St. Louis Cardinals knows he will make at least a short appearance in the upcoming MLB playoffs, but it’s still unclear who he will play and where he will go following Sunday’s regular season finale with the Chicago Cubs.
St. Louis manager Mike Shildt told reporters Thursday that he had already chosen the starting pitcher for the winning contest.
Around The Curry Silver On the MLB website, Shildt announced that 40-year-old right-handed veteran Adam Wainwright will play in the National League Wild Card game at either the San Francisco Giants or the Los Angeles Dodgers club next Wednesday. confirmed. Finish Second place in the NL West crown battle.
The Giants started Thursday, leading the Dodgers two games.
“We’ll put all our hands on the deck,” Silt said of his pitcher for Wednesday’s outing. “Otherwise, Adam Wainwright has succeeded. He gets better as the game progresses, gets deeper into the game, is a big game pitcher. I’m not going to kick him out. Fourth game. It’s It is determined based on many variables, but all the pieces are ready. ”
Wainwright, who won the All-Star three times and the World Series once, has an ERA of 3.05 and 17-7 this season.according to Associated Press (H / t ESPN), he made 28 post-season appearances during his long career.
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