Lefthander, coming off injured list to start for Memphis, will need more time in minors.
The sports page reports that the torn Achilles tendon suffered by Cardinals’ pitcher Adam Wainwright last Saturday has spawned a new round of calls for the National League to adopt the designated hitter rule.
Adam Wainwright's season-ending injury left the rotation unsettled. But an innings void could put pressure and strain on Cards relievers.
Injured pitcher tweets: 'I will be here every step of the way.'
With Wainwright gone from the rotation the Cardinals will face a harder road in the NL Central, but the ZiPS forecast still has them as the team to beat.
The Cardinals may eventually conclude that they need Hamels but other trade contenders may be in better position to make a deal with Philadelphia.
Cardinals have a tradition of successfully promoting from within and overcoming major injury hits.
A gathering storm is ready to blow the designated hitter into the National League. Is it inevitable? Even overdue? Scherzer and others say so.
St. Louis Cardinals starter Adam Wainwright delivers a pitch during his 2-1 victory over the Cincinnati Reds on April 19 at Busch Stadium. (Photo by Chris Lee, firstname.lastname@example.org)
The former Cardinals righthander is off to a positive start in Atlanta after making big changes. So what does it mean? It's too soon to tell.
Cardinals can't replace Wainwright's quality. But they'll have to fill his rotation slot, and we present many of the possibilities.
Cardinals ace will have MRI in St. Louis on his left Achilles and ankle. He probably will miss rest of season.
Waino is hurt seriously as he tries to run after popping up in fifth. Holliday's first homer is difference.
Jay's double and Wong's sacrifice fly lead to 2-1 win over Reds in game that takes just 2 hours 2 minutes.
St. Louis Cardinals starting pitcher Adam Wainwright pitches during a game between the St. Louis Cardinals and the Cincinnati Reds on Sunday, April 19, 2015, at Busch Stadium in St. Louis. Photo by Chris Lee, email@example.com
Cardinals ace Adam Wainwright talks manager Mike Matheny into letting him stay in the April 19 game against the Reds. (Photo by Chris Lee, firstname.lastname@example.org)
Plus Bytes on: Reds manager does Cards a favor; a defense of Randy Choate; Jason Heyward doubling up; the Carlos Martinez changeup.
Cardinals starter Adam Wainwright takes a moment before a pitch in the Opening Day game against the Milwaukee Brewers on Monday, April 13, 2015, at Busch Stadium in St. Louis, Mo. Photo by Christian Gooden, email@example.com
Disjointed defensive performance and lack of timely hitting doom Cardinals and Wainwright to a 5-4 loss before record crowd of 47,875.
St. Louis Cardinals starting pitcher Adam Wainwright returns to the mound after backing up home plate on a double by Milwaukee Brewers' Adam Lind in sixth inning action during a game between the St. Louis Cardinals and the Milwaukee Brewers on Monday, April 13, 2015, at Busch Stadium in St. …