Cards' Wainwright shines in first spring outing
JUPITER, Fla. -- Adam Wainwright became the last healthy St. Louis Cardinals pitcher to get into a game, holding the Miami Marlins to one hit and fanning one in two scoreless innings of a 7-3 exhibition loss on Friday. Afterward he talked not only about that game but referenced a game he never pitched when he had Tommy John elbow surgery in the spring of 2011. Frank Jobe, the Los Angeles Dodgers doctor who performed that surgery, died at age 88 on Thursday, and Wainwright forever will be thankful for the service Jobe and his successors provided to baseball. Wainwright speculated that "thousands" of pitchers had been helped either directly, or indirectly, by Jobe. "To have the ...