Adam Wainwright

Adam Wainwright

SP - STL
Age: 37Bats: RThrows: R

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Adam Wainwright allows three runs in return Thursday

Adam Wainwright allowed three runs on six hits over 5 1/3rd innings in the Cardinals' 7-6 extra innings loss to the Marlins. He walked one and struck out six in the no-decision.

Fantasy Impact

This was Wainwright's first start off the injured list, so he can get something of a pass for an underwhelming outing. Still, owners should expect more against a team like the Marlins, and if Wainwright can't pitch better against this team he isn't going to be trustworthy in other matchups. His next start comes Wednesday vs. Oakland.

Elliott Baas5 days ago
Adam Wainwright placed on 10-day injured list

Wainwright (hamstring) was placed on the 10-day injured list on Monday.

Fantasy Impact

This move shouldn't come as much of a surprise, as there were speculations that Wainwright would be headed to the IL after his removal from Sunday's game. It's not clear at this time if Wainwright will miss more than one start. Daniel Ponce de Leon is the likely candidate to replace Wainwright in the rotation. Reliever Ryan Helsley was promoted to the big leagues in a corresponding move.

Connor Rooney2 weeks ago
Adam Wainwright exits with hamstring injury

Wainwright was removed from Sunday's game against the Cubs with hamstring tightness.

Fantasy Impact

Wainwright exited the game in the fifth inning. It is still unknown if he will be forced to miss any time. He is likely to undergo further testing in the coming days.

Connor Rooney2 weeks ago
Adam Wainwright delivers eight scoreless in win Sunday

Adam Wainwright pitched eight scoreless innings and improved to 5-5 in the Cardinals' 2-1 win over the Cubs on Sunday. He allowed two hits, seven walks, and struck out eight.

Fantasy Impact

Some people might consider this a good start, and it technically was from a results perspective, but one should never look at a seven-walk outing as encouraging. Wainwright was lucky the Cubs' couldn't hit a curveball to save their life today, because he only had a 55% strike rate and used 126 pitches to make it through eight. Sell high, if anyone's buying. His next start comes Saturday at the Cubs.

Elliott Baas3 weeks ago
Adam Wainwright earns fourth win of the season against Royals

Adam Wainwright allowed three runs on six hits and four walks over five innings on Wednesday against the Royals. He struck out two and earned the win, moving to 4-4 on the year.

Fantasy Impact

It was hardly an impressive outing by Wainwright, but backed by some early run support from his offense, he did what he needed to do. The veteran now has a 4.81 ERA and 1.41 WHIP, hardly mixed-league caliber numbers but enough to survive in NL-only leagues. He will take on the Phillies in his next time out.

Dan Harris5 weeks ago