Originally written on The Cardinal Nation blog  |  Last updated 10/21/14
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Though he exudes a nice-guy persona, St. Louis Cardinals starting pitcher Adam Wainwright is aggressive and serious about his business when working. The Georgia native is also confident as to the result of the one-game National League wild card playoff to be held a week from Friday. Though his team has not yet clinched a spot in that game – likely to be held in Atlanta against the Braves – that is part of Wainwright’s point. Unlike Atlanta, the Cardinals’ 2006 World Series hero isn’t anxious to start popping champagne corks – yet. The following was tweeted Thursday evening by SportSouth, one of the Braves’ television rightsholders. “No disrespect to what they did but I think we’ll save the big pop for when we beat ATL” – STL Adam Wainwright on Braves clinching celebration. The Braves held a raucous celebration on Tuesday night when they were assured of reaching the post-season (see photo). Though they haven’t yet been formally eliminated from the NL East race, they will most likely sec
2 Comments:
  • Is that really Wainwright's business? He is being pretty disrespectful. He and his team can do what they want to do and the Braves can do the same. This is a very special year for the Braves because it is Chipper's last year. If Wainwright makes it 19 years in the big leagues with the same team, he can do it his way.
  • way to go waino!!! he didn't disrespect,he just has confidence in his team,WHICH HE SHOULD!! this is also a big year for the card's if you consider that they're going to make the post season without albert puljos!
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