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Cardinals Starters Final Inning Stats

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April 2

Carlos Martinez, 107 pitches after 7, stays in game, pulled after two baserunners. Oh asked to get five-out save, gives up tying run, Cardinals win in 10th.

Extra outs: 1

Cost in ER: 0

W or L: W

April 4

Wainwright comes out after five innings, giving up two runs in the fourth. Cardinals lose 2-1.

April 6

Lance Lynn labors through 26 pitch fifth inning on 86-pitch day. Leadoff double, followed by ground ball before getting pulled.

Extra Outs: 1

Cost in ER: 1

W or L: L, 6-4

April 7

Mike Leake pitched eight innings, gave up one run in a 2-0 loss.

April 8

Michael Wacha pitches six innings in blowout win.

April 9

Carlos Martinez starts sixth after 78 pitches, hits Peraza, walks Votto, gives up single, and fielder’s choice error. Relieved, double scores two more.

Extra outs: 0

Cost in ER: 4

W or L: L, 8-0

April 10

Adam Wainwright needs 88 pitches to get through four, in fifth, gives up single, single, double, then relieved, two inherited runners score, 5-3 lead turns into 6-5 deficit.

Extra outs: 0

Cost in ER: 3

W or L: L, 14-6

April 11

Lance Lynn gives up 6 runs in five innings, including two in the fifth. Made 31 pitches in the third and 23 in the fourth.

April 12

Mike Leake pitches seven shutout innings in 6-1 win.

April 14

Michael Wacha gives up 4 runs in six innings, none in the fifth in a 4-3 loss.

April 15

Carlos Martinez makes 104 pitches through five, comes out for sixth. Double, groundout, fielder’s choice error, single, 1-0 deficit becomes 3-0 deficit.

Extra outs: 1

Cost in ER: 1

W or L: L, 3-2

April 16

Adam Wainwright at 76 pitches through 4, in fifth gets groundout, then homer to make it 4-1, single, fielder’s choice, single, then pulled. Bowman gets Aaron Judge to end inning.

Extra outs: 2

Cost in ER: 1

W or L: L, 9-3

April 17

Lance Lynn, seven shutout innings and Cardinals win 2-1.

April 18

Mike Leake pitches six innings, giving up one run, comes out for seventh, gets groundout, single, single. Brett Cecil comes in and gets double play.

Extra outs: 1

Cost in runs: 0

W or L: W, 2-1

April 19

Michael Wacha gives up one run in sixth inning. In seventh, strikeout, groundout, single, walk, and then Bowman relieves for final out.

Extra outs: 2

Cost in runs: 0

W or L: W, 2-1

April 20

Carlos Martinez at just 55 pitches through 4, gives up single and a homer to turn 4-3 lead into 5-4 deficit.

Extra outs: 3

Cost in runs: 2

W or L: L, 7-5

April 21

Adam Wainwright gives up two runs in five innings in 6-3 win.

April 22

Lance Lynn give up one run in six innings, leaves 1-1 game and Cardinals win 4-1.

April 23

Mike Leake gives up two runs in six innings, Cardinals win 6-4.

April 25

Michael Wacha gives up two runs in six innings, leaves 2-2 tie. Cardinals lose 6-5 in 11 innings.

April 27

Carlos Martinez at just 69 pitches through five, gives up two runs in the sixth to turn 1-0 deficit into a 3-0 deficit.

Extra outs: 3

Cost in ER: 2

W or L: W, 8-4 in 11.

April 27, Game 2

Adam Wainwright pitches six innings, giving up 4 runs, pitches to two batters in the seventh, a single and flyout. Bullpen holds 6-4 lead.

Extra outs: 2

Cost in ER: 0

April 28

Lynn pitches six innings, gives up one run, Cardinals go on to win 6-1.

April 30

Mike Leake pitches six innings, gives up one run in sixth, leaves with 4-1 lead, pen blows lead and Cardinals lose 5-4.

Extra outs: 3

Cost in ER: 1

May 1

Michael Wacha pitches six innings, giving up 4 runs, leaves down 4-2. Cardinals eventually lose 7-5

May 2

Carlos Martinez was through seven on 92 pitches, including 27 in the seventh, and came out for the eighth. He got a single and a strikeout, left leading 2-1, which was the final score.

Extra outs: 1

Cost in ER: 0

May 4

Adam Wainwright was at 81 pitches through four innings, having given up three runs. He gave up a homer in the fifth which tied the game 4-4. Cardinals would lose 5-4.

Extra outs: 3

Cost in ER: 1

May 5

Lance Lynn pitched six shutout innings in a Cardinals 10-0 win.

May 6

Mike Leake was at 72 pitches through six, though 23 of those came in the sixth inning. In the seventh, he gave up three runs to turn a 5-0 lead into a 5-3 lead, which was the final score.

Extra outs: 3

Cost in ER: 3

May 7

Wacha was at 68 pitches through 5 with a 4-0 lead and gave up two runs in the sixth. Braves would tie it in the eighth before the Cardinals won it in the 14th.

Extra outs: 3

Cost in ER: 2

May 8

Carlos Martinez was at 79 pitches through five with a 9-2 lead and gave up a homer in the sixth. Cardinals would go on to win 9-4.

Extra outs: 3

Cost in ER: 1

May 9

Adam Wainwright was at 84 pitches through five, including a 27-pitch fifth inning. In the sixth, he gave up two singles and a groundout and intentionally walked Giancarlo Stanton in a 1-1 game. Brett Cecil allowed all three runs to score, plus another one, but the Cardinals rallied for a 6-5 win.

Extra Outs: 1

Cost in ER: 3

May 10

Lance Lynn pitched four innings and left down 3-4. Cardinals came back to win 7-5.

May 12

Mike Leake gives up two runs in six innings. Cardinals lose 3-2.

May 13

Through six innings, Carlos Martinez had made 79 pitches and the Cardinals were up 5-1. In the seventh, he got two groundouts a double and a homer before leaving the game. Cardinals won 5-3.

Extra outs: 2

Cost in ER: 2

May 14

Adam Wainwright pitches seven shutout innings, Cardinals win 5-0.

May 16

Lance Lynn gives up four runs in six innings, Cardinals lose 6-3.

May 17

Mike Leake threw 95 pitches through six shutout innings and grounded into a double play in the bottom of the sixth with a 4-0 lead. He gave up a single and a homer in the bottom of the seventh. Pen would allow two more runs and then another in the 13th in a 5-4 loss.

Extra outs: 3

Cost in ER: 2

May 19

Michael Wacha pitched six shutout innings and left with a 1-0 lead. They would go on to lose 6-5.

May 20

Carlos Martinez pitches nine shutout innings. Cardinals lose the game 3-1 in the 13th.

May 21

Adam Wainwright was at 99 pitches through six, leading 6-1. He hit for himself in the bottom of the sixth and had an RBI double to put the Cardinals up 7-1. After a single, walk, and strikeout, Brett Cecil got out of the inning and the Cardinals went on to win 8-3.

Extra outs: 1

Cost in ER: 0

May 23

Lance Lynn gives up one run in eight innings, Cardinals score a run off Clayton Kershaw in the ninth, but then lose in the 13th.

May 24

Mike Leake pitches eight innings, gives up one run, Cardinals win 6-1.

May 25

Michael Wacha was at 87 pitches through four innings, included a 32-pitch fourth. He came out for the fifth and gave up a single and a walk and was relieved down 4-3. Both inherited runs scored. Cardinals went on to lose 7-3.

Extra Outs: 0

Cost in ER: 2

May 26

Carlos Martinez was at 89 pitches through seven innings, having given up two runs. He got a strikeout and gave up a homer before exiting. The bullpen would end up making it a 10-0 loss.

Extra outs: 1

Cost in ER: 1

May 27

Adam Wainwright pitched seven shutout innings as the Cardinals won 3-0.

May 28

Lance Lynn gave up four runs in five innings and the Cardinals lost 8-4.

May 29

Through six innings, Mike Leake had made 74 pitches and had given up three runs. In the seventh a run scored on a sac fly to make it 4-1. The Cardinals would lose 5-1.

Extra outs: 3

Cost in ER: 1

May 30

Michael Wacha threw 41 pitches in the first two innings and had a 3-0 lead. Then walk, strikeout, single, sac fly, double, single and the Cardinals were down 4-3.

Extra outs: 3

Cost in ER: 4

May 31

Carlos Martinez gave up one run in eight innings and the Cardinals won 2-1.

June 1

Adam Wainwright pitched six shutout innings and the Cardinals won 2-0.

June 2

Lance Lynn gives up one run through five on 86 pitches. He was relieved after a flyout and two walks. Tyler Lyons gave up a double to Jason Heyward and one run scored to make it 2-2. Cubs would win 3-2 after adding a run in the eighth.

Extra outs: 1

Cost in ER: 1

June 3

Mike Leake was through six innings on 77 pitches and had given up one run. Flyout, single, single, strikeout, hit by pitch, grand slam to make it 5-3, then a walk, then relieved. Cardinals would lose 5-3

Extra outs: 2

Cost in ER: 4

June 4

Michael Wacha was at 64 pitches through 4 innings and had given up 6 runs. He gave up a double but the runner was out and then a walk before being replaced. The score stayed 4-6 and the Cardinals went on to lose 7-6.

Extra outs: 0

Cost in ER: 0

Carlos Martinez

Clean, full final innings: 2

Extra outs without clean innings: 15

Total ER added: 13

ERA: 3.08

ERA without final inning, either full or partial: 1.61

ERA in final inning, either full or partial: 16.71

Adam Wainwright

Clean, full final innings: 5

Extra outs without clean innings: 9

Total ER added: 8

ERA: 3.79

ERA without final inning, either full or partial: 3.02

ERA in final inning, either full or partial: 9.00

Lance Lynn

Clean, full final innings: 9

Extra outs without clean innings: 2

Total ER added: 2

ERA: 2.97

ERA without final inning, either full or partial: 3.17

ERA in final inning, either full or partial: 1.86

Mike Leake

Clean, full final innings: 5

Extra outs without clean innings: 15

Total ER added: 11

ERA: 2.64

ERA without final inning, either full or partial: 1.48

ERA in final inning, either full or partial: 12.38

Michael Wacha

Clean, full final innings: 5

Extra outs without clean innings: 5

Total ER added: 4

ERA: 4.67

ERA without final inning, either full or partial: 4.56

ERA in final inning, either full or partial: 5.41

Wacha’s start where he only went three innings isn’t included in the final innings count.

85 batters faced in 7th is 3rd-most in MLB, 66% LOB compared to 75%