| Oct 20, 2013
| 2:45 PM
ST. LOUIS -- The St. Louis Cardinals are about to get their cleanup batter back, just in time for the World Series.
Allen Craig, who has not played since Sept. 4 because of a foot injury, took batting practice Sunday and said he expects to be on the...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 6:45 PM
BOSTON — The headline news was that Don Mattingly publicly told the Dodgers' owners that dating had gone on long enough. He told them to commit to him as their manager or else, and he took the risk of a nasty breakup.
In other news Monday, the...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 7:35 PM
TEMPE, Ariz. — The Angels hope for great things from David Freese, their new third baseman. What they cannot hope for are the best days of Freese's baseball life.
He already had them.
In 2011, he saved the St. Louis Cardinals from extinction...
| Feb 6, 2012
| 5:19 PM
No. 11 Cardinals: 20th in a series counting down to spring training. Next: Red Sox.
The NFL has gone to bed for its six-month nap, leaving an over-under-loving society in a state of withdrawal. But all is not lost.
You can apply that betting concept...
| Nov 7, 2012
| 8:24 PM
Orioles executive vice president Dan Duquette, who engineered one of the best turnarounds in baseball this season by taking the long suffering Orioles to the postseason for the first time in 15 years, was surprisingly shut out in the voting for this...
| Nov 16, 2012
| 4:00 AM
When Dan Duquette was hired roughly a year ago as the club’s executive vice president, the Orioles pointed to his impressive track record in the past with the Montreal Expos and Boston Red Sox.
He was in charge of some very good teams –...
| Mar 21, 2012
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — Mike Matheny had just answered a reporter's question about the challenges of being a first-year manager when an unexpected situation presented itself.
The visiting Cardinals were under the impression that the National...
| Oct 31, 2011
Tony La Russa's 33-year career as a major league manager will have a storybook ending. Three days after his St. Louis Cardinals wrapped up their improbable run to the World Series championship, La Russa announced his retirement Monday and said he will...
| Nov 3, 2011
Writers from around the Tribune Co. discuss who would be the best replacement for former St. Louis Cardinals manager Tony La Russa, who retired three days after the team clinched the World Series champinoship....
| Nov 8, 2011
The Associated Press is reporting that former Boston Red Sox Manager Terry Francona has interviewed with the St. Louis Cardinals for their manager opening....
| Dec 7, 2011
Gee, Albert Pujols is sure in a tough spot. Which $200-million contract should he accept? The three-time MVP is reportedly in the middle of deciding among three teams that have offered 10-year contracts worth more than $200 million. The......