Found July 05, 2012 on
Larry Brown Sports:
Playing a sport in incredibly hot weather is never an easy task, and it is important that athletes take extra precaution when doing so and make sure they are drinking enough water. Fluids and peanut butter and jelly are crucial for a player’s survival on a hot day. Just ask Adam Wainwright, who threw six strong innings and allowed only one hit against the Rockies on Wednesday while battling 103-degree temperatures.
“When you’re playing in heat like that it’s important to keep those calories in you,” Wainwright, who also hammered down a protein bar between innings, explained. “You’ve got to make sure you are hydrating well.
“Always strawberry (jelly) on game days. Like Tiger (Woods) wearing red on Sunday.”
Some have said that Tiger wears red on Sundays to intimidate his opponents, so perhaps Wainwright feels that eating a PB&J in the dugout has the same effect. When opposing hitters look over and see that he’s loading up on carbs and sugar, they know he’s not messing around....
BEST OF MAXIM
AROUND THE WEB
Adam Wainwright pitched six strong innings and Matt Holliday had three hits to lead the St. Louis Cardinals to a 4-1 win over the Colorado Rockies on Wednesday night.
Wainwright (7-8) gave up one run, struck out seven and allowed eight hits to help the Cardinals win for the third time in four games. He fanned seven of the first 13 hitters and threw a first-pitch strike to nine of...
Courtesy: Cardinals Media Relations
ST. LOUIS The St. Louis Cardinals announced today that All-Star catcher Yadier Molina has been placed on Major League Baseballs bereavement list and that catcher Bryan Anderson has been recalled from Memphis (AAA).
Anderson, 25, was batting .210 with two home runs and 21 RBI in 64 games for Memphis this season. The former (2005) 4th round draft...
ST. LOUIS Ask any Cardinals fan for the one area they'd like to see general manager John Mozeliak improve before the July 31 trade deadline and some would say the starting rotation. Most, would say the bullpen.
Awesome in April and awful in May, the Cardinals bullpen has been a near constant source of criticism as they've shuttled guys in and out from Triple-A Memphis while...
The St. Louis Cardinals were dealt some devastating, yet not altogether shocking news yesterday, learning that starting pitcher Chris Carpenter will be out for the rest of the season. The Cardinals were hopeful that they may be getting back their ace within the next month or so, but Carpenter revealed that he has decided to undergo season ending surgery to alleviate...
WAR OF WORDS
Tony La Russa was back on the offensive in his battle with Reds skipper Dusty Baker over the lack of Reds players on the NL All-Star roster, saying he feels "betrayed."
Former St. Louis Cardinals manager Tony La Russa choose Cardinals outfielder Matt Holliday to replace catcher Yadier Molina on the National League All-Star roster. - (Photo credit: Keith Allison)
When news broke that St. Louis Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina was headed to the bereavement list to tend to some family issues, many wondered about his All-Star game status next week...
St. Louis Cardinals third baseman David Freese will join his former manager Tony La Russa in Kansas City for the MLB All-Star game next week. - (Photo credit: Keith Allison)
The last time David Freese put on a uniform with Tony La Russa as his manager, the St. Louis Cardinals were winning their eleventh World Series in franchise history.
Freese took home the World Series Most...
St. Louis Cardinals outfielder Matt Holliday has been selected to the National League All-Star team, replacing Yadier Molina.
Hot News for C Yadier Molina
There is no shortage of bad blood in the Cincinnati Reds-St. Louis Cardinals rivalry.
On August 10, 2010, a heated exchange between Reds second baseman Brandon Phillips and Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina turned into a bench-clearing scrum between the N.L. Central rivals.
Reds started Johnny Cueto ended up getting pinned up against the net behind home plate and was kicking away...
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Ricky Nolasco allowed an unearned run in six innings and Jose Reyes got the go-ahead RBI with an infield hit in the seventh, leading the Miami Marlins to a 3-2 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Friday.
Logan Morrison added his second home run in three games in the eighth for the Marlins, who won their third in a row and beat the Cardinals for just the second...