| Jul 17, 2014
| 12:12 PM
As trade talks heat up ahead of baseball's July 31 non-waiver trade deadline, the biggest name available will be a left-handed starting pitcher — and another lefty ace could join him on the market.
With the Tampa Bay Rays tied for last place in...
| 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...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 7:16 PM
PITTSBURGH — Michael Wacha says the biggest game he had pitched before joining the St. Louis Cardinals was two years ago when he held Florida State to three hits, sending Texas A&M to the College World Series.
“It was an elimination game,&...
| 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...
| 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 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...
| 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 –...
| 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...
| Oct 31, 2011
| 4:33 PM
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
| 4:33 PM
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
| 4:33 PM
The Associated Press is reporting that former Boston Red Sox Manager Terry Francona has interviewed with the St. Louis Cardinals for their manager opening....