Wainwright returns to lineup for tonight’s game after going on COVID IL

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ST LOUIS, MISSOURI – OCTOBER 12: Adam Wainwright #50 of the St. Louis Cardinals delivers during the second inning of game two of the National League Championship Series against the Washington Nationals at Busch Stadium on October 12, 2019 in St Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Scott Kane/Getty Images)

ST. LOUIS– Cardinals pitcher Adam Wainwright is back in action tonight after being on the COVID-19 injured list IL since April 29*. Wainwright is scheduled to make his sixth start of the season tonight against the New York Mets.

Wainwright is appearing in his 399th career game tonight and is coming off of the 25th game performance of his career on April 26.

He is also two strikeouts shy of 1,000 at the current Busch Stadium.

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