|Aug. 9 1:52 PM PT2:52 PM MT3:52 PM CT4:52 PM ET16:52 ET20:52 GMT4:52 1:52 PM MST3:52 PM EST4:22 PM VEN0:52 UAE (+1)3:52 PM CT-The Cardinals placed Wacha on the 15-day disabled list Tuesday with shoulder inflammation, a day after his latest start.
Analysis: Wacha is 7-7 with a 4.45 ERA. He allowed four runs in five innings and got a no- decision in a 5-4 come-from-behind victory Monday.
|Aug. 9 9:18 AM PT10:18 AM MT11:18 AM CT12:18 PM ET12:18 ET16:18 GMT0:18 9:18 AM MST11:18 AM EST11:48 AM VEN20:18 UAE11:18 AM CT-Wacha had his unbeaten streak extended to nine starts in the Cardinals' 5-4 win over Cincinnati on Monday, though he walked four and allowed four runs in five innings.
Analysis: Wacha was on the hook for his first loss since June 17 before the Cardinals rallied with a five-run ninth. Though 5-0 over his past nine outings, the right-hander owns a pedestrian 4.29 ERA during that stretch.
|Aug. 4 10:05 PM PT11:05 PM MT12:05 AM CT1:05 AM ET1:05 ET5:05 GMT13:05 10:05 PM MST12:05 AM EST12:35 AM VEN9:05 UAE12:05 AM CT-Wacha wasn't all that sharp Wednesday, but won his fifth straight decision after yielding two runs in five innings.
Analysis: He has not lost since June 17.
|July 23 9:57 AM PT10:57 AM MT11:57 AM CT12:57 PM ET12:57 ET16:57 GMT0:57 9:57 AM MST11:57 AM EST12:27 PM VEN20:57 UAE11:57 AM CT-Wacha had another shaky outing Friday but gave up only two runs in six innings, escaping numerous jams as he allowed 10 hits and a walk in a 16-inning win over the Dodgers.
Analysis: Wacha's unbeaten streak reached six starts, but opponents are hitting .328 against him in the last five. He's next scheduled to pitch in Miami, facing a Marlins team against which he lasted just four innings on July 17.
|July 18 10:17 AM PT11:17 AM MT12:17 PM CT1:17 PM ET13:17 ET17:17 GMT1:17 10:17 AM MST12:17 PM EST12:47 PM VEN21:17 UAE12:17 PM CT-Wacha lasted just four innings, throwing 101 pitches while allowing three runs and seven hits in Sunday's 6-3 loss to the Marlins.
Analysis: Wacha has thrown fewer than seven innings in each of his last five outings and his next start comes Friday against the Dodgers. He gave up six runs - two earned - in four innings against Los Angeles on May 13. He is 1-2 with a 3.78 ERA in three starts against the Dodgers since tossing 13 2/3 scoreless innings against them in the 2013 NLCS.
|July 8 7:44 PM PT8:44 PM MT9:44 PM CT10:44 PM ET22:44 ET2:44 GMT10:44 7:44 PM MST9:44 PM EST10:14 PM VEN6:44 UAE (+1)9:44 PM CT-Wacha left Friday's game in the seventh inning after being struck on the lower right leg by a low liner off the bat of Milwaukee's Jonathan Villar.
Analysis: Wacha allowed three runs and five hits in 6 2/3 innings before leaving.
|July 4 10:15 AM PT11:15 AM MT12:15 PM CT1:15 PM ET13:15 ET17:15 GMT1:15 10:15 AM MST12:15 PM EST12:45 PM VEN21:15 UAE12:15 PM CT-Wacha allowed two runs and nine hits in five innings as the Cardinals beat the Brewers 9-8 on Sunday.
Analysis: That's already the sixth time this season Wacha has failed to record an out past the fifth. He only did it seven times in 30 starts in 2015.
|June 29 7:59 AM PT8:59 AM MT9:59 AM CT10:59 AM ET10:59 ET14:59 GMT22:59 7:59 AM MST9:59 AM EST10:29 AM VEN18:59 UAE9:59 AM CT-Wacha allowed four runs over six bumpy innings - he served up nine hits and three walks - in the Cardinals' 8-4 win over the Royals on Tuesday.
Analysis: It's been an up-and-down season for Wacha, who had a 2.11 ERA over his last three starts before Tuesday's less-than-impressive outing.
|June 23 8:14 AM PT9:14 AM MT10:14 AM CT11:14 AM ET11:14 ET15:14 GMT23:14 8:14 AM MST10:14 AM EST10:44 AM VEN19:14 UAE10:14 AM CT-Wacha pitched into the seventh inning Wednesday for his first win in nearly two months, allowing two runs to beat the Cubs.
Analysis: Wacha had lost a career-worst seven consecutive decisions while posting a 5.22 ERA over 10 starts.
|June 15 7:25 PM PT8:25 PM MT9:25 PM CT10:25 PM ET22:25 ET2:25 GMT10:25 7:25 PM MST9:25 PM EST9:55 PM VEN6:25 UAE (+1)9:25 PM CT-Wacha (2-6, 4.91 ERA) has lost a career-worst six consecutive decisions since April 28 entering the opener of a weekend series against the Rangers on Friday.
Analysis: The last St. Louis pitcher to lose seven straight was Kip Wells in 2007.
|June 11 9:54 AM PT10:54 AM MT11:54 AM CT12:54 PM ET12:54 ET16:54 GMT0:54 9:54 AM MST11:54 AM EST12:24 PM VEN20:54 UAE11:54 AM CT-Wacha gave a promising performance Friday when he allowed two runs and three hits over seven innings in a 9-3, 12-inning win over the Pirates.
Analysis: Wacha had posted a 9.00 ERA over his previous five outings. He hasn't won since April 23, going 0-6 with a 5.82 in his last nine starts.
|May 25 11:32 AM PT12:32 PM MT1:32 PM CT2:32 PM ET14:32 ET18:32 GMT2:32 11:32 AM MST1:32 PM EST2:02 PM VEN22:32 UAE1:32 PM CT-Wacha's woes continued Tuesday in a 12-3 drubbing to the Chicago Cubs.
Analysis: Wacha (2-5, 5.04 ERA) gave up a career-high eight runs, eight hits and four walks in four innings in his fifth consecutive loss. The right-hander has given up a combined 14 runs in his last two starts and has pitched just four innings in each of his last three.
|May 20 3:54 PM PT4:54 PM MT5:54 PM CT6:54 PM ET18:54 ET22:54 GMT6:54 3:54 PM MST5:54 PM EST6:24 PM VEN2:54 UAE (+1)5:54 PM CT-Wacha gave up six runs in four innings Thursday against Colorado but avoided his fifth consecutive loss.
Analysis: Wacha (2-4, 4.03 ERA) had a no-decision in a 13-7 win. He gave up six runs - two earned - in four innings in an 8-4 loss to the Los Angeles Dodgers on May 13. Wacha received 10 runs of support Thursday after getting a combined five in his previous four games.
|May 14 8:46 AM PT9:46 AM MT10:46 AM CT11:46 AM ET11:46 ET15:46 GMT23:46 8:46 AM MST10:46 AM EST11:16 AM VEN19:46 UAE10:46 AM CT-Wacha lost again Friday.
Analysis: Wacha is now 2-4 after he gave up a season-worst six runs - two earned - and eight hits in four innings, his shortest outing of the season. He struck out two and walked three. The right-hander had a 1.71 ERA against the Dodgers in four previous starts.
|Apr. 29 2:15 PM PT3:15 PM MT4:15 PM CT5:15 PM ET17:15 ET21:15 GMT5:15 2:15 PM MST4:15 PM EST4:45 PM VEN1:15 UAE (+1)4:15 PM CT-Wacha suffered his first loss Thursday.
Analysis: Wacha lasted seven innings and pitched effectively except for two homers and a wild pitch. He struck out nine with two walks (one intentional) and allowed three runs and five hits. The home runs were the first two he allowed this season.
|Apr. 12 3:48 PM PT4:48 PM MT5:48 PM CT6:48 PM ET18:48 ET22:48 GMT6:48 3:48 PM MST5:48 PM EST6:18 PM VEN2:48 UAE (+1)5:48 PM CT-Wacha tossed six four-hit innings in Monday's 10-1 win over Milwaukee.
Analysis: He walked one and struck out seven.
|2013||StL||4||1||0 - 1||15||9||0||64.2||52||20||20||5||19||0||65||1.10||2.78|
|2014||StL||5||6||0 - 0||19||19||0||107.0||95||41||38||6||33||0||94||1.20||3.20|
|2015||StL||17||7||0 - 0||30||30||0||181.1||162||74||68||19||58||4||153||1.21||3.38|
|2016||StL||7||7||0 - 0||26||23||0||137.0||157||83||75||14||44||6||113||1.47||4.93|
|Career||33||21||0 - 1||90||81||0||490.0||466||218||201||44||154||10||425||1.27||3.69|
|2013||StL||Total||4||1||0 - 0||5||5||0||30.2||16||9||9||3||12||3||33||2.64|
|LDS||1||0||0 - 0||1||1||0||7.1||1||1||1||1||2||0||9||1.23|
|LCS||2||0||0 - 0||2||2||0||13.2||7||0||0||0||2||1||13||0.00|
|WS||1||1||0 - 0||2||2||0||9.2||8||8||8||2||8||2||11||7.45|
|2014||StL||Total||0||1||0 - 0||1||0||0||0.1||2||3||3||1||1||0||0||81.00|
|LCS||0||1||0 - 0||1||0||0||0.1||2||3||3||1||1||0||0||81.00|
|2015||StL||Total||0||1||0 - 0||1||1||0||4.1||6||4||4||3||3||1||5||8.31|
|LDS||0||1||0 - 0||1||1||0||4.1||6||4||4||3||3||1||5||8.31|
|Career||4||3||0 - 0||7||6||0||35.1||24||16||16||7||16||4||38||4.08|