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Cardinals right-hander Michael Wacha lost after allowing five runs on six hits (two homers) and no walks with six strikeouts over six innings Sunday at the Cubs.
Spin: Outside of a Wilson Contreras two-run homer in the sixth, Wacha once again looked in control on the mounding, throwing 70 of 105 pitches for strikes and inducing eight groundouts. With the recent hot stretch, Wacha has elevated his K/9 to 8.94, which looks supported by a 10.1 percent swinging strike rate. The right-hander entered the contest with a 2.93 ERA at home (compared to 5.13 on the road), however, so he is best utilized as a streaming option in standard formats. He looks set for a home start against the D-backs on July 28.
Michael Wacha struggled in Sunday's loss to the Cubs, surrendering five runs on six hits over his six innings of work. The right-hander punched out six and didn't walk a batter. [...]
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Cubs catcher Willson Contreras went 1-for-4 with a two-run homer Sunday vs. the Cardinals.
Spin: Contreras’ two-run homer in the sixth inning off Michael Wacha turned out to be the game winner. The catcher has homered three times in his past four games and six times in July to up his total to 15 on the season. With a .321/.398/.679 slash line, eight home runs and a 10-to-17 BB/K ratio over his past 22 games, Contreras looks to be making adjustments at the plate and tapping into his enormous potential.
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The current trend indicates that there has been average movement in terms of ADDS or DROPS for Wacha. In the past week his own percentage has increased by 7.89% . Meanwhile his start percentage has decreased by 13.49% .
In the past 30 days, the highest own percentage for Wacha is 93.09% and his lowest is 55.58%. In terms of start percentages, his highest start percentage is 77.82% and lowest is 49.29%.
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