Latest Adam Wainwright News

LEADING OFF: Yanks try to clinch AL East, Cards-Cubs rivalry

Sep. 19, 2019 2:28 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: SO CLOSE The Yankees can clinch their first AL East title since 2012 with a win over the Angels in the Bronx. New York pushed back J.A. Happ's scheduled start by a day and will throw Masahiro Tanaka (10-8, 4.60 ERA) against Los Angeles. The Yankees' magic number...

Yankees lose to Angels 3-2, miss chance to clinch AL East

Sep. 19, 2019 1:46 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Relief pitcher Adam Ottavino sailed a 30-foot throw home on Albert Pujols' tiebreaking chopper, and the sloppy New York Yankees lost to the Los Angeles Angels 3-2 Wednesday night with a chance to clinch the AL East. New York still would have locked down the division title with a Tampa Bay...

Wainwright, Fowler, St. Louis top Nats 5-1; Cards-Cubs next

Sep. 18, 2019 5:55 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Adam Wainwright has pitched in his share of big games throughout a distinguished career. Taking the mound against an ace in a matchup with postseason implications, he delivered once more. Wainwright put on another sharp performance to top Max Scherzer, right fielder Dexter Fowler made a...

Kenrick, Corbin power Nationals to 6-2 win over Cardinals

Sep. 18, 2019 12:36 AM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Howie Kendrick just missed the cycle but he will take the win instead for the Washington Nationals. Kendrick finished a double shy of hitting for a cycle, Patrick Corbin pitched six strong innings, and the Nationals beat the St. Louis Cardinals 6-2 Tuesday night. Kendrick flew out in his...

LEADING OFF: Scherzer vs Wainwright in St. Louis

Sep. 17, 2019 9:30 PM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors Wednesday: TWO GOOD ONES Max Scherzer faces Adam Wainwright as the Nationals and Cardinals finish their pivotal series in St. Louis. Washington is fighting for position in the wild-card race while St. Louis is looking to hold off Chicago and Milwaukee for the NL...

Goldschmidt help Cardinals beat Brewers 10-0

Sep. 14, 2019 12:31 AM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Paul Goldschmidt had one of the best games of his career at an opportune time for the St. Louis Cardinals. Goldschmidt hit a grand slam and a three-run homer to back Adam Wainwright, who pitched six innings of two-hit ball as the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Milwaukee Brewers 10-0 on...

LEADING OFF: Syndergaard and Ramos? Brewers roll, Yanks hurt

Sep. 13, 2019 11:13 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: OH, NOAH! Noah Syndergaard is set to pitch — "likely" to Wilson Ramos, manager Mickey Callaway says — when the playoff-contending Mets open a weekend series at home against Clayton Kershaw (13-5, 3.06 ERA) and the NL West champion Dodgers. Kershaw...

Fowler, Wong open with HRs, Cardinals beat Rockies 10-3

Sep. 12, 2019 8:43 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — The St. Louis Cardinals had the upper hand from the start on a day the ball was flying out of Coors Field. Dexter Fowler and Kolten Wong opened the game with successive home runs and the Cardinals connected five times in all, beating the Colorado Rockies 10-3 on Thursday. Marcell Ozuna,...

Ozuna leads Wainwright, Cardinals over Pirates 10-1

Sep. 7, 2019 11:41 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Marcell Ozuna knew he found something in the first inning. He battled for eight pitches before getting ahold of a fastball, only to see it fly right to Pirates left fielder Bryan Reynolds. The next time up, Ozuna put it all together. He hit a three-run homer to break out of his slump, and...

Frazier, Bell help rally Pirates past Cardinals 9-4

Sep. 6, 2019 11:50 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — St. Louis' bullpen is a big reason why it leads the NL Central. It just didn't work so well Friday night. Adam Frazier capped Pittsburgh's six-run seventh inning with a two-run triple, and the Pirates rallied for a 9-4 victory over the Cardinals. St. Louis relievers were tagged for eight...