St. Louis Cardinals activate pitcher Adam Wainwright from disabled list

By The Sports Xchange  |  Sept. 19, 2017 at 9:30 PM
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The St. Louis Cardinals activated right-handed pitcher Adam Wainwright from the disabled list, the team announced Tuesday.

Wainwright, 36, has been absent since mid-August due to a right elbow impingement. He last pitched on Aug. 17, when he gave up seven hits and five runs in three innings.

Wainwright owns a 12-5 record in 23 starts, but his ERA is just 5.12.

The Cardinals plan to use him out of the bullpen for the rest of this season.

Wainwright is under contract for one more year at $19.5 million.

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