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Adam Wainwright wasn't "on" tonight, nor was he that bad. The Cardinals offense scored early and often, including a Matt Adams home run. But the offense quit after that, shut down. Jonathan Papelbon is still a thing, and he had the biggest leverage on this particular game.
The Cardinals had very little leverage on this game, since Carlos Martinez had the most with a .049 WPA.
Wainwright shouldered the load but was not good. He gave up a hit per inning over 6 innings, 4 runs, and uncharacteristically walked 3 batters. Not a very exciting game, despite a relatively robust 9 runs scored. They were all scored in a bunch though, and then it's like the power went out afterwards.
One thing I did like was that Sam Freeman was good tonight. But that's about it I guess. Gotta go and eat some Chicago pizza. Listen to the Swirlies!