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Carlos Martinez recently underwent a cleanup procedure on his right shoulder. (Source: Joe Schwarz on Twitter)

Fantasy Impact: Martinez has dealt with shoulder problems for a couple of years now, which is the main reason why he wasn't used as a starter in 2019. The Cardinals have yet to make an official announcement about this but it doesn't sound like anything that will affect his off-season routine.

Category: Injury Updates


Matt Carpenter went 1-for-3 with a three-run home run in Sunday's win over the Cubs.

Fantasy Impact: Carpenter drove a line shot homer to right field in the third inning, good for his 15th of the season. He finishes the regular season with a disappointing .226 batting average.

Category: Game Recaps


Paul Goldschmidt went 3-for-4 with a walk, a solo homer, and a two-run single in Sunday's win over the Cubs.

Fantasy Impact: Goldschmidt ripped a two-run single in the first, then added a solo shot in the fourth. Goldschmidt finishes the regular seaosn with a .260 batting average, 34 homers, and 97 RBI.

Category: Game Recaps


Dexter Fowler went 2-for-3 with two walks, two runs scored, and a two-run home run in Sunday's win over the Cubs.

Fantasy Impact: Fowler came up clutch in a big game for the Cardinals. He will be a key role player in the playoffs. Fowler is batting .238 with 67 RBI and eight steals this season.

Category: Game Recaps


Jack Flaherty (11-8) picked up the win in game 162 for the Cardinals on Sunday, tossing seven scoreless innings while allowing two hits and one walk. He struck out six.

Fantasy Impact: Flaherty utterly shut down the Cubs to bring the Cardinals the NL Central title. He finishes the regular season on a roll, posting a 0.97 ERA in September, with 47 strikeouts in 37 innings. Overall, he holds a 2.75 ERA with 231 strikeouts in 196.1 innings.

Category: Game Recaps


Tommy Edman went 2-for-4 with a triple and three RBI in Saturday's loss to the Cubs.

Fantasy Impact: Edman has been a sparkplug since joining the Cardinals, and demonstrated his abilities on Saturday, delivering an RBI triple and an RBI single. The Stanford product is batting .307 with 11 homers and 36 RBI in 91 games played.

Category: Game Recaps


Paul DeJong went 1-for-4 with a solo home run in Saturday's loss to the Cubs.

Fantasy Impact: DeJong took Pedro Strop deep in the eighth for his 30th home run of the season, marking the first time in his career he's reached that mark. DeJong produces in the power department, but has a paltry .234 batting average and .317 OBP.

Category: Game Recaps


Harrison Bader went 1-for-2 with a walk and a solo home run in Saturday's loss to the Cubs.

Fantasy Impact: Bader connected for his 12th homer of the year in the fifth inning. Overall, this season has been disappointing for the youngster, batting .207 with 12 homers and 11 steals in 127 games.

Category: Game Recaps


Adam Wainwright (14-10_ allowed six runs on 12 hits - including four homers - over 4.1 innings to take the loss to the Cubs Saturday. He struck out three.

Fantasy Impact: Wainwright had been on a great run, posting an ERA under 1.00 over the span of five starts, but things took a dark turn on Saturday. He allowed two homers to Ian Happ, and one each to Kyle Schwarber and Victor Caratini. Wainwright ends the regular season with a 4.19 ERA and 1.43 WHIP in 171.2 innings.

Category: Game Recaps


Dakota Hudson threw five scoreless innings Friday, allowing two hits and five walks while striking out 10 in a no-decision Friday against the Cubs.

Fantasy Impact: Friday's five walks was the third time this year Hudson allowed that many in an outing, but it was the first time he's struck out double-digits. Hudson will end the regular season with a 3.35 ERA, 1.41 WHIP, and 136 strikeouts in 174.2 innings.

Category: Game Recaps


Michael Wacha was removed from his start Wednesday with right shoulder tightness. (Source: Derrick Goold on Twitter)

Fantasy Impact: Prior to exiting, Wacha had allowed two runs in 1.2 innings. Wacha's status for the postseason is in jeopardy, and it's assumed that he won't pitch again until the playoffs.

Category: Injury Updates


Jose Martinez went 3-for-5 with two RBI and two runs scored in Wednesday's loss to the Diamondbacks.

Fantasy Impact: Martinez was a menace batting second for the Cardinals Wednesday. On the season, he's batting .271 with 10 homers and 42 RBI.

Category: Game Recaps


Randy Arozarena went 2-for-4 with a solo home run, a stolen base and an additional run scored in Wednesday's loss to the Diamondbacks.

Fantasy Impact: Arozarena blasted his first career homer in the sixth inning, and also stole home in the fourth. In 17 games this season, he's batting .316 with three steals.

Category: Game Recaps


Yadier Molina went 2-for-4 with a two-run home run and four RBI in Monday's win over the Diamondbacks.

Fantasy Impact: Molina smacked his 10th home run in the sixth inning. On the season, Molina is slashing .270/.308/.403 across 109 games, but has hit two homers in his past four games.

Category: Game Recaps


Andrew Miller nabbed the save Sunday against the Cubs, allowing one hit and striking out one in one inning.

Fantasy Impact: With Carlos Martinez unavailable due to rest, Miller stepped in and converted the save. Miller has six saves and a 3.76 ERA this season.

Category: Game Recaps


Miles Mikolas did not factor into the decision Sunday against the Cubs, allowing two runs (one earned) on eight hits and one walk in 7.2 innings. He struck out four.

Fantasy Impact: Mikolas did well enough to keep the Cardinals in the game, and they eventually captured the lead in the ninth inning. Mikolas now owns a 4.16 ERA and 1.22 WHIP in 184 innings this season. He lines up to face the Cubs again next Saturday, in what should be a matchup with major implications.

Category: Game Recaps


Marcell Ozuna went 1-for-4 with a two-run home run in Saturday's win over the Cubs.

Fantasy Impact: Ozuna put the Cardinals in front with a seventh inning home run. On the season, Ozuna is slashing .243/.325/.483 with 88 RBI in 460 at-bats.

Category: Game Recaps


Kolten Wong has been diagnosed with a mild left hamstring strain and will undergo an MRI on Friday. (Source: Derrick Goold on Twitter)

Fantasy Impact: The Cardinals won't know the extent of Wong's injury until the test results come back, but manager Mike Shildt noted after the game that he expects Wong to miss at least a few days.

Category: Injury Updates


Matt Wieters hit a two-run home run in his only at-bat Wednesday in the Cardinals' victory over the Nationals.

Fantasy Impact: Wieters' playing time took a significant hit after Yadier Molina's return from the injured list. He's been relatively disappointing in 2019, batting .220 with 11 home runs and 25 RBI in 159 at-bats.

Category: Game Recaps


Rangel Ravelo went 1-for-1 with a two-run home run in Thursday's win over the Giants.

Fantasy Impact: Ravelo entered the game for Paul Goldschmidt in the eighth when the Cardinals had a sizable lead, and he delivered with his first major league homer. The bench player is batting .250 with three RBI in 24 at-bats this season.

Category: Game Recaps


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