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50 Adam Wainwright SP

St. Louis Cardinals

Fantasy Stats
Own%Start%
40%20%
Key Stats
IPW-LSVERAKsBB
98.06-704.509337
Pitching Summary
YearTeamWLERAGGSCGSHOSVSVOINNHRERHRHBPBBSO
2018STL244.4688000040.1412120521840
2019STL674.501817000098.09850491363793

Player Updates

July 19, 2019 11:44 PM
Cardinals' Adam Wainwright: Chased early by Reds
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Wainwright didn't factor into the decision in Friday's 12-11 win over the Reds, coughing up seven runs on nine hits over 3.1 innings while striking out four.

After putting together his best start of the season against Arizona in his last trip to the mound Sunday, Wainwright crashed back to earth with his worst outing of the year, as the runs and hits allowed were both season highs. The veteran right-hander will carry a 4.50 ERA and 93:37 K:BB through 98 innings into his next start Wednesday in Pittsburgh.

July 14, 2019 06:20 PM
Cardinals' Adam Wainwright: Strikes out seven
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Wainwright (6-7) gave up four hits and one walk while striking out seven through seven scoreless innings to take the win against the Diamondbacks on Sunday.

Wainwright delivered a gem to out-duel Zack Greinke on his way to his sixth win of the season. The 37-year-old has been great in his last seven starts, posting a 2.98 ERA, 1.22 WHIP and a 10.2 K/9. Wainwright will make his next start Friday against the Reds at Great American Ball Park.

July 13, 2019 07:40 PM
Cardinals' Adam Wainwright: Set to start Sunday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Wainwright (back) is scheduled to start Sunday's series finale against the Diamondbacks, Anne Rogers of MLB.com reports.

Wainwright was scratched from Friday's start due to back spasms but will apparently be ready to take the mound after a couple additional days of rest. Previously scheduled starter Miles Mikolas will be pushed back a day and will start Monday versus the Pirates.

July 12, 2019 03:00 PM
Cardinals' Adam Wainwright: Scratched with back spasms
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Wainwright was scratched from his scheduled start Friday against the Diamondbacks with back spasms, Derrick Goold of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports.

Wainwright has yet to be placed on the injured list, so it sounds as though the Cardinals may expect him to miss just one start. Daniel Ponce de Leon will make a spot start in his absence.

July 4, 2019 06:08 PM
Cardinals' Adam Wainwright: Fans six in no-decision
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Wainwright took a no-decision during Wednesday's win over the Mariners, surrendering two runs on four hits and three walks while striking out six over five innings.

Wainwright worked around a few walks and a single to hold the Mariners scoreless through four until Dylan Moore launched a solo homer in the fifth inning. The 37-year-old was then pulled in the sixth after allowing a leadoff single to Domingo Santana, who eventually scored on a wild pitch from reliever Tyler Webb. Wainwright, who was pitching at T-Mobile Park for the first time in his 14-year career, threw just 63 of 101 pitches for strikes. The right-hander now owns a 4.31 ERA, 1.38 WHIP and 82:36 K:BB over 16 starts.

June 27, 2019 10:24 PM
Cardinals' Adam Wainwright: Fans nine in tough loss
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Wainwright (5-7) took the loss Wednesday against the Athletics after giving up two runs on seven hits across 6.2 innings. He struck out nine and walked one.

Wainwright pitched well Wednesday but was pulled during the seventh inning following a two-out homer from Matt Chapman. The Cardinals rewarded their veteran right-hander for his effective performance by not recording an extra-base hit until the ninth inning, saddling him with the loss. The 37-year-old has a 4.35 ERA, 1.38 WHIP and 76:33 K:BB over 82.2 innings this season and should pitch at Seattle next week.

June 21, 2019 12:12 AM
Cardinals' Adam Wainwright: Average in return from IL
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Wainwright allowed three runs on six hits and a walk while striking out six over 5.1 innings Thursday night against the Marlins. He didn't factor into the decision.

Wainwright was reinstated from the 10-day injured list prior to Thursday's start after missing one turn through the rotation due to a hamstring injury. The Marlins struck first in this one with a run in the fourth, and Wainwright would allow two more runs in the sixth before getting yanked. He fired 56 of 86 pitches for strikes and induced six groundouts compared to four flyouts. The 37-year-old right-hander has posted a 4.50 ERA and 1.39 WHIP with 67 punchouts over 76 innings this season.

June 20, 2019 04:20 PM
Cardinals' Adam Wainwright: Activated ahead of start
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Wainwright (hamstring) was activated from the 10-day injured list ahead of his scheduled start Thursday against the Marlins.

Wainwright wound up missing just one start while on the injured list with a bout of hamstring soreness. The veteran right-hander compiled a 4.46 ERA, 1.40 WHIP and 61:31 K:BB in 70.2 innings (13 starts) prior to landing on the shelf. Daniel Ponce de Leon was sent back to the minors in a corresponding move.

June 18, 2019 10:24 PM
Cardinals' Adam Wainwright: Scheduled to return Thursday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Wainwright (hamstring) will return from the 10-day injured list to start Thursday against the Marlins, Jenifer Langosch of MLB.com reports.

Wainwright will wind up missing just a single turn through the rotation after leaving his previous start with hamstring soreness. Langosch also reports that Wainwright completed a bullpen session and agility work Monday and fielding activities Tuesday, which presumably sealed the team's decision to activate him. Wainwright owns a 4.46 ERA in 13 starts this season, the exact same figure he recorded in eight starts last year.

June 17, 2019 07:56 PM
Cardinals' Adam Wainwright: Closing in on return
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Wainwright (hamstring) threw a successful bullpen session Monday and could return to the rotation either Thursday against the Marlins or Friday against the Angels, Mark Saxon of The Athletic reports.

Wainwright suffered a left hamstring strain June 9, but he's made impressive progress since and should be activated from the injured list later in the week. Either Daniel Ponce de Leon or Michael Wacha could be headed to the bullpen upon Wainwright's return.

June 10, 2019 09:12 PM
Cardinals' Adam Wainwright: Dealing with mild strain
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Wainwright has been diagnosed with a mild left hamstring strain and will be re-evaluated in one week, Jim Hayes of FOX Sports Midwest reports.

Wainwright was placed on the 10-day injured list after exiting Sunday's outing with a hamstring issue. While it's positive news that the hamstring strain is mild, the Cardinals likely won't know how much time the right-hander will miss until they re-evaluate Wainwright in a week.

June 10, 2019 03:00 PM
Cardinals' Adam Wainwright: Lands on injured list
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

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

The move isn't a surprising one, as reports over the weekend suggested that Wainwright would miss at least one start. It's not clear at this point if he's expected to miss more time than that. Daniel Ponce de Leon appears to be the top candidate to fill his place in the rotation. Reliever Ryan Helsley was promoted to take Wainwright's roster spot.

June 9, 2019 10:48 PM
Cardinals' Adam Wainwright: Expected to miss next start
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Wainwright (hamstring) is on his way to St. Louis for further evaluation and is expected to miss at least one start, Derrick Goold of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports.

Wainwright was lifted from Sunday's start after experiencing tightness in his left hamstring, and he's headed for further evaluation to determine the extent of the issue. Skipper Mike Shildt stated that he anticipates Wainwright missing at least one start, though he could miss more time if the injury is severe.

June 9, 2019 08:56 PM
Cardinals' Adam Wainwright: Nursing hamstring tightness
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Wainwright was removed from Sunday's game against the Cubs due to hamstring tightness, Derrick Goold of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports.

Wainwright had to leave the game due to injury, though it remains to be seen if he'll be forced to miss any time while on the mend. He's likely headed for further testing.

June 9, 2019 08:44 PM
Cardinals' Adam Wainwright: Exits with injury
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Wainwright exited Sunday's game against the Cubs with an apparent injury, Jesse Rogers of ESPN.com reports.

It's unclear as to what kind of injury Wainwright sustained, but it was evidently significant enough to chase him from the game. He'll be considered day-to-day until more information is disclosed.

June 6, 2019 06:04 PM
Cardinals' Adam Wainwright: Starting Sunday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Wainwright will start Sunday's game against the Cubs, Derrick Goold of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports.

Wainwright originally lined up to start Saturday, but he'll get an extra day off following the postponement of Wednesday's game due to rain. The 37-year-old fired eight two-hit innings versus the Cubs on Monday and will look to replicate that performance at Wrigley Field this weekend.

June 3, 2019 11:40 AM
Cardinals' Adam Wainwright: Strikes out eight in win
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Wainwright (5-5) gave up no runs on two hits and seven walks while striking out eight through eight innings to take the win over the Cubs on Sunday.

Wainwright was electric at times, gathering 14 swinging strikes in his 126 pitches. The walks continue to be an issue for the 37-year-old as he allowed his highest walk total of the season and has a 4.1 BB/9 this season. He has a 5-5 record with a 4.34 ERA and a 8.0 K/9 through 12 starts. Wainwright will face the Cubs again Saturday in his next start, this time at Wrigley Field.

May 29, 2019 01:12 PM
Cardinals' Adam Wainwright: Whiffs 10 in losing effort
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Wainwright (4-5) allowed four earned runs on eight hits and no walks while striking out 10 across six innings to take the loss Tuesday against the Phillies.

Wainwright coughed up a three-run lead, allowing a two-run double to Bryce Harper in the third inning and a two-run homer to Cesar Hernandez in the fourth frame. However, the right-hander found the zone with 64 of 92 pitches and racked up an impressive 10 strikeouts -- his highest single-game total since May 25, 2014 -- on the strength of 23 called strikes. He now owns a 4.94 ERA and 1.41 WHIP with 51 strikeouts across 58.1 innings. He'll look to improve on those numbers in his next start, currently scheduled for Sunday against the Cubs.

May 23, 2019 04:00 PM
Cardinals' Adam Wainwright: Goes five innings in win
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Wainwright (4-4) gave up three runs on six hits and four walks while striking out two over five innings to earn the win over the Royals on Wednesday.

Wainwright didn't exactly dominate, but he worked his way in and out of trouble to pick up his fourth win. The walks continue to be a problem as he has allowed a 4.0 BB/9, and he will have to be more efficient to pitch deeper into games. The right-hander has a 4-4 record with a 4.82 ERA and 41:23 K:BB through 10 starts this season. Wainwright will make his next start Wednesday against the Phillies.

May 17, 2019 10:20 AM
Cardinals' Adam Wainwright: Smashed by Braves
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Wainwright (3-4) took the loss against the Braves on Thursday, giving up five earned runs on five hits and five walks while striking out two over four innings as the Cardinals fell 10-2.

Coming off a solid start against the Pirates, Wainwright couldn't keep it rolling in this contest, as he struggled with his command while allowing 10 baserunners. He's had an erratic start to the season overall, as the veteran right-hander is now sporting a 4.75 ERA and a 1.35 WHIP over 47.1 innings.

Situational Stats
SituationIPWLERASVBBSO
vs Cincinnati 9.101 8.68028
vs LHB 39.100 5.9502235
vs RHB 58.200 3.5301558
Last 7 Games
  OPP W L SV IP H ER BB Ks
6/2CHC1008.02078
6/9@CHC0104.17312
6/20MIA0005.16316
6/26OAK0106.27219
7/3@SEA0005.04236
7/14ARI1007.04017
7/19@CIN0003.19704
Two Week Schedule
JULY
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
14
ARI
W5-2
15
PIT
W7-0
16
PIT
L1-3
17
PIT
W6-5
18
@CIN
W7-4
19
@CIN
W12-11
20
@CIN
L2-3
21
@CIN
1:10 pm
22
@PIT
7:05 pm
23
@PIT
7:05 pm
24
@PIT
7:05 pm
25
@PIT
12:35 pm
26
HOU
8:15 pm
27
HOU
7:15 pm
= probable start
Fantasy Points by Week
28

10

-8

23

17

22

-7

9

35

-2

0
9

11

9

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Pitching Stats
YearTeamWLERAGGSCGSHOSVSVOINNHRERHRHBPBBSO
2005STL00 13.50200000 2.02331010
2006STL21 3.126100035 75.0642626642272
2007STL1412 3.7032321000 202.0212938313970136
2008STL113 3.2020201000 132.012251471233491
2009STL198 2.6334341000 233.0216756817366212
2010STL2011 2.4233335200 230.1186686215456213
2011STL00 ---0000000.00000000
2012STL1413 3.9432323200 198.2196968715652184
2013STL199 2.9434345200 241.2223837915635219
2014STL209 2.3832325300 227.0184646010750179
2015STL21 1.61740000 28.0257500420
2016STL139 4.6233331100 198.222010810222559161
2017STL125 5.1124230000 123.114073701454596
2018STL24 4.46880000 40.1412120521840
2019STL67 4.5018180000 98.09850491363793
Total 15492 3.373703032210352030.01929818761158605491716
Batting Stats
YearTeamGABRHHRRBIBBSOSBCSOBPSLGAVG
2005STL3000000000 --- --- ---
2006STL61623110000 .5001.167 .500
2007STL37624181631801 .323 .387 .290
2008STL25605161622001 .286 .350 .267
2009STL40897162412600 .189 .326 .180
2010STL37844140672300 .231 .226 .167
2012STL3366581433200 .159 .197 .121
2013STL35714150602300 .208 .268 .211
2014STL32724130632200 .213 .222 .181
2015STL71000000200 .000 .000 .000
2016STL346261321821700 .234 .452 .210
2017STL264271121111500 .279 .452 .262
2018STL81101010600 .091 .091 .091
2019STL182734012900 .207 .185 .148
Total 3966625113210702421302 .227 .304 .199
Fielding Stats
YearTeamPosnGGSTCPOAEDPFLD%
2005STLP2000000 ---
2006STLP610113710 .909
2007STLP323243132824 .953
2008STLP20202872011 .964
2009STLP3434562729001.000
2010STLP333358213615 .983
2012STLP323235151912 .971
2013STLP3434612536061.000
2014STLP323251203012 .980
2015STLP74743001.000
2016STLP3333411922011.000
2017STLP2423371918041.000
2018STLP8891710 .889
2019STLP181819910011.000
Total  370303456183265826 .982
More Pitching Stats
YearTeamIBBGOAOGO/AOSBCSPKBKWPAVGPAMB9SLGRPF
2005STL006 0.0020000 .2509 13.5 .6250
2006STL28166 1.3030003 .230309 10.8 .3492
2007STL4249206 1.3068106 .269882 13.0 .3880
2008STL1154140 1.1724203 .245544 10.8 .3920
2009STL1274199 1.47125107 .244970 11.0 .3490
2010STL2277174 1.7485102 .224910 9.6 .3300
2011STL000 ---00000 ---0 --- ---0
2012STL3235158 1.5923025 .259831 11.5 .3920
2013STL2277196 1.5833005 .248956 9.8 .3560
2014STL5259219 1.2962014 .222898 9.6 .3100
2015STL03824 1.6710000 .238111 9.3 .3240
2016STL4215187 1.2954001 .287847 12.9 .4460
2017STL4148112 1.4621002 .286546 13.9 .4430
2018STL14634 1.4101001 .263181 13.6 .4100
2019STL511471 1.7223001 .266419 12.9 .4430
Total 3423671792 1.4454395340 .2528413 11.3 .3762
Postseason Pitching Stats
YearTeamWLERAGGSCGSHOSVSVOINNHRERHRHBPBBSO
2006STL10 0.00900045 9.270000215
2009STL00 1.13110000 8.03111117
2012STL10 4.80330000 15.0178840320
2013STL23 2.57551000 35.031121010334
2014STL01 5.63330000 16.021111021614
2015STL00 1.69300000 5.13111006
Total 44 3.0324121045 89.0823330921596
Minor League Pitching Stats
YearTeamWLERAGGSCGSHOSVINNHRERHRHBPBBSO
2000 R-Danville22 3.6866000 29.128131231239
2000 R-Braves40 1.1375000 32.01554101042
2001 A-Macon1010 3.772828100164.214489699848184
2002 A-Myrtle Bch96 3.312828100163.1149676071066167
2003 AA-Greenville108 3.372727100149.213359569737128
2004AAA-Memphis44 5.371212000 63.26847381232864
2005AAA-Memphis1010 4.402929000182.0204988918551147
2008 AA-Springfield00 0.0011000 4.24000007
2008AAA-Memphis01 12.2722000 3.28551023
 
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Player Info

Height/Weight:
6-7/220
Birthdate:
8/30/1981
Age:
37
Hometown:
Brunswick, GA
Bats/Throws:
R/R
Team:
St. Louis Cardinals
College:

MLB Experience:
14
Awards:

2009: NL Gold Glove-SP
2013: NL Gold Glove-SP