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Adam Wainwright won’t require surgery on elbow

We heard some vague comments regarding Adam Wainwright‘s health from Cardinals manager Mike Matheny and teammates throughout the postseason, but general manager John Mozeliak said during an end-of-season media session today that the staff ace will not require elbow surgery. According to Jenifer Langosch of, Wainwright saw the team’s medical staff on Friday and no long...
Via Pro Sports Daily
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An Inconclusive Adam Wainwright Investigation

The Cardinals need to win Thursday night, and in theory there’s no one they’d rather have on the mound than Adam Wainwright. But, for one thing, they actually need to win three in a row, so it wouldn’t matter which of those three games Wainwright were to start. And more relevantly, Wainwright hasn’t exactly been […]
Via Fangraphs
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St Louis Cardinals have chance to come back from 3-1 deficit

Two years ago, the Giants and Cardinals played in the NLCS, a series that was 3-1 after 4 games. The Cardinals held this advantage, and the Giants ended up winning 3 straight to win the series and eventually win the World Series. Now, the Cardinals are the ones in the 3-1 hole and they will try to return the favor against the same team that eliminated them. Beating a playoff team...
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Cardinals Injury Update: Team to limit Adam Wainwright's innings in 2015

After spending the 2011 season recovering from Tommy John surgery, St. Louis Cardinals Ace right-hander Adam Wainwright threw 667.1 regular season innings and another 59 "high stress" postseason innings from 2012-14, but twice failed to get through the fifth inning this October. Consequently, the team plans to assess and possibly reduce his workload in 2015, reports...
Via Sports Injury Alert
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Monday Poll: If Adam Wainwright can’t go for the Cardinals, then who?

There has been a lot of talk since Game 1 of the NLCS about who will be starting Game 5. Now that we know Game 5 will be happening (thanks to Kolten Wong), the tide turns to Adam Wainwright. Will he be able to make the start, and if not, who should make the start? If I were a betting man, I would put my money on Wainwright getting the ball in San Francisco on Thursday night. That...
Via Cardinals Farm
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Cardinals Injury Update: Adam Wainwright set to start Game 1 despite health concerns

The St. Louis Cardinals are planning to start Adam Wainwright in Game 1 of the NLCS against the San Francisco Giants despite some concern about the health of his elbow, reports Derrick Goold of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch: #456610070 / gettyimages.comWainwright felt discomfort in his elbow after Game 1 in the NLDS and has been pitching through tendinitis since June. He planned on...
Via Sports Injury Alert
12 days ago  |  Discuss

St Louis Cardinals: NLDS Game 1 Preview

The National League Pitcher of the Month for September was awarded for Adam Wainwright. The Cardinals ace went 5-0 with a 1.38 ERA in five starts, bringing his win total to 20 for the second time in his career. He will have to be every bit as good on Friday if he hopes to shut down the Dodgers potent offense. Wainwright made one start against the Dodgers this season, a complete game...
18 days ago  |  Discuss

MLB postseason power rankings

October is the most exciting month of all for sports fans. Nevermind March Madness, the tenth month of the year regularly delivers incredible drama in addition to a multitude of action—and baseball is the primary distributor. Here are the eight postseason teams' strengths and weaknesses—with a projection of how far each could go. ||| St. Louis Cardinals Strengths: Like...
Via The Sports Daily
19 days ago  |  Discuss

St. Louis Cardinals: Is it actually best to win the division?

Now that the regular season is wrapping up, the St. Louis Cardinals have earned the NL Central championship and avoided the nerve-racking possibility of the wildcard game . As nice as it is to be the victor of your division, it doesn’t always provide you with the best positioning for the playoffs. Could winning the division actually be a disadvantage for the St. Louis Cardinals...
21 days ago  |  Discuss

St Louis Cardinals: 5 keys to beating the Dodgers

The National League central champion St. Louis Cardinals will play the NL West champion Los Angeles Dodgers on Friday, with dueling aces Adam Wainwright and Clayton Kershaw taking the mound. Both time provides a tough matchup for their opposition, so a 5 game series should be expected between 2 highly-competitive teams. Here’s 5 things the Cardinals need to do to defeat the Dodgers...
22 days ago  |  Discuss
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