Sat, 03 Dec 2016 20:20:39 -0800
St. Louis Cardinals SP Michael Wacha was offered a contract Friday, Dec. 2. He is eligible for arbitration this offseason.
Wed, 14 Sep 2016 08:52:10 -0700
St. Louis Cardinals SP Michael Wacha (shoulder) was activated from the 15-day disabled list Wednesday, Sept. 14.
Tue, 13 Sep 2016 23:59:43 -0700
St. Louis Cardinals SP Michael Wacha (shoulder) is set to be activated from the disabled list Wednesday, Sept. 14. Wacha, who last pitched Aug. 8, could end up working out of the bullpen.
Sat, 10 Sep 2016 22:04:04 -0700
St. Louis Cardinals SP Michael Wacha (shoulder) is set to throw live batting practice on Monday, Sept. 12. He's currently on the DL with inflammation in his pitching shoulder.
Tue, 09 Aug 2016 13:33:52 -0700
St. Louis Cardinals SP Michael Wacha (shoulder) was placed on the 15-day disabled list Tuesday, Aug. 9, with right shoulder inflammation.
Fri, 22 Jul 2016 23:16:26 -0700
St. Louis Cardinals SP Michael Wacha allowed 11 base runners -- 10 hits, one base on balls -- but surrendered just two runs over six innings against the Los Angeles Dodgers on Friday, July 22. It was Wacha's third straight no-decision.
Fantasy Tip: Wacha hasn't lost since June 17, but he has followed three consecutive wins with three no-decisions, looking less than dominant in the process. There still haven't been many signs that the 17-7 version from 2015 will be making an appearance this year, however, and Wacha has become a hard sell in standard leagues.
Tue, 12 Jul 2016 16:14:15 -0700
St. Louis Cardinals SP Jaime Garcia will start against the Miami Marlins Friday, July 15. He will be followed in the rotation by SP Adam Wainwright, SP Michael Wacha, SP Mike Leake and SP Carlos Martinez.
Fantasy Tip: All five pitchers have solid matchups coming out of the All-Star break and should be starting candidates in most mixed leagues and daily fantasy leagues.
Sat, 09 Jul 2016 07:26:55 -0700
St. Louis Cardinals SP Michael Wacha (heel) said his bruised heel was feeling good after the game Friday, July 8.
Fantasy Tip: Wacha will have the All-Star break to rest the heel, but it does not appear like he is dealing with anything series. Wacha has been pitching better lately and should have some value in mixed leagues.
Fri, 08 Jul 2016 22:01:08 -0700
St. Louis Cardinals SP Michael Wacha (leg) was struck on the lower leg by a line drive off the bat of Milwaukee Brewers SS Jonathan Villar on Friday, July 8. Wacha was examined by the training staff and removed from the game. He allowed three runs, all on solo home runs, in 6 2/3 innings and struck out eight.
Fantasy Tip: The team is calling the injury a heel contusion, and Wacha isn't expected to miss any time. That's good news as Wacha has been much improved recently, going 3-1 with a 3.00 ERA, 1.18 WHIP and 35 K's in 39 innings over his last six starts. He has value in all formats.
Tue, 28 Jun 2016 21:44:37 -0700
St. Louis Cardinals SP Michael Wacha allowed four runs - three earned - and nine hits with a walk and four strikeouts over six innings in a win Tuesday, June 28, against the Kansas City Royals. He threw 68 of his 99 pitches for strikes in the quality start.
Fantasy Tip: Wacha is 2-1 with a 3.34 ERA in five starts in the month of June, racking up 25 strikeouts over 32 1/3 innings. He has re-emerged as a must-start in NL-only fantasy leagues, deeper mixed formats and DFS play.