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Cardinals' Wainwright throws first bullpen session since ab strain

JUPITER, Fla. -- Adam Wainwright bumped fists and smiled following a short bullpen session on Monday, the first since straining his abdominal muscle a week ago. Wainwright didn't use maximum effort for most of the 30-plus pitch session, but did turn it up for the final five pitches -- one of which had bullpen catcher Jamie Pogue hooting and hollering behind the plate. "That was perfect...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

St. Louis Cardinals Opening Day Starter: Lance Lynn?

Happy Monday! I’m sure everyone here is up and at ‘em, having a cheerful day. (heavy sarcasm here) With Adam Wainwright ‘s injury, there’s a chance that Lance Lynn will be our opening day starter. A few thoughts on that. 1) While Lynn is still young, he’s a three time 15 game winner who’s pitched in the post-season every [...]
Via The Cardinal Conclave
2 days ago  |  Discuss

St Louis Cardinals: Adam Wainwright has abdominal strain

The St. Louis Cardinals got a bit of good news, as Adam Wainwright’s injury this week revealed to be an abdominal strain. There was a bit of worry when it was revealed earlier this week that he was going back to St. Louis to see a specialist, but this injury is now not expected to keep him out any significant amount of time. While Wainwright was only prescribed to take it easy...
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Cardinals’ Adam Wainwright Diagnosed with Ab Strain

Adam Wainwright is going to start 2015 how he ended 2014, battling injury. Luckily for Cardinal fans though, it isn’t the elbow that Wainwright had October surgery on that’s bothering him. Earlier this week, Wainwright flew home from the team’s Spring Training facility to St. Louis to have a “precautionary” look at the pitcher’s abdomen, which had been bothering him since...
Via Baseball Essential
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Wainwright heading to St. Louis for abdominal exam

JUPITER, Fla. (AP) Adam Wainwright called his impending trip to meet with doctors in St. Louis to discuss his lower abdominal pain ''strictly precautionary.'' ''I want to be fair to you and say that anything I say about it will just be speculation,'' Wainwright said Wednesday morning. ''I don't think it's very serious at all. I think, probably going to up there, probably not going...
Via AP on Fox
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Should St. Louis Cardinals fans be worried about Adam Wainwright?

In recent years, it seems like St. Louis Cardinals fans are forced to process some sort of injury news every single spring training. Some instances are worse than others, but without fail, we consistently hear about bad things happening to the St. Louis Cardinals down in Jupiter, Florida. And it’s usually something to do with the pitching staff. So how deep does this rabbit...
8 days ago  |  Discuss

St. Louis Cardinals: Don’t Overreact To Wainwright Setback

Spring training games haven’t even started and a Cardinals pitcher is hurt. According to St. Louis Post Dispatch Cardinals beat writer Derrick Goold, Adam Wainwright is heading back to St. Louis for exams regarding abdominal soreness. The first thing that comes to my mind is oblique strains and the longevity of a severe strain. The next thing that comes to my mind is the fact keyboard...
Via Cardinals Farm
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Player Profile #57: Adam Wainwright | SP | STL

Reserve your FREE copy of Baseball Professor’s 2015 Draft Guide, complete with our list of the Top 100 Dynasty League Prospects. 10,000 words of prospect coverage available on February 17! Perennially a workhorse ace, Adam Wainwright has ranked among the pitching elites due to fantastic rate stats with merely above average strikeout numbers. Last season was no different as...
Via Baseball Professor
20 days ago  |  Discuss

St Louis Cardinals: out on James Shields?

Traction for James Shields to sign with a team appears to finally have occurred, as Shields is expected to sign by the end of the week. The Cardinals have long been a team linked to the right hander, but are they officially out of the running? At this point, nobody appears to know just where Shields is going. All of the interested teams have legitimate reasons to sign him as well...
27 days ago  |  Discuss

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