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Wacha eyes rebound with Dodgers in town

Brandon McCarthy will look to continue his impressive return from Tommy John surgery when he faces Michael Wacha and the Cardinals at Busch Stadium on Friday.
Via Cardinals.com
4 days ago

Wacha faces Marlins for first time in rubber game

Michael Wacha was drafted by the Cardinals in the first round of the 2012 MLB Draft, one year after the Marlins took left-hander Adam Conley in the second round. Wacha made his Major League debut two years earlier than Conley, and Sunday the two high Draft picks will meet the opposing team, and each other, for the first time in their careers in the series' rubber game.
Via Cardinals.com
9 days ago

Cards tweet Wacha is 'fine' after exiting game with heel contusion

MILWAUKEE-- St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Michael Wacha left Friday's game in the seventh inning after being struck on the lower right leg by a low liner off the bat of Milwaukee Brewers Jonathan Villar.With one out, Villar smashed a shot up the middle that struck Wacha just above his right ankle. The ball ricocheted to third baseman Greg Garcia, who threw Villar out at first.Wacha...
Via Associated Press
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Wacha injured after being struck on leg by line drive

MILWAUKEE (AP) St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Michael Wacha left Friday's game in the seventh inning after being struck on the lower right leg by a low liner off the bat of Milwaukee Brewers Jonathan Villar. With one out, Villar smashed a shot up the middle that struck Wacha just above his right ankle. The ball ricocheted to third baseman Greg Garcia, who threw Villar out at first...
Via Associated Press
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Wacha takes on Brewers, who have never beat him

MILWAUKEE -- Jimmy Nelson will try for his first victory in over a month when he takes the ball Friday as the Milwaukee Brewers open a three-game series with the St. Louis Cardinals at Miller Park.Nelson was Milwaukee's best starter for the first two months of the season, going 5-2 with a 2.88 ERA through his first 11 starts. Since then, though, Nelson has scuffled and is 0-4 with...
Via Fox Sports
17 days ago  |  Discuss

DraftKings: David Ortiz, Michael Wacha Among Tom Caron’s Value Picks

Baseball fans are in for an action-packed Sunday, including an afternoon game between the Boston Red Sox and Toronto Blue Jays at Fenway Park. Once again, NESN’s Tom Caron has selected Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz for his value picks. Ortiz is batting .333 with three home runs and 10 RBIs this season. Caron also is selecting a starting pitcher — Michael Wacha of the...
Via NESN.com
April 17, 2016  |  Discuss

Wacha: 'I don't understand why people keep doubting us'

JUPITER, Fla. -- Michael Wacha and the St. Louis Cardinals led the majors with 100 wins last season and won their third straight NL Central crown.So the star right-hander finds it a bit perplexing that some observers don't think the Cards can repeat."I don't understand why people keep doubting us," Wacha said Saturday. "We'll accept that chip on our shoulder and use it to our advantage...
Via Associated Press
February 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Lance Lynn’s 2015 season was as good as Michael Wacha’s

Attention all baseball card gangsters. You aren’t going to like this article. I am going to tell you how Lance Lynn’s 2015 season was as valuable as Michael Wacha’s campaign. I am not nuts. I just use a different website than you do. The evidence I will lay out may not be easy to understand if you value wins as a measurable asset of how good a starting pitcher is. On further...
Via STLSportsMinute
November 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Cardinals: What is wrong with Michael Wacha?

Who is this Michael Wacha on the mound in September for the St. Louis Cardinals? After making his 30th start for the Birds today in Pittsburgh and getting drilled, Wacha has a 7.00+ ERA and a WHIP near 2.00 for the month of September. He’s walked nearly as much as he has struck out. Is the kid wearing down? Is his shoulder barking? Is there something else wrong with “the kid”...
Via STLSportsMinute
October 01, 2015  |  Discuss

The matter with Michael Wacha (maybe)

Around the beginning of the year, the Cardinals lost Adam Wainwright, and though they just welcomed him back to the active roster, there’s no time to build him up as a starter. Around the end of the year, the Cardinals lost Carlos Martinez, and while the hope is that there’s nothing seriously wrong with his shoulder, he won’t pitch again for a while. It speaks to the Cardinals’...
Via Fangraphs
October 01, 2015  |  Discuss
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