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Poll: Who has a better career, Michael Wacha or Carlos Martinez?

Everyone knows how well the St. Louis Cardinals farm system has developed players the past few years. A quick look at the roster and you will find homegrown talent up and down and at every position. The organization has developed first rounders like Shelby Miller, late rounders like Matt Adams, and international players like Carlos Martinez. The Cards have two young pitchers who...
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Michael Wacha Faces Interesting End to 2014

The St. Louis Cardinals entered the 2014 season with Adam Wainwright and Michael Wacha poised to lead the rotation forward.  Wainwright, the established veteran, was ready to resume the role of staff ace, a role he had been groomed for over his career.  Wacha looked to build on his success in the 2013 postseason and prove that he would be the future ace of the team. The...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Michael Wacha throws off mound for first time since June

There are still quite a few hurdles to leap over, but Cardinals right-hander Michael Wacha looks to be progressing toward a mid-to-late September return. According to Rick Hummel of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Wacha threw a 30-pitch bullpen session on Saturday afternoon at Busch Stadium, mixing in four or five changeups to a mostly fastball-focused workout.
Via Pro Sports Daily
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Cardinals Injury Update: Michael Wacha begins throwing program

St. Louis Cardinals starting pitcher Michael Wacha began a throwing program Tuesday with a session of light tossing in what's Jenifer Langosch calls "tangible progress" in his attempt to recover from the stress reaction in his right shoulder. Wacha is on the 60-day disabled list, but the Cardinals expect him back in early September.#STLCards notes: Michael...
Via Sports Injury Alert
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Wacha reassured after light throwing

Cardinals starter Michael Wacha picked up a baseball Tuesday and did what he had not done in six weeks — threw it, with intentions. He remains as much as a month away from doing so in competition, but just playing catch was reassuring. “I don’t feel any pain in the shoulder or anything like that,” the young righty said after some light tosses. “It definitely feels strong...
Via Pro Sports Daily
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Cardinals eye mid-September return to Michael Wacha

getty images The St. Louis Cardinals are reportedly targeting mid-September for the return of staring pitcher Michael Wacha reports Derrick Goold of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. Wacha began light throwing on Tuesday after an MRI showed that his right shoulder had began to heal. “I don’t feel any pain in the shoulder or anything like that,” the young righty said after some light...
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Wacha will start throwing program today

Michael Wacha, out since June 17 with a stress reaction in his right shoulder, has been given clearance by the Cardinals’ medical staff to begin a throwing program today. General manager John Mozeliak wouldn’t speculate on how long it would be before the righthander could pitch again, but he said he asked the question of the club’s medical staff, “Are you optimistic that...
Via Pro Sports Daily
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Cardinals Injury Update: Michael Wacha could start throwing after Monday MRI

The St. Louis Cardinals lost on Wednesday in a blowout to the San Diego Padres by the score of 12-1. The loss dropped the Cardinals to 56-50, third in the National League Central. The outcome was uncharacteristic of a pitching staff which is ninth in the Major Leagues in ERA. But the Cardinals offense continues to struggle and is 29th in runs scored. On the injury front, pitcher...
Via Sports Injury Alert
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Cardinals report 'vast improvement' in Wacha's shoulder

ST. LOUIS -- The chances that Cardinals right-hander Michael Wacha will pitch again this season went from hopeful to very strong after undergoing a round of tests on Monday. While the MRI and CT results showed that the issue with his right shoulder -- a stress reaction -- has not completely cleared, there has been "vast improvement," general manager John Mozeliak said....
Via Fox Sports Midwest
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Michael Wacha Is Now A Model

Michael Wacha is now a model, apparently. (Insert joke about having more free time since he’s on DL, etc., etc., etc.) In this Month’s issue of GQ Magazine (the one with Emily Ratajkowski on the cover – yes, the same girl that was in Robin Thicke’s ‘Blurred Lines Video’), we find a special advertising section (that’s labeled as such) meant to look like content (hence...
Via Cardinals Diaspora
July 02, 2014  |  Discuss
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