Adam Wainwright admits his past usage of foreign substances

St. Louis Cardinals ace Adam Wainwright admitted on Monday that during the 2019 baseball season, he had used a foreign substance to help boost his pitching for approximately 6-7 games, but eventually stopped and has never gone back to using it since. “I’ve got nothing to hide. What Bubba said is true. I tried it … More Adam Wainwright admits his past usage of foreign substances

Jim ‘Mudcat’ Grant, American League’s first Black 20-game winner, dies at 85

Jim ‘Mudcat’ Grant, the first black pitcher in the American Leagues to record a 20-win season, died on Thursday at the age of 85. “The Minnesota Twins are deeply saddened by the loss of Jim ‘Mudcat’ Grant, a key part of the franchise’s early years in Minnesota and linchpin of the starting rotation on the … More Jim ‘Mudcat’ Grant, American League’s first Black 20-game winner, dies at 85

Wainwright finally gets some run support

Entering Saturday night’s match-up against Arizona, Adam Wainwright had the lowest run support per start in Major League Baseball among all qualifying pitchers. He only received 2.6 runs per game on average. The Cardinals decided to end that drought on Saturday, as they defeated the Arizona Diamondbacks 7-4. With the victory, St. Louis remained in … More Wainwright finally gets some run support

Home runs galore lift Cardinals over Nationals

For the St. Louis Cardinals, it was almost like a home run derby. Home runs by Justin Williams, Tommy Edman, Paul DeJong and Paul Goldschmidt all catapulted the Cardinals over the Washington Nationals 12-5 on Monday night. DeJong hit two home runs, including a grand slam. “We were just really disciplined today as a group… … More Home runs galore lift Cardinals over Nationals