Originally posted on Cardinals Diaspora  |  Last updated 6/19/13
It's not the money. Adam Wainwright has all the money.  It's not the fame, either. Adam wainwright is as beloved as any current St. Louis Cardinal and wants you to quit smoking. You don't get PSAs when you're not a star. No, the thing that sucks about being the 'ace' of a MLB team is exactly what you saw last night in downtown St. Louis. Wainwright got lit up in the first inning by the Cubs. Surrendering 4 runs in a matter of minutes and putting his team in a deep, but not insurmountable, hole.  It happens to the best. The Cubs sucks (as always), but they're still paying 10s of millions of dollars to their players to play. These aren't your buddies from the beer league out there.  Between the 1st inning and the rest of the game, Wainwright corrected whatever the Cubs were teeing off on and gave the Cardinals 6 more scoreless innings. A lesser pitcher would have probably imploded, but Wainwright turned a disaster inning into an OK start.  No, not a good start. Not...
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