Adam Wainwright Speaker Profile
Pitcher for the St. Louis Cardinals
Adam Wainwright Biography
Adam Wainwright was born August 30, 1981 and is a right-handed starting pitcher in Major League Baseball for the ++St. Louis Cardinals++. He was drafted 29th overall by the Atlanta Braves in the 2000 amateur draft. He made his major league debut for the ++St. Louis Cardinals++ on September 11, 2005 against the New York Mets.
On June 13, Wainwright became the first MLB pitcher in 2013 to win 10 games, pitching seven scoreless innings as the Cardinals beat the New York Mets 2-1 at Citi Field. He scattered four hits, and struck out six in the victory. Wainwright achieved a career milestone early in the game as his first strikeout of the day, on David Wright, was the 1,000th of his career.
He was named NL Pitcher of the Month for June with a 4-2 1.77 ERA record. He struck out 40 while issuing only six walks, holding opposing batters to a .220 average. For the year, he is 11-5 with a 2.22 ERA, leading all of baseball with four complete games and a 9.5 strikeout-to-walk ratio.
He currently has a career 133 ERA+, the 4th highest for an active pitcher who has a minimum of 1,000 innings.
Wainwright is a sinkerballer, throwing it in the 90-92 mph range. He also throws a good deal of cutters (85–88) and curveballs (72–76). Less commonly, he also throws a four-seam fastball (90–93) and changeup (83–86). He uses all of his pitches against left-handed hitters, but he does not use the changeup against right-handers. Wainwright's most-used pitch in 2-strike counts is his curveball.
In spring training of 2013, he started incorporating an elevated four-seam fastball, making his curveball more effective.
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