October 19, 2012
NLCS Game 4 Recap: Cardinals 8, Giants 3
Guess the MLB.com headline!
a. EIGHT IS ENOUGH
Answer at the bottom.
In 2009 and 2010, Adam Wainwright finished in the top three in Cy Young voting twice. He struck out 8.3 batters per nine, and he walked 2.4. He allowed 32 home runs. Wainwright’s average fastball was 91 mph; he threw a hard slider in the mid 80s, and the occasional change, but the pitch he leaned on was a curveball in the mid-70s. He’d get whiffs on that curveball 17 percent of the time, and when he was ahead 0-2, he’d throw it six out of 10 pitches. He’s tall, he weighs 235 pounds, he looks like this: