MLB Baseball

#50
Adam Wainwright
ERA W-L K
4.67 9-8 122
Team: St. LouisHt / Wt: 6-7 / 235 NFBC ADP: 72.01
Position: SPBorn: 8/30/1981 Birthplace: Brunswick, Georgia
Bats/Throws: R/R Draft: 1st Round by Braves (2000)


Latest News
Aug. 12 3:46 PM PT4:46 PM MT5:46 PM CT6:46 PM ET18:46 ET22:46 GMT6:46 3:46 PM MST5:46 PM EST6:16 PM VEN2:46 UAE (+1)5:46 PM CT-The Cubs roughed up Wainwright for seven runs and chased him after two innings Friday, tying his shortest outing in 245 career starts.
Analysis: Wainwright is 0-2 in his last five starts, allowing 21 runs and 38 hits in 25 2/3 innings.
Aug. 8 9:23 AM PT10:23 AM MT11:23 AM CT12:23 PM ET12:23 ET16:23 GMT0:23 9:23 AM MST11:23 AM EST11:53 AM VEN20:23 UAE11:23 AM CT-Wainwright lost for the first time in seven starts Sunday, allowing six runs and nine hits over six innings against the Braves.
Analysis: The right-hander was 3-0 with a 1.99 ERA in his last six outings.
July 22 10:46 AM PT11:46 AM MT12:46 PM CT1:46 PM ET13:46 ET17:46 GMT1:46 10:46 AM MST12:46 PM EST1:16 PM VEN21:46 UAE12:46 PM CT-Wainwright didn't win a fourth straight start Thursday but had another solid performance, yielding two runs in six innings with no walks and eight strikeouts in a 6-5 walkoff win over San Diego.
Analysis: Wainwright has a 0.93 ERA in his last four outings - all at home - with five walks and 27 Ks in 29 innings. He's 5-1 with a 1.85 ERA at home since the beginning of May, but his next two starts are scheduled to come on the road, where he has a 6.23 ERA this season.
July 16 7:16 PM PT8:16 PM MT9:16 PM CT10:16 PM ET22:16 ET2:16 GMT10:16 7:16 PM MST9:16 PM EST9:46 PM VEN6:16 UAE (+1)9:16 PM CT-Wainwright held the Marlins to three hits and struck out five Saturday to record his first shutout since September 2014.
Analysis: Wainwright's uncharacteristic early-season struggles seem to be squarely in the past, as he's yielded one run through 23 innings in winning all three starts in July. He's now 9-2 with a 3.43 ERA in 15 starts since April 27.
July 7 5:05 PM PT6:05 PM MT7:05 PM CT8:05 PM ET20:05 ET0:05 GMT8:05 5:05 PM MST7:05 PM EST7:35 PM VEN4:05 UAE (+1)7:05 PM CT-Wainwright won his second straight start Thursday, allowing one run, five hits and striking out nine over seven innings against the Pirates.
Analysis: The right-hander has bounced back nicely after giving up six runs against the Royals on June 27. He's allowed one run over his last 14 innings to lower his ERA to a season-low 4.49.
July 2 7:51 PM PT8:51 PM MT9:51 PM CT10:51 PM ET22:51 ET2:51 GMT10:51 7:51 PM MST9:51 PM EST10:21 PM VEN6:51 UAE (+1)9:51 PM CT-Wainwright allowed seven hits in seven innings of Saturday's 3-0 win over Milwaukee.
Analysis: This was a nice bounce back for Wainwright after he allowed six runs and 10 hits in five innings of his previous start.
June 28 9:06 AM PT10:06 AM MT11:06 AM CT12:06 PM ET12:06 ET16:06 GMT0:06 9:06 AM MST11:06 AM EST11:36 AM VEN20:06 UAE11:06 AM CT-Wainwright was pulled after allowing six runs and 10 hits through five innings and 102 pitches.
Analysis: Wainwright had a 2.36 ERA in his first four June outings, but this was a return to the rocky form he'd shown largely throughout April and May.
June 21 8:37 PM PT9:37 PM MT10:37 PM CT11:37 PM ET23:37 ET3:37 GMT11:37 8:37 PM MST10:37 PM EST11:07 PM VEN7:37 UAE (+1)10:37 PM CT-Wainwright allowed three runs and six hits in 6 2/3 innings in St. Louis' 4-3 win over the Cubs on Tuesday.
Analysis: The right-hander is 1-1 with a 2.36 ERA in four starts this month.
June 16 8:59 AM PT9:59 AM MT10:59 AM CT11:59 AM ET11:59 ET15:59 GMT23:59 8:59 AM MST10:59 AM EST11:29 AM VEN19:59 UAE10:59 AM CT-Wainwright was brilliant again Wednesday, yielding four hits in seven scoreless innings in a 4-1 defeat to Houston.
Analysis: Wainwright is 0-1 in his last three starts despite a 1.80 ERA with 11 hits allowed and 21 strikeouts in 20 innings. The right-hander has a 2.50 ERA over his last six outings after posting a 6.80 through his first eight.
June 10 9:55 AM PT10:55 AM MT11:55 AM CT12:55 PM ET12:55 ET16:55 GMT0:55 9:55 AM MST11:55 AM EST12:25 PM VEN20:55 UAE11:55 AM CT-Wainwright had another solid outing Thursday when he gave up two runs and two hits while striking out nine over six innings in a 3-2 home win over Cincinnati.
Analysis: After a rocky start, Wainwright has gone 2-1 with a 3.03 ERA with 29 strikeouts over his last five starts. The Cardinals have won four of those outings.
May 19 1:26 PM PT2:26 PM MT3:26 PM CT4:26 PM ET16:26 ET20:26 GMT4:26 1:26 PM MST3:26 PM EST3:56 PM VEN0:26 UAE (+1)3:26 PM CT-Wainwright scattered six hits in a season-high 6 2/3 innings Wednesday to earn a 2-0 victory over Colorado.
Analysis: Wainwright (4-3, 5.92 ERA) had a 6.80 ERA heading into that start. He gave up seven runs and 11 hits in five innings May 12 in a 12-10 victory over the Los Angeles Angels.
May 13 2:23 PM PT3:23 PM MT4:23 PM CT5:23 PM ET17:23 ET21:23 GMT5:23 2:23 PM MST4:23 PM EST4:53 PM VEN1:23 UAE (+1)4:23 PM CT-Wainwright was shelled Thursday.
Analysis: Wainwright got the win despite allowing 11 hits and seven runs, six earned, in five innings. He deserved to lose but baseball is a funny game.
May 3 11:38 AM PT12:38 PM MT1:38 PM CT2:38 PM ET14:38 ET18:38 GMT2:38 11:38 AM MST1:38 PM EST2:08 PM VEN22:38 UAE1:38 PM CT-Wainwright hooked up his fantasy owners Monday.
Analysis: Wainwright pitched six innings and hit a three-run home run in a monster effort.
Apr. 28 3:33 PM PT4:33 PM MT5:33 PM CT6:33 PM ET18:33 ET22:33 GMT6:33 3:33 PM MST5:33 PM EST6:03 PM VEN2:33 UAE (+1)5:33 PM CT-Wainwright pitched into the sixth inning for his first win and hit a three-run triple in St. Louis' fifth straight offensive outburst, lifting the Cardinals to an 11-4 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Wednesday night. St. Louis scored 18 combined runs in two games to close out a sweep over San Diego and had 15 in splitting the first two against Arizona.
Analysis: Wainwright (1-3, 7.16 ERA) gave up homers to Brandon Drury and Paul Goldschmidt but ended his worst start since 2012 behind the Cardinals' big run support. He allowed four runs on seven hits and struck out five in 5 1/3 innings. Wainwright has struggled since missing most of last season with an Achilles tendon injury.
Apr. 11 3:26 PM PT4:26 PM MT5:26 PM CT6:26 PM ET18:26 ET22:26 GMT6:26 3:26 PM MST5:26 PM EST5:56 PM VEN2:26 UAE (+1)5:26 PM CT-Wainwright was hit hard on Sunday, allowing six hits and five runs in five innings of a 12-7 loss at Atlanta.
Analysis: He also walked five while striking out two. He has a 6.55 ERA through his first two starts.

Regular Season

Pitching Statistics
Year Team W L Sv-Op G GS CG IP H R ER HR BB IBB K WHIP ERA
2005 StL 0 0 0 - 0 2 0 0 2.0 2 3 3 1 1 0 0 1.50 13.50
2006 StL 2 1 3 - 5 61 0 0 75.0 64 26 26 6 22 2 72 1.15 3.12
2007 StL 14 12 0 - 0 32 32 1 202.0 212 93 83 13 70 4 136 1.40 3.70
2008 StL 11 3 0 - 0 20 20 1 132.0 122 51 47 12 34 1 91 1.18 3.20
2009 StL 19 8 0 - 0 34 34 1 233.0 216 75 68 17 66 1 212 1.21 2.63
2010 StL 20 11 0 - 0 33 33 5 230.1 186 68 62 15 56 2 213 1.05 2.42
2012 StL 14 13 0 - 0 32 32 3 198.2 196 96 87 15 52 3 184 1.25 3.94
2013 StL 19 9 0 - 0 34 34 5 241.2 223 83 79 15 35 2 219 1.07 2.94
2014 StL 20 9 0 - 0 32 32 5 227.0 184 64 60 10 50 5 179 1.03 2.38
2015 StL 2 1 0 - 0 7 4 0 28.0 25 7 5 0 4 0 20 1.04 1.61
2016 StL 9 8 0 - 0 26 26 1 156.0 172 87 81 14 44 2 122 1.38 4.67
Career 130 75 3 - 5 313 247 22 1725.2 1602 653 601 118 434 22 1448 1.18 3.13

Hitting Statistics
Year Team G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB K SB CS AVG OBP SLG
2006 StL 61 6 2 3 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 .500 .500 1.167
2007 StL 37 62 4 18 3 0 1 6 3 18 0 1 .290 .323 .387
2008 StL 25 60 5 16 2 0 1 6 2 20 0 1 .267 .286 .350
2009 StL 40 89 7 16 5 1 2 4 1 26 0 0 .180 .189 .326
2010 StL 37 84 4 14 5 0 0 6 7 23 0 0 .167 .231 .226
2012 StL 33 66 5 8 2 0 1 4 3 32 0 0 .121 .159 .197
2013 StL 35 71 4 15 4 0 0 6 0 23 0 0 .211 .208 .268
2014 StL 32 72 4 13 3 0 0 6 3 22 0 0 .181 .213 .222
2015 StL 7 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000
2016 StL 27 48 5 8 5 1 2 11 1 16 0 0 .167 .184 .438
Career 337 568 40 111 30 2 8 50 20 182 0 2 .195 .222 .298

Postseason

Pitching Statistics
Year Team Round W L Sv-Op G GS CG IP H R ER HR BB IBB K ERA
2006 StL Total 1 0 4 - 5 9 0 0 9.2 7 0 0 0 2 0 15 0.00
    LDS 0 0 1 - 1 3 0 0 3.2 3 0 0 0 0 0 6 0.00
    LCS 0 0 2 - 2 3 0 0 3.0 2 0 0 0 1 0 4 0.00
    WS 1 0 1 - 2 3 0 0 3.0 2 0 0 0 1 0 5 0.00
2009 StL Total 0 0 0 - 0 1 1 0 8.0 3 1 1 1 1 0 7 1.13
    LDS 0 0 0 - 0 1 1 0 8.0 3 1 1 1 1 0 7 1.13
2012 StL Total 1 0 0 - 0 3 3 0 15.0 17 8 8 4 3 0 20 4.80
    LDS 0 0 0 - 0 2 2 0 8.0 13 7 7 3 3 0 15 7.88
    LCS 1 0 0 - 0 1 1 0 7.0 4 1 1 1 0 0 5 1.29
2013 StL Total 2 3 0 - 0 5 5 1 35.0 31 12 10 1 3 0 34 2.57
    LDS 2 0 0 - 0 2 2 1 16.0 11 2 2 1 1 0 15 1.13
    LCS 0 1 0 - 0 1 1 0 7.0 6 2 2 0 0 0 5 2.57
    WS 0 2 0 - 0 2 2 0 12.0 14 8 6 0 2 0 14 4.50
2014 StL Total 0 1 0 - 0 3 3 0 16.0 21 11 10 2 6 0 14 5.40
    LDS 0 0 0 - 0 1 1 0 4.1 11 6 6 1 1 0 5 12.46
    LCS 0 1 0 - 0 2 2 0 11.2 10 5 4 1 5 0 9 3.09
2015 StL Total 0 0 0 - 0 3 0 0 5.1 3 1 1 1 0 0 6 1.69
    LDS 0 0 0 - 0 3 0 0 5.1 3 1 1 1 0 0 6 1.69
Career 4 4 4 - 5 24 12 1 89.0 82 33 30 9 15 0 96 3.03

Hitting Statistics
Year Team Round G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB K SB CS AVG OBP SLG
2009 StL Total 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
    LDS 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
2012 StL Total 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 .000 .400 .000
    LDS 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 .000 .333 .000
    LCS 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .000 .500 .000
2013 StL Total 5 9 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 4 0 0 .000 .100 .000
    LDS 2 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 .000 .167 .000
    LCS 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000
    WS 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000
2014 StL Total 3 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000
    LDS 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
    LCS 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000
Career 24 18 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 8 0 0 .000 .143 .000


Pitching Velocity

Pitch TypePitchesMaxMinAvgPct
Fastball 1037 95 84 90.1 41.58
Curveball 675 79 67 73.9 27.06
Changeup 58 85 76 82.1 2.33
Cut Fastball 724 90 77 85.2 29.03

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