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Cardinals' Wacha is not concerned about shoulder

  After undergoing yet another MRI exam on top of countless X-rays and CT scans, Michael Wacha joked that if there were many more medical tests in his immediate future his body might start to glow. The right-hander, a top-of-the-rotation talent when healthy, is the St. Louis Cardinals' biggest offseason question mark on the pitching staff because of unknowns that come with an unusual...
Via AP on Fox
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Player Profile #196: Michael Wacha | SP | STL

Fantasy owners love speculating on prospects. If given the choice of drafting Michael Wacha or, say, Ian Kennedy, both of whom are borderline top 50 starters, which would you choose? My guess is you picked Wacha. And you wouldn’t necessarily be wrong. Though most of Wacha’s 2014 season was forgettable due to a stress reaction that left him a little off, to the point where his...
Via Baseball Professor
December 10, 2014  |  Discuss

St Louis Cardinals: NLCS preview vs Giants

The St. Louis Cardinals are in their 4th straight NLCS, further proving their dominance over the national league. They will take on a familiar foe in the Giants, a team that knocked them out of the playoffs in 2012 in a 7-game NLCS. There is no denying either team’s presence here, with the Cardinals defeating Clayton Kershaw twice and the Giants picking apart the NL-best (based...
October 10, 2014  |  Discuss

St. Louis Cardinals should keep Michael Wacha in dugout for playoffs

As they’ve tried to survive a full-on attack by the Pittsburgh Pirates to take away their lead in the National League Central Division, the St. Louis Cardinals have spent a significant portion of their time trying to get starting pitcher Michael Wacha back to his dominant form after two-and-a-half months on the disabled list. And it simply isn’t working. Wacha went five innings...
Via i70baseball
October 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Michael Wacha Faces Interesting End to 2014

The St. Louis Cardinals entered the 2014 season with Adam Wainwright and Michael Wacha poised to lead the rotation forward.  Wainwright, the established veteran, was ready to resume the role of staff ace, a role he had been groomed for over his career.  Wacha looked to build on his success in the 2013 postseason and prove that he would be the future ace of the team. The...
Via i70baseball
August 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Michael Wacha Is Now A Model

Michael Wacha is now a model, apparently. (Insert joke about having more free time since he’s on DL, etc., etc., etc.) In this Month’s issue of GQ Magazine (the one with Emily Ratajkowski on the cover – yes, the same girl that was in Robin Thicke’s ‘Blurred Lines Video’), we find a special advertising section (that’s labeled as such) meant to look like content (hence...
Via Cardinals Diaspora
July 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Michael Wacha diagnosed with elbow contusion

getty images St. Louis Cardinals starter Michael Wacha has been diagnosed with a right elbow contusion after he was hit in the arm by a foul ball. Wacha was hit by a foul ball off the bat of teammate Matt Adams. #STLCards press box announcement: Wacha was struck on right elbow by that foul ball; diagnosed with a contusion. — Jenifer Langosch (@LangoschMLB) May 22, 2014 Wacha...
May 21, 2014  |  Discuss

St. Louis Cardinals 2014 season roster preview: Pitchers

With spring training wrapping up, and Opening Day just around the corner, it is time to take a look at who will be on the St. Louis Cardinals’ major league roster to start the season and what to expect from each of them.  Here is a look at the pitchers. STARTING ROTATION Adam Wainwright – The staff ace was an All-Star and finished second in the Cy Young Award ballot and there...
March 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Cardinals Pitchers are Showing Signs of Strengthening their Weaknesses

Michael Wacha has already made his mark in Cardinals’ history along with essentially still being a prospect who has a bright future ahead of him. One of his limitations that is often times repeated is his lack of pitches. He has gotten a lot of mileage out of changing speeds, but sooner or later he needs to develop another strong pitch. Last year he attempted to develop a cut fastball...
Via i70baseball
March 18, 2014  |  Discuss

St. Louis Cardinals: 3 up and 3 down

St. Louis Cardinals: 3 up and 3 downNearly the entire 2013 season, all the way up until the fourth game of the World Series, everything was fine for the St. Louis Cardinals. There were setbacks during the season, mostly injuries, but the Cardinals had an answer for just about every one of them. But the Cards finished the season on a losing streak, dropping the final three games of...
March 04, 2014  |  Discuss

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