After 2010, Adam Wainwright was on track for a Cy Young Award. In 2009, he was 19-8 with a 2.63 ERA and finished third in the voting. In 2010, he was 20-11, 2.42, and finished second.
But in early 2011, Wainwright walked off the mound in spring training with a torn ulnar collateral ligament. Shortly after this, he underwent Tommy John surgery, missing the entire season.
Now he's back (well, soon). Here's what you can bank on with Wainwright in 2012.