Adam Wainwright, former St. Louis Cardinals pitcher, has joined MLB Network as an on-air analyst for the 2024 baseball season. Wainwright expressed his excitement in bringing his expertise and real-life experience to viewers, while MLB Network President Bill Morningstar and former teammate Mark DeRosa welcomed him as a proven champion on and off the field. His addition follows other former All-Stars who have joined MLB Network as on-air analysts in recent years, including Yonder Alonso, Alex Avila, Jake Peavy, Albert Pujols, and Chris Young. Wainwright, who spent his entire 18-year MLB career with the Cardinals, was a two-time NL wins leader, a three-time All-Star, a 2006 World Series champion, and a 2020 Robert Clemente Award winner for his community involvement and philanthropy through his organization, Big League Impact.

By the Numbers
  • 2006 World Series champion
  • 3.53 career ERA
  • 2,202 strikeouts in 2,668 1/3 innings pitched
State of Play
  • Wainwright has joined MLB Network as an on-air analyst for the 2024 baseball season
  • Former All-Stars Yonder Alonso, Alex Avila, Jake Peavy, Albert Pujols, and Chris Young have also joined MLB Network as on-air analysts in recent years
  • Wainwright spent his entire 18-year MLB career with the St. Louis Cardinals
Bottom Line

Adam Wainwright, a proven champion and former St. Louis Cardinals pitcher, has joined MLB Network as an on-air analyst for the 2024 baseball season, bringing his expertise and real-life experience to viewers. His addition follows a trend of former All-Stars joining MLB Network as on-air analysts, and Wainwright's tenure with the Cardinals was marked by numerous accolades and community involvement.