KOLTEN WONG RUMORS & GOSSIP

Sore elbow takes Wong out of game early

Kolten Wong was removed from Saturday night's game against the Giants due to left elbow discomfort. The Cardinals second baseman was taken out at the top of the fourth inning and replaced by Greg Garcia.
Via Cardinals.com
5 days ago

Matt Carpenter’s walk-off grand slam was pretty rare

Everybody loves the dramatic moment that comes with a walk-off home run. What could be better?A walk-off grand slam. In extra innings.That’s what Matt Carpenter did for the St. Louis Cardinals in the first game of their doubleheader against the Toronto Blue Jays. Kolten Wong tied the game up in the 11th inning with a run-scoring triple before Toronto opted to walk the bases loaded...
Via The Sports Daily
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Kolten Wong has strong words over potential loss of at-bats

St. Louis Cardinals second baseman Kolten Wong was confronted with the possibility of losing some of his at-bats due to ongoing struggles at the plate, and he was not very receptive to the idea.Cardinals manager Mike Matheny floated the idea of a platoon at second base involving Wong and the likes of Jedd Gyorko and Greg Garcia, with Wong hitting just .182 during spring training...
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 26, 2017  |  Discuss

National Leaguers with something to prove in 2017

It has been said that playing with a chip on your shoulder is good, that it is a motivational tool that brings out the best in a ballplayer. And while there are a variety of different conditions that govern such players on every team, ranging from justifying the hype, carrying the load on a new ball club or resurrecting personal stock that has slipped, there are a great deal of talents...
Via Yardbarker
March 10, 2017  |  Discuss

Wong still dealing with pain from outfield spill at Wrigley

JUPITER, Fla. -- Kolten Wong is still bothered by a right shoulder injury from a tumble he took while playing left field last September at Wrigley Field. The St. Louis Cardinals second baseman said Saturday he's been dealing with "tenderness" in the shoulder. He received a cortisone shot at the end of the season, and the right-handed thrower didn't toss a baseball until January....
Via Associated Press
February 25, 2017  |  Discuss

Details Of Kolten Wong’s New Contract With Cardinals

Kolten Wong has signed a new contract extension with the St. Louis Cardinals. Here are the details: 25.5M total 5 year guarantee 5.1M yearly salary Starts this season (2016) Includes option for 6th year (2021 | 12M) Has 1M buyout in 6th year if option isn’t exercised More from MLB Trade Rumors: Because it begins with the 2016 campaign, the deal will give St. Louis control over...
Via Cardinals Diaspora
March 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Setting the Cardinals’ table: Matt Carpenter or Kolten Wong?

For a sizable chunk of the previous season, Cardinals’ third baseman Matt Carpenter served as the team’s leadoff hitter. Nonetheless, when he was not there, a significant decline in offensive production was the outcome.  It’s claimed that the decrease was only coincidental, and there are happenings to support that. So, it’s possible that sifting the two-time All-Star a...
Via STLSportsMinute
January 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Cardinals: Don’t trade Kolten Wong

Temptation is a double edged sword for a baseball team in December. General managers see trees and lights and think it’s a time of giving. A chance to be bold arises. The idea of shaking things up for the upcoming season by pulling an unexpected move. As the winter meetings arrive and the Hot Stove picks up, I don’t think the Cardinals should consider trading Kolten Wong. Chris...
Via STLSportsMinute
December 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Kolten Wong: A beauty and a beast 

    Speaking in the terms of an “it factor”, Kolten Wong has got it. From when he positions himself in the field to every time he steps in the left-handed batter’s box, Kolten has this sense of swagger lingering around him. Sometimes, the swagger he has is so conspicuous. Spectators of the ballgame eagerly await for his next turn to bat or for the next ball hit to his area...
Via STLSportsMinute
August 23, 2015  |  Discuss

St Louis Cardinals: NLCS tied 1-1

It took a bit of muscle for the Cardinals to tie up the NLCS and ensure they’re not at a deficit going to San Francisco for game 3. Home runs off the collective bats of Matt Carpenter, Matt Adams, Oscar Taveras, and Kolten Wong, the latter a walk-off, in game 2 powered the Cardinals to a victory one night after being shut down by Giants ace Madison Bumgarner. While the game one...
Via isportsweb.com
October 13, 2014  |  Discuss
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