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Adam Wainwright Newsbeat

Monday, May 14, 2018

Wainwright likely headed back to DL after difficult start, loss to San Diego

From the beginning, it was clear that Wainwright did not have his best feel for pitches or the velocity expected.

After the game he said he lacked “snap.”

His fastball hovered below 90 mph, and there were times he had a cutter at 84 mph or 82 mph. His changeup, which usually would be in that range, slipped into the 70s mph. He was able to get outs with his curveball and find a way through two scoreless innings. In the third, a single with the bases loaded produced the Padres’ first run and the end of Wainwright’s start.

“I didn’t have much,” Wainwright said. He added that another turn to the DL and another look at the elbow would give him a chance to determine what’s next and that he still intends “to be a force” at some point this season.


 

 

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