| Feb 8, 2014
| 12:35 PM
JUPITER, Fla. The competitive climate St. Louis Cardinals manager Mike Matheny wants to strike this spring is one in which there's "nobody who's going to walk in, throw their glove in the locker, and say, 'I'll be ready opening day.'"
Looking around a...
| Jan 1, 2014
When reflecting on my 2013 travel highlights, I was surprised to find moments both impossibly grand and so small that they were sublimely, and subtly, perfect. I want to hear about your travel highlights from 2013 and will print them in a future Travel...
| Oct 19, 2013
| 2:20 PM
Grieve, it’s OK. Has to happen before moving on. And somewhat unexpectedly, it is time for the Dodgers to move on.
There is no escaping the disappointment for Dodgers and their fans. They were absolutely certain they were onto something special....
| Oct 18, 2013
| 11:26 PM
ST. LOUIS — The plan worked to perfection, through the first round of the playoffs. Then the plan was fractured.
The eighth rib of Hanley Ramirez was fractured. So, too, was the Dodgers' season.
As it turned out, the National League Championship...
| Oct 20, 2013
| 4:03 PM
ST. LOUIS CARDINALS
Season record: 97-65, National League Central champions.
How they got here: Beat Pittsburgh Pirates in five games in division series; beat Dodgers in six games in Championship Series.
Last World Series: Beat Texas Rangers in...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 4:33 PM
Dodgers catcher A.J. Ellis will be offering his analysis throughout the World Series. Ellis, 32, recently completed his second full season as a starter for the Dodgers by batting .333 in a National League division series against the Atlanta Braves and...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 6:08 PM
St. Louis Cardinals vs. Boston Red Sox
Game 1: Wednesday, 5 p.m.
St. Louis (Wainwright, 19-9, 2.94) at Boston (Lester, 15-8, 3.75)
Game 2: Thursday, 5 p.m
St. Louis (Wacha, 4-1, 2.78) at Boston (Lackey, 10-13, 3.52)
Game 3: Saturday,...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 4:25 PM
ST. LOUIS — During John Mozeliak's six-year reign, the Cardinals general manager has traded popular center fielder Jim Edmonds, held firm in his contract offer that resulted in slugger Albert Pujols' leaving, and sent perennial prospect Colby Rasmus...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 9:22 PM
ST. LOUIS — Pitching aside, Boston's margin for error in the next three games of the World Series could be razor thin.
Because the Red Sox are one of the few teams that use one player — David Ortiz — exclusively as the designated...
| Oct 26, 2013
| 10:49 PM
ST. LOUIS -- Third baseman Will Middlebrooks tripped Allen Craig for a game-ending obstruction call on Jon Jay’s ninth-inning grounder, giving the St. Louis Cardinals a bizarre 5-4 win over the Boston Red Sox on Saturday night and a 2-1 World Series...
| Oct 27, 2013
| 8:48 AM
It appears we have another baseball controversy.
Game 3 of the World Series on Saturday night was decided on a controversial call which allowed the St. Louis Cardinals to plate the winning run in the ninth inning of a 5-4 win over the Boston Red Sox....