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Wainwright insists he's on track for a healthy season in 2015

ST. LOUIS -- Adam Wainwright says recovery from last fall's right elbow surgery is "going good." "I started playing catch on the exact same day as I did last year," the Cardinals ace said Sunday morning during day two of the Cardinals Winter Warm-Up. "I'm on schedule. Until I hear otherwise, I'm going to proceed as I normally would." Wainwright is feeling so strong that he balks...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Do the Cardinals really need to upgrade their rotation?

St. Louis Cardinals GM John Mozeliak made his intentions regarding the starting pitching market clear from the beginning of the offseason. Wait and see. The team acknowledged the possibility of adding an arm in January after some of the major free agent dominoes had fallen, but mostly to add depth to support the skilled but potentially dubious rotation already in place. Namely...
15 days ago  |  Discuss

St Louis Cardinals: projecting the rotation

The St Louis Cardinals pitching staff was an area of strength last season. The group ranked 11th in the MLB in ERA, 9th in quality starts and led the MLB in both complete games and shutouts. Their rotation is not expected to see very much turnover, but there are still several variables that could adjust the staff this winter. Let’s look at how their staff projects: 1. Adam Wainwright...
November 06, 2014  |  Discuss

St. Louis Cardinals didn’t have any good postseason options with Adam Wainwright

St. Louis Cardinals ace starting pitcher Adam Wainwright followed one of the most up-and-down, 20-win regular seasons in recent memory with a postseason filled with more lowlights than highlights, and now the organization has revealed a likely cause. Wainwright underwent arthroscopic surgery Friday to trim cartilage in the back of the right elbow in his pitching arm after he had...
Via i70baseball
October 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Adam Wainwright Has Some Sort Of Elbow Surgery

Friday afternoon is a dead zone for media. Most people are focused on wrapping up their week so they can get to whatever plans they have for the weekend. The usage rate for all media – TV, Radio, Internet… they all dip on Friday PM into the night. Dropping news releases during this time is the equivalent of waiting until mom and dad have a bottle of wine in their bellies before...
Via Cardinals Diaspora
October 24, 2014  |  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 / Wainwright felt discomfort in his elbow after Game 1 in the NLDS and has been pitching through tendinitis since June. He planned...
Via Sports Injury Alert
October 08, 2014  |  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 clockwork...
Via The Sports Daily
October 02, 2014  |  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...
September 29, 2014  |  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...
September 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Padres reliever gets revenge on Cards' Wainwright for trashing locker

Adam Wainwright had quite the Tuesday in San Diego. A few weeks after expressing his distaste for social media at the All-Star Game, the Cardinals' ace officially joined the 140-character-or-less world of Twitter. His new handle, @UncleCharlie50, is a nod to his trademark curveball, which he calls Uncle Charlie. The tall righty gathered over 27,000 followers in his first day on the...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
July 29, 2014  |  Discuss

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