PM
Description: Cardinals right-hander Adam Wainwright became the third pitcher with 18 victories in the National League Friday, defeating the Rockies, 4-1.
Insight: Wainwright allowed one run on six hits in eight innings. He also struck out eight and walked none. As we said before, Wainwright was coming out of his "deam arm" phase, this start proves he is completely healthy again. His next start is against the Brewers.
9/7/2014 7:02:00 PM
Description: Cardinals right-hander Adam Wainwright pitched a complete game, allowing one run on seven hits in the St. Louis victory over Milwaukee, 9-1.
Insight: So much for a dead arm. Wainwright looked more fresh on Sunday, throwing 71 out of his 100 pitches for strikes. He also struck out three and walked one. Wainwright is tied for the National League lead with 17 victories and is 17-9 with a 2.62 ERA, 1.06 WHIP and 156 strikeouts in 203 innings this year.
Cold8/27/2014 4:15:00 PM
Description: Cardinals right-hander Adam Wainwright lost to the Pirates on Wednesday, 3-1, and admitted afterwards he has been suffering from a 'dead arm' according to St. Louis Post-Dispatch's Derrick Goold.
Insight: With the loss, Wainwright finished August 2-4 with a 5.17 ERA. Over those six starts, his season ERA has gone up from 1.92 to 2.59. The good news is Wainwright believes he is getting over the dead arm and is ready for September. Hopefully, he is ready for your playoff run too.
Cold8/22/2014 10:06:00 PM
Description: Cardinals right-hander Adam Wainwright, who started the All-Star game for the NL, has been shaky in the second half.
Insight: Wainwright was 12-4 with a 1.83 ERA, a 0.91 WHIP and a 115/27 K/BB over 138 innings prior to the break, but he's gone 3-4 with a 4.70 ERA, a 1.45 WHIP and a 30/17 K/BB in 44 innings since. He allowed five runs (four earned) on six hits and walked three over six innings Friday at Philadelphia, squandering a 3-0 first-inning lead in the process. He didn't appear confident in his fastball Friday and got just six swings and misses on 105 pitches, well below his season whiff rate.
7/27/2014 5:05:00 PM
Description: Cardinals starter Adam Wainwright fired seven scoreless innings in a win over the Cubs Sunday afternoon.
Insight: Wainwright gave up six runs (four earned) on six hits and walked four batters in 4 2/3 innings his last start, but he's gone 3-1 with a 1.62 ERA in July. He's posted an ERA south of 2.00 in three of the four months this season.
6/21/2014 7:45:00 PM
Description: Cardinals starter Adam Wainwright looked sharp Saturday in his return to the starting rotation.
Insight: The Phillies could only muster one run in eight innings against Wainwright. He struck out seven without allowing a walk. Wainwright (10-3, 2.08 ERA) is one of four pitchers in MLB with ten or more wins.
6/18/2014 12:15:00 PM
Description: St. Louis right-hander Adam Wainwright has been cleared to make his next start Saturday against the Phillies. SOURCE: Brian Stull, CBS Sports 920 AM
Insight: He was skipped in the rotation Monday because of elbow tendinitis. Wainwright has pitched like a Cy Young contender this year, carrying a minuscule 2.15 ERA over 100 1/3 innings. Last year he was 1-0 against the Phillies.
6/14/2014 5:07:00 PM
Description: Cardinals starter Adam Wainwright (elbow) will not make his start Monday, according to Ken Rosenthal of
Insight: Wainwright (9-3, 2.15 ERA) is dealing with elbow tendinitis. Cardinals GM John Mozeliak expects Wainwright to make his next start Saturday.
6/13/2014 9:40:00 PM
Description: Cardinals starter Adam Wainwright could miss Monday's start because of elbow tendinitis. SOURCE: Associated Press
Insight: Wainwright (9-3, 2.15 ERA) is confident he won't require a stint on the disabled list. It's unknown who would start in Wainwright's place if he can't suit up on Monday.
6/11/2014 8:23:00 PM
Description: St. Louis ace Adam Wainwright was given a cortisone shot Wednesday to relieve his elbow discomfort. SOURCE: Ryan Boyer, NBC Sports
Insight: Surprisingly, the Cardinals haven't ruled Wainwright (9-3, 2.15 ERA) out for his next start. A decision on Wainwright's availability should be made within the next 48 hours.
Hot6/11/2014 4:12:00 PM
Description: Cardinals starter Adam Wainwright underwent an MRI Wednesday after experiencing discomfort on the outside of his elbow, according to Chris Hrabe of KMOX Radio.
Insight: Wainwright's UCL, which was repaired via Tommy John surgery in 2011, is "completely fine," GM John Mozeliak said. Mozeliak added that Wainwright's discomfort is sometimes called tennis elbow. The right-hander will be reevaluated in a few days.
Hot6/10/2014 10:20:00 PM
Description: Cardinals starter Adam Wainwright turned in seven scoreless innings Tuesday against the Rays to improve to 9-3.
Insight: Wainwright has a 2.15 ERA, a 0.93 WHIP and 91 Ks in 100 1/3 innings this season. He may finally get the Cy Young Award that's eluded him several times.
Hot5/20/2014 10:37:00 PM
Description: St. Louis starter Adam Wainwright threw a one-hit, zero-walk, nine-strikeout shutout Tuesday against the Diamondbacks.
Insight: Wainwright (7-2) went 19-9 with a 2.94 ERA and a 1.07 WHIP last year, but he's been even better in 2014. In 73 innings, the right-hander has given up just 48 hits and three homers while posting a 65/15 K/BB, a 1.85 ERA and a 0.86 WHIP.
5/7/2014 10:36:00 PM
Description: St. Louis starter Adam Wainwright rebounded from a poor outing Friday by giving up just one run over eight innings Wednesday in a win against the Braves.
Insight: Wainwright improved to 6-1 with the victory. Opponents are hitting just .193 against the right-hander this season. His next start will be Tuesday against the Cubs.
Hot4/27/2014 5:50:00 PM
Description: Cardinals starter Adam Wainwright blanked the Pirates over eight innings Sunday afternoon.
Insight: Wainwright is now 5-1 with a 1.20 ERA, a 0.78 WHIP and a 42/11 K/BB in 45 innings. He's won 19+ games three times and posted an ERA below 3.00 in all three of those seasons, but he never won a Cy Young Award. This could be the year.
Hot4/23/2014 8:12:00 PM
Description: Cardinals ace Adam Wainwright (knee) went through a normal workout Wednesday after hyperextending his knee during Tuesday's start. SOURCE: St. Louis Post-Dispatch
Insight: Wainwright didn't have any soreness or swelling in his knee Wednesday, so he should start as scheduled on Sunday against the Pirates.
Hot4/22/2014 10:01:00 PM
Description: Cardinals ace Adam Wainwright hyperextended his knee Tuesday in a win against the Mets. SOURCE: Andy Martino, New York Daily News
Insight: Wainwright finished the inning so the injury couldn't have been that serious. He had another brilliant outing on Tuesday, allowing just four hits across seven shutout frames. Wainwright (1.46 ERA) is tied with Mark Buehrle and teammate Lance Lynn for the major league lead in victories (four each).
4/17/2014 10:16:00 PM
Description: St. Louis starter Adam Wainwright went all nine innings Thursday in a shutout win against Washington.
Insight: Wainwright (3-1, 1.80 ERA) fanned eight hitters in the victory. In the major leagues, we've now seen four complete games in the last two days after seeing only one in the first two weeks of the season.
3/31/2014 8:41:00 PM
Description: Cardinals starter Adam Wainwright limited the Reds to three hits over seven scoreless innings to pick up the win on Opening Day.
Insight: Wainwright walked four and struck out nine. He was one of the top pitchers in the National League last season, going 19-9 with a 2.94 ERA, a 1.07 WHIP and 219 Ks in 241 2/3 innings.
10/24/2013 10:08:00 PM
Description: Depending on the situation, the Cardinals could opt to use Game 1 starter Adam Wainwright in Game 4 Sunday night at St. Louis. SOURCE:
Insight: Technically, he's not scheduled to pitch again until Game 5 but if it's an elimination game the Cardinals would obviously rather use their best starter. Wainwright got rocked for five runs in his outing Wednesday in Game 1, though almost all of the damage came in the first two inings. His teammates didn't do him any favors in the field by committing three errors.