Who did the Cardinals beat in 2011?

Who did the Cardinals beat in 2011?

Texas Rangers
The Cardinals beat the Philadelphia Phillies in five games in the Division Series and the Milwaukee Brewers in six games in the National League Championship Series. They defeated the Texas Rangers in the 2011 World Series in seven games.

Who did the Cardinals play in the 2011 wild card?

The 2011 Cardinals were 10 1/2 games out of a playoff spot as late as Aug. 24. But with some help from foes — including a late-season collapse by the Braves (which they had a hand in by sweeping them) — they snuck in as the National League’s Wild Card team.

What date did the Cardinals win the 2011 World Series?

The Cardinals enjoyed home-field advantage for the series because the NL won the 2011 All-Star Game 5–1 on July 12. The 2011 World Series was the first World Series to go all 7 games since the 2002 Series….

2011 World Series
Venue Busch Stadium (St. Louis) Globe Life Park in Arlington (Texas)
MVP David Freese (St. Louis)

What year did Adam Wainwright join the Cardinals?

2005Adam Wainwright / Date joined (St. Louis Cardinals)
Wainwright was 24 years old when he broke into the big leagues on September 11, 2005, with the St. Louis Cardinals.

Why do they call Wainwright Uncle Charlie?

Its exact origin is unknown. The application of the term Uncle Charlie in baseball may differ from person to person – meaning some may use it only in reference to a quality curveball, using the nickname almost as a sign of respect for the quality of the pitcher’s pitch.

Who is the Cardinals ace pitcher?

In 2014, Wainwright became the first pitcher in Major League history to post nine of his first 18 starts with seven innings pitched and no runs allowed….

Adam Wainwright
Earned run average 3.35
Strikeouts 2,004
St. Louis Cardinals (2005–2010, 2012–present)

Why is Wainwright called Uncle Charlie?