Cardinals pitcher Adam Wainwright joins Karraker & Smallmon every Wednesday morning during the season for “Wednesdays with Waino” on 101 ESPN!

Tune in to hear Waino chat with Randy and Michelle on life, baseball, what’s going on with Big League Impact, and more!

Wednesday, May 25th

Adam Wainwright joins Karraker & Smallmon for his weekly dose of “Wednesdays with Waino”, getting into the trivia acumen of Randy and the best Cardinals for your trivia tables, how much Adam likes to grill and if he has any tips/secrets, the young guys on the team using him as an outlet because of his experience, learning from the young players as well, how much of a spark a team full of young players con provide, his breakdown of Yadi v. Pujols as pitchers, some fair criticism for Yadi’s game and getting ready for upcoming events with Big League Impact.

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Wednesday, May 18th

Waino joins for another edition of “Wednesdays with Waino” to talk all the amazing events coming up for Big League Impact, commiserate about a tough game for the Blues last night, suggest Randy apologize to all of St. Louis for his superstition faux pas, him and his son banging the drum at Blues Game 6, sitting back and appreciating special nights like Sunday, the special moment of setting the battery wins record, Pujols stealing their thunder, him and Yadi’s incredible unspoken relationship and why Tyler O’Neill is the breakout Cardinal to watch for going forward.

Wednesday, May 11th

Adam joins Randy & Michelle to talk about a huge Blues win last night against a tough team on the road, his path to becoming a “hockey guy” since he came to St. Louis, Carpenter being the most intimidating teammate he ever has, we get an impromptu scouting report on top prospect and son of Matt Holliday, sending Kershaw the photo of Holliday’s bruise, dealing with COVID without having to deal with symptoms, the difference between having it this time and back in January, staying with his workouts but taking advantage of the extra time, his preferred mixture in his Arnold Palmer’s/Sun Joys and everything going on with Big League Impact.

Wednesday, May 4th

Adam Wainwright joins Randy & Michelle to talk about the big upcoming events for Big League Impact, including a trivia night and a special mother’s day charity, the hardest thing in baseball is leaving his family for road trips, the Blues game being a blast to watch, St. Louis being a loyal fanbase with high expectations, how starting pitchers outsized effect on the result of the game can affect their mindset, baseball as a wonderful game but “a tough game” as well, using a fantasy draft (or just about anything) to put a chip on his shoulder, the importance of getting to that 200 win mark and a little on-the-fly analysis of our Cardinal fighter draft and we all learn a little bit more about South Georgia.

Wednesday, April 27th

Waino joins for another Wednesday visit with Karraker & Smallmon to talk about a rough back-to-back run of losses for the Cards against the Mets, the big difference and his preference between night & day games, how getting over the ugly loses is even more important, being impressed with the short memory of guys like Gio & Arenado after their mistakes, getting to pick the brain of a baseball genius in Albert Pujols, competitors preparing for the worst & holding judgment on any changes with the ball until after it gets warmer.

Wednesday, April 20th

Adam joins for another edition of ‘Wednesdays with Waino’, joining Randy & Michelle to talk about a strong starting outing on Tuesday against the Marlins, his real-time reaction to the incredible play of Arenado-Goldy, him and Yadi breaking down the Rolen v Arenado discussion in the dugout, chasing the battery starts record, going after the record they REALLY care about, whether the team is having TOO much fun, the pitchers he loves to watch go to work, throws a fellow pitcher under the bus for skipping the golf outing and breaks down the upcoming trivia night for Big League Impact.

Wednesday, April 13th

Waino joins the program for the first of many editions of “Wednesdays with Waino” to talk about his emotions during that special pre-game ceremony on Opening day, a strong start to this season, getting Albert back for one more run, him and Yadi just enjoying the year and not thinking about numbers, “clutch” being an undeniable real thing in sports and breaking down an incredible offseason for Big League Impact.