Cardinals Make Decision On Veteran Starter's Future With The Team

He just finished his 17th season in the majors. 

According to Derrick Goold of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, forty-one-year-old starter Adam Wainwright will return to the St. Louis Cardinals in 2023.
Wainwright is technically scheduled to become a free agent at the end of the World Series, so a new contract will have to be worked out. However, the veteran starter would appear to already have some sort of agreement in place with the Cardinals, regarding his 2023 status with the team.

Over his 18-year major league career, Wainwright has pitched for no team but the Cardinals.

This past season, Wainwright posted a solid 3.71 ERA, 1.28 WHIP, and 143 strikeouts over 191.2 innings of work in the regular season. His stats are a little skewed as he was holding a strong 3.09 ERA over 26 starts before trying to pitch through a sore knee near the end of the season, bringing his ERA up a little bit. 

Wainwright holds a 3.38 ERA over 2,567 innings of work in his career. And, he's not done yet. 
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