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Cardinals | Michael Wacha misses 15th win

Mon, 17 Aug 2015 23:25:29 -0700

St. Louis Cardinals SP Michael Wacha allowed one run on six hits Monday, Aug. 17, against the San Francisco Giants. He did not get the decision and missed out on his 15th win.

Fantasy Tip: Wacha ($8,000, 16.0% of cap) pitched a very good game as usual, cementing his status as a must start in FantasyScore, but he didn't get a lot of run support. Continue using him in your lineup.

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Cardinals | Michael Wacha gets win No. 13

Thu, 06 Aug 2015 16:39:20 -0700

St. Louis Cardinals SP Michael Wacha picked up his 13th win of the season Thursday, Aug. 6, against the Cincinnati Reds. Wacha allowed four hits and two walks over seven innings, while beating the Reds for the third time this season.

Fantasy Tip: Wacha ($8,300, 16.6% of cap) has now had back-to-back scoreless outings, after he allowed 13 earned runs in his previous three starts. Wacha appears to be back on track, and FantasyScore owners should be using him accordingly.

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Cardinals | Michael Wacha solid vs. Cincy

Wed, 05 Aug 2015 22:51:39 -0700

St. Louis Cardinals SP Michael Wacha is scheduled to start Thursday, Aug. 6, against the Cincinnati Reds. He has won each of his starts against Cincinnati, allowing two runs in 13 1/3 innings.

Fantasy Tip: Wacha ($8,300, 16.6% of cap) has worked his magic against Cincinnati, and he is 7-2 with a 3.57 ERA in 11 road starts with a 2.37 ERA in eight day outings. He is a must-have in FantasyScore for Thursday.

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Cardinals | Michael Wacha spins another gem

Sat, 01 Aug 2015 05:09:56 -0700

St. Louis Cardinals SP Michael Wacha struck out seven batters over seven scoreless innings during St. Louis' 7-0 win over the Colorado Rockies Friday, July 31.

Fantasy Tip: Wacha ($8,300, 16.6% of cap) had allowed 13 earned runs over his previous three starts, so it was nice to see him bounce back with a stellar outing. Wacha remains a high-end No. 2 starter for you fantasy rotation with a lack of elite strikeout potential the only downside. Wacha owns a 7.6 K/9 for the season.

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Cardinals | Michael Wacha, Carlos Martinez make history

Mon, 29 Jun 2015 00:21:46 -0700

St. Louis Cardinals SP Michael Wacha and SP Carlos Martinez each have at least nine wins through the first 75 games of the season. Martinez (9-3) and Wacha (10-3) are the first duo aged 23 or younger with nine or more wins at this point since Dwight Gooden and Sid Fernandez for the 1986 New York Mets.

Fantasy Tip: The Cardinals were supposed to fold without Adam Wainwright, but Wacha ($8,400, 16.8% of cap) and Martinez ($7,200, 14.4% of cap) are part of the reason this team has a 51-24 record. These two are must-plays in FantasyScore and pretty much every other fantasy format.

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Cardinals | Pitchers on historic tear

Sun, 28 Jun 2015 14:56:19 -0700

Entering Sunday, June 28, the St. Louis Cardinals starting pitchers, led by SP Michael Wacha, had a team ERA of 2.63, which is the lowest through 74 games since the 1972 Baltimore Orioles posted a 2.31 mark.

Fantasy Tip: Pitchers like Wacha ($8,400, 16.8% of cap), Carlos Martinez ($7,200, 14.4% of cap) and Lance Lynn ($8,100, 16.2% of cap) are helping the Cardinals make history. These three are must-starts in FantasyScore formats.

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Cardinals | Rain can't stop Michael Wacha

Tue, 16 Jun 2015 20:48:17 -0700

St. Louis Cardinals SP Michael Wacha allowed two runs and three hits over 6 1/3 innings in a win Tuesday, June 16, against the Minnesota Twins. He was forced to halt warmups before the first pitch was delayed 45 minutes, and his outing was cut short by a rain delay in the seventh inning.

Fantasy Tip: Wacha ($8,400; or 16.8% of cap) improved to 9-2 on the season, but most of his damage has been on the road where he leads the league in road wins with six.

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Cardinals | Michael Wacha fans 10 in loss

Wed, 10 Jun 2015 05:19:14 -0700

St. Louis Cardinals SP Michael Wacha allowed four earned runs, nine hits and a walk while striking out a career-high 10 batters over 6 2/3 innings in a loss Tuesday, June 9, against the Colorado Rockies.

Fantasy Tip: Despite the loss Wacha ($8,200; or 16.4% of cap) did not disappoint his FantasyScore owners. He remains a top-notch option, especially on the road. He leads the majors with six road wins.

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Cardinals | Michael Wacha hot on the road

Mon, 08 Jun 2015 21:57:14 -0700

St. Louis Cardinals SP Michael Wacha is scheduled to start Tuesday, June 9, against the Colorado Rockies. He leads the majors in road wins with six.

Fantasy Tip: Wacha ($8,200; or 16.4% of cap) is a solid play in FantasyScore due to his prowess on the road. He is 6-0 with a 1.59 ERA with 30 strikeouts and just nine walks over 45 1/3 innings away from Busch Stadium.

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Cardinals | Michael Wacha spotless on road

Fri, 05 Jun 2015 05:02:08 -0700

St. Louis Cardinals SP Michael Wacha allowed one run and seven hits for his eighth win in nine tries Thursday, June 4. The Cardinals won 7-1 over the Los Angeles Dodgers as Wacha improved to 6-0 on the road. He is the first Cards pitcher to start 6-0 on the road since SP Chris Carpenter and SP Matt Morris in 2005.

Fantasy Tip: Wacha ($7,800, 15.6% of cap) continues to cement his status as St. Louis' ace in the absence of Adam Wainwright. He is a must-start pitcher in FantasyScore formats.

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