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Michael Wacha

23-Year-Old Pitcher – St. Louis Cardinals

2014 Stats

W-L

5-6

ERA

3.14

WHIP

1.17

K

89

SV

0

2014 Preseason Projections

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2014 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

Wacha didn't receive a full-time shot in the rotation until September and he quickly locked up a spot in the rotation for 2014 by being nearly unhittable while leading the Cardinals into the playoffs ...

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 6"   WT: 210   DOB: 7/1/1991   BORN: Iowa City, IA   COLLEGE: Texas A&M   DRAFTED: 1st Rd    Show ContractHide Contract

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Michael Wacha Contract Information:

Agreed to terms with the Cardinals in June of 2012.

September 17, 2014  –  Michael Wacha News

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Wacha will start Saturday against the Reds, Jim Bowden of ESPN.com reports.

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Michael Wacha Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G GS SH IP H ER HR K BB W L SV BS HLD ERA WHIP
2012 20 A+ PAL 4 0 0 8.0 1 0 0 16 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.25
2012 20 R GUL 4 2 0 5.0 4 1 1 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.80 0.80
2012 20 AA SPR 4 0 0 8.0 3 1 0 17 3 0 0 0 0 0 1.13 0.75
2013 21 AAA MEM 15 15 0 85.0 65 25 9 73 19 5 3 0 0 0 2.65 0.99
2013 21 MAJ STL 15 9 0 64.7 52 20 5 65 19 4 1 0 1 0 2.78 1.10
2014 22 AA SPR 1 1 0 2.0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 1.00
2014 22 MAJ STL 17 17 0 97.3 84 34 6 89 30 5 6 0 0 0 3.14 1.17
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3-Year Averages     15 9 0 64.7 52 20 5 65 19 4 1 0 1 0 2.78 1.10

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Michael Wacha Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
# of Days To Display:    Show 14Show 14    Show 30Show 30    Show 60Show 60
DATE OPP IP H R ER HR BB K HBP WP CG W-L SV BS HLD ERA WHIP
Sep. 9 @Cin 4.0 6 6 5 1 3 3 0 0 0 L 0 0 0 3.14 1.17
Sep. 4 @Mil 3.0 3 1 1 0 1 3 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 2.80 1.13
Last 14 Days
2 Games:  Avg. 3.5 IP/G
7.0 9 7 6 1 4 6 0 0 0 0-1 0 0 0 7.71 1.86
Last 30 Days
2 Games:  Avg. 3.5 IP/G
7.0 9 7 6 1 4 6 0 0 0 0-1 0 0 0 7.71 1.86
Last 60 Days
2 Games:  Avg. 3.5 IP/G
7.0 9 7 6 1 4 6 0 0 0 0-1 0 0 0 7.71 1.86

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Michael Wacha Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
2014200381840901.222
201312728923201.197

Vs. Right

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
20142055112441115.234
2013133371029714.242

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Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201450.7500451132.311.03
201346.0210471422.150.91

Away

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201446.7060441934.051.33
201318.720018534.341.55
Michael Wacha Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G GS IP K/9 BB/9 K/BB HR/9 GB/FB Ratio Strand % Fastball ERA FIP BABIP
2012 20 A+ PAL 4 0 8.0 18.00 1.13 16.00 0.00 100% 0.00 -0.42 .132
2012 20 R GUL 4 2 5.0 12.60 0.00 0.00 1.80 100% 1.80 3.00 .297
2012 20 AA SPR 4 0 8.0 19.13 3.38 5.67 0.00 83.3% 1.13 0.08 .350
2013 21 AAA MEM 15 15 85.0 7.73 2.01 3.84 0.95 78.7% 2.65 3.53 .251
2013 21 MAJ STL 15 9 64.7 9.05 2.64 3.42 0.70 1.29 77.3% 93.5 MPH 2.78 3.08 .286
2014 22 AA SPR 1 1 2.0 4.50 4.50 1.00 0.00 100% 0.00 3.70 .177
2014 22 MAJ STL 17 17 97.3 8.23 2.77 2.97 0.55 1.50 74.1% 93.0 MPH 3.14 3.25 .296
Today's Projections     0 0 .0 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0% 0.00 0.00 .000
Next 7 Days     0 2 .0 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0% 0.00 0.00 .000
Rest Of Season     0 2 .0 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0% 0.00 0.00 .000
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3-Year Averages     15 9 64.7 9.05 2.64 3.42 0.70 77.3% 2.78 3.08 .286

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2014 Stat Review for Michael Wacha    As compared to the top 100 starting pitchers in 2013 (min 140 in)

K/BB/HR Stats

A collection of stats that measure different skills.

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2.97 K/BB
AVERAGE
8.23 K/9
GOOD
2.77 BB/9
WEAK
93.0 MPH Fastball
GREAT
0.6 HR/9
ELITE
1.50 GB/FB Ratio
MODERATE GROUNDBALLER
ERA/WHIP/FIP

A few general measures of a pitcher's effectiveness.

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3.14 ERA
GOOD
1.17 WHIP
GOOD
3.25 FIP
GREAT
BABIP/Strand

Balls in play avg. and % of runners left stranded.

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.296 BABIP
AVERAGE
74.1% Strand Rate
AVERAGE

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Michael Wacha: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Wacha's start Sunday will be skipped and Marco Gonzales will start in his place, Derrick Goold of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports.

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Wacha gave up six runs (five earned) on six hits and three walks with three strikeouts in four innings Tuesday against the Reds.

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Wacha made a successful return from the disabled list Thursday in Milwaukee, going three innings and allowing one run on three hits with three strikeouts.

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Wacha (shoulder) was activated from the DL and will start Thursday against the Brewers.

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Wacha (shoulder) will start Thursday against the Brewers, the St. Louis Post Dispatch's Rick Hummel reports.

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After tossing a rehab outing Sunday, Wacha (shoulder) could make his next start with the Cardinals, Chris Hrabe of KMOX St. Louis reports.

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Wacha (shoulder) will make a rehab start Sunday for Double-A Springfield, Brian Stull of CBS Sports 920 AM St. Louis reports.

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Wacha (shoulder) will move his rehab to Double-A Springfield, Derrick Goold of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports.

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Wacha (shoulder) threw a 35-pitch bullpen session Monday, MLB.com's Jenifer Langosch reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

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2013

Things moved fast for Wacha last year. After going in the first round in June, he was with Double-A Springfield by August. The 21-year-old right-hander only pitched 21 innings in the minors last year, but nobody could hit him, as he posted video-game stats of 0.86 ERA, 0.57 WHIP, and an out-of-this-world 40:4 K:BB. He's on the fast track to St. Louis and could be pitching in their bullpen sometime this season. Don't forget him on draft day.