While the decision may have been obvious, it still needed to become official. Last season Wainwright was second in the Cy Young voting for the National League. He finished the season 19-9 with a 2.94 ERA and a 1.07 WHIP.
C Martinez to start spring opener, Waino regular season.
— Joe Strauss (@JoeStrauss) February 20, 2014
He will again anchor a Cardinals rotation with sights on the World Series.