Michael Wacha

St. Louis Cardinals #52 - Starting Pitcher

  • Born: 07/01/91
  • Age: 23
  • Height: 6-6
  • Weight: 210
  • Bats/Throws: R/R
2014 Cardinals 14 14 4 5 0 0 0 84.1 70 29 27 4 24 76 2.88 1.11

Cardinals to rest Wacha, start Martinez

The bad news: Michael Wacha needs a rest. The good news: Carlos Martinez will get his second start of the season.

Wacha continues to evolve as a pitcher

Michael Wacha has become a more well-rounded pitcher during his second MLB season, using four pitches instead of primarily just two.

*RHP, RHP, RHP, & RHP for the start of 2014 Draft

With four picks on the first day of the MLB Draft, the Cardinals chose four right-handed pitchers. Though all have very different styles, Dan Kantrovitz believes all have the potential to become "quintessential Cardinals."

Pounding the table for Aaron Nola


Why should Houston draft the right-hander from LSU?

Open Thread: Daily Yankees Predictions 5/26/14


The Yankees, after having split both their series in Chicago, are in St. Louis for a three game series against the Cardinals. Chase Whitley will take the mound on this Memorial Day afternoon.

Cubs vs Cardinals Preview, Thursday 5/15, 12:45 CT

The Cubs and Cardinals will wrap their rain-shortened series Thursday afternoon... weather permitting.

Cubs, Cardinals Rained Out


All the details on tonight's postponement and the makeup date within,

Cubs vs Cardinals Preview, Wednesday 5/14, 7:15 CT

The Cubs will try for another win Wednesday night, weather permitting.

The best 2014 starts squandered by the Cards' bats

The Cardinals' bad hitting has caused the club to lose a lot of games in which the pitching staff held the other team to one, two, or three runs. Using Bill James's Game Score, we can get an idea of the best of the Cards' squandered starts this year.

Final Score: Mets 3, Cardinals 2

The Mets are over .500 again after beating the Cardinals this evening.

Is arbitration eligibility influencing call-ups?

The St. Louis Cardinals' bench is punchless. The Triple-A outfield is chock full of quality bats. Is arbitration eligibility one of the factors influencing the Cards' decision on whether to promote an outfielder to be a major-league bench bat?

*Pitching depth & the definition of "replacement"

Last season, the Cardinals' redefined replacement to be average.

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