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All signs point to Cardinals acquiring a pitcher at deadline

With the trade deadline looming, it appears that the Cardinals are focusing their efforts on acquiring a pitcher.Per Ken Rosenthal, St. Louis is still looking for rotation upgrades. The Cardinals are exploring everything from front-line starters to back-of-the-rotation types, he says.Jennifer Langosch confirms Rosenthal's report, indicating that the Cardinals are looking for...
Via Cardinals Fan in Cubs Land
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

When Wainwright Becomes Wainwrong

When a pitcher for the St. Louis Cardinals gives up six runs in five innings , it’s a bad night at the office.  When that pitcher is Adam Wainwright , best get out the fainting couches for Cardinal Nation, because that just doesn’t enter into our frame of reference. Maybe it shouldn’t be quite as surprising as we think it is, however.  Dayn Perry [...]
Via The Cardinal Conclave
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Cardinals can't fight past a rare off night from Wainwright

ST. LOUIS -- When Adam Wainwright faced the Tampa Bay Rays last month, he shut them out for seven innings with his right elbow hurting so badly he would miss his next start. On Tuesday night, rested and ready, Wainwright faced the Rays and gave up six runs and didn't last five innings. Go figure. "Yeah, last time I felt like the worst I ever felt and got seven shutout innings...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Streaking Rays able to capitalize on Adam Wainwright’s rough fifth inning

Adam Wainwright took the hill Tuesday night against the Rays coming off nine days of rest, not counting pitching in the All-Star Game. Evidently, the extra days of rest didn’t plan out too well. Following his rough outing allowing three runs in the first inning in the All-Star Game, that carried over into this start. All was going well for Wainwright as he allowed only one run...
Via Cardinals Farm
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Tampa Bay Rays at St. Louis Cardinals game preview

TV: Sun Sports Time: Pregame coverage begins at 7:30 p.m. After causing a stir at the All-Star game, the St. Louis Cardinals' Adam Wainwright is finally ready to get back to business. In his first appearance since the break, Wainwright looks to become baseball's first 13-game winner in Tuesday night's series opener against the visiting Tampa Bay Rays. Wainwright (12-4...
Via Fox Sports Florida
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Wainwright blames self for Jeter flap

ST. LOUIS -- St. Louis Cardinals ace Adam Wainwright took the blame on Friday for the flap that ensued after he said he served up pitches to Derek Jeter during the All-Star game. The 12-game winner spent part of the first day following the All-Star break explaining his comments after the retiring Yankees shortstop doubled off him in the first inning Tuesday. Wainwright said he made...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
5 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Derek Jeter reacts to Adam Wainwright's claims

Taken away from the spotlight of Derek Jeter’s final All-Star Game was the mistaken quote by Cardinals pitcher Adam Wainwright, who said he grooved Jeter a fastball. Jeter took that grooved fastball to right field for a double, and later followed that up with a single. After Jeter’s at-bats, Wainwright was asked about his approach […]
Via Full Scale Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Adam Wainwright admits he grooved fastball for Jeter

National League starter Adam Wainwright apparently confirmed some people’s suspicions that he might have thrown Derek Jeter a cookie in the shortstop’s final All-Star game on Tuesday. Wainwright reportedly spilled the beans to Yahoo! MLB reporter Jeff Passan shortly after exiting the game: Adam Wainwright admitted he grooved a fastball to Derek Jeter in the first: “I was gonna...
Via Next Impulse Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Cardinals quick hits: Adam Wainwright should start All-star game

Now that the first half is over and then some (15 actual more games than the halfway point), and since I hate talking about anything to do with the Home Run Derby since I consider it a complete waste of time (who wants to watch batting pracitce?), why not go out on a limb and start making some bold proclamations? Okay, you likely read the headline to this article and it is the reason...
Via Cardinals Farm
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Cards' Wainwright could pitch in All-Star game

MILWAUKEE -- St. Louis Cardinals ace Adam Wainwright could pitch in Tuesday's All-Star game despite going seven innings in Saturday's win over the Milwaukee Brewers. Manager Mike Matheny, who will lead the National League, said the right-hander told him before Sunday's game against Milwaukee that he felt good and could go at the All-Star game at Target Field. Wainwright...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
11 days ago  |  Discuss
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