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Hannibal Courier - Post - Hannibal, MO
  • Wainwright looks to continue success against Milwaukee

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  • MILWAUKEE - Entering Saturday's game, St. Louis Cardinals' starting pitcher Adam Wainwright owned a lifetime record of 9-6 against the Milwaukee Brewers. Of all the teams Wainwright has faced, the only team he has more wins against is the Houston Astros (12-1)
    While it might not show in the win-loss column, over his career, Wainwright has had success against the Brewers. Despite his 9-6 record, Wainwright owns a 1.93 ERA in 139.2 career innings. He has struck out 134 batters, the most against any opponent while throwing four complete games and two shutouts against the Brewers while also picking up one save.
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    This season, Wainwright is 1-0 against Milwaukee. During the Cardinals' first home stand, Wainwright threw a complete game shutout against the Brewers.
    When the first pitch is thrown at 3:05 p.m., Wainwright will be matching up against Brewers' ace Yovani Gallardo, the same pitcher he faced earlier this season. With a win, Wainwright will earn pick up his 10th win against Milwaukee and his 85th career win overall.
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